The First Flight (RU)

Aerobatic Formation Championships

Mikhail Mamistov (Flies the SU31)
Mikhail has been involved in powered aerobatics since 1983.

He is an Honoured Master of Sports of Russia and a very successful coach. He works within the CIVA sub-committees and trains aerobatic judges.

His achievements are unique, as Mikhail is the only four-times overall European Champion, one of the three two-times overall World Champions in powered aerobatics and the only overall World Champion in powered and glider aerobatics.

• Started to compete in 1987 in National Championships
• Overall World Champion: 1995,1997, 2000, 2001, 2003 - 2005, 2009, 2011.
• FAI World Air Games: Overall Champion in 1997 (TUR) and 2001 (Spain), 2009 (ITA)
• European Champion: 1996, 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012.
• National Champion: 1993, 1995, 1999, 2001, 2005, 2008, 2009, 2010.
• FAI Grand Prix: 2002 - 2004

Oleg Shpoliansky (Flies the SU29)
• Member of Russian Unlimited National Team
• Honourable Master of Sports of the Russia Federation
• 1991/92, 2003-2007, 2013-14 Overall Russian Champion
• 1996 EAC - Champion Aerobatic Gliders
• 1999, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008 EAC - Champion (Team)
• 1996, 2001, 2005, 2011 WAC- Champion (Team)