Flying the Yak 50 aircraft, these fast and manoeuvrable war-birds perform an impressive display and produce the fantastic sound from their imposing ten litre, M14P radial engines.
|Rolandas Paksas (Leader)
Rolandas may be renowned as a politician, he is however an accomplished pilot, having graduated from the Leningrads's (now St Petersburg) Academy of Civil Aviation as an engineer-pilot in 1984. Working as a pilot instructor for six years, Rolandas then progressed to managing the Vilinus Flying Club for seven years, from 1985. During that period, Rolandas was a member of both the Lithuanian and Soviet national aerobatics teams, winning several championships.
|Robertas Noreika (Right Wing)
Robertas has been flying for around forty years and has over 2,700 hours flight time on YAK-18 A, YAK-52, YAK 50, YAK 55 and AN-2 aircraft.
He has been a pilot instructor at Vilnius Air Club and a member of the Lithuanian aerobatic team for many years.
|Algimantais Zentelis (Left Wing)
Algimantais started flying gliders in 1980 and from there has gone onto fly a variety of aircraft including the L-29, Yak 50, Yak 52, Yak 55 and others.
Algimantais has over 2,000 flying hours and is a flying and aerobatic instructor at the Kaunas Aeroclub.
Algimantais is currently Director of Kaunas Aeroclub but was also President of the Lithuanian Aerobatic Federation for a ten year period from 1998.