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At the airport Przylep in Zielona Góra, 15th FAI World Helicopter Championship were ended on Saturday and Russian dominance in this spectacular sport was confirmed. On the top of the general classification were Maxim Puajukas and Oleg Sotnikov, Russia triumphed also in the team classification ahead of Belarus and Ukraine. A great 8. place was for the best Polish crew – brothers Marcin and Michal Szamborski. In junior classification Jędrzej Wiler and Jacek Ciszewski were second in the world.

Russians were also unbeaten in women's tournament. The crew Liudmila Kosenkova/Elena Prokofyeva with 1151,0 points won the event and on the podium were also Galina Shpigovskaja/Ljubov Gubar (1125,4 points) and Irina Didenko/Svetlana Gumbatova (1102,0 points). Fifth place took the youngest team in the Championship – Polish crew Marysia Muś and Magdalena Woch (842,1 points).

The last day of the helicopter's tournament in Zielona Góra was also a day of shows and demonstration flights. Crowds of a gathered audience applauded unbelievable acrobatics made by pilots. Today was also an additional competition – Heli Races, which were not counted to the general classification of the Championship. In this competition Russians have confirmed their class, occupying the whole podium.

 

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