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Sergey Rakhmanin

Sergey Rakhmanin
Born (1961-10-18) October 18, 1961
Nationality Russia
Racing career
First race 2007
Best position 11th (2008)
Aircraft MXS-R
Website
sergeyrakhmanin.com

Sergey Rakhmanin (Russian: Сергей Рахманин) (born October 18, 1961 in Karl-Marx-Stadt, Germany) is a Russian powered and glider aerobatic pilot and flight instructor.

Contents

  • Powered aerobatic competitions 1
  • Glider aerobatic competitions 2
  • Red Bull Air Races 3
  • Awards and honours 4
  • Family 5
  • See also 6
  • References 7

Powered aerobatic competitions

In 1991, he became the last USSR Absolute Aerobatic Champion.[1] Sergei Rakhmanin won the title in the overall category of FAI European Aerobatic Championships in 1999 and FAI World Aerobatic Championships in 2003 and in 2005.[2]

Glider aerobatic competitions

He won the bronze medal in the 1995 World Glider Aerobatic Championships and the team gold together with Mikhail Mamistov and Victor Tchmal.[3] Additionally, he won the team gold medal in the 1996 European Glider Aerobatic Championships together with Mikhail Mamistov and Sergei Krikalev.[4]

Red Bull Air Races

He raced in 2007 and 2008 Red Bull Air Race World Championships.

Sergey Rakhmanin at the Red Bull Air Race World Series
Year 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Points Wins Rank
2007
12th

9th

9th

10th

CAN

13th

10th

11th

10th

11th

CAN

11th
0 0 12th
2008
10th

11th

10th

CAN

9th

12th

9th

11th

CAN

11th
2 0 11th
2009
6th

8th

5th

15th

13th

13th
17 0 11th
2010
15th

12th

14th

8th

12th

14th

CAN

CAN
4 0 13th

Legend:

  • CAN: Cancelled
  • DNP: Did not participate
  • DNS: Did not show
  • DQ: Disqualified
  • NC: Not classified

Awards and honours

He is awarded "Honored Master of Sport of Russia", and received in 2006 the FAI Air Sport Medal.[5]

Family

He lives in St. Petersburg, Russia and is married with one child.

See also

References

  1. ^ Haute-Voltige
  2. ^ FAI: pilot profile of Sergei Rakhmanin
  3. ^ 6th FAI World Glider Aerobatic Championships - accessed 2008-02-15
  4. ^ 3rd FAI European Glider Aerobatic Championships - accessed 2008-01-11
  5. ^ FAI Awards
  • Sergey Rakhmanin Racing Team official website
  • Red Bull Air Race World Series official website
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