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Helicopter World Cup 2018 - 2nd stage - United Kingdom

Date: 
14. June 2018 to 16. June 2018

Helicopter World Cup-2018 2nd stage was successfully held in UK, 14.06-16.06.18.

14 crews from 4 countries - Germany, Poland, Russia, UK - took part in the competition: General class - 9 crews, Masters class - 14 crews.

Judges from 4 countries were occupied in the event: France, Germany, Russia, UK.

Heli UK Expo Challenge Cup 2018 between 6 crews from Germany and UK, based on the results of HWC-2018, was also played.

Organizer: Helicopter Club of Great Britain. Contest Director - David Monks.

Chief Judge - Lothar Oehler (Germany), Chief Scorer - Irina Grushina (Russia)

Excellent administration and daily real English Afternoon Tea - by Brenda Nicoll (UK).

Vivid and bright comment (Rob Hughes, UK) not only made the competition more understandable to the public, but also kept her in suspense, while retaining the intrigue of the fight.

Competition took place in Wycombe Air Park, Marlow, in the frame of Heli UK Expo with many visitors during all 3 competition days.

Both events were successful and safe, full program of disciplines was completed.

5 crews participated in Masters class only.

All crews have valid FAI Sporting Licenses.

It was not permitted for crew members to stand with one foot on the skid or on the footboard.

The crews performed 2 flights for qualification in both disciplines.

In all 1/4 finals, 1/2 finals, 3-4 places and finals the crews competed for 2 victories (2 or 3 flights).

The results are enclosed.

Participants from all participating countries won medals in General class:

Poland - 2 gold, 1 silver, 1 bronze

Great Britain - 1 silver

Germany - 1 bronze

In Fender

GENERAL class:

1 place - Szamborski Marcin - Szamborski Michal (Poland)

2 place - Rimmer Stuart - Rimmer Chris (Great Britain)

3 place - Mus Maria - Malec Jacub (Poland)

MASTERS class:

1 place - Sotnikov Maxim - Aleh Puajukas (Russia)

2 place - Yablokov Yury - Podoinitsyn Konstantin (Russia)

3 place - Elena Zhuperina - Nikolay Rodionov (Russia)

In Slalom

GENERAL class:

1 place - Szamborski Marcin - Szamborski Michal (Poland)

2 place - Mus Maria - Malec Jacub (Poland)

3 place - Eigner Martin - Schauff Michael (Germany)

MASTERS class:

1 place - Yablokov Yury - Podoinitsyn Konstantin (Russia)

2 place - Sotnikov Maxim - Aleh Puajukas (Russia)

3 place - Alexandr Zhuperin - Nikolai Burov (Russia)

In total ranking in the 2nd stage (sum of Slalom and Fender):

GENERAL class:

1 place - Szamborski Marcin - Szamborski Michal (Poland)

2 place - Mus Maria - Malec Jacub (Poland)

3 place - Eigner Martin - Schauff Michael (Germany)

MASTERS class:

1-2 place - Yablokov Yury - Podoinitsyn Konstantin (Russia)

1-2 place - Sotnikov Maxim - Aleh Puajukas (Russia)

3 place - Elena Zhuperina - Nikolay Rodionov (Russia)

The winners of Heli UK Expo Challenge Cup 2018 are Eigner Martin - Schauff Michael (Germany).

The leaders after 2 stages (sum of 2 results in 2 disciplines in 2 stages) are:

GENERAL class: Szamborski Marcin - Szamborski Michal (Poland)

MASTERS class: Yablokov Yury - Podoinitsyn Konstantin (Russia)

Team: 
British Helicopter Team
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