3rd FAI World Rally Flying Championship

3rd FAI World Rally Flying Championship took place between August 28 -August 31, 1980 in Aschaffenburg in West Germany.

There took part 32 crews from 10 countries: Federal Republic of Germany (6), United Kingdom (6), Austria (6), Poland (4), Italy (3), Sweden (2), Luxembourg (2), South Africa (1), the Netherlands (1), Switzerland (1).

Most popular airplane was Cessna 150 (6 crews) and Cessna 172 (6), then PZL-104 Wilga (4, Polish team), Piper PA-28 Cherokee (4), Cessna 152 (2) and Piper PA-24 Comanche (2). Other types were single (Piper PA-22, Grumman American AA-5, Morane-Saulnier MS-885, B-24R, Bölkow Bo 207, F-8L Falco, PN-68, SIAI Marchetti SF.260).

ResultsEdit

IndividualEdit

Pilot / navigator / country / aircraft / points

1. Witold Świadek / Andrzej Korzeniowski   POL PZL-104 Wilga 2867
2. Otto Höfling / Michael Amtmann   DEU Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee 2854
3. Luckerbauer / Meszaros   AUT Cessna 172 2817
4. Krzysztof Lenartowicz / Wajda   POL PZL-104 Wilga 2812
5. Schüttler / Neumann   DEU Piper PA-28-140 Cherokee 2806
6. Jan Baran / Wacław Nycz   POL PZL-104 Wilga 2777
7. Hasslein / Hasslein   DEU Cessna 172 2753
8. Roland Husemann / Sturmi Westerbarkey   DEU MS-885 2747
9. Bertilsson / Selander   SWE Piper PA-28-180 2725
10. Oppelmayer / Hauschka   AUT Piper PA-22 2705

TeamEdit

Two best crews were counted.

  1.   Poland - 5679
  2.   West Germany - 5660
  3.   Austria - 5522

SourcesEdit