Mon 1 Sep: BRITISH TEAM FOURTH IN WORLD AERO CHAMPS
PUBLISHED: 12:41 01 September 2009 | UPDATED: 14:01 10 October 2012
Gerald Cooper placed seventh overall
Team Mazda UK pilot Eric Vazeille won the bronze medal in the
World Freestyle Aerobatic Championship on Saturday with a stunning display of
precision and skill in his French built Cap 232 airplane.
The Gold medal went
to French pilot Renaud Ecalle with Jurgis Kairys from Lithuania taking silver.
The classic World Aerobatic Championship was won by French
pilot Renaud Ecalle after flying the Q programme, (known and practised prior to
the event), and the free, (a sequence of his own design).
pilots Gerald Cooper came seventh and Mark Jefferies in 10th place.
In the overall team ranking the French team took the gold medal,
with the Mazda backed Russian team securing the silver medal and team USA in
the bronze medal position.