20th FAI European Hot Air Balloon Championship 2017

Congratulations to the Champion!

The 20th FAI European Hot Air Balloon championship ended sunday after 9 flights and 23 tasks.

Congratulations to Stefan Zeberli, Sergey Latypov and Roman Hugi




1 Stefan Zeberli (SUI)


2 Sergey Latypov (RUS)


3 Roman Hugi (SUI)


4 Rokas Kostiuskevicius (LIT)


5 Uwe Schneider (GER)


6 Helmut Poettler (AUT)


7 Rimas Kostiuskevicius (LIT)


8 Marc Blaser (SUI)


9 Ivan Ayala (ESP)


10 David Hochreutener (SUI)

Event Debriefing

Event Debriefing in the briefing room on Saturday August 26th 16:00 to 17:00


The topics we will discuss are :

General Comments


Event Director



Flying Area


Briefing Facilities








If you cannot participate or if we fly send your comments by mail not later than August 31th bengts@algonet.se


Bengt Stener

Jury President

August, 2rd – AM

Morning flight has been cancelled.


Last practice flight at 6:30.

All competitors, crew and officials are invited for the Opening of the Village at 10:00 in front of the Competion Center, immediately followed by the Opening Ceremony at the Competition Center.


Le Chateau

Competition Centre


Monday August 21st

Training flight                                Competition Centre                 06:30

Check in Officials                         Competition Centre                  09:00 – 12:00

Check in Pilots                             Stables in Castle                     12:00 – 19:00

Refuelling                                     Competition Centre                 17:00 – 18:30

Training flight                               Competition Centre                  18:00

Refuelling                                     Competition Centre                  21:00 – 23:00


Tuesday August 22nd

Training flight                              Competition Centre                  06:30

Refuelling                                    Competition Centre                 08:30 – 11:00

Check in Fiestas Pilots               Competition Centre                  09:00 – 12:00

Opening ceremony                     Competition Centre                  10:00

General Briefing                         Competition Centre                  15:00

Flags Parade                              Competition Centre to Castle   17:00

Task briefing                               Competition Centre                  18 00

1st Competition flight

Refuelling                                    Competition Centre                  21:00 – 23:00

Dinner                                         Competition Centre                  21:00 – 24:00


Wednesday 23rd to Saturday 26th

Breakfast                                     Competition Centre                  05:30 – 06:30

Task Briefing                               Competition Centre                  06:30

Refuelling                                    Competition Centre                  08:30 – 11:00

Lunch                                          Restaurants partners

Briefing                                        Competition Centre                  18:00

Refuelling                                     Competition Centre                  21:00 – 23:00

Dinner                                          Competition Centre                  21:00 – 24:00


Sunday August 27th

Breakfast                                      Competition Centre                  05:30 – 06:30

Task Briefing                               Competition Centre               06:30
last competition flight

Refuelling                                     Competition Centre                  08:30 – 11:00

Price giving & Award ceremony  Competition Centre                  12:00

March, 17th: End of the 1st round.


On march, 18th, we will know how many pilots per country will be invited at the 2nd round.
You can already visite the gallery photos of previous events which have been held in Brissac.
We are all looking forward to welcome you in Brissac in August
Martine Besnainou