The 9th edition of the European Advanced Aerobatic Championship took place in Deva – Saulesti Airfield, Romania, between July 22nd and August 1st, 2015. It was the first event of its kind that took place in Romania and it was well organized by the Romanian Aeronautics Federation and the Romanian Air Club.

2015 European Advanced Aerobatic Championship. Deva, Romania

Pilots from the following countries started their plane engines to prove they are the best:

1. Belgium: Wim Soens/ Extra 330SC; Alexander Van den Broeck/ Extra 330SC

2. France: Benoit Faict/ Cap 332SC; Loie Lovicourt/ Extra 330SC; Martin Leroux-Dennebouy/ Extra 330SC; Romain Vienne/ Cap 232 SC; Thomas Liband/ Extra 330SC
–    Jean-Max Vautier/Cap 231

3. Great Britain: David Thomson/ Cap 232; Paul Tomlinson/ Cap 232; Alan Cassidy/ ExtremeAir XA42; Mike Collet/ Cap232; Chris Brook/ ExtremeAir XA42; Emily Collett/ Cap 232

4. Italy: Matteo Barbato/ Cap 232

2015 European Advanced Aerobatic Championship. Deva, Romania

5. Lithuania: Eltonas Meleckis/ Su-26; Arvydas Kacanauskas/ Su-26; Sarunas Staniulis/ Extra 300L; Donaldas Bleifertas/ Su-26

6. Luxemburg: Curial talon/ Cap 232

7. Monaco: Stefano Pastrovich/ Extra 330SC

8. Poland: Piotr Szczepanski/ Extra 330SC; Adrian Szuman/ Extra 330SC; Artur Straczek/ Extra 300S; Rafal Przybylak/ Extra 330LX; Robert Kowalik/ Extra 300L; Bartlomiej Pyzik/ Extra 300L

2015 European Advanced Aerobatic Championship. Deva, Romania

9. Romania: George Rotaru/ Extra 330 SC; Laszlo Ferencz/ Extra 330 SC; Cristian Iorgov/Extra 330 SC; Andrei Serbu/ Extra 330 SC; Dan Stefanescu/ Extra 330 SC

10. Russia: Mikhail Bezdenezhnykh/ Extra 330 SC; Vladimir Kotelnikov/ Extra 330SC; Vladimir Gavrilenko/ Extra 300SC; Vasily Plotnikov/ Extra 300SC; Igor Popov/ Extra 330SC

11. Switzerland: Guillaume Jacquet/ Extra 200; Ariel Ludi/Su-29; Sean Wirz/ Voltec 221

12. Ukraine: Oleksandr Divyeyev/ Su-31M; Victor Gorbachenko/ Su-31M; Igor Shchutski/ Extra 330SC; Oleksiy Agievych/ Su-31M; Volodymyr Prysyazhnyuk/ Extra 330 SC

2015 European Advanced Aerobatic Championship. Deva, Romania

The final results for each category are:

Program 1 – Known Compulsory: 1st place: Romania/ Laszlo Ferenc/ Extra 330SC; 2nd place: France: Jean-Max Vautier/ Cap 231; 3rd place: Lithuania: Donaldas Bleifertas/ Su-26

Program 2 – Free Program: 1st place: Russia/ Vladimir Kotelnikov/ Extra 330SC; 2nd place: France: Thomas Libaud/ Extra 330SC; 3rd place: France/ Benoit Faict/ Cap 332SC

Program 3 – Free Unknown 1: 1st place: Italy/ Matteo Barbato/ Cap 232; 2nd place: France/ Thomas Libaud/ Extra 330SC; 3rd place: France/ Martin Leroux-Dennebouy/ Extra 330SC

Program 4 – Free Unknown 2: 1st place: Lithuania/ Eltonas Meleckis/ Su-26; 2nd place: France/ Loie Lovicourt/ Extra 330SC; 3rd place: Ukraine/Victor Gorbachenko/ Su-31M

The general results of the 9th edition of the European Advanced Aerobatic Championship are: 1st place: France/ Jean-Max Vautier/Cap 231; 2nd place: Romania/ Laszlo Ferenc/ Extra 330SC; 3rd place: France/ Benoit Faict/ Cap 332SC

2015 European Advanced Aerobatic Championship. Deva, Romania

The final overall results of the EAAC 2015: 1st place: France; 2nd place: Romania3rd place: Ukraine

The 9th edition of the European Advanced Aerobatic Championship officially ended on August 1st 2015 with the prize awarding ceremony that took place after the Deva Airshow 2015 that was honored with the presence of some of the contestants and the Romanian Air Force.