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Russian balloonist Fedor Konyukhov awarded "Fai-Breitling Pilot of the Year 2016 Award"
Lausanne, Switzerland - During a ceremony in Switzerland yesterday
A Russian priest who circumnavigated the world in a balloon in record time has been presented the inaugural "FAI - Breitling Pilot of the Year Award" at a ceremony in Switzerland yesterday, Thursday 17 November 2016. The round-the-world balloonist was given the award in recognition of his historic flight earlier this year, which saw him become only the third balloon team to successfully fly around...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency