Péter Besenyei
Hungarian air racer
Péter Besenyei
Péter Besenyei is a renowned Hungarian aerobatics pilot and world champion air racer. He was born on June 8, 1956 in Körmend, Hungary. He lived near the airport of Budapest and became interested in flying when he was a child. From watching 1962 World Aerobatic Championships he decided to become a pilot. At 15 years of age he flew a glider for the first time. In 1976 Peter entered his first flying competition by piloting a glider and showed his talent, finishing in second place.
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Letecká airshow CIAF 2011 - Aktuálně.cz
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... skupina Orlik team z Polska s letouny PZL-130 Orlik a The Flying Bulls na čtyřech letounech Zlin Z-50LX. Dech beroucí vystoupení předvedl maďarský akrobatický mág a zakladatel Red Bull Air Race létající na letounu EXTRA 300 SR, Peter Besenyei
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Czech International Air Fest 2011 Hradec Králové - Sportovci.cz
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Dech beroucí vystoupení předvedl maďarský akrobatický mág a zakladatel Red Bull Air race, létající na letounu EXTRA 300 SR Peter Besenyei. Vojenská technika byla velkou měrou prezentována piloty AČR. K našim vojenským pilotům se přidali piloti Srbska,
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Letzte Chance: Römerland Airstyle Flugshow am Spitzerberg - Austrian Wings - Österreichs Luftfahrtmagazin
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Kunstflugas Hannes Arch mit zwei hübschen jungen Damen – Foto: P. Radosta / Austrian Wings Die weiteren Hauptakteure: Peggy Krainz, Peter Besenyei (Kunstflugweltmeister), Walter und Tony Eichhorn, Red Bull Aerobatics Team, Team Blanix, Dietmar Poll
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Rímsky letecký deň na dolnorakúskom vrchu Spitzerberg - DNES.sk
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Medzi hlavné hviezdy leteckého dňa patria Hannes Arch, majster sveta v Red Bull Air-Races a jeho kolega Peter Besenyei - pravidelný účastník Red Bull Air-Race a zároveň majster sveta v motorovej akrobacii. Aj bezmotorové lietanie tu bude mať zastúpenie
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Na leteckej šou sa predvedú špičkoví piloti z oblasti leteckej akrobacie - TASR
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"Medzi hlavné hviezdy nesporne patrí Rakúšan Hannes Arch, majster sveta v Red Bull Air-Race, a jeho kolega Peter Besenyei z Maďarska, majster sveta v motorovej akrobacii," priblížil Oppelmayer. Svoje zastúpenie bude mať aj bezmotorové lietanie v osobe
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27. und 28. August: Römerland Airstyle Flugshow am Spitzerberg - Austrian Wings - Österreichs Luftfahrtmagazin
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Die weiteren Hauptakteure: Peggy Krainz, Peter Besenyei (Kunstflugweltmeister), Walter und Tony Eichhorn, Red Bull Aerobatics Team, Team Blanix, Dietmar Poll (Segelkunstflugweltmeister), Martin Sonka (Red Bull Air Race). “Auch ein Eurofighter des
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Abheben beim Römerland Airstyle - Kurier
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... Ostösterreichs startet jeweils um 15 Uhr. Einige der bekanntesten Piloten der Airshow- und Kunstflugszene geben richtig Gas. Allen voran der Steirer Hannes Arch, Red Bull Air-Race Weltmeister und Peter Besenyei, Motorkunstflug-Weltmeister aus Ungarn
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Aero-moto víkend sa začína už zajtra - SME.sk
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Pod Tatry zavíta aj svetová legenda akrobatického lietania Peter Besenyei. „Preteká na Redbull Air Race, čo je obdoba F1, ale v lietaní. Taktiež sa na Slovensku prvýkrát predstaví svetoznáma skupina akrobatického lietania Flying Bulls,“ povedal Klouda
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Péter Besenyei - Speedweek - Motorsport zum lesen
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Peter Besenyei gilt als der Gott des Flugsports. Er war der erste, der unter der Kettenbrücke in Budapest durchgeflogen ist – normal und kopfüber – und ist in seiner Heimat ein Nationalheld. Der Ungar ist seit dem ersten Atemzug des Red Bull Air Race
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Mihaela Rădulescu deschide show-ul aviatic de la Clinceni - Adevărul
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Aceştia sunt: Jurgis Kairys (Lituania), Peter Besenyei (Ungaria), Svetlana Kapanina (Rusia), Francesco Fornabaio (Italia) şi Zoltan Veres (Ungaria). Pentru a nu se lăsa mai prejos, piloţii români ne vor oferi de asemenea reprezentaţii spectaculoase:
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    FIFTIES
  • 2015
    Age 58
    Besenyei retired from the Red Bull Air Race at the completion of the 2015 season.
    More Details Hide Details 1982: 1990: 1993: 1994: 1995: 1998: 2000: 2001: 2003: 2005: Legend:
  • FORTIES
  • 2001
    Age 44
    Besenyei is sometimes referred to as the godfather of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship because of his work helping develop it. He was asked, in 2001 by Austrian energy-drink company Red Bull, to help develop the concept of an air racing competition.
    More Details Hide Details With enthusiasm he helped set up the rules and regulations and carefully selected the most daring pilots, with skills and courage, to handle the extreme physical and mental challenges of the air race. The first race was held in 2003 in Zeltweg, Austria. After two years the competition became a worldwide organization of Red Bull Air Race World Series. He is currently a test pilot for the Hungarian Aviation Office and a flying instructor for aerobatic pilots on Zivko Edge 540. Péter enjoys car racing, skiing, sky diving, fishing, and photography.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1995
    Age 38
    In 1995 Péter Besenyei won 2 gold and 2 silver medals and he was named the most successful aerobatics pilot of his time.
    More Details Hide Details In 2001 Besenyei flew upside down under the Széchenyi Chain Bridge, that spans the river Danube in Budapest, a maneuver that became a standard in air races today.
  • TWENTIES
  • 1984
    Age 27
    He invented a number of original snap rolls and, in 1984, the "knife-edge spin".
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  • 1982
    Age 25
    Péter Besenyei became an aerobatics pilot and won several titles in national and international championships. He won his first gold medal in 1982 at the Austrian National Championships.
    More Details Hide Details His specialty is free-style aerobatics.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1976
    Age 19
    In 1976 Péter entered his first flying competition by piloting a glider and showed his talent, finishing in second place.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1962
    Age 5
    From watching 1962 World Aerobatic Championships he decided to become a pilot.
    More Details Hide Details At 15 years of age he flew a glider for the first time.
  • 1956
    Born
    He was born on June 8, 1956 in Körmend, Hungary.
    More Details Hide Details He lived near the airport of Budapest and became interested in flying when he was a child.
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