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September 15-16, 2018


International Meeting Ladies Pilot

8th Flydonna Edition

Ten years since its launch in 2008

Founder Donatella Ricci

Italy - Calcinate del Pesce (Va)

Event Cohost

Aeroclub Adele Orsi

In the spirit of Flydonna meetings this special, celebrative edition reunites ladies pilot to inspire and be inspired, the occasion to keep alive that spark that makes old and new flow into the future, a unique weekend with world record champions!
We invite you to save the date and stay tuned for more information. Wherever you are around the world, we wait for you to join and celebrate with us!



March 22, 2018


Royal Aeronautical Society


Breaking the World Altitude Record

with a Magni M16 Gyroplane

Germany - Hamburg

RAeS Hamburg Branch

Lecture starts 18:00



October 26, 2017


The Honourable Company of Air Pilots


"Distinguished Achievement Award Celebration"

United Kingdom - London

The Honourable Company of Air Pilots' Myles Bickerton Trophy
is awarded to Donatella Ricci for distinguished achievement,
obtained with World Altitude Record on Gyroplane



October 13, 2017


Science & Bookshop 'Assaggi'


"Record Flight On Gyroplane"

Italy - Rome

'Assaggi' Science & Bookshop & Bistrot-Cafe
Quartiere S. Lorenzo
Via Frà Giocondo, 8a

Event starts 19:30 Uhr

October 7, 2017


Foundation Jonathan Collection


"World Altitude Record Gyroplane"

Italy - Nervesa della Battaglia TV

Foundation Jonathan Collection
Flugplatz F. Baracca
Via Frà Giocondo, 8a

Event starts 15:00 Uhr

September 27, 2017


Royal Aeronautical Society

"Breaking World Altitude Gyroplane Record"

France, Blagnac
Royal Aeronautical Society Toulouse Branch

Symposium Room, B01
Airbus Bellonte, Blagnac
1 Rond-Point Maurice Bellonte

Event starts at 18.00
All are welcome, members & non-members of Royal Aeronautical Society

Room seating capacity limited, please register

Online Registration Form

If unable to register online, email Register@RAeS-Toulouse.org

To join us for dinner at 'Le Ribouldingue', 1 blvd Firmin Pons, Balgnac
25€ inc wine, advise Dinner@RAeS-Toulouse.org

July 18, 2017


"Record Flight On Gyroplane"

Encounter The Author & Erich Kustatscher


Musile di Piave (Ve) - Italy

Via S. Giovanni, 2
Sala Polivalente O. Fallacci
Centro Culturale Bressanin Sicher

Event starts at 07.00 p.m.

May 27 & 28, 2017


Flight Club 'Papere Vagabonde'

30th Anniversary Celebrations

Flight Club 'Papere Vagabonde' celebrates its 30th auspicious anniversary since its founding year.

S.Dona di Piave, Ve - Italy

Caposile Airfield



December 19, 2016


"Record Flight On Gyroplane"


Italy, Milan

Politecnico Milano Dipartimento di scienze e tecnologie aerospaziali (DAER).


September 15, 2016


"Record Flight On Gyroplane"

Royal Aeronautical Society


UK - Yeovil

Royal Aeronautical Society
Yeovil Branch