About The Rally
The Memorial Hans Gutmann Tourist Rally is organized every year to honour the memory of Hans Gutmann who was a well-known pilot and event organiser and held several positions within the FAI including President of the FAI General Aviation Commission.
2012: The 1st Memorial Hans Gutmann Tourist Rally. Portugal, Spain, Germany
2013: Poland, Romania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Austria
2014: Ausria, Croaita, Greece, Italy, France
2015: Hungary, Slovakia, Slovenia, Austria
2016: Romania, Bulgaria, Turkey, Georgia
2017: Denmark, Norway, Finland, Russia, Estonia, Poland, Germany
2018: Hungary - Moldova - Ukraine - Romania - Serbia - Croatia - Italy
14 June - 16 June
İzmit, (Cengiz Topel Airport LTBQ), TurkeyTeams gather at LTBQ, the rally starts. Two nights in Istanbul, welcome reception, optional tour programme.
16 June - 19 June
Haifa (LLHA), IsraelThree nights in Israel. Reception by AOPA Israel, tour programme, flyout to Masada (Bar Yehuda Airfield LLMZ).
19 June - 23 June
Hurghada (HEGN), El Gouna, Giza Sphinx (HESX), EgyptFour nights in Egypt. Reception by AOPA Egypt, tour programme, two nights stay in El Gouna resoirt and one night in Cairo.
22 June - 23 June
Crete, Sitia (LGST)Overnight stop at Crete.
23 June - 24 June
Zeljava airfield (LQBI)Closing reception.
Jean Birgen - President
An experienced private pilot rally organizer since many decades.
Artem Kirillov - Project Manager
Happy to be a pilot and operate the most inspiring way of transportation.
Mike Kornev - Secretary General
Telecom entrepreneur with a passion for flying and adventure.
Pierre Lorang - Hospitality
Yigal Merav - Advisory Board
Turgut Kulacoglu - Advisory Board
General Ahmed Maher - Advisory Board