Event info

Welcome to Danubia Cup!

The 6th International Danubia Aerobatic Cup 2018 will be organised by Aeroclubul României and the Federația Aeronautică Română.

The event will take place at Strejnic – LRPW, „Gheorghe Valentin Bibescu” Aerodrome, near Ploiești, located in the southern part of Romania. The aerodrome is situated 5km west from the town center of Ploiești, which in turn is located 60km north of Bucharest, the capital of Romania.

The event will take place: from 18th of July until 22th of July 2018.

Familiarization and Training Flights

Official training flights at Strejnic Aerodrome – LRPW will be possible starting with the 15th of July, included. The competition box will be marked during official training days.

Earlier training flights are allowed by prior agreement with the Organizer. Please contact the Organizer via e-mail: danubia@aeroclubulromaniei.ro .

Competition schedule

Standard Daily Schedule:

Competition schedule:


The 6th International Danubia Powered Aerobatic Cup will be conducted according to the following rules:
    FAI Sporting Code – General Section,
    FAI Sporting Code – Section 6 Part 1,
    Flight Rules published by the Romanian CAA,
    Local Regulations (will published during the Opening Briefing)

The 6th Danubia Aerobatic Cup 2018 (DAC) will be conducted in following categories:
    Unlimited – UNL
    Advanced – ADV
    Intermediate – INT
Note: A category will be opened in case at least 3 competitors have been registered.


Any competitor may participate at the 5th DAC. Competitors from same countries will be grouped into teams. Teams will be represented by the Team manager.

Participants may participate as a national team member or as an independent pilot. Independent competitors will be excluded from team results. They will not be excluded from overall results.

Each competitor has to be a holder of:
 a valid Pilot License with an aerobatic extension according to competitor’s national legislation and contest category,
 a valid Medical Certificate,
 a valid FAI Sporting Licence,
 a valid personal insurance policy.


All participating aircraft must satisfy the performance criteria essential for advanced category competition flights.

For all competing aircraft a valid Certificate of Airworthiness of the related country must be presented with all other documents, which are required to being airworthy.

For all competing aircraft using the Romanian Airspace, Third Party Liability insurance must be concluded with respect to damage caused by operation of that aircraft to third parties covering a minimum amount in SDR (Special Drawing Rights) or in equivalent value of any other freely convertible currencies, for the aircraft with MTOW as mentioned below:
 MTOW up to 1000 kg 1.500.000 SDR (approx. 1.800.000 EUR)
 MTOW above 1000 kg to 2700 kg 3.000.000 SDR (approx. 3.600.000 EUR)

Each competing aircraft must be insured against 3rd Party Public Liability, according to EU Regulation (EC) No. 785/2004, claims with a minimum amount as mentioned above according to MTOW. Aircraft arriving in Romania must be able to present their insurance policy with a copy in English, certified by the Insurance Company.

The Technical Committee will check all the documents. Acceptance of the application will be decided considering these documents. The decision of Technical Committee will be final.

Several pilots can fly with one aircraft.

Limited hangar space for competing aircraft will be available for the duration of the Championship; check the price in Bulletin 1. In case of insufficient hangar capacity, priority will be given to aircraft of wooden construction, followed by composite and lastly metallic built.

Fuel AVGAS 100 LL & Oil AeroShell W100, AeroShell W120, 15W50 will be available at contest site; check the price in Bulletin 1