CÁSTOR FANTOBA

2019 Vice Champion World Freestyle and 9 times Spanish Unlimited Champion: 2002, 2009, 2011, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018 y 2019.

Cástor Fantoba born in Pamplona, Spain 1966. An Aeronautical Engineer by training, Cástor gained his extensive flying experience in different areas such as aerial advertising, skywriting, crop-dusting and water-bombing. He is also an airline Captain, flying in Boeing 737, 757 and 767.

He is an aerobatic flying instructor and member of the Spanish National Aerobatic Team since 1999. Cástor won his first Spanish Championship in 1997, in the Intermediate category, but he was crowned Overall Spanish Unlimited Champion for the first time in 2002 and is a member of the Bravo3 Repsol team since 2011.

Cástor was Brand Ambassador for Spain (Marca España) from 2014 to 2018. He was awardedthe Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) Paul Tissandier Diploma for his work in serving the development of sports aviation and awarded by Avión Revue International for Sporting Excellence 2019.

Number two in the world in Freestyle (World Championship 2019); 3 Bronze medals in the World Championship 2017; 2 Bronze medals in the World Championship 2015; Bronze Medal in Classic and in Freestyle in European Championship 2016; European Champion Overall in 2014 and Spanish National Champion (9 times); Fantoba is officially recognised as an elite sportsman by the Spanish Government (DAN) since 2005. In his sporting career to date he has achieved more than 50 Podiums and six medals at a single championship (EAC 2014). He has won 30 FAI medals, including six golds.

PALMARES

2019

Vice World Champion, Freestyle, World Championships.

2017

Bronze Medal, Freestyle, World Championships

Bronze Medal, Free Programme, Classic, World Championships.

Bronze Medal, First Unknown Programme, Classic, World Championships.

2016

Bronze Medal, Freestyle, European Championships.

Bronze Medal, Free Programme, Classic, European Championships.

2015

2 Bronze Medals, (Classic and Freestyle) Overall, World Championships.

Silver Medal, Free Programme, World Championships.

2014

Overall European Champion.

Gold Medal, Known Programme.

Silver Medal, First Unknown.

Bronze Medal, Second Unknown.

Bronze Medal, Free Programme.

Team Bronze Medal.

2011

Overall Champion, FAI Desert Challenge.

Nº 2 in World, Freestyle, World Championships.

Silver Medal Overall, China Aerobatic Challenge.

2010

Overall Champion, Sebring Aerobatic Championships.

Bronze Medal Overall, Al Ain Aerobatic Show.

Team 3rd place European Championships.

Bronze Medal Overall, China Aerobatic Challenge.

2009

Champion, FAI World Elite Aerobatic Formula.

Bronze Medal Overall, China Aerobatic Challenge.

2008

Vice European Champion, Freestyle, European Championships.

Silver Medal, FAI Grand Prix, Japan.

Team Bronze Medal, European Championships.

2007

Team Silver Medal, World Championships.

Winner, Known Programme, World Championships.

2006

Gold Medal, 2nd Unknown Programme, European Championships.

Team Silver Medal, European Championships.