The qualifying rounds of this years dogfight cup have started in Hungexpos paivilon B.
Nearly tow hundred competitors have enterd in the two categories, among them were also active fighter pilots. Those, who like the classic airplanes of World War II choosed the category IL2, where they fought with the Bf-109, while others, who prefer present days airframes eneterd the fight in the Lock On category, flying the MiG-29.
In the first mission of the qualifying round the participants had to neutralize static and moving ground targets. Every player managed to do this with more or less success.
The competition continues. Sunday the targets will be once again ground assets. The goal is to collect as many points as possible. On the 23rd September the best 32 players with the highest score will continue the games. This event, which is part of the Infomarket, also offers visitors Weekdays attaractions. Every day a virtual squadron introduces itself shawing those who are interested, how a simulator program is meant to be flow.
By weekend the fights continue. Everyone, who is interested is most welcome.
1998. július 23-án, délután 3 óra előtt nem sokkal a 17-es oldalszámú MiG-29B repülőgéppel katasztrófát szenvedett Rácz Zsolt alezredes, aranykoszorús első osztályú repülőgép-vezető.