High ranking visitors honoured this saturday the qualifying rounds of the JETfly Dogfight Cup.
The first moments of the qualifying rounds fights were followed by Financeminister Dr. János Veres acompanied by the political under-secretary of the Ministry of economics.
The visitors were first informed by István Koncsik, chief organizer about the curiosity of the event. The atmosphere of the competition had such an huge effect on the minister, that he took the chance and climed into one of the specifically made simulator seats and tried a ride on the MiG-29. During his first manovers Dr. János Veres received assistance from Lt. colonel Tibor Zsámboki, commander of the Wasps Squadron. After a few minutes the minister felt quite confortable in the virtual cockpit of the MiG.
The firts impression of the minister wre quite positive. He surley would have followed the competition of the virtual pilots, if his schedule werent such tight.
2017. szeptember 24-én, vasárnap egy airshow keretein belül, Terracina partjainál repülte dinamikus programját Gabriele Orlandi százados Eurofighter Typhoon-jával, de az egyik manőver kivitelezése nem sikerült, tengerbe csapódott és életét vesztette.