U.S. Unlimited at WAC 2022 - Rob Holland in second after one flight

The 2022 World Aerobatic Championships opened in Leszno, Poland on Wednesday, August 3.

43 competitors from 14 countries are vying for the title of World Aerobatic Champion. The first flight, Programme P1, was flown by about half the competitors on opening day and the remainder finished up on August 4. Rob Holland currently sits in second place with a score of 83.017% behind the leader Florent Oddon of France with a score of 84.169%. 

In the team results, the French team is in the lead, followed by the U.S. and in third is the team from Spain.

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August 3 at 5:08 AM  

Ten-time US National Aerobatic Champion and five-time World 4 Minute Freestyle Champion Rob Holland Aerosports leads Team USA here at the World Championships where he seeks to add to his Freestyle legacy as well as find a spot on the classical podium with the rest of the US Unlimited Aerobatic Team.

The official coverage is from CIVA NEWS on Facebook: www.facebook.com/worldaerobatics. There you will find daily wrap up videos. We are also sharing photos to the U.S. Unlimited Team Facebook page that we receive from team members who are onsite. www.facebook.com/USUnlimitedAerobaticTeam. If you are not on Facebook, we will be updating the IAC website here: https://www.iac.org/unlimited-team-2022-news-updates 

Opening Ceremony photo; L to R: Team Coach Coco Bessiere, Aaron McCartan, John Wacker, Craig Gifford, Team Manager Alice Johnson, Rob Holland, Polish representative, Jeff Boerboon and AJ Wilder.