President of Balloon Federation of Russia

Shonin Georgy Stepanovich
Pilot-cosmonaut. Hero of the Soviet Union.
President of Balloon Federation of USSR since 1989 up to 1991

 

Shifrin David Meerovich
President of Balloon Federation of Russia 1994-1996, 1996-1998
Hot air balloon pilot. Head of Central Aerological observatory department

 

Tarasenko Nikolay Pavlovich
President of Balloon Federation of Russia 1998-2000, 2000-2002
The Publishing House “Economic Newspaper” Deputy Director

 

Tarasov Ivan Nikolaevich
President of Balloon Federation of Russia, 2002-2004, 2004-2006
Referent of the Government of the Russian Federation
Ultralight aviation, a hot air balloon pilot

 

Taran Yury Pavlovich
President of Balloon Federation of Russia, 2006-2008, 2008-2012
Head of Aerowaltz, balloon Club
Hot air balloon pilot

 

Tukhtyaev Leonid Borisovich
President of Balloon Federation of Russia, 2012 – 2016 (for 4 years)
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sudostroitelny Bank
Pilot of balloons and dirigibles of various classes

 

Oparina Maria Alexadrovna
President of Balloon Federation of Russia, 2016 – present
General director of the company “Rusbal”
Hot air balloon pilot