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Team Xtreme Airshows is a Formation Aerobatic Team, operating globaly and performing a high-energy dynamic 4-ship display of formation & freestyle aerobatics, cross-over passes, synchronized manoeuvers and solo gyroscopics. The Aerobatic Team have a combined experience of over 48,000 flight hours and has performed over 100 displays in Southern Africa and Asia since 2010.

The South African Team were voted in the top 3 civilian Aerobatic Teams at the inaugural Formation Aerobatic Challenge (FAC 2017) held in Zhengzhou, China. Formation leader Nigel Hopkins is the former South African unlimited aerobatic champion.


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Aerobatic Team


Team Xtreme Pilots


Nigel Hopkins

Position #1 (Leader)
Total Flying hours: 18,500 hrs
Training Capt A320 - South African Airways

Mark Sampson

Position #2 (RH Wingman)
Total Flying hours: 11,500 hrs
Capt B744 - Cathay Pacific Airways

Jason Beamish

Position #3 (LH Wingman)
Total Flying hours: 2,700 hrs
Aircraft Engineer - Absolute Aviation

Mark Hensman

Position #4 (Box & Solo)
Total Flying hours: 15,500 hrs
Team Manager & Aircraft Technician


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