Erich Wolf  - Host City speaker

Erich Wolf 

Position: Managing Director, Red Bull Air Race

Erich Wolf was appointed General Manager of the Red Bull Air Race GmbH in 2011. He successfully brought back the Red Bull Air Race Championship in 2014 after a 3-year hiatus. Prior to joining the Red Bull Air Race, Wolf served in several positions at the Austrian Ministry of Defense (MoD). He became the Head of Air Staff at the MoD in 2001 and then became Commander of the Austrian Air Force in 2002.

In addition, he organised and directed more than 30 airshows, such as the famous Air Power event in Zeltweg, Austria, which attracted 250,000 fans on each occasion. Winning the Military Solo Jet Aerobatic competition, the unofficial World Championship, in Greenham Common, UK in 1979 was his greatest achievement in his sports career.