1982 World Helicopter Racing Championships season
The 1982 World Helicopter Racing Championships season was the first series of the World Helicopter Racing Championships. The inaugural champion was Scotsman Raymond Reid.
|Westland Helicopters||0||Raymond Reid||All|
|41||Alexander S. Nilsson||3-5|
|Kawasaki Aerospace Company||10||Michito Umaba||All|
The rest TBA
Raymond Reid won the first ever race in the series held at Duxford Aerodrome. He missed the USA round, which was won by Roef Nieuwhof, due to family commitments. Reid won three races on the way to the inaugural WHRC title, as did his nearest rival, Ganelon Meilleur. They both won their home races.