Martin Šonka is a Czech aerobatic and Air Forces fighter pilot. In 2009 he succesfully passed the Red Bull Air Race qualifying camp and received his Super License. After that was nominated for the 2010 racing season. He is competing in Red Bull Air Race with Zivko Edge 540 aircraft and is using Extra 330 SR aircraft for classic aerobatics and air shows. He placed on a great 2nd place at the World Championships, Unlimited - Freestyle in 2011. In 2012 he won the Prague Freestyle Aerobatic Challenge, in the Freestyle category ended up on an excellent 7th place at the European Championships, Unlimited - Freestyle.