Feb 05

RED BULL AIR RACE ABU DHABI: PREFLIGHT

The 2017 air race season is officially here, and boy, does it feel good to be back! A lot of preparations and an eleven-hour time difference brings the team to Abu Dhabi two weeks prior to race day. And while we’ve all been struggling with the time zone adjustment, we couldn’t keep our feet off […]

Dec 23

OFF-SEASON OPERATIONS AND MODIFICATIONS

  The team’s 2016-2017 “off season” was, in the words of Paulo, “INTENSE”! Due to the shipment requirements to Abu Dhabi, just one month was given to complete everything on our checklist! This year we had three main goals: reduce weight, increase control over engine temperature, and develop winglets to better fit the racing environment. […]

Nov 23

WISHING YOU A HAPPY THANKSGIVING!

2016 has been one of our busiest years yet, and there is so much to be thankful for! We have a fantastic team who puts a great deal of effort into what we do each and every day. Between air races and air shows, most of our year is spent on the road. Thank you […]

Oct 26

RED BULL AIR RACE 2016 – A SEASON OF WEATHER WOES!

2016, you’ve been a year of trials, but we made it through! From enduring the strongest storm Abu Dhabi has seen in 25 years, a snowstorm in Spielberg, Austria, many locations of persistent rain, and the cancellation of the final race in Las Vegas, Nevada, the 2016 Red Bull Air Race season proved to be […]

Oct 15

RED BULL AIR RACE LAS VEGAS, QUALIFYING DAY

All teams were prepared for Qualifying Day, but unfortunately, the weather was not! “The strong wind and gusts today exceed our ability to conduct the race in a safe manner,” said Race Director Jim DiMatteo. “We have safe conditions when the wind is not over 30 kts (34 mph / 54.7 kmh) and we are […]

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