MAY 18

RED BULL AIR RACE, MALAYSIA 2014!

An exciting finish with Nigel Lamb on top, at the first Red Bull Air Race in Southeast Asia, Putrajaya, Malaysia! Nigel won with a scorching time of 1:15.02! Nigel pushed out Hannes Arch by a split second in the final four, giving him his first place podium finish this year!
Kirby had a smooth run, disappointed [...]

MAY 17

QUALIFYING DAY! MALAYSIA 2014!

The morning of Quali Day was a down pour, consequently changes had to be made to the schedule. The pilots ran an afternoon training session with two flights, followed by the first qualification run. First run and Kirby came in at 1:18.66, followed by a slightly better time in Q2 of 1:18.58. That puts Kirby [...]

MAY 17

HOT OFF THE PRESS, RED BULL AIR RACE, MALAYSIA 2014!

Another early day for Team Chambliss, still battling the heat and humidity. Kirby had two training sessions back to back, with two runs each session. Kirby’s fastest time was 1 minute and 17 seconds, still trying to find the perfect line! Stan, Jason and Scott worked on taping all the seams of the plane for [...]

MAY 16

HOT OFF THE PRESS, RED BULL AIR RACE, MALAYSIA 2014!

Hot off the press has taken on a whole new meaning here in Malaysia….It’s super hot!
Kirby had the driver stop this morning so he could get a good look at the track. He flew one time and managed to get four runs on the track. There had been meetings for everyone throughout the day concerning [...]

MAY 14

HOT OFF THE PRESS, RED BULL AIR RACE, MALAYSIA 2014!

Today was interesting, lots going on! Everything from a few test hops to traditional kite flying with the locals. Throw in a few interviews and that was our Wednesday. We are now down to -3 days before the race and counting. The airplane flew well but Kirby wanted to work on adjusting a different set [...]

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