Jul 04

RED BULL AIR RACE BUDAPEST – DAY TWO

With only one day before qualifying, the pilots were able to train on the track for the first time this afternoon! Kirby spent his morning studying the course and mentally preparing himself for the race. “We definitely don’t have as much time here as we’ve had in other places, so I’m pushing the limits in […]

Jul 03

RED BULL AIR RACE BUDAPEST – DAY ONE

The team has arrived in the beautiful city of Budapest! Unlike the previous races this season, the aircraft did not need to be assembled. Instead, the morning was spent at a local airport where the aircraft was left for storage after the race in Rovinj. From there, it was ferried to the race airport by […]

Jun 30

BUDAPEST, HERE WE COME!

In less than a week, pilots will take to the skies at one of the most iconic stops of the 2015 Red Bull Air Race season! Held on the Danube River in Budapest, Hungary, the racecourse resides in front of the parliament building at the country’s capital. Air Race Budapest is also home to one […]

Jun 28

PHOTO OF THE MONTH!

    Kirby is having a good time practicing in the Arizona Desert near the Flying Crown Ranch! Photo courtesy of Kirby’s GoPro        

May 31

AIR RACE ROVINJ, DAY SIX: RACE DAY

Rovinj, Croatia, was a tough break for Kirby! He faced fellow U.S. competitor Michael Goulian in Heat 5 of the Round of 14. Goulian flew first leaving the time to beat at 55.601 seconds. Kirby started fast and clean, which looked promising as he overtook Goulian in the first few gates.  Unfortunately, he received two […]

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