May 11

HOW A PILOT NAVIGATES BETWEEN ART AND COMPETITION

  Check out Kirby’s breakdown of flying for pleasure versus going for the gold!   Practice, Practice, Practice! Air Show: New maneuvers start at the Flying Crown Ranch! I experiment with stunts that look cool from the cockpit, but I rely on the feedback from my team on the ground! Red Bull Air Race: There is so much […]

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Apr 26

PHOTO OF THE MONTH!

“Photo of the Month”, shot by Christian Pondella while filming for Red Bull, in Moab, Utah! Kirby commented, “Chain Reaction was such a fun video to shoot and in an epic place too!”

Apr 24

RED BULL AIR RACE SPIELBERG, RACE DAY

The goal today, like any other race day, was to fly clean and fly fast, even with the unusual weather! “I’ve got somewhere around 27,000 hours of flight time, and this is the first time I can say that I’ve raced in snow. It made for an interesting day!” exclaimed Kirby. In the Round of […]

Apr 24

RED BULL AIR RACE SPIELBERG, QUALIFYING DAY

It was a busy day at the race airport! Gloomy weather didn’t stop the crowds from watching their favorite pilots, nor did it get in the way of flying. During the qualifying round, Kirby flew the fastest he has all week, finishing with a time of 57.748 seconds! The team is pleased with the increase in […]

Apr 23

RED BULL AIR RACE SPIELBERG, DAY FIVE

Another day of unexpected sun, and the team was loving it! It was a great day for training, though the team wasn’t fully satisfied with the run times. The appropriate modifications have been made to support a decrease in lap times tomorrow. Having completed only two training sessions (a total of eight minutes) in the […]

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