Tech Talk: aerodynamic advantages

It's all about the little changes that add up to a big difference, Jim Reed explains

Jim Reed in the Hangar

Every team in the Red Bull Air Race is trying to gain the smallest advantage against their rivals. Due to the introduction of standardised engines and propellers, the teams have looked at aerodynamics. Here Jim 'Jimbo' Reed, the Technical Director of the series, explains where on the raceplane the slightest change can make a big difference.