Tech Talk: the PRU

The Position Reporting Unit is a unique piece of tech just for the Red Bull Air Race

The PRU is inside the raceplane

To ensure a fair sporting event occurs in the Red Bull Air Race everything has to be measured. There is a unit inside every raceplane called the Position Reporting Unit (PRU), it can measure 40 different parameters at a rate of 1,000 times per second. Technical Director Jim Reed explains all...