Paul Bonhomme - a portrait

Paul Bonhomme explains what it takes to fly a raceplane and an airliner

Bonhomme's choice of transport

A single-seat raceplane is built for flying fast and screaming through pylons just above the ground. A Boeing 747 is there to cruise amongst the clouds taking hundreds of people wherever they need to go. The Red Bull Air Race's most successful pilot, Paul Bonhomme flies both with precision and skill. Here he explains the differences and similarities between the two modes of transport.