When the Red Bull Air Race returned in 2014 there was only one pilot that had winglets on his raceplane: Nigel Lamb. He'd added them 2010, but very few people too...
Updates from the Race Airport – Indianapolis
With less three weeks between the final race in Europe and the beginning of the US double header most teams had very little time to make any modifications, but there w...
The magic under the cowling
When the Red Bull Air Race World Championship returned to our skies in 2014, it brought with it several rule changes – one of which was a standardised engine for all t...
Designed to win – behind the look of the raceplanes
Every team in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship wants to stand out, right down to the visual motif of their raceplane. In the first of a two-part series, we loo...
The secret slipperiness of shark skin
Winglets are the most obvious modification to a raceplane that you can spot, but there are others that aren't so obvious. A smaller canopy, vortex generators (whi...
Chambliss keeping it cool
In the Abu Dhabi heat Team Chambliss arrived with a raceplane that had benefitted from plenty of modifications. These included a stripped down paint scheme to save wei...