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Winglet refresh

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Staying cool in the desert heat

To make a raceplane's engine as powerful as possible it needs cool, dense air running through it. That's the job of the inlets on the front of the engine cow...
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A vision of the future…

So far this season three of the race teams have drastically changed their cockpit displays by including the revolutionary Garmin G3X 'glass cockpit'.
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Winglet refresh

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...
Read full article

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...
Read full article

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...
Read full article

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...
Read full article

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...
Read full article

A vision of the future…

So far this season three of the race teams have drastically changed their cockpit displays by including the revolutionary Garmin G3X 'glass cockpit'.
Read full article

Accurate track planning with laser measurements

The Red Bull Air Race is at the forefront of technology and constantly looking at ways to further advance the ultimate motorsport series in the sky. A team of RIEGL la...
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Spotted: Ivanoff’s low profile canopy

Nicolas Ivanoff's Edge 540 was spotted in Spielberg with a brand new low profile canopy and turtle deck. The new canopy fits so close to the pilot's head tha...
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Formula One vs Red Bull Air Race

Spielberg, nestled in the green heart of Austria, a peaceful place – apart from one corner, the Red Bull Ring, where the scream of different race engines can be heard....
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Spielberg's hidden pylon challenge

Spielberg is preparing for the arrival of the ultimate motorsport in the sky next week, when the Red Bull Air Race World Championship rolls into town. Fans will be abl...
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Getting race ready – a gruelling task

The Red Bull Air Race is a true test of both pilot and machine. For the pilots, race weekend is all about focus, precision, strategy and peak performance. For the team...
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Data is king in the Red Bull Air Race

Competition is fierce in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship and the pilots will take any advantage they can to be on top of the podium come the end of Race Day. ...
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Fitness in the cockpit

To be the best at anything you need to train, you need to know where weaknesses can occur and where you need to be tough and fit. In order to be competitive, the pilot...
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