Tech Talk: Engine Cooling

How the racing teams are staying cool

Red Bull Air Race Technical Director Jim "Jimbo" Reed explains new measures the teams are taking to ensure they get the best performance out of their raceplane engines. 


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...

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'.