Sunday, 16 October 2016 10:33
Earlier this year we watched as Martin Šonka won gold in Freestyle at the 20th FAI European Aerobatic Championship, EAC 2016, held in his home country Czech Republic. A Red Bull Air Race pilot for the last three seasons, he explains how the two different disciplines of aerobatics and air racing complement each other – and why as a young pilot learning to fly a glider was one of the best things he ever did…
Saturday, 15 October 2016 16:00
As one of the longest serving Red Bull Air Race pilots in the sport, Nigel Lamb is something of a legend in air racing circles. A longstanding Breitling Racing Team pilot, the British pilot was Red Bull Air Race World Champion in 2014 – and 2016 was his ninth season competing.
Friday, 14 October 2016 15:00
The Red Bull Air Race World Championships 2016 reaches its peak this weekend with an action-packed competition in Las Vegas.
Thursday, 13 October 2016 16:51
Charles Bolden, who has been awarded the prestigious FAI Gold Space Medal for 2016, knows about space. Not only has he been in orbit four times, but for the last seven years he has been at the head of NASA.
Monday, 10 October 2016 09:45
FAI will hold an International Conference and Expo on drones in 2017, focusing on three areas: sports, innovation and safety.
Wednesday, 05 October 2016 10:15
The Chancellor of Germany, Angela Merkel, received an official trophy on 30 September 2016 to mark her involvement with this year’s Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett.
Sunday, 02 October 2016 22:38
Over 62,000 fans witnessed pilot Matthias Dolderer write new motorsport history on 1–2 October 2016, as the German won the Red Bull Air Race debut at the legendary Indianapolis Motor Speedway and clinched his first World Championship – and the first for Germany – in the process.
Friday, 30 September 2016 09:04
One hundred and ten years ago on 30 September 1906 US aviator Lieutenant Frank Purdy Lahm won the first ever Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett, a prestigious balloon race that still takes place today.