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How Red Bull Air Racing uses telemetry to judge pilots and conjure ghost planes

Digital Trends - Apr 8, 2017
Since the dawn of the running shoe, technology has played a key role in the evolution of sports, with perhaps no greater synergy between tech and athletics than the fusion of human and machine found in motorsports. The Red Bull Air Race World ...

Air racing legend Bill Brennand remembered

AOPA Pilot - Mar 16, 2017
Pilot, air racer, and aviation entrepreneur Bill Brennand, who guided Buster to the Goodyear Trophy in 1947, built a thriving Wisconsin airport from the ground up, and helped establish EAA AirVenture's Seaplane Base, died March 14 at age 92. Biographer ...

Pilot calendar 2017

PilotWeb - Apr 18, 2017
Visitors welcome. Tels: 01752 406660/07805 805679. Email: pete@aeronca.co.uk bodminairfield.co.uk. 22 Vintage Piper Aircraft Club Pre-Season Meeting Sleap, Shropshire. vintagepiper.com. 22-23 Royal Aero Club Air Racing Weekend Leicester Airport.

Air Racing - premium items on eBay

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Air Racing books

Race - Canard Air Racing - Color Edition: A History of Racing Burt Rutan Inspired Designs, 1983-2005

by: John G. Lambert
RACE - Canard Air Racing - A History of Racing Burt Rutan Inspired Designs, 1983-2005 is a pictorial history of the Air Race events held by the RACE -Rutan And Composites Enthusiasts covering the first event in 1983, through the last in 2005.

It is a photo rich document with over 950 color photos, and features maps (aviation charts) of the events, and stories by, and about, some of the racers.

Burt Rutan's designs (or other Rutan inspired designs) that raced with us include the VariEze, Long-EZ, Cozy, Defiant, and Quickie.
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The Quest for Speed: Air Racing and the Influence of the Schneider Trophy Contests 1913-31

by: Mike Roussel
This new book charts the impact of the Schneider Trophy on aircraft design, and how air racing focused both flying skills and aircraft capability. In the early 20th century, interest in flying, building, and competing aircraft developed at a furious pace. The Trophy’s enforced break during World War I saw the loss of some of the pilots and an increased focus on speed in aircraft construction; when the contests restarted in 1919, a new breed of pilots took part, with combat and aerobatic experience.
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Thompson Trophy Racers: The Pilots and Planes of America's Air Racing Glory Days 1929-49

by: Roger Huntington
This book takes you back to experience the high-decibel excitement of the racehorse start, the wingtip-to-wingtip danger 'round the pylons, the elation of the winners on the victory lap and the inescapable air of tragedy at the crash sites. This book is also the story of the development of these great race-planes. With detailed text and over 200 rare vintage photographs and diagrams, it takes you inside the hangar doors to reveal the secrets of horsepower and streamlining that separated the winners from the losers.
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The Golden Age of Air Racing: Pre-1940

by: S. H. Schmid, Truman C. Weaver
Book by Schmid, S. H., Weaver, Truman C.
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High Speed Air Racing in Budapest - Red Bull Air Race 2015

Subscribe to Red Bull Air Race: http://win.gs/SubToAirRace The city of Budapest, and the birthplace of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship, was home to ...

Team STIHL Air Racing: Passion and Purpose in the Air

Team STIHL Air Racing where racing and engineering meet, fueled by the dreams and passions of kids young and old. The team highlights the comradery that ...

Air Racing in the Skies of Abu Dhabi - Red Bull Air Race 2015

CLICK for more Air Race action: http://bit.ly/1k6Z1Yw The 2015 season of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship kicks off in familiar territory, in a city ...

Dainese D-air Racing Misano

Info: http://www.dainese.com/eu_en/d-air/racing/ D-air® Racing Misano is a professional suit combining the Dainese experience on race tracks throughout the ...

Manuel Poggiali on the track with the D-air Racing Misano leather suit

Info: http://www.dainese.com/eu_en/d-air/racing/ Former 125 and 250 cc World Champion Manuel Poggiali rides a Ducati 1299 on the Franciacorta Circuit near ...