Air racing
Air racing is a motorsport that involves airplanes competing over a fixed course, with the winner either returning the shortest time, the one to complete it with the most points, or to come closest to...
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The fastest plane in the world-40 years later the record still stands.
"It wasn't supposed to be that big of a deal," Joersz said on the phone from his home in Temple, Texas. But it's still kind of a big deal. That was nearly 40 years ago, and their record still stands.
Racing aircraft
Air racing is a motorsport that involves airplanes competing over a fixed course, with the winner either returning the shortest time, the one to complete it with the most points, or to come closest to...
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Red Bull Air Race World Championship
The Red Bull Air Race, established in 2003 and created by Red Bull, is an international series of air races in which competitors have to navigate a challenging obstacle course in the fastest time. Pil...
Red Bull Air Race World Championship - Wikipedia
Schneider Trophy
The Coupe d'Aviation Maritime Jacques Schneider, commonly called the Schneider Trophy or Schneider Prize (sometimes it is incorrectly referred to as the Schneider Cup, which is entirely different priz...
Schneider Trophy - Wikipedia
Verville-Packard R-1 Racer
The Verville-Packard R-1 Racer was a military racing aircraft that was modified from Alfred V. Verville's previous Verville VCP-1 design. The R-1 is sometimes known also as the Verville-Packard VCP-R...
Verville-Packard R-1 Racer - Wikipedia
Blackburn Pellet
The Blackburn Pellet was a single-engined, single-seater biplane flying boat designed as a contender for the 1923 Schneider Trophy competition. It was destroyed whilst taking off for the trials of the...
The fastest plane in the world-40 years later the record still stands.
"It wasn't supposed to be that big of a deal," Joersz said on the phone from his home in Temple, Texas. But it's still kind of a big deal. That was nearly 40 years ago, and their record still stands.
Formula One Air Racing
Formula One Air Racing is an American motorsport that involves small aircraft using engines up to 200 cubic inches in displacement. Racers can reach speeds over 200 mph.
Formula One air racin...
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Robert Hall (aircraft designer)
Robert L. Hall ( 1906–1991 ) was an American Air racing pilot and aircraft designer.
Robert L. Hall was born in Taunton, Massachusetts in 1905. After graduating in 1927 from the University ...
Pylon turn
A pylon turn is a flight maneuver in which an aircraft banks into a circular turn, in such a way that an imaginary line projecting straight out the side of the aircraft (nominally the wing) points to ...
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MacRobertson Air Race
The MacRobertson Trophy Air Race (also known as the London to Melbourne Air Race) took place October, 1934 as part of the Melbourne Centenary celebrations. The idea of the race was devised by the Lord...
MacRobertson Air Race - Wikipedia
Fairey III
The Fairey Aviation Company Fairey III was a family of British reconnaissance biplanes that enjoyed a very long production and service history in both landplane and seaplane variants. First flying on ...
Fairey III - Wikipedia
Bernard H.V.41
The Bernard H.V.41 was a racing seaplane designed by Société des Avions Bernard for the French government to compete in the 1929 Schneider Trophy.
The H.V.41 and H.V.40 were two designs ordered fo...
Aero GP
Aero GP is an international air racing series with up to eight specially designed high-performance sports planes all racing together at speeds of up to 400 km/h (250 mph) around a tight cir...
Gloster III
The Gloster III was a British racing floatplane of the 1920s intended to compete for the Schneider Trophy air race. A single-engined, single-seat biplane, two were built, with one finishing second in...
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Scoville Stardust
The Scoville Stardust JS-2 is a homebuilt aircraft designed for air racing.
The Stardust is a single place midwing aircraft with a single engine and conventional landing gear. the fuselage is cons...
European Air Racing Championship
The European Air Racing Championship is a handicapped air race arranged by the Royal Aero Club - Records, Racing and Rally Association.
No sooner had aircraft developed to the stage that they woul...
Gloster II
The Gloster II was a British racing floatplane of the 1920s. A single-engined biplane, two were built to compete in the 1924 Schneider Trophy air race. However the crash of the first prototype during ...
Powder Puff Derby
The Powder Puff Derby was the name given to an annual transcontinental air race for women pilots inaugurated in 1947. For the next two years it was named the "Jacqueline Cochran All-Woman Transcontine...
Powder Puff Derby - Wikipedia
Eddie August Schneider
Eddie August Henry Schneider (October 20, 1911 – December 23, 1940) was an American aviator who set three transcontinental airspeed records for pilots under the age of twenty-one in 1930. His pl...
Eddie August Schneider - Wikipedia
Formula V Air Racing
Formula V Air Racing is an American motorsport that involves small aircraft using engines up to 100 cubic inches in displacement.
The proposal for Formula V has its roots in the 1964 Reno Air Race...
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2003 Red Bull Air Race World Series season
The 2003 Red Bull Air Race World Series season was the 1st Red Bull Air Race World Series season. It started on June 28, 2003 and ended on August 20.In the 2003 season, there were two air race venues ...
James Armand Meissner
Major James Armand Meissner (1896–1936) was a World War I flying ace credited with eight aerial victories and awarded two Distinguished Service Crosses.
Meissner grew up in Brooklyn, New Yor...
James Armand Meissner - Wikipedia