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...
Racing aircraft - Wikipedia
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
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.
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
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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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
British air racing championship
In the early 1980s the British Air Racing Championship was developed with the reformation of the Royal Aero Club Competition Committee into the Royal Aero Club Records Racing and Rally Association, a...
Lowell Bayles
Lowell R. Bayles (January 24, 1900 - December 5, 1931) was an air race pilot from the "Golden Age of Air Racing." He was the winner of the 1931 Thompson Trophy flying the Gee Bee Model Z. Bayles was...
Curtiss CR
The Curtiss CR was a racing aircraft designed for the United States Navy in 1921. It was a conventional single-seater biplane with a monocoque fuselage and staggered single-bay wings of equal span bra...
Curtiss CR - 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...
National Air Races
The National Air Races (also known as Pulitzer Trophy Races) were a series of pylon and cross-country races that took place in the United States from 1920 to 1949. The science of aviation, and the sp...
National Air Races - Wikipedia
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...
Gloster III - Wikipedia
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...
Thompson Trophy
The Thompson Trophy race was one of the National Air Races of the heyday of early airplane racing in the 1930s. Established in 1929, the last race was held in 1961. The race was 10 miles (16 km) ...
Thompson Trophy - Wikipedia
Curtiss CR-4
The Curtiss CR was a racing aircraft designed for the United States Navy in 1921. It was a conventional single-seater biplane with a monocoque fuselage and staggered single-bay wings of equal span bra...
Curtiss CR-4 - Wikipedia
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 ...
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...
Formula V Air Racing - Wikipedia
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