February 2016

New Racing Format for 2016

New Racing Format for 2016

Posted on: 17 Feb 2016

Fresh changes to the race format are designed to make the Red Bull Air Race World Championship more competitive and the results even more unpredictable.


Don't let the curtain go down on UK airshow performances

Don't let the curtain go down on UK airshow performances

Posted on: 10 Feb 2016

I arrived in England in 1981 to join an aerobatic display team and have stayed in the profession ever since. When I started over 35 years ago, the air display ‘industry’ was more buoyant than it is today, mainly because there were so many military shows but also because the costs were significantly lower in those days.


New Travelling Technician to Assist Nigel Lamb Regain The Red Bull Air Race World Championship

New Travelling Technician to Assist Nigel Lamb Regain The Red Bull Air Race World Championship

Posted on: 9 Feb 2016

MX Specialist and fellow Zimbabwean, Mark Hensman joins Breitling Racing Team pilot Nigel Lamb for the 2016 season as travelling technician. Mark will assist the team at 8 races around the globe ensuring every last ounce of speed is available at the throttle for Nigel Lamb to regain his World Championship title.


Nigel Invited to Speak at 'Get into Aeros'

Nigel Invited to Speak at 'Get into Aeros'

Posted on: 2 Feb 2016

The British Aerobatic Association (BAeA) is holding a ‘Get into Aeros’ event in May at Sleap airfield. Designed to introduce pilots under the age of 30 to the world of aerobatics, and the benefits this skill brings to their flying, this is the first step to develop the new generation of aerobatic pilots that could go on to represent Great Britain on the world stage.



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