FAI, the World Air Sports Federation, is planning to launch an international Air Games Tour in the 2nd half of 2018.
Touching down in up to five host cities around the world, each event will showcase some of the best sporting action from across the world of air sports over four days of competition, according to FAI officials. [Read more…]
Organizers, attendees and exhibitors are proclaiming the 13th annual U.S. Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida, a success.
For the first time in many years, the weather cooperated, with “glorious” weather all four days of the expo, Wednesday, Jan. 25, through Saturday, Jan. 28, according to organizers. [Read more…]
The high pitched buzz of drone racing was among the new sounds of the 2017 U.S. Sport Aviation Expo, held Jan 25-28 at the Sebring Regional Airport in Florida.
The drones were being flown by a cadre of 3-D goggled pilots through a Red Bull like fenced-in closed course at astounding speeds, reportedly up to 80 mph. That is, until they crashed into a course obstacle. But, not to worry, just grab a screwdriver and a new set of rotors and get back into the game.
Good thing, because the grand prize for the event was $10,000 and 120 drone pilots from all over the world came to compete. [Read more…]
PEACHTREE CITY, Ga. — The accomplishments of the Tuskegee Airmen in World War II and beyond will be celebrated as the theme of the third annual Atlanta Warbird Weekend, set for Oct. 7-9, 2017, at Dekalb-Peachtree Airport
Hosted by the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) Dixie Wing, the weekend will feature the CAF Tuskegee Red Tail Squadron traveling exhibit, “Rise Above,” with its restored P-51 Mustang, “Tuskegee Airmen.” [Read more…]
The Red Bull Air Race World Championship is set to take off over San Diego Bay for the first time in eight years on April 15-16, 2017.
The series returns for its 10th season with the first race in Abu Dhabi in February, and will conclude at the motorsport mecca of Indianapolis Motor Speedway in October. [Read more…]