July 1, 2019

The big shock we all had was Red Bulls’ announcement in late May that this would be the last year of the Red Bull Air Races and that the 2019 season would be shortened.

Since Red Bull Air Racing was founded by Péter Besenyei 16 years ago, the races have done a huge amou...

May 31, 2019

On Thursday the 9th May, I received confirmation that I would need to attend a training camp in Spain starting on the 13th of May, this would be to compensate all the challengers that had missed their training slots in Abu Dhabi in February. And also to make sure we ar...

June 21, 2018

Cannes in southern France may be glamorous, but it has unique challenges. We had been briefed to do two flights per day to the north of the bay where the race pylons were being erected to shake out the planes. As I flew past the race site, I wondered how they were goin...

April 3, 2018

I started this year thinking I was only attending Abu Dhabi to ghost the other pilots and get a feel for the air race circuit. Two days before departure, that all changed. I was informed that two of the pilots wouldn’t be racing and I was now officially going to take p...

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