Tuesday, 15 March 2016

Red Bull Air Race 2016 in Abu Dhabi

Over the weekend 11-12th March red Bull kicked off the 2016 season at the Abu Dhabi Corniche and dispite the bad weather during the week ,the sun came out over the weekend and thousands turned out and first for me to witness live a red Bull Air Race.
The overall winners on the opening podium were-

1st   Nicolas Ivanoff-France
2nd  Mattias Dolderer -Germany
3rd  Francois Le Vot-France

All the aircraft Pitt lanes were based at Bateen Executive Airport in the heart of Abu Dhabi city and below are the aircraft pictured here from Bateen airport taxing to 31 R/W.

Edge 540 N513AG Pilot Petr Kopfstein (Cze)

Edge 540V3 N540BF Pilot Michael Goulian  (USA)

MXR2 N540XS  Pilot Nigel Lamb (GB)

Edge 540V3 N721MD  Pilot Mattias Dolderer (Germany).He finished  as runners up.

N822MG Edge540 V2  Pilot Francois Le Vot (France) who made the podium in 3rd Place.

The Abu Dhabi 2016 Red Bull Air Race Winner.N4767 Edge 540V2  Pilot Nicolas Ivanoff (France).

Extra E300 OE-ARO Pilot Hannes Arch (Austrian)

Extra E300 OE-ARQ 

Edge 540 V2 S5-MPP Pilot Peter Podlunsek (Czech Republic)

Edge 540 V2 N55ZE  Pilot Juan Verlande (Spain)

Edge 540 V2 N31YM  Pilot Yoshi Muroya (Japan)
Edge 540 V3 N14KN  Pilot Kirby Chambliss  (USA)

Edge 540 V2  C-GYRB  Pilot Pete McLeod (Canada)
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