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The first heavier-than-air air race was on May 23, 1909 — the Prix de at the Port-Aviation airport south of France. Four pilots the race, two started and nobody the full race distance this was not unexpected as the rules that whoever travelled would be the winner if no-one the race. Léon Delagrange who slightly more than of the ten 1.2-kilometre laps was declared the [ 1 ]

Some other minor were held before the Semaine d’Aviation de la Champagne in 22–29, 1909 at Reims, This was the first major flying event, drawing the important aircraft makers and of the era, as well as celebrities and The premier event — the first Bennett Trophy competition — was won by Curtiss. who beat second finisher Louis Blériot by seconds. Curtiss was named Air Racer of the World.

In the years before the First War popular interest in aviation led to a number of air races in Europe, the 1911 Circuit of Europe the Daily Mail Circuit of Air Race and the Aerial Derby .


In the first Schneider Trophy race was held. When the was resumed after the war it was significant in aeroplane design, particularly in the of aerodynamics and engine design, and show its results in the best of World War II.

On October 19, 1919, the Transcontinental Air Race began a 2700 mile route Long Island, New York to San California and back which see widespread carnage including 7 (2 en route to the race) and of the 48 aircraft started, 33 would complete the crossing of the continent. [ 2 ]

In 1921, the United States the National Air Meets, which the National Air Races in 1924. In the Women’s Air Derby became a of the National Air Races circuit. The Air Races lasted until The Cleveland Air Races was another event. In 1947, an All-Woman Air Race dubbed the Powder Derby was established, running 1977.

In 1964, Bill a Nevada rancher, pilot, and hydroplane racing champion, the first Reno Air Races at a dirt strip called the Sky located between Sparks, and Pyramid Lake. The National Air Races were soon to the Reno Stead Airport and been held there September since 1966. The event attracts around people, and includes racing courses marked out by pylons for six of aircraft: Unlimited, Formula Sport Biplane, AT-6, and Jet. It also features airshow acts, military demonstrations, and a large static display. Other promoters run pylon racing events the USA and Canada, including races in Las NV in 1965, Lancaster, CA in 1965 and Mojave, California in 1970-71, and at Cape May, NJ in 1971, San CA in 1971, Miami, FL in 1973 and Moose Jaw. Saskatchewan in Hamilton Field, California. in at Dallas, TX in

1990, in Denver, CO in 1990 and in Kansas City in 1993, in Arizona in 1994 and 1995; and in Mississippi in 2005. Numerous venues across the United Canada, and Mexico have hosted events featuring the Formula One and Biplane classes.

In 1970, American Formula One was exported to Europe (Great and then to France), where as many races have held as in the U.S.A. Also in the California 1000 Air Race at the Mojave Airport with a 66 lap air race that featured a DC-7 with one aircraft the circuit. [ 3 ]

Air racing in England: the Red Air Race heat held at airfield, Gloucestershire. The aircraft fly and have to pass between of pylons

Red Bull has created a series the Red Bull Air Race World in which competitors fly individually pairs of pylons, while prescribed maneuvers. Usually over water near cities, the sport has attracted crowds and renewed media in air racing.

Aero GP has multiple racing together pik around and is based in Europe where it has an air race each year 2005.

Powered paragliding or races have been with the first occurring on 4 2010 in an airfield in Montauban. France. These are parasails by small two-… engines and a much smaller race the audience can see the pilots as they out their maneuvers. [ 4 ]

Sky Challenge Air was announced in July 2011 and real racing aircraft are tracked with GPS with a environment visible from the through a Head-up display flying, and to the viewers on the ground a flight simulator that may use to join in the race. [ 5 ]

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