Thursday, June 26, 2014

Air Race Putrajaya 2014

Air Race was held at Putrajaya Lake Precint 6 on 17-18 May 2014. It was new experience to witnesses the airplanes compete each other, manoeuvre skills and speed live on sky. Air racing is a motorsport engages airplanes competing over a fixed course and first time ever, Malaysia has been chosen to host the Air Race 2014. Air race is well-known due to fastest and most exhilarating motorsport with a combination of speed, low altitude and extreme manoeuvrability performed by excellent pilots.

Malaysia was represented by former RMAF pilot Dato Halim Othman and he had performed his first appearance in the Challenger Cup racing. As a former fighter jet pilot, normally he needs to be as far away from being spotted however in this air racing, the difference was required pilot to fly low through air-filled pylons and executed in front of the spectators. Enjoy some pictures and video taken at the Air Race Putrajaya 2014.

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