Less than eight one hundredths of a second has separated the top three finishers at the sixth round of the 2018 Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Austria as Australia’s Matt Hall finished third in one of the closest ever races for victory.
Matt Hall has come home fifth in qualifying for round six of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Wiener Neustadt, Austria, on a day where reigning world champion Yoshihide Muroya of Japan was the man to beat.
Bringing an aircraft ‘home’ to Australia is the culmination of not just its construction, but a milestone for Qantas’s chief technical pilot, Alex Passerini.
With ever changing demands of what it takes to pursue aviation as a career, and pilot shortages affecting Qantas, we look back at one pilot’s point of view.
With everything to play for, this weekend’s sixth round of the Red Bull Air Race could prove to be pivotal in determining who might stand atop the ladder come season’s end.