Globe with the words Around the Pattern cured around the top half.

Ramblings about flying for fun and profit

race qualification

  • Air Races 2011 – Day 1

    The first few days of the races are qualification days. The various classes of racers are given course time. If the race team thinks they are ready the pilot signals to the timer that they want to begin a qualification run. Three laps are timed and the results recorded. The qualification times determine whether the…