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June 21, 2021

Airborne Podcast: Matthias Dolderer & Flo Berger - Team MD21

Episode 10, the final episode of Season 1 of the Airborne Podcast is the new pilot for MatthiasDolderer21 Racing Team Florian Berger, and Team Principal Matthias Dolderer. The two Germans chat to Alex about building a new team environment, stepping out of the cockpit and into a principal role, and further plans for the 2022 season.

We have a lot more interesting news on the horizon and cannot wait to share more with you over the coming weeks!

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June 13, 2021

Airborne Podcast: Yoshi Muroya - GP1 Pilot & 2017 World Champion

Episode 9 of the Airborne Podcast is the 2017 Air Race World Champion, Yoshi Muroya. Joining from his hangar in Fukushima, Alex MacPhail and Yoshi go into the early days of Yoshi's career and the changes he and his team made in order to take home the 2017 title.

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June 6, 2021

Airborne Podcast: Steve Jones - Head of Training and GT Race Series Director

Welcome to Episode 8 of Airborne, joining our host Alex MacPhail this week is Head of Training and GT Race Series Director, Steve Jones. Steve joined the Red Bull Air Race at the start and has since been part of the circuit throughout both Red Bull iterations and the new World Championship Air Race.

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June 1, 2021

Airborne Podcast: Jimbo Reed - Air Race Technical Director

Welcome to Episode 7 of Airborne, joining our host Alex MacPhail this week is Technical Director of the Red Bull Air Race and now World Championship Air Race, Jimbo Reed. Jimbo talks about how he went from race team technician to technical director and the tasks that the new role included.

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May 23, 2021

Airborne Podcast: Kevin Coleman Air Race/GP1 Pilot

Welcome to Episode 6 of Airborne, joining our host Alex MacPhail this week is Air Race Pilot Kevin Coleman. Kevin started flying at only 10 years old and talks about joining the airshow community within the USA, we also dive into the mix of testing a race plane in the lead up to the 2022 season. 🛫

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May 16, 2021

Airborne Podcast: Martin Sonka Air Race/GP1 Pilot

Welcome to Episode 5 of Airborne, joining our host Alex MacPhail this week is Air Race Pilot Martin Sonka. We spoke to Martin about how he got into flying, joining the air race community and the world of the Edge 540 and Extra 330 for the Red Bull Air Race and the World Championship Air Race. 🛫

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May 9, 2021

Airborne Podcast: Melanie Astles Air Race/GP1 Pilot

Welcome to Episode 4 of Airborne, joining our host Alex MacPhail this week is Air Race Pilot Melanie Astles. We spoke to Melanie about how she got into flying, joining the air race community and what it takes to build a racing team from scratch in the build-up to the World Championship Air Race. 🛫

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April 25, 2021

Airborne Podcast: Matt Hall Air Race World Champion

Welcome to Episode 2 of Airborne, joining our host Alex MacPhail this week is current and defending Air Race World Champion Matt Hall. Matt sits down to talk about his race preparation, how he joined the Air Race community and his plans for MHR into the future. Strap in, we are only just getting started. 🛫

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May 2, 2021

Airborne Podcast: Jim DiMatteo Race Director and Top Gun Adversary

Welcome to Episode 3 of Airborne, joining our host Alex MacPhail this week is Air Race Director, Jim DiMatteo. In our deepest dive yet, Jimmy sits down to talk about his time in the US Navy, how he got involved in Air Racing and what is required to put on races at locations such as New York City. 🛫

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April 19, 2021

Airborne Podcast: Willie Cruickshank Race Director WCAR

Welcome to Episode 1 of Airborne, the World Championship Air Race Podcast. Joining our host, Alex MacPhail, this week is Race Series Director Willie Cruickshank. Strap in for an information packed discussion, including Launch Events, Training Camps and some other very exciting news!

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