The Renault Racing Association has concluded a 10-year contract with China to expand its closed air race in the country.
According to officials, 13 pilots from around the world are flying at China's Air Race Cup 1 at Henan Domestic Airport, the first such event to take place in China from 16 to 18 November 2018.
"This is an exciting opportunity for the association to work with major partners from other countries to increase our global presence and provide pilots with increased opportunities to take part in indoor air racing," said Renault Racing Executive Director and Chairman Fred Tilling. Another world ".
During the competition, pilots fly more than 450 kilometers an hour, only 10 meters from the runway, saying it is the first to cross the finish line.
The competition is run by hundreds of thousands of viewers and worldwide television audiences. According to officials, each race races up to 8 pilots each every time, and the winner wins the "Air Race 1 in the Chinese Cup".
The aircraft category includes the latest technology, while respecting standards designed to ensure fairness during the race, but many pilots and teams develop their own racing yachts to stand out in competition.
Among the most attractive airplane competitions is the world's newest jet airplane, first introduced at the Renault International Air Show in Wuhan, Hubei Province.
The aircraft weighs only 160 kg, but the price is $ 100 thousand, and there are only seven planes in the world.