Glasair I RG returns to flight - Powered by a Subaru EG33
Our Glasair, "Marilyn" is back. Powered with a Subaru EG33 and damaged in an off runway excursion. Repairs have been made and she is now back in the air. This aircraft was awarded Silver in the 2011 Sport Air Racing League season.
Glasair 1RG Fly By 260 MPH - Subaru EG33 Motor
Father-In-Law's first flight in a Glasair aircraft powered by a Subaru Alcyone SVX EG33 six cylinder 202 cubic inch engine. He had never before experienced any "G Loads" and handled them well. Watch us make a high speed missed approach.
Ultimate Reno Air Race dead-stick landing after blown engine and propeller snaps off!!!
Kevin Eldredge, air race pilot at the Reno Air Races came to win in 2010 in the Super Sport Class. In his attempt to break Jon Sharp's Qualifying record of 412 mph the turbulence and G's ere too much for the engine and the oil filter housing broke off, dumping the oil, over-speeding the propeller, an then blowing a huge hole in the Thunderbolt Lycoming engine.... See video and aftermath of racing to WIN!!!! FOLLOW KEVIN AIR RACE BLOG www.myAirport.com
2010 Sport Air Racing League Season Wrap Up
The Sport Air Racing League wraps up their 12 race 2010 season in Taylor, TX on November 20, 2010. The largest field of planes and pilots ever flew the 140 nm course and then awarded race and season champions. For more information, go to: www.sportairrace.org