Red Bull Flugtag - an event known around the world. Dietrich Mateschitz owns the idea, the owner of Red Bull. Flug Tag in German means "flight day". The participants of Red Bull Flugtag create their own flying machines, which accelerates and takes off with a 6-meter springboard. Presentation of each team is evaluated on three criteria: range, originality and artistry of the aircraft command performances.
It was necessary for the attendees of the event to develop and demonstrate a self-made aircraft. Wonder Technology dispersed with a 6-meter springboard.
1st Red Bull Flugtag took place in Vienna in 1991. Since then, it took more than 100 events around the world, from Ireland to America.
Record farthest flight, was recorded in July 24, 2010 at the festival in the Red Bull Flugtag USA, Minnesota, when the pilot commands «Major Trouble and The Dirty Dixies» flying over the water 63 meters, beating the previous record of 60 meters, recorded in 2000 Austria.
Everyone can take part in the Red Bull Flugtag . To do this you need: the desire, enthusiasm, imagination, the ability to construct a flying object, bold (because have to jump from the six-meter ramp) and a team of five people.
The first Flugtag took place in Moscow in 2009, the year.
In 2009 it was filed more than 3,000 entries describing the idea of â€‹â€‹flying objects and then - sent about 500 drawings "aeronautical" design. Of these, 150 were selected the most creative, and at the final stage of the competition claims a special jury composed of journalists, show business stars and athletes, has identified 45 most unusual and vibrant drawings of flying objects.
The winner of the first Red Bull Flugtag in Russia was the team from the Air Bath St. Petersburg. Second place went to Muscovites of Diin Crew, a respectable third - Rostov Rangers from Rostov-on-Don.
The largest, though not suited for remote operations the object turned out to be the "head" command Cookie - its "growth" of more than four metrov.A the most remote city in the geography of the project was Vladivostok - a huge "egg" in the performance of the team "Kuryachy Troopers" gets train to Moscow for seven days!