RED BULL FLUGTAG USA IN MIAMI SATURDAY JULY 10th, 2010 – Watch James Stewart!


  • Event Date: July 10, 2010
  • Event Location: Bayfront Park
  • Gates open: 10:00AM
  • First Flight: 12:00PM
  • Last Flight: 2:30PM

Red Bull Flugtag Miami is proud to announce the list of competing teams for 2010. Congratulations to all that will be participating – it was not an easy group to whittle down. Check out the newest additions to the Flugtag family and stay tuned for more team details to come.

See the Randy Yoho made craft below that James will be piloting – click image for a larger view.  Pagio and Sorby will be launching James off the platform.  Come to Miami this weekend, because I don’t think you want to miss this!  Will they beat the current record of 155 feet?

Below is a very short clip of the craft as it is being tested.

Event Information

Red Bull Flugtag challenges the brave and brainy to design, build and pilot homemade flying machines off a 30-foot high flight deck in hopes of soaring into the wild blue yonder…or often, plunging into the waters below. Flugtag, which means “flying day” in German, pushes the envelope of human-powered flight, but competitors need more than airtime to reach the podium. Teams are judged on three criteria: flight distance, creativity of the craft, and showmanship. This criteria has inspired flying tacos, prehistoric pterodactyls, winnebagos with wings and even Snoopy and the gang to grace the Flugtag flight decks! And after a year with no Red Bull Flugtags in the US, 2010 promises to be bigger and better than ever.

This won’t be Red Bull Flugtag’s first cruise in Miami’s coastal waters, having splash-landed here in 2004, but the memorable crafts, the wild crowd and the city’s taste for flare drew this outrageous competition back to Miami’s waterways. This July 10th, more than 30 teams from across the Southeast will test the limits of human-powered flight in front of thousands at Bayfront Park before splashing into the waters of Biscayne Bay below.

Since the first Red Bull Flugtag took place in Vienna, Austria, in 1991, more than 80 Flugtags have been held around the globe, attracting up to 300,000 spectators for a single event. The record for the farthest flight-to-date currently stands at 195 feet and was set at Red Bull Flugtag Austria in 2000. A new U.S. record was set in 2007 at Red Bull Flugtag Nashville when a flying banjo flew 155 feet!

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3 Responses to RED BULL FLUGTAG USA IN MIAMI SATURDAY JULY 10th, 2010 – Watch James Stewart!

  1. Balfour says:

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  2. goss family says:

    Be there or be square !! See ya there for sure !!!

  3. Will Hill says:

    Looking to get some participants (w/fuel money) and take the boat to Bayfront Park for viewing pleasure.

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