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Steve Jones is a former Red Bull Air Race Pilot

Pilots

11 Mangold Mike USA
55 Bonhomme Paul GBR
5 Besenyei Peter HUN
4 Chambliss Kirby USA
36 Maclean Alejandro ESP
27 Ivanoff Nicolas FRA
99 Goulian Michael USA
9 Lamb Nigel GBR
28 Arch Hannes AUT
18 Rakhmanin Sergei RUS
45 Dell Glen RSA
21 Dolderer Matthias GER
95 Hall Matt AUS
84 MCLeod Pete CDN
31 Muroya Yoshihide JPN

Aircraft

Edge 540 Zivko Aeronautics 426 km/h -12 / +12 g
MXS-R MXR Technologies 426 km/h -12 / +14 g

 

 

Nationality: British.
Date of birth: January 5, 1960.
Martial: Married
Home Town: Cirencester, Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Type of Aircraft: Edge 540 2007.
  Edge 540 first race Budapest August 20, 2006.
  Extra 300S 2006.
  Extra 300S 2005.
Flying hours: 13.200.
Profession: Boeing 747 pilot by British Airways.
Hobby's: Skiing, Biking old cars and going to the Pub.
Achievements: 2005 FAI World Grand Prix Lausanne - Matadors 1st (Team Piston)
FAI World Grand Prix Series - 3 Gold medals, 1 silver medal
2005 Bronze U.A.E., Gold Switzerland (Matadors)
2004 Gold U.A.E. (Matadors)
2002 Silver Czech Republic - Gold Japan (Matadors)
2001 Silver Japan (Matadors)
2000 Gold Medal Japan (Matadors) member of  the aerobatics duo “The Matadors” (together with Paul Bonhomme).
1996 British Aerobatics Champion
Ranking Red Bull Air Race 2005: Sixth place with 12 points.
Ranking Red Bull Air Race 2006: Sixth place with 8 points.
Ranking Red Bull Air Race 2007: Fifth place with 17 points.
Ranking Red Bull Air Race 2008: Sixth place with 33 points.
 

Results Red Bull Air Race World Series Steve Jones:

2008

City: Country: Date: Ranking: Points: Total Points:
Abu Dhabi UAE  April 11, 2008 7 3 3
San Diego, CA USA  May 4, 2008 9 1 4
Detroit, MI USA  June 6, 2008 7 3 7
Rotterdam NED   July 20, 2008 3 7 14
London GBR  August 3, 2008 9 1 15
Budapest HUN  August 20, 2008 2 8 23
Porto POR  September 7, 2008 4 6 29
Perth AUS  November 2, 2008 6 4 33

Steve Jones hits pylon in Detroit 2008 race.

2007

City: Country: Date: Ranking: Points: Total Points:
Abu Dhabi UAE  April 6, 2007 5 2 2
Rio de Janeiro BRA  April 21, 2007 8 - 2
Monument Valley USA  May 12, 2007 7 - 2
Istanbul TUR  June 2, 2007 12 - 2
Interlaken SUI   July 15, 2007 4 3 5
London GBR  July 29, 2007 6 1 6
Budapest, HUN  August 20, 2007 5 2 8
Porto POR  September 1, 2007 1 6 14
San Diego USA  September 22, 2007 4 3 17
Perth AUS  November 4, 2007 10 - 17

Steve Jones nearly crash at Monument Valley, 2007.

2006

 Sixth place with 8 points.

City: Country: Date: Ranking: Points: Total Points:
Abu Dhabi UAE March 18, 2006 8 - -
Barcelona ESP May 6, 2006 10 - -
Berlin GER May 27, 2006 7 - -
St. Petersburg RUS June 17, 2006

Cancelled

   
Istanbul TUR July 29, 2006 8 - -
Budapest HUN August 20, 2006 1 6 6
Longleat GBR September 2, 2006 dq - 6
San Francisco USA October 7, 2006 dq - 6
Perth AUS November 19, 2006 5 2 8

2005

Sixth place with 12 points.

City: Country: Date: Ranking: Points: Total Points:
Abu Dhabi UAE April 8, 2005 2 5 5
Rotterdam NED June 12, 2005 5 2 7
Zeltweg AUT June 25, 2005 5 2 9
Rock of Cashel IRL July 24, 2005 6 1 10
Longleat GBR August 7, 2005 6 1 11
Budapest ٭ HUN August 20, 2005 6 1 12
San Francisco USA October 8, 2005 8 - 12

Legend:

  • CAN: Cancelled

  • DNP: Did not participate

  • DNS: Did not show

  • DQ: Disqualified

  • NC: Not classified

  

 

Aircraft: Zivko Edge 540-A
Registration number: N24KC.
Construction number: 0029A.
Manufacturer year: 2001.
Ex registration:
Owner: Kirby Chambliss. hired to Steve Jones
Engine Manufacturer: Lycoming.
Engine Model: IO-540 SER.

Red Bull Air Race World Series 2005 - 2006 aircraft of Steve Jones

Steve Jones Extra 300S landed at Katendrecht International Airport (Rotterdam) in 2005.                                 Photo: Rob Vogelaar, www.air-races.com.

 

Aircraft: Extra 300S.
Registration number: N8JX.
Construction number: 021.
Manufacturer year: 1994.
Ex registration:
Owner: Southern Aircraft Consultancy Inc.
Engine Manufacturer: Lycoming.
Engine Model: AEIO-540 SER.

 


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