Red Bull Air Race: How time flies!

Ahead of the return of Red Bull Air Race in 2014, we look back at the best images from events past.

A lofty mix of precision, skill, speed and some face-altering g-forces, the Red Bull Air Race World Championship takes to the wing once more in 2014, after a three-year hiatus. In readiness for the spectacle's long-awaited return, we look back at some of the best moments from previous editions.

2014 World Championship Race Calendar
1. Abu Dhabi (UAE) February 28 & March 1
2. Putrajaya (MAL) May 17/18
3. Gdynia (POL) July 26/27
4. Ascot (UK) August 16/17
5. Dallas/Fort Worth (USA) September 6/7
6. Las Vegas (USA) October 11/12
7. China (Location TBC) November 1/2

For more information on the 2014 World Championship, visit redbullairrace.com