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The Race Plane

Zivko Edge 540 V3

MHR Edition

Designed and manufactured by Zivko Aeronautics in the USA, this is the latest version of the most successful raceplane used in the Red Bull Air Race. Built around a steel tubular frame, the Edge 540 V3 is extremely light and durable.

WING DESIGN: Symmetric, carbon fibre

LENGTH: 6.3 metres

WINGSPAN: 7.44 metres

ROLL RATE: 420 degrees/second

CLIMB RATE: 3,700 feet/minute

TOP SPEED: 230 knots (425.97km/h)

MAXIMUM G: +/- 12G