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Red Bull Air Race 2009

Sept. 11, 2009 – The penultimate race of the 2009 Red Bull Air Race World Championship is just days away! A record crowd is expected to pack the banks of the picturesque Douro River in Porto, Portugal to witness 15 of the world’s best pilots compete in the race for the championship title.


September 11, 2009
By Administrator

Sept. 11, 2009 – The penultimate race of the 2009 Red Bull Air Race World Championship is just days away! A record crowd is expected to pack the banks of the picturesque Douro River in Porto, Portugal to witness 15 of the world’s best pilots compete in the race for the championship title.

American Michael Goulian claimed the first victory of his career at the last race in Budapest while Bonhomme took second, good enough to knock Arch off the top of the championship standings for the first time in 2009. Bonhomme and Arch still have a wide lead at the top with 42 and 41 points respectively but Goulian along with France's Nicolas Ivanoff, Americans Mike Mangold and Kirby Chambliss and Australian rookie Matt Hall will all be looking to put pressure on the leaders and will be battling for a place at the top…

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SAT Details for Qualifying Day:

Date: September 12, 2009

Time: 17.30 – 18.00 GMT (= 13.30 – 14.00 ET)

Satellite: Intelsat 805 at  304,5° East (or 55,5°West) 9MHz c-band slot Txp. 13C –  Channel E

Downlink Frequency: 3909.500 MHZ
Downlink Polarisation: Vertical (Y)
                       
Encoding: Tandberg 4:2:0
SR 6.1113 msym/sec
FEC 3/4  clear key

Video Standard:
525/NTSC 16:9 SD feed with intern. graphics.

Audio: Ch 1: International sound left, Ch 2: International sound right