air racing

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air racing

sport of racing airplanes, either over a predetermined course or cross-country up to transcontinental limits. Air racing dates back to 1909, when the first international meet was held at Reims, France.

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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