11/10/2017 AIR BP WELCOMES RED BULL AIR RACE CHALLENGER CLASS PILOT AT NBAA-BACE

AIR BP WELCOMES RED BULL AIR RACE CHALLENGER CLASS PILOT AT NBAA-BACE

Air BP, the international aviation fuel products and service supplier, welcomed Red Bull Air Race Challenger Class pilot, Kevin Coleman to its Stand C10835 at NBAA-BACE in Las Vegas, USA. Kevin participated in a lively Q&A session and met with media and guests ahead of competing in the final of the Red Bull Air Race Challenger Cup at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on 14-15 October.

Kevin is the first American to ever compete in the Challenger Cup and one of the youngest pilots to compete in the series. He performed at air shows from the age of 18 and earnt a spot on the US Advanced Aerobatic Team that competes at the FAI World Aerobatics Championships.

The secret to his early success is in part due to coming from a family of airshow pilots and also having his first aerobatic lessons at aged 10, he told the audience.

As the official Fuel and Carbon Reduction partner for the Red Bull Air Race World Championship 2017, Air BP has been working with Red Bull Air Race to offset the carbon emissions associated with the aviation fuel used during the 2017 season. The company is keen to support customers and the aviation industry achieve its lower carbon goals.

Irene Lores, Air BP global marketing director, General Aviation, who is attending NBAA this week, comments: “We are delighted to welcome Kevin to our booth at NBAA-BACE and thank him for providing such a fascinating insight into such an exciting sport. Through our relationship with the Red Bull Air Race World Championship this year, we have enjoyed helping the sport achieve extraordinary things and in doing so have contributed towards driving down carbon emissions. We wish Kevin lots of luck as he prepares for the final of the Red Bull Air Race Challenger Cup at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend.”

To see Kevin and his fellow Challenger Cup pilots in action, visit www.redbullairrace.com for tickets.


Caption: Air BP’s Chris Humes, performance unit leader, Americas and Irene Lores, marketing director, General Aviation welcome Kevin Coleman, Red Bull Air Race Challenger Class pilot to their stand at NBAA-BACE.

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