National Red Bull Flugtag

Taking off in Washington, D.C. and landing in Long Beach, Calif., with layovers in Miami, Chicago and Dallas/Fort Worth, National Red Bull Flugtag, the homemade flying craft competition, made history today by taking place in five cities in one day. Adding to the already-extraordinary day, the The Chicken Whisperers, a team of aerospace and mechanical engineers from Palo Alto, Calif., proved that chickens can indeed fly, soaring a staggering 258 feet and shattering the old world record, set in Germany in 2012, by 29 feet.
— Red Bull

Take a look at images from the Red Bull Flugtag event.


The Clipper Girls perform at the National Red Bull Flugtag in Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
The Clipper Girls perform at the National Red Bull Flugtag in Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
The Clipper Girls perform at the National Red Bull Flugtag in Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
The Chicken Whisperers compete at the National Red Bull Flugtag at Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
The Chicken Whisperers compete at the National Red Bull Flugtag at Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
The Chicken Whisperers compete at the National Red Bull Flugtag at Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Oakley's Factory Pilots compete at the National Red Bull Flugtag at Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Oakley's Factory Pilots compete at the National Red Bull Flugtag at Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Oakley's Factory Pilots compete at the National Red Bull Flugtag at Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Anchorman The Legend of the Mustache pose for a portrait at the National Red Bull Flugtag at Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Anchorman The Legend of the Mustache pose for a portrait at the National Red Bull Flugtag at Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Anchorman The Legend of the Mustache pose for a portrait at the National Red Bull Flugtag at Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Special guests, Sal Masekela and Carson Daly pose for a portrait at the National Red Bull Flugtag at Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Special guests, Sal Masekela and Carson Daly pose for a portrait at the National Red Bull Flugtag at Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Special guests, Sal Masekela and Carson Daly pose for a portrait at the National Red Bull Flugtag at Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
FlyCycle compete at the National Red Bull Flugtag at Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
FlyCycle compete at the National Red Bull Flugtag at Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
FlyCycle compete at the National Red Bull Flugtag at Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team "The Chicken Whisperers" won 1st Place and set a new world record at Red Bull Flugtag in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team "The Chicken Whisperers" won 1st Place and set a new world record at Red Bull Flugtag in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team "The Chicken Whisperers" won 1st Place and set a new world record at Red Bull Flugtag in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team "The Belligerent Bufflebros" at Red Bull Flugtag in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team "The Belligerent Bufflebros" at Red Bull Flugtag in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team "The Belligerent Bufflebros" at Red Bull Flugtag in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
The Chicken Whisperers break the world record at the National Red Bull Flugtag at Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
The Chicken Whisperers break the world record at the National Red Bull Flugtag at Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
The Chicken Whisperers break the world record at the National Red Bull Flugtag at Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
The judges for Red Bull Flugtag pose for a portrait at the National Red Bull Flugtag at Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
The judges for Red Bull Flugtag pose for a portrait at the National Red Bull Flugtag at Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
The judges for Red Bull Flugtag pose for a portrait at the National Red Bull Flugtag at Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach, CA, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team 'Kitty Hawk' takes the plunge at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team 'Kitty Hawk' takes the plunge at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team 'Kitty Hawk' takes the plunge at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
A competitor from Team 'National Geographic Channel' celebrates his flight at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
A competitor from Team 'National Geographic Channel' celebrates his flight at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
A competitor from Team 'National Geographic Channel' celebrates his flight at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team 'Yeagar Bombers' takes the plunge at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team 'Yeagar Bombers' takes the plunge at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team 'Yeagar Bombers' takes the plunge at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team 'Made in Murica' takes the plunge at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team 'Made in Murica' takes the plunge at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team 'Made in Murica' takes the plunge at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team 'National Geographic Channel' takes the plunge at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013. takes the plunge at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team 'National Geographic Channel' takes the plunge at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013. takes the plunge at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team 'National Geographic Channel' takes the plunge at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013. takes the plunge at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team 'Bobby McKeys Flying Ivories' takes the plunge at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team 'Bobby McKeys Flying Ivories' takes the plunge at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team 'Bobby McKeys Flying Ivories' takes the plunge at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team 'Wetland Studies and Solution Dragon' takes the plunge at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team 'Wetland Studies and Solution Dragon' takes the plunge at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team 'Wetland Studies and Solution Dragon' takes the plunge at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team 'Temple Aeronautics' Design pose for a portrait at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team 'Temple Aeronautics' Design pose for a portrait at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
Team 'Temple Aeronautics' Design pose for a portrait at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
(l-r)3rd place Duck Hunt, 1st place Harvest bureau, 2nd place Viking Army celebrate on the podium at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
(l-r)3rd place Duck Hunt, 1st place Harvest bureau, 2nd place Viking Army celebrate on the podium at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
(l-r)3rd place Duck Hunt, 1st place Harvest bureau, 2nd place Viking Army celebrate on the podium at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
A competitor from Team 'Harvest Beareau' readies for his flight at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
A competitor from Team 'Harvest Beareau' readies for his flight at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.
A competitor from Team 'Harvest Beareau' readies for his flight at Red Bull Flugtag in Washington, DC, USA, on 21 September 2013.

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