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Hundreds of thousands of -- -- -- -- -- -- races air races every year.
Now I needed -- -- puts viewers right in the cockpit and what derided as it brings a feeling an experience of that legendary show.
I and the pilots to the big -- Christian -- is the director in the tradition it's just 3-D IMAX Christian -- on good to have you here.
Thanks for every Martha you know we showed it's tough to look at that video from last year of that crash.
How much did what happened that day and and your desire to sort of make sure that that people.
Here the whole story of these races.
What does that mean to you.
Well you know that tragic events of last -- certainly impacted everybody that anything to do it national championship air races we had completed filming the year prior.
-- movie took about three years to produced so.
Thankfully I guess on some level we weren't in production when that crash occurred but we certainly.
Trying to figure out a way to -- knowledge of a tragic loss of life that occurred last year and we did that with a dedication the end of the film.
And you say that the motto of the Reno Air races is -- while low -- fast and turn left right it's basically that's right in the sky.
It is it's it's very similar in a lot of ways -- Most motor sports.
Certainly car motor sports of people would be familiar with it's an oval track.
About nine miles.
The race planes fly about fifty feet off the ground -- for the unlimited racers who fly.
Mostly these vintage World War II fighter planes are flying at almost 500 miles an hour.
Wing tip to wing tip it's just it's an absolutely incredible -- -- It it is unbelievable with -- video from your found and I know that one of the changes that they made this panel that we spoke -- of experts for this year.
Is is that they Inter's of the modifications of these old World War II planes and how they can be -- -- five right.
Well you know I'm not I I think I'm not positive exactly what blue ribbon panel decided but.
Modifications are pretty typical on this board certainly at the high end of of the speed -- when you're pushing.
500 plus miles per hour.
They do a lot of things to make the -- more aerodynamic.
And those modifications have Ben Ben tried and true for very long period of time.
And I -- my understanding is of the blue ribbon panel did not address.
Those kinds of structural changes directly.
So it'll be itching to see ultimately what the what the final results are their findings but it sounds like the -- -- gonna continue which were certainly very.
You -- indeed you are and the movie looks.
Fascinating and -- and it really is is something that I I didn't know too much about it really enjoyed you know reading and seeing what what the -- is really all about.
Thank you so much for -- some of it with us Chris good luck with the -- My pleasure thank you very much taking -- thanks so much.
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