Red Bull Flugtag returns to South Florida on Saturday

Published On: Nov 02 2012 06:15:34 AM EDT   Updated On: Nov 03 2012 05:22:29 PM EDT

Local 10's Ben Kennedy takes the plunge one day before the Red Bull Flugtag kicks off at Bayfront Park.


The Red Bull Flugtag is about to kick off in Bayfront Park downtown Miami, where teams build flying machines and launch them off a 30-foot high ramp to see who can soar father.

"We have a three layer cake. It's aerodynamic," said James Goll.

Goll and his team from Tobacco Road spent 200 hours building their cake craft with a 26-foot wing span. They will compete against 30 other teams and be judged on distance, creativity and showmanship.

Local 10's Ben Kennedy took the plunge in a DJ booth inspired craft, flew a couple feet, and hit the water face first.

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Below is the schedule for Red Bull Flugtag on Saturday at Bayfront Park:

  • 1:30 p.m. -- Opening Ceremony
  • 2 p.m. -- First Flight
  • 4:30 p.m. -- Last Flight
  • 5 p.m. -- Award Ceremony


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