Chilean officer mounts extreme aerobatics in masters’ stunt show

Cristian Bolton became the first Chilean and Latin American to fly in the Master Class World Series Red Bull Air Race in Santiago on September 21

(Soundbite, Spanish) Cristian Bolton, Chilean Pilot
“I am happy to be here. The public is so close to you that they enjoy really a lot. It is a special location for pilot, very amazing since we are very close to them.”

Cristian Bolton won degrees in military aircraft engineering and human resources, and made a history by participating in three seasons of the Challenger Class of the game

(Soundbite, Spanish) Cristian Bolton, Chilean Pilot
“Well, of course I want to win. I want to fly fast. I am all the way to win this race. I am always looking for better results and trying to fly better than the others.”

Cristian Bolton served the Air Force of Chile as lieutenant colonel and the Air Force Academy of Chile as chief instructor of tactical combat, boasting more than 4,500 hours of flight by military aircraft and aerobatic planes

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