Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Testing Mercedes SLS AMG

Question: who is the first person in Germany who owns a brand new Mercedes SLS AMG? Answer: Hermann Layher owner of the biggest car & technique museum in Europe! So why do I drive this car? Because we are friends!!:)

My friend and instructor Manfred Pfeiffenberger...

...and me during business!

...changing seats...

...and filming from above!

Thanx to everyone for support and especially to Hermann "the German" for your boy toy!
...and by the way Konni good job on the pics!!!

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Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Tightes Helicopter landing pad in the world

... Just joking! That's the reason why I love my little Robinson so much! You can do pretty much anything!!:)..... If you've the skills!

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Drift training OEAMTC Melk

Drifting drifting drifting! My friend and former Rally driver Manfred Pfeiffenberger was trying to teach me how to drift a BMW M3 at the OEAMTC driving center in Melk! Not that easy but fun!

Thursday, March 18, 2010

My other life

...not a lot of people know that I was a mechanic before I became a Base jumper. But I still love working on bikes! Here is my old lady- a Moto Guzzi California 75' model. The italien cops had them back in the old days! Not that fast anymore but still a beauty

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It's Helicopter time

After working my ass of the last 4 weeks I had to go back to my hometown Salzburg in Austria! First thing to do? - of course flying my helicopter! Check out some pics at my friends place the famous " Scalaria" at Lake Saint Wolfgang! I love to hang out there! Awesome place

... Crossing Salzburg airspace! Looks like winter is gone!?

... On final for landing at hotel "Scalaria"

My friend Umberto is already waiting....

... And time for coffee!:) thanx again to Umberto and the Gastberger family!

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Media tour

After 2 days of doing a media tour around the world -course just on the phone or in studios:) I finally ended up at the FOX studios! It was really hard work but worth every minute!

to watch it just click the link below

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Test jumps in Taft

Just had a couple of really exciting test jumps from 25.000 feet! We did pressurize the suit, tested the face shield heating and our oxygen equipment It all worked perfect! Thanx to Luke for working so hard on my parachute and safety device!! You rock!!!

Friday, March 5, 2010

Time to charge my batteries

After doing all these tests I really needed a day of with my girlfriend! The best way to do that is Bob Morris' Paradise Cove Beach in Malibu! Check out some impressions.

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Busy week

It has been a busy week! Wind tunnel tests in Perris and pressure chamber testing @ Beale Airforce Base. We've learned a lot. So thanx again to Skydive Perris, Beale AFB and of course to my Red Bull Stratos team! Couldn't do it without YOU!!

... Beale Airforce Base

... The Beale team after a very successful test up to 130.000 feet!!