Redline Airshows is a dynamic, two-ship formation aerobatic performance team composed of Ken Rieder and Shaun Roessner. The team flies Van's RV-8 aircraft and have a reputation for putting on an outstanding aerobatic demonstration popular with air show crowds. The opposing, inverted and formation maneuvers are a crowd pleaser. Ken resides in Cincinnati and is proud to say that attending the Dayton Air Show at the age of 15 inspired his career in aviation.
Did You Know?
- Ken was inspired by the US Navy Blue Angels to pursue aviation!
- Shaun has flown in the Dayton Air Show in 2016 and 2017 as the U.S. Navy Tac Demo pilot!
RV-8 Fast Facts:
Wingspan: 24 feet
Length: 21 feet
Height: 5 feet, 7 inches
Speed: 230 mph
Empty Weight: 1,120 pounds
Maximum Gross Weight: 1,800 pounds