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Episode from the podcastBeyond the Ordinary

The pilot who flies through tunnels: Dario Costa

Released Tuesday, 5th October 2021
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As a boy, Italian-Iranian Dario Costa dreamed of being an aviator performing daring and spectacular flights, just like his cartoon heroes. Today, Dario is a championship pilot for the Red Bull Air Race Team and a stuntman who’s performed in a Hollywood movie. In September 2021 he fulfilled a life-long ambition, and set five world records, when he flew his plane at 245kph through a 2.26km tunnel along Turkey's Northern Marmara Highway. Hear from Dario and his team to learn what it took to prepare for the flight – from the plane and the tunnel to Dario’s mindset.

Watch Dario fly through the tunnel on Red Bull TV now, and stay tuned for the documentary coming soon on Red Bull TV.

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