Campaiging an air racer is, without a doubt, an intense team effort.  Without the support of the companies below, our airplane would never fly--we're all incredibly grateful for their help, but most importantly...we're proud to have them as part of the team.  

Penn Yan Aero is the best engine shop in the business!  Penn Yan has been owned by the same family for over 70 years, and their commitment to excellence and customer service is unparalleled.  Their primary focus is providing the longest lasting and smoothest running engines possible.  They're also the industry's most comprehensive independent Lycoming and Continental engine facility.

They've also produced the beautiful, light, and fire-breathing 221 HP EIO-362-EXP that powers Blind Luck!

Daniels Manufacturing Corporation is the leading aerospace tool manufacturer, and has been for the last sixty years.  Based in Orlando, DMC makes the absolute benchmark safety cable solution and electrical crimping tools available.  Their tooling is world class, and it has been used on virtually every defense system, aircraft program, land- or sea-going transport system, and space exploration program.

The Blind Luck team is proud to use their awesome equipment!  The high vibration, heat, and stresses involved with air racing demand only the best crimps and safeties--check out the Safe-T-Cable™ lacing Blind Luck's engine compartment the next time you see us in the pits.

Masterclock engineers and builds precise timing and synchronization systems for mission critical applications.  Masterclock's time synchronization devices do everything from ensuring smooth programming transitions for broadcasting studios to helping astronauts with timely liftoffs.  Their products can be seen in over 100 countries on six continents--if you need to know the precise time, there is one company to talk to!  Masterclock provides the countdown for Blind Luck and the Sport Class.  Stop by any of the class hangars to see their clocks in action!

Quell is the industry leader in Electromagnetic Interference/Radio Frequency Interference filtering for high value electronics in a wide variety of applications.  They specialize in providing a solution as soon as possible--they routinely design, build, and ship custom prototypes overnight the same day they are requested.  If you have an RFI problem, there is no smarter, faster, or more equipped company to help you solve it immediately!

Rigid Industries designs and manufactures the best forward projecting and auxiliary LED lighting products in the world.  Based in Gilbert, Arizona, Rigid Industries is the fastest growing LED lighting manufacturer in the United States.  Their commitment to excellence and innovation is matched only by their outstanding customer service.

Rigid Industries makes our landing and taxi lights, which are incredibly bright, light, small, and low amp draw.  We're proud to have this awesome company as part of the team!

EarthX, Inc. is a Colorado-based company that manufactures a full line of Lithium Iron Phosphate batteries for diverse motorsports applications.  They are deeply involved in experimental aviation, and are used by 11 OEM aircraft manufacturers.

EarthX's batteries use an intelligent and integrated Battery Management System, which steps in to maintain temperature and voltage limits, and maximizes performance of each internal cell.  They make an awesome product, wholeheartedly support aviation applications, and readily publish the real test data on their batteries.  Their commitment to safety and performance is a perfect match for us, and EarthX's batteries have shaved 26 lbs off Blind Luck's empty weight!

Blind Luck Air Racing is sponsored by B&B Aircraft Supplies, a Kansas-based parts supplier with an extensive inventory of hardware.  They have an awesome selection of AN fittings, MS clamps, screws, bolts, you name it!  Most importantly, though, their customer service is outstanding.  I can't recommend them enough--without B&B, Blind Luck's gear wouldn't retract!

Blind Luck is also supported by some particularly awesome and generous fans.  We can't thank you guys enough!

  • The Vandaments
  • John Parker
  • Ram Reddy
  • J.D. and Heather Corless
  • Matt Beaubien