Flugtag takes flight

  • The T Presents Hammer Time team flies off the platform in Miami's first flight of the National Red Bull Flugtag Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at Bayfront Park. On Sept. 21, five locations will simultaneously be hitting the skies: Dallas/Fort Worth, Washington DC, Long Beach, Chicago, and Miami. Never before have multiple cities in any country been able to witness true aviation history on the same day. PETER ANDREW BOSCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Chris Graves, right, takes a picture of the Sweetwater Brewery team at Miami's first flight of the National Red Bull Flugtag, that took place at Bayfront Park. PETER ANDREW BOSCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Thousands of pleople and boats attend Miami's first flight of the National Red Bull Flugtag Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at Bayfront Park. PETER ANDREW BOSCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Crowds gather to watch Miami's first flight of the National Red Bull Flugtag Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at Bayfront Park. PETER ANDREW BOSCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The Manatee Grew Wings team flies off the platform in Miami's first flight of the National Red Bull FlugtagSaturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at Bayfront Park. PETER ANDREW BOSCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The Manatee Grew Wings team flies off the platform in Miami's first flight of the National Red Bull FlugtagSaturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at Bayfront Park. PETER ANDREW BOSCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The Flying Panthers team launches from the platform in Miami's first flight of the National Red Bull FlugtagSaturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at Bayfront Park. PETER ANDREW BOSCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • Nine year old Jazmyne Moore, and her father Archie Moore, sign the Team Bass Egg plane at Miami's first flight of the National Red Bull Flugtag Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, at Bayfront Park. PETER ANDREW BOSCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The Snoopy and the Red Bull Baron team plunge off the platform in Miami's first flight of the National Red Bull Flugtag, that took place at Bayfront Park. PETER ANDREW BOSCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The Snoopy and the Red Bull Baron team rests in the water after a failed attempt at flight in Miami's first flight of the National Red Bull Flugtag, that took place at Bayfront Park. PETER ANDREW BOSCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF

  • The Kangaroo Express Salute Our Troops plunge off the platform in Miami's first flight of the National Red Bull Flugtag, that took place at Bayfront Park. PETER ANDREW BOSCH / MIAMI HERALD STAFF