London has been confirmed as the sixth stop on the 2007 Red Bull Air Race World Series calendar.

Competitors will fly over the River Thames on 28-29 July in a race held against the backdrop of the city's famous skyline.

Taking place for the first time in London, the race course will be built on the Thames towards the east of the city, between Canary Wharf and the Greenwich Peninsula.

Red Bull Air Race

London Mayor Ken Livingstone said: “The London Red Bull Air Race is another exciting addition to the capital's events calendar.”