After the rough draft of “The Great Air Race” was on paper, Diaz submitted it for copyright. Heading back to Los Angeles to meet with other top-notch producers Diaz commented, “I knew that whenever or wherever the pilots took off from at 6:00am this race would be on every television news channel in the United States by 6:00pm that evening. I also knew it would be on World News in every country around the globe by the end of the week. Before the race would end, every news affiliate from around the world would be at the finish line. I had to keep the final destination a secret.