The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) have revealed that the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels will headline this year’s performers at the 2016 National Championship Air Races, slated from Sept. 14-18, at the Reno-Stead Airport.
The Wings of Blue United States Air Force (USAF) Jump Team will also perform and Jim Peitz will pilot an aerobatic Beechcraft F33C bonanza. Performers also include the Lucas Oil Pitts, the Smoke ‘n Thunder Jet Car, and for the first time, an F-35A stationed at Luke Air Force Base in Glendale, Arizona will join the line of static displays. [Read more…]
The NBC Sports Network will air a one-hour show Sunday, March 27, featuring the National Championship Air Races. [Read more…]
RENO, Nev. — Preliminary results from this year’s Reno Air Races shows a projected profit of more than $100,000, according to officials with the Reno Air Racing Association (RARA).
The original budget for 2015 called for a $630,000 loss, so the projected profit is very good news for the event, officials said, adding the results will be finalized by year end. [Read more…]
RENO, Nev. – The National Championship Air Races is selling raffle tickets to win a 2015 Lexus RC350F Sport, provided by the Dolan Auto Group, to benefit the organization.
Tickets are $100 each and only 1,000 tickets will be sold. [Read more…]
RENO, Nevada — NASA is set to expand on information related to its Unmanned Traffic Management research agenda at this year’s National Championship Air Races Sept. 16-20. This year’s event will feature an expanded Drone Zone sponsored by the University of Nevada, Reno’s Nevada Advanced Autonomous Systems Innovation Center in partnership with NASA. [Read more…]