Airailimages is on the pylons for General Aviation News this year. Here is some action from Friday’s races. [Read more…]
LiveAirshowTV has released its annual preview of the planes participating in the National Aviation Heritage Invitational during the Reno Air Races. This year over 25 planes are entered.
RENO, Nevada — The most beautiful, pristine and historical aircraft have graced the east end of Reno-Stead Airport for the last 16 years as contestants in the annual National Aviation Heritage Invitational. The Invitational is held in conjunction every year with the National Championship Air Races.
The Invitational gives aircraft owners and restorers the opportunity to bring their skillfully restored aircraft to the high desert of northern Nevada and compete for the prestigious Neil A. Armstrong Aviation Heritage Trophy.
RENO, Nev. – The F-22 Raptor will be one of the headliners at this year’s National Championship Air Races, officials from the Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) report.
The L-39 Patriots Jet Team will return to perform at this year’s Reno Air Races.
RENO, Nev. – One of the world’s top female pilots will be gracing the northern Nevada skies for the first time at this year’s National Championship Air Races Sept. 10-14.
Melissa Pemberton, a world-renowned aerobat and the youngest-ever female member of the United States Unlimited Aerobatic Team, will bring her Edge540 aircraft to the Reno-Stead Airfield this September. Pemberton joins the F-22 Raptor Demonstration team as performers that have been announced so far for the event’s 51st year.
RENO, Nevada — The 16th annual National Aviation Heritage Invitational kicked off today with a call for applications for vintage aircraft to compete for the acclaimed National Aviation Heritage trophy. The event is held in conjunction with the Reno National Championship Air Races. Sept 10-14.
By J. DOUGLAS HINTON
The annual Reno Air Races, held every September since 1964, attract some 200,000 spectators over the seven-day event. What better way to get the inside straight skinny than from an actual participant?
Thom Richard, president and CEO of Kissimmee, Florida-based Warbird Adventures, has been racing at Reno since 2008, winning several awards among the six categories (Sport, Formula One, Biplane, T-6, Unlimited and Jet). Currently he is racing in the Unlimited Category using his highly modified P-51 “Precious Metal.” [Read more…]
An air racing symposium will be held Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Planes of Fame Air Museum in Chino, Calif. It will feature top winning race pilots, who will share some of the best air racing stories from the last five decades, museum officials promise.