UAV Navigation, a developer of flight control avionics and motion processing solutions, will sponsor a plane at the Reno National Championship Air Races and Air Show from Wednesday Sept. 9-15.
The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) announced this week that legendary Unlimited & Warbird Class (UWRC) racers “Strega,” “Precious Metal,” “Argonaut,” and “Dreadnought,” are the latest entrants into the most recognizable racing class.
In a surprising twist, “Strega,” (pictured) which has been flown to victory the past four years by defending champion Steve Hinton, will be flown by Air Race veteran Matt Jackson.
In preparation for the 50th National Championship Air Races, the Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) has unveiled a star-studded field of competitors and aircraft registered to compete this September.
The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) will unveil the Unlimited Warbird Racing Class at the 50th annual National Championship Air Races this September.
The National Championship Air Races has announced that its longtime sponsor, Breitling, has significantly increased its sponsorship over the next three years and will also be bringing the world famous Jetman to Reno this fall for a rare North American performance.
Tickets are now on sale for the 50th Annual National Championship Air Races in Reno, slated for Sept. 11-15.
We are just days away from the kick off of the 49th Reno National Championship Air Races. While part of the ramp features the fastest planes that will challenge the race course, on the east end of the ramp, some of the oldest and slowest aircraft will be on display at the National Aviation Heritage Invitational. Thanks to LiveAirShowTV, you can get an up-close look at some of these amazing aircraft.
Beginning this week, the Reno Air Races — now dubbed the TravelNevada.com Reno National Championship Air Races — will return to northern Nevada for the 49th annual event. Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 12, planes will once again return to the Sierra skies in a world-class, week-long event featuring six classes of aircraft in a head-to-head competition culminating in a race for the Breitling Unlimited Championship trophy. The event will feature one of the world’s most advanced military aircraft — the F-22 Raptor — as well as emotional tribute ceremonies to remember and celebrate the lives of those lost as well as those impacted by the tragedy of last September.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Transportation Safety Board has determined that deteriorated locknut inserts found in Jimmy Leeward’s P-51D that crashed during the 2011 National Championship Air Races in Reno, Nevada, allowed the trim tab attachment screws to become loose, and even initiated fatigue cracking in one screw. This condition, which resulted in reduced stiffness in the elevator trim system, ultimately led to aerodynamic flutter at racing speed that broke the trim tab linkages, resulting in a loss of controllability and the eventual crash, NTSB officials said.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — As part of its continuing investigation into the crash of Jimmy Leeward’s P-51D at the National Championship Air Races in Reno, Nevada, the National Transportation Safety Board has opened the public docket, which includes photographs and copies of interviews.