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…]