The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) announced in late January that the Texas Flying Legends Museum will bring a total of six planes to race and perform at the 2017 National Championship Air Races. This year’s event is scheduled for Sept. 13 – 17 at Stead Field, just north of Reno. “The Texas Flying Legends […]
He nearly died in 2011 at the Reno Air Races, but today he’s a competitor in the event. In today’s podcast we meet Jason Barksdale, who flies the Tony The Tiger plane in the annual International Championship Air Races. “It was all I wanted to do,” he said about racing an airplane. We also go […]
The National Aviation Heritage Invitational announced last week that it is canceling its participation in the 2016 Heritage Trophy competition at the 2016 Reno air races. The event would have been the group’s 18th appearance at the Reno Air Races and its 22nd competition. Susie Reinke, NAHI operations director, said the reason was reason was […]
The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) announced that NBC Sports will air a one-hour show on the NBC Sports network featuring the Reno-based National Championship Air Races. The show will be on Sunday, March 27, 2016 at 12 pm Pacific Standard Time. “The fact that the National Championship Air Races, the fastest motor sport in […]
Projecting a profit of over $100,000 for the year, the Reno Air Racing Association has released the preliminary results for the 2015 National Championship Air Races. Veteran Robert “Hoot” Gibson won the Unlimited Gold Race in Strega, dethroning six-time winner, Steve Hinton, in Voodoo. “The National Championship Air Races is not only the fastest motor […]
With the latest in unmanned flying technology, attendees at this year’s National Championship Air Races at Reno partook in the Small Unmanned Aerial Systems Challenge (sUAS). The 2015 sUAS Challenge, held between September 16th and 20th, featured an obstacle and speed course for drones and was held at the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s aviation exhibit. The […]
There’s one more day left at the 2015 Reno National Championship Air Races. Click here for a schedule of events: http://airrace.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/2015_PlanningSchedule.pdf. Meantime, here are nearly two dozens photos from today. Enjoy!
There’s plenty to do this coming week and weekend. Here are six events that our worth checking out. Be sure to visit our events calendar for more than 400 upcoming events in the Reno-Sparks area. Pirate Crawl Cargo Live From the Arch Concert with Buddy Guy, G Love & Todd Snider Reno Instagrammies Reno Air […]
A new speed record was broken today at the 52nd Annual National Championship Air Races. Tom Aberle set a speed record in the biplane class. His speed was 284.454, completed in a modified Mong Sport. Tickets are available to the air races by phone at 775-972-6663 or online at www.airrace.org.
PRESS RELEASE The 52nd Annual National Championship Air Races is the world’s premier air racing event. Tickets for the event are still on sale. WHAT: The 52nd Annual National Championship Air Races WHERE: The Reno-Stead Airport 14501 Mt Anderson St, Reno, NV 89506 WHEN: Wednesday, Sept. 16 – Sunday Sept. 20; 8am – 4:30pm The […]