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Ramblings about flying for fun and profit

Reno Air Racers

  • Air Races 2011 – Day 1

    The first few days of the races are qualification days. The various classes of racers are given course time. If the race team thinks they are ready the pilot signals to the timer that they want to begin a qualification run. Three laps are timed and the results recorded. The qualification times determine whether the…

  • Aviation Stories for June 10, 2011

    This week was another sparse week for my type of links. As a matter of fact I didn’t find a single one that I felt like passing along here. I’m not really into arguing about whether or not N-numbers of business jets should be tracked. I did find an interesting conversation about CFI compensation on…