Reno Air Races

Reno – Day Four and Five

September 19, 2010

Day four was Saturday. More heat races and the Snowbirds show and  the super-loud F-18 demo. (Make sure that you bring earplugs when you attend the races.)  I got out of the hangar for a little while, but spent most of the time there talking with the people who stopped by. After the racing had […]

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Reno – Day Three

September 17, 2010

Today was another day spent mostly in the hangar. There has been a lot of interest shown in the Champ project that we have for sale. That meant that I spent a lot of time answering questions and watching people inspect what we have on display. I did venture out a couple of times for […]

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Reno – Day Two

September 16, 2010

One big advantage of being a Stead tenant during the races is that I can drive right to my hangar and avoid the crowded parking lots and long walk to one of the entrance gates. I normally park on one side of the hangar and open the other side so that people waking by can […]

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Reno – Day One

September 15, 2010

The first official day of the races was today, Wednesday. The morning sessions were filled with qualifying periods and the afternoon sessions were the first of the heat races for all classes except the unlimiteds. The Reno Air Race Association has a website at airrace.org. All of the qualifying times and race results will be […]

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Flying Again!

September 16, 2009

I apologize for taking so long to get another article posted.  It’s been a crazy month or so between working on the Swift and my day job trips. I had a long period off between trips in August and , in spite of temperatures in the hangar over the 100 degree (F) mark, managed to […]

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