Category: air racing

National Championship Air Races 2013

The period beginning in the early 1930’s and culminating in the late 1940’s saw the most dramatic advancement of the aircraft in history. At the hands of designers and engineers such as Dutch Kindelberger,...

Racing for a Cure

It seems appropriate to me to introduce you to a couple I met at this year’s Reno Air Races held just a month ago. When I first met Ken Anderson he was polishing his...

Getting Ready to Race at Reno

The Sunday before the races is a quiet time.  The pit areas are set up and in some cases airplanes have been on the field for over a week.  No real restrictions yet, no...

SteadFast Unlimited Air Racing

Will Whiteside is a familiar face and name around the Reno pits.  Whether it’s the varieties of planes he’s raced over the last couple years or his warm personality and seemingly permanent smile on...

Tim Cone Brings Breast Cancer Awareness to Reno

Tim Cone, a newbie this year at the Reno National Air Races, flying his home-built RV-8 in the Sports Class.  The Lycoming 0360 engine powered his white and pink plane to its qualifying speed...

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