Finals, Finally

Sunday has dawned cool and darkly overcast which is just fine with the racers at Stihl National Championship Air Races at Reno, Nevada. For...

Shhhh – I’m Blending In

Walking the pits at Reno, you pass through a few rows of RV’s, Lancairs, and Glasairs, then a couple of aisles of T-6’s. Next,...

Reno Diaries 2022 – Ep. 5

Happy to report the Gold Sport pilots got on the course today! Unfortunately Andy Findlay had to pull off after two laps, leaving Jeff...

Real Racing Today

With an incoming cold front starting to push, the smoke has cleared for the best visibility so far this week and the racers are...

Endeavor For Sale

Readers familiar with Formula One air racing may have been wondering where F1 racing standout Endeavor has been this year. The short answer is Endeavor...

Turbo Glamour

Imagine if you had this pile of custom-built turbo plumbing to put on your airplane. How long do you think it would take to...

Dan Gilbert

Dan Gilbert, designer and builder of current Formula One front runner Fraed Naught among others, unexpectedly passed away at home yesterday of an aneurysm. The...

And We’re Racing (for awhile)

With 10 miles of visibility today the pylons are getting dusted today at Reno. Or were until our early afternoon deadline when the smoke...

Morning Brief

If you think that Reno Racing is just a bunch of guys that hop in their planes and go ripping around the pylons, then...

A Report From the Smokehouse

Today has been an unusual day at the air races, if only because wildfire smoke has taken over the schedule. Visibility has ranged from,...

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Good Fundamentals

I am often asked what it takes to fly many different airplanes, especially when...

Industry Report: What’s Up With LSAs?

Four years after SLSAs were approved by the FAA, dozens of companies producing more than 100 aircraft models have qualified as SLSAs. Dave Martin examines the state of the industry in light of the current economic climate.

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Choosing the right sealant.