Home Away from Home… Thanks Dynon!

One of the hidden treasures in the Reno Air Race pits, tucked in among the Sport Class racers and their pits, is a bite...

Better Safe…

As competitive as he is, Sport Class President Bob Mills is first and foremost a pilot with excellent judgement. So when he taxied out...

Sunday Gold at Reno 2021

After a flag pole bending, wind-blown Saturday afternoon with resulting race postponements, Sunday has been bright, blue, very cool and harboring an energetic if...

STOL Drags

When SuperCross brought off road motorcycle racing into football stadiums hundreds of thousands of people were suddenly introduced to a form of motorsport they...

All Lined Up and Nowhere To Go

Winds are the story today as they are already at 9:45 19 mph gusting to 27... with a strong crosswind component. So, RARA has...

Harbingers of Winds to Come

The atmosphere in Reno, Nevada this year gives you two choices - you can have smoke, or you can have wind - which drives...

Vendor Row

What to do when the winds cause numerous cancellations of Reno racing and you’ve already explored the pits? I figured it was time to...

The Smallest “Sponsor”

When we watched Bob Mills prepping Race 49 (his read Rocket 6) for a heat race on Wednesday, we noticed that his fuel cap...

It’s Not Your Old 1917!

One of the traditions at the Reno Air Races is the Fire Truck ride given to race winners and their crews. Traditionally, the winning...

Virtual F1

Let’s say you’re trying to introduce the sport of pylon air racing to a new generation. What would be better than a full-size virtual...

In Case You Missed it

What’s New

Brightline Bags introduces the FLEX flight-bag system, Full Lotus Floats has a new owner, and Victor Technologies debuts a multiprocess welding system.

Home Shop Machinist

Magneto spark tester.

A Brief, Un-Researched History of Cockpit Noise Solutions

There are things from our collective past that leave me gob-smacked. Homes were painted...

The Big Picture and Red Herrings

The big picture and red herrings.