Flashy Lady

The prettiest plane in RARA’s pits this year must be Click Bond’s Sportsman on floats. It is on static display along the main walkway,...

Racing Tweaks and Tricks

Sport Class racers are an inventive bunch, and they are always tweaking during race week to get the most performance out of their machines....

Friday Sport Gold Scene

We can get used to this. In today’s Sport Gold heat there was another near wing to wing run by the front runners. Andrew...

Spirit of Innovation First Flight

Rolls Royce announced their Spirit of Innovation technology demonstrator slipped the surly bonds for the first time earlier this week. The flight took place...

Extreme Composites + James Aircraft

Prowling the Sport class pits we bumped into Jimmy Cox, the long time owner of Extreme Composites and now also the new(ish) owner of...

The Night Shift

One constant in racing, any kind of racing, is you are going to be working on your go-fast machine at night. And if you...

Fueling Math

If you are flying a light plane at Reno, there are two things that you ABSOLUTELY do not want to happen. You do NOT...

And It Was Only Thursday!

Diehard air racing fans know it can take years to put together a great race, one where the leaders are running close together, where...

Everyone Maydays Once

Around the RARA pits, one often hears the racers consoling one another by saying, “Everyone maydays once if you do this very long,” and...

Adjustable Air Inlet

Sam Swift of Nashville, Tennessee has some nifty cooling ideas on his Pitts S1-D race plane. One of the more obvious are interchangeable engine air...

In Case You Missed it

Exploring New Territory

Venture out of your comfort zone every so often, because stretching can be fun.

Whirl Wind 300

Three blades at the speed of two!

Letters

Wind TunnelI loved the article on Trikes and would like to add that...

Aero ‘lectrics

Crystal clear.