Postcards from Reno 2023

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A few stills captured through the lens at Air Races 2023—the last time the event is held at Reno Stead.

Steve Goes to Reno

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Editor's note: We let Steve roam freely around the pits in Reno. Besides the stories he posted from around Reno Stead, here's what he...

Yamaha-Powered STOL Highlander

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Eddie Sanches herds an American Airlines 777 around for a living, but on the weekends he enjoys the rough and tumble world of STOL...

Races Cancelled

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Update (Sept. 17, 3:55 pm PT): Reno Air Racing Association has officially cancelled the 2023 races. The final National Air Races at Reno, Nevada are...

Watson Wins Formula 1 Gold

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Sometimes things go to plan, and this morning the Formula 1 Gold went exactly as predicted, not that it wasn’t fun to watch it...

Reno Diaries 2023 – Ep. 4

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Saturday morning was fairly slow. I fueled Race 39 bright and early and I was tired of answering the age-old question, “What kind of...

Terrified? Or Just Happy to Be Here?

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To quote a great aviation movie from the 1960’s “‘E’s not supposed to carry passengers!” Dee Child flies Race 60, a Glasair that is obviously...

A Reno Honeymoon

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It’s interesting what you overhear while standing in crowds. During the Sport Gold heat race on Friday I heard the people next to me...

More than just “Busy”

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As Tom Wilson reported on Friday, it was starting to get busy at the Reno Air Races… well Saturday it went from “busy” to...

LaVelle Leads, Findlay Follows

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It’s Saturday, when a race pilot’s thoughts bank toward victory. You could see it in today’s 400 mph Sport Gold heat. Very interestingly, just like...

In Case You Missed it

Light Stuff

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Dave Martin and company owner Randy Schlitter wring out the RANS S-6 LSA.

Pedal Power

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Building a classic biplane for the next generation of aviators. By Tom Brusehaver.

Composite Sheared Wingtips

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A step-by-step process to make DIY molds for sheared wingtips.

Replacing Baffle Seals

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They wont last forever, but are critical for proper engine cooling.