Reno: The Grit and the Glory


Few eras in aviation have changed with the clarity of the National Championship Air Races leaving Reno-Stead airport for an uncertain future. For 59 years Reno was air racing’s home, its one big annual gathering, its sole destination, the goal, the place to be. There will be air racing in our future—new single-class events are already underway—but the fate of the one big air race with all classes present is unclear. Which is why we’re taking stock of where we’ve been with Reno, what it’s meant and where we could be headed. Visit over the next week for our look at the Races at Reno.

Why Reno Mattered


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