Archive for the ‘Racers’ Category

Dale Moody’s Classic Photos – Part One

1948 P51D, Galloping Ghost, photographed at Chicago-Hammond airport in Lansing, IL.  Owned at the time by it’s original surplus owners (purchased for $3500), Steve Beville and Bruce Raymond who shared racing this airplane at the Cleveland Air Races in 1946, ’47, ’48 and 1949.  In the Thompson Trophy Race (equivalent to the “Gold” at the […]

Announcement on Reno Races

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE In a press conference to discuss the future of the National Championship Air Races, the Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) announced on Wednesday the formation of a Blue Ribbon ReviewPanel to study the event. The panel will examine any possible changes or modifications that could bemade to enhance the already high level […]

Planes of Fame – Chino Air Show 2011

The County of San Bernardino Planes of Fame Airshow is an annual event and one NEVER to be missed. Joe and I have been making this trip for the past three years and it just keeps getting better. This year was special as it was celebrating the “100th Anniversary of  U.S. Naval Aviation”. Planes of […]

Vought F4U-4 Corsair

The aircraft  craft is owned by Doug Matthews of Wellington, Fla., and is an ecellent example of a 1945 Chance Vought F4U-4 “Corsair.”  This Photo was captured at the 2010 Reno Air Races. She was just sitting on the Ramp in early evening, after just competing in the Race a few hrs earlier. Photo copyright  Joseph […]