Posts Tagged ‘Nevada’

Reno, 2019

Once a year, Stead Airport erupts with the sound of the fastest motorsport on Earth. The Reno Air Races are one of the most iconic aviation events of the year. After finally attending my first air races last year, I made my way back up to Reno again this past September for this spectacular event. […]

Warbirds at the 2014 Reno Air Races

  The 51st National Championship Air Races brought a large number of warbirds to the Nevada desert. Some competed in the air, some competed on the ground, while others were just displayed to honor their military heritage. The races have always attracted a fair amount of veteran aircraft, especially since three of today’s race classes […]

National Championship Air Races 2013

The period beginning in the early 1930’s and culminating in the late 1940’s saw the most dramatic advancement of the aircraft in history. At the hands of designers and engineers such as Dutch Kindelberger, Lee Atwood, Don Berlin, Howard Hughes, Kelly Johnson and Willie Messerschmitt, aircraft matured from wire and strut braced designs to streamlined […]