Archive for the ‘Racers’ Category

Wings of Peace – Serpentine Air Race 1920 – 2022

Racewinner VH-GAV(Bunn/Gerraty) is followed by “Millie” T-5531/VH-CXV from Cressy, Victoria, seen landing after the race finish. Held in a farmer’s paddock as a nod to similar circumstances a century ago, and with planning across a four-year span, with false starts pertaining to the Covid-19 Pandemic, Sunday 20 March 2022, was the centenary celebration of Australia’s […]

Aero Vodochody L-39 Albatros Update

Aero Vodochody, the Czechoslovakian/Czech Republic aircraft manufacturer celebrated their 100th anniversary of existence in 2019, making it one of the oldest surviving aircraft manufacturers in the world. The company boasts that they’ve built some 11,000 aircraft over that century, providing aircraft to over 60 air forces and many more civilian concerns. Aero L-29 Delphin. The […]

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. […]

Reviewing the 2016 National Championship Air Races

Shared duty, Beau Goff and Jared Black covered the Races for both ClassicWarbirds.net and Photorecon.net… What makes a person want to fly? What makes a person want to race? Surely there must be something within the human genetic code that drives certain people to push the limits of man and machine in the sky. Like […]