If you’ve been to Reno Air Races, you know the biggest Fans are seated in Section 3 – Undoubtedly you’ve seen and heard the fashion forward fans wearing Orange! If you’ve … Continue Reading Q. In Reno, Nevada, what’s Wacky & Orange all Over? A. Section 3 of Course!
JetMan Ives Rossy flies like a bird at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, WI
Beautiful Photos by Tatsuo “Ken” Sakurai of our WWII War Birds – P-51, Yak 11, Hawker Sea Fury, F7F Tigercat, T-28, Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat, P-40 and other nice things..
…It may be just me, but I detect a slight undertone of disappointment in his eyes, as this marks the 4th year in a row that a mechanical issue has postponed Hoot’s participation in the final Unlimited Gold Race. Read more and see additional Race 232 pictures.
In 2009 Stevo shook up the seasoned Gold Race pilots in his first race at Reno by flying a super tight and clean course line and setting a new course … Continue Reading Race for Unlimited Gold is on at Reno! Strega vs. Voodoo!
…Through photography, creativity flows and spreads around the world, quietly benefiting everyone in its infinite exchange of beauty and grace… Each year, world class photographers meet at Stead Air Force … Continue Reading 2010 & 2012 Reno Air Race Photo Gallery by Tatsuo “Ken” Sakurai
Greetings loyal race fans! So excited and grateful to be attending the Reno Races this year! This weekend I’ll be posting fantastic photos from my colleagues, and a few from … Continue Reading 2012 Reno Air Races are On!!
The Reno Air Race Association (RARA) announced on January 4, 2012 the formation of a Blue Ribbon Review Panel to study the events occurring around the tragic accident on September … Continue Reading Blue Ribbon Panel Formed by RARA
Yesterday the 204th Air Lift Squadron flew into the Reno National Air Championship Races and Air Show and I had the pleasure to meet and photograph a few of the … Continue Reading 204th Airlift Squadron Arrives at Reno September 15, 2011
Pilot Heather Penney is in the news today about her mission to stop the 9/11 hijackers of United Flight 93 ten years ago today. Quoting Heather, “I was prepared to … Continue Reading Jet Pilot Heather Penney and 9/11…Ten Years Ago Today
…Less days if you’re a dedicated fan and in the gates for Monday, September 12, 2011 Qualifying Starts! Once again the Reno National Championship Air Races have lined up a … Continue Reading Hello Race Fans! Only Five More Days to Go!
Hello and Happy New Year WarBirdBabe Followers! We thought you might like to see our viewer statistics for 2010. I thought they were interesting and encouraging since we’re a “one gal … Continue Reading WarBirdBabe Blog Stats – 2010 in Review
Video Interview with Stephanie Penney – Wife of Unlimited Pilot John Penney & Mother of Jet Pilot Heather Penney
On Saturday – the last big day of racing at Reno this year, I snagged a moment of Mrs. Penney’s time while her Husband John Penney was visiting his … Continue Reading Video Interview with Stephanie Penney – Wife of Unlimited Pilot John Penney & Mother of Jet Pilot Heather Penney
George Andre is a fun-loving, serious pilot whom I throughly enjoyed talking with early in the week at Reno. George is the oldest pilot racing in any of the six classes presented … Continue Reading Interview with George Andre: Former SR-71 Test Pilot, Owner/Pilot of Race 3 “Zipper” a Pitts S-1C
Thanks to the windy weather and two unfortunate accidents, the 2010 Reno National Championship Air Races ended in disappointment for those waiting for the big T-6 and Unlimited Class races … Continue Reading Windy Conditions & Close-Call Accidents Cancelled Unlimited & T-6 Gold Races…
Race 24 — High Performance Aircraft Training, Pilot Pete Zaccagnino Pilots Heather Penney – Race 21, Raju Grace, L-21 & John Kokshoorn – Race 11, Screaming Eagle, L-29