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
At approximately 4:20 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 16, during Unlimited Class Gold Heat, the P-51 Mustang “Galloping Ghost,” piloted by Jimmy Leeward, crashed into the box seat area in front … Continue Reading Tragedy at the Reno Air Races Friday, September 16, 2011
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
Yesterday was a beautiful day for flying and photographs were plentiful – here’s a sampling of a few beauties!
Clear Sky’s for this final day of qualifications for all classes! Yesterday was intermittently stormy with beautiful story book clouds – great for pictures, but no so good with aircraft. … Continue Reading Final Qualification Day – September 14, 2011
Skyraider September 13, 2011 The National Aviation Heritage Invitational has an impressive lineup of historical aircraft at the Reno Races. Rare planes dating back to the 1920’s along with powerful … Continue Reading National Aviation Heritage Invitational
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
I was priviliged to have a moment with Bill “Tiger” Destefani, Pilot and Owner of the beautiful P-51D Mustang – Strega ( Race #7) prior to the weeks start of official Unlimited racing … Continue Reading Interview with Tiger Destefani – September 2010 – “If it Runs, it Will Win..!”
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
What a pleasure it was to interview Heather Penney while at Reno this year. She was quite a sought-after woman on this her debut year of racing at the National … Continue Reading Interview with Heather Penney Pilot of L-29 Raju Grace
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