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..
“A human observer with normal vision, if standing on Mars, could easily see Earth and the moon as two distinct, bright evening stars”
Perhaps as a consequence, Virgin Galactic’s civilian space program will instill a noble spirit around the world, one that will enhance a committed reverence for our tiny planet in this pristine, infinite and unfathomable universe in which we find ourselves…just by looking out the window.
…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.
A short collection of videos taken at the Stead Air Field ramp, close to Runway 8 of the Unlimited Class and a few hauntingly beautiful moments with the late Jimmy Leeward in his Galloping Ghost.
Linda Shiner, Editor of Air & Space Smithsonian Magazine at Inaugural Presentation of the New Neil A. Armstrong Aviation Heritage Trophy, Reno Air Races
The charming Linda Shiner, Editor of Air & Space/Smithsonian Magazine was part of the inaugural presentation of the new Neil A. Armstrong Aviation Heritage Trophy on the last day of … Continue Reading Linda Shiner, Editor of Air & Space Smithsonian Magazine at Inaugural Presentation of the New Neil A. Armstrong Aviation Heritage Trophy, Reno Air Races
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
…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
Fastest Speed Ever at the Reno Races! An interview with Curt Brown at the 2009 National Championship Air Races
At the 2009 Reno Races I had the privilege to meet and record this interview with Curt Brown. Journalist Guy Clifton from the Reno Gazette-Journal asked some pertinent questions about … Continue Reading Fastest Speed Ever at the Reno Races! An interview with Curt Brown at the 2009 National Championship Air Races
We’re almost at the starting Pylon for the Reno Races! Six more weeks to go! Pilots have completed the Pylon Racing Seminar and are preparing their aircraft to fly with … Continue Reading Six Weeks and Counting Race Fans!
Spirits are high and the atmosphere is electric here at Stead Air Field in Reno. The weather couldn’t be better, pilots and crews are making final adjustments to their engines … Continue Reading Tuesday, September 15, 2009 – Qualification Day Three!