New Air Racing team

June 27, 2006 at 3:30 pm Leave a comment

I set up a RSS feed for Air Racing related articles and this came in today.  There is a new unlimited team that will be flying at Reno this year, Team Steadfast.  Best of luck to them.  They will be flying a Yak. 

 For those not familiar with the air races in Reno, Stead AFB (now Reno-Stead airport) is where they hold the races.  It’s an old AFB 8-10 miles north of downtown.  I used to live in Lemmon Valley, the exit just before Stead, and my aunt lived in one of the old AFB houses.  The T-6s and Unlimited class would fly over my house heading into the first pylon to start the races.  That’s when I caught air race fever!  There is nothing like the rumble of those planes coming in to race!  Related:  here’s the Wikipedia entry on Air Racing.

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