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Reno 2000 National Air Races Photos

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Here are just a small sample of the photographs that I took this year at the Reno National Air Races. Representative of each type of aircraft that participated in the Air Races.

Sport Class Silver Racers

Sport Class racer at the pylon turnSport Class racing 75 Feet at the pylon turn 

Sport Class RacersSport Class Racers at the Pylon Turn At the pylon as they turn onto the start-finish line at Reno 2000.

Bi-Plane Class Silver Racers

Bi-Plane Race 38Bi-plane Race 38 Bi-Planes on the course at Reno 2000.

Formula 1 Class Silver Racers

Formula 1 Race 30 Formula 1 aircraft.

 

AT6 Class Silver Racers

Four PlayAT6 / SNJ racing at Reno Picture of these AT6 race planes: Four-Play, Big-Red , Race 8 and Lickety Split.

Unlimited Class Silver Racers

P-51-D Lady Jo North American P-51 Mustang "Lady-Jo" going around a pylon on the race course.

 

National Award for preservation of A/C

Presented for the restoration of this 1944 F4U "Corsair". While an unlimited silver racer taxis back to the pits after the race.

14.JPG (53493 bytes)1944 F4U "Corsair"

More pictures with story and captions were at AVWeb till fall 2002 when they were bought out by a media company and they changed all the links.

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