This year, I attended the Reno Air Races for the first time. It was a real thrill to be out by Pylon 5 Inner as the biplanes came ripping around, heading for home.
Robert Austen in Christen Eagle C-FRKY, “FReaKY”
Tommy Suell’s Christen Eagle N22XS, “PlaneJunkies”
Scott McDonald rounds the pylon in N24AL, “Christen Eagle”
N24TG, “The Yellow Bomber”, is Kevin Harper’s Pitts S-1S
“Black Hawk” is Anthony Oshinuga’s Pitts S-1S, N45SS
N101HR is “The Batplane”, Casey Erickson’s Pitts S-1S
Tony Higa flies “Tango Tango,” Pitts S-1S N180TT
Miss Diane is a Pitts S-1S, N230MP, flown by Jeffrey Lo.
“RB Special” is a Pitts S-1S, N515JD belonging to John D’Alessandris
David Roelofs flies “Purse Snatcher”, N720CB, a Pitts S-1
“Yellow Fever” is Eric Zane’s distinctive yellow Pitts S-1S, N767JW
N801MS is Alan Hoover’s Pitts S-1, “There Be Dragons”
Pitts S-1C, N966ES, is named “Second Hand” by owner Scott Thomson
My buddy Sam Swift rounds Pylon 5 Inner in his Pitts S-LHN, “Smokin’ Hot”, N2986G.
Biplane Action at Pylon 5 Inner