Reno biplanes

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

 

 

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