Reno Air Races

Grief counselors help after tragic air race crash

RENO, Nev. (AP) – Mixed in with the hot-dog stands, souvenir T-shirt tents and barbecue pits is a different kind of booth this year behind the grandstand at the 49th annual National Championship Air Races […]

09/12/2012

NTSB: Plane topped limits in 2011 Reno race crash

LAS VEGAS (AP) – A highly modified vintage aircraft was pushed beyond its structural limits before it crashed into spectators at last year’s National Championship Air Races in Reno. That’s among the findings being presented […]

08/27/2012

$77M fund created for Reno air race victims

RENO, Nev. (AP) – Organizers of the Reno National Championship Air Races have established a $77 million fund to be distributed to those who suffered injuries or lost family members in last year’s mass-casualty crash […]

08/24/2012

Focus on loose screws in Reno air race crash probe

RENO, Nev. (AP) – Federal safety regulators are focusing on loose screws in the tail of a World War II-era fighter plane modified to race faster than 500 mph as a likely cause of the […]

08/21/2012

NTSB releases recommendations for air races

(AP) – The National Transportation Safety Board says air race pilots should test out plane modifications and possibly wear flight suits to counter potentially dangerous g-forces. The recommendations were among seven the board offered Tuesday […]

04/10/2012

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