National Air Races – Reno Nevada

Originally posted on Aces Flying High:
In September 2012 I went to one of the top aerial events of the world, the 49th annual Reno Air Races (a 5 day event) just outside Reno, Nevada USA. The races really are a fantastic event and they have it all from high-speed racing aircraft and warbirds to aerobatic aircraft and military jets. The week leading up…

The Great Reno Balloon Race 2012

The Great Reno Balloon Race is a three-day event in Reno, Nevada that is held each September. By coincidence I just happened to be in town on the first day of the 2012 races. At dawn 87 hot air balloons lifted from the Rancho San Rafael Park in a mass ascension to launch the event. The first balloon…

Reno, Nevada “The Biggest Little City in the World”

“The Biggest Little City in the World” according to the big flashing archway in the middle of downtown Reno! Basically Reno in Northern Nevada is a smaller higher altitude version of Las Vegas. Reno has a number of flashy casino’s and some less so to cater for everyone who wants to spend their hard earned cash! There are…