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Reno Air Races

Pilots Remember Deadly Reno Disaster

AP | By SCOTT SONNER and MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 09.16.2012 | San Francisco

STEAD, Nev. -- Two-time champion Steve Hinton Jr. thought the National Championship Air Races would never run again. The 24-year-old pilot and son of...

Report: Giffords' Husband Was To Fly In Reno Air Races

AP | Posted 11.17.2011 | Politics

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Astronaut Mark Kelly was supposed to fly in this weekend's air races in Nevada, which were canceled because of a deadly crash. Kelly...

Hot-Air Ballooning at the Reno Air Races with Brian Jones

James M. Clash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
James M. Clash

They call it "auto racing in the sky." Every year, aircraft owners gather in Reno to compete on big ovals, like NASCAR, except the tracks are in the clouds.