Reno Air Races

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Reno Air Races Face Red Ink

Event has struggled since 2011 fatal crash

11/25/2013

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Millions Available For Victims of Air Races Crash

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 in Nevada.

08/24/2012

Federal safety regulators say pilot error was responsible for a midair collision between two jets practicing for the National Championship Air Races in Reno last year. (Photo by Getty Images)

Screws To Blame In Deadly Air Race Crash

Federal safety regulators are focusing on loose screws in the tail of World War II-era plane modified to race faster than 500 mph as a likely cause of the crash that killed the pilot and 10 others during air races in Nevadalast year.

08/21/2012

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Reno Air Races Get New Title, Sponsor

The Reno Air Races are getting a longer name in a nod to sponsors donating hundreds of thousands of dollars to keep the event alive.

08/16/2012

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Joe’s Journal: Should Air Races Continue?

Joe looks at the recent World War II-era stunt plane that crashed into a grandstand near Reno and how it could effect future air races.

FM News 100.5 KXNT–09/23/2011

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Death Toll Rises In Reno Air Race Crash

NTSB says it’s “too early” to determine what caused crash; event organizers suspect mechanical problem.

09/17/2011

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