Month: August 2014

F-22 PILOT DELIVERS JET TO RENO AIR RACES, MAKES RACE DEBUT IN T-6 CLASS

F-22 PILOT DELIVERS JET TO RENO AIR RACES, MAKES RACE DEBUT IN T-6 CLASS

JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON, Alaska – Lt. Col. Kevin Sutterfield, an Air Force Reserve F-22 pilot, will be delivering an F-22 to the 51st Annual Reno National Championship Air Races and then making his debut in a 1942 AT-6 Texan during the competition Sept. 10-14. “It’s a real privilege to fly these amazing aircraft and to be part of this legendary aviation event,” said Sutterfield. “For a kid ...[Read More]

Reno Mayor Organizes the Ultimate Ice Bucket Challenge to Benefit ALS of Nevada

Reno Mayor Organizes the Ultimate Ice Bucket Challenge to Benefit ALS of Nevada

August 26, 2014 (Reno, NV)- Reno Mayor Bob Cashell has taken it upon himself to organize the largest ALS Ice Bucket Challenge fundraiser the city has seen. On Thursday, August 28 from 11am-3pm, the community is invited to dunk leaders of local event and community organizations and charities in the Ultimate Ice Bucket Challenge Dunk Tank at Pinocchio’s Bar & Grill on 5995 S. Virginia St. with a ...[Read More]

National Championship Air Races to be site of unmanned aerial challenge

National Championship Air Races to be site of unmanned aerial challenge

Reno, Nev. – With help from partner Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – Worldwide, the National Championship Air Races will be home to the first-ever Small UAS Challenge during this September’s 51st event. The challenge, which is free to enter and takes place Sept. 12 – 14, will test a number of skills and demonstrate a variety of small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS). The Small UAS ...[Read More]