Reno, Nev. – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) today announced that the Texas Flying Legends Museum will race four planes and perform with six planes at the 2017 National Championship Air Races.
“The Texas Flying Legends Museum is dedicated to honoring past generations and inspiring the leaders of tomorrow through active displays of WWII warbirds,” Mike Crowell, President and CEO of RARA said. “We are absolutely thrilled and honored that the Texas Flying Legends Museum will be racing four aircraft in our unlimited class and performing as a group with six aircraft.”
The Texas Flying Legends Museum will bring a B-25J “Betty’s Dream”, a TBM3E Avenger, a P-40K “Aleutian Tiger”, a FG-1D Corsair, a P-51D “Dakota Kid II”, and a Spitfire MkIXc “Half Stork” to Reno. All six will fly as part of TFLM’s show and the four fighter aircraft (P-40K, FG-1D, P-51D and Spitfire) will race in the unlimited class.