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RARA Announces Winner of 50/50 Raffle!

National Championship Air Races

RARA announces the lucky winner of the 50/50 raffle! Winning Number #A 2944313 Please contact the RARA office by calling (775) 972-6663 to authenticate your ticket and receive prize collection information.

RARA Announces Racer Lineup for 2018 STIHL National Championship Air Races

National Championship Air Races

Racers Announced for the 55th  STIHL National Championship Air Races Reno, Nev. – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) is pleased to announce the highly-anticipated racing lineup for the 55th STIHL National Championship Air Races, scheduled September 12-16, 2018 at Reno-Stead Airport. The event will feature six racing classes including Unlimited, Jet, Sport, T6, Formula One and Biplane, with spe ...[Read More]

RARA Issues Call for Security Volunteers

National Championship Air Races

RENO AIR RACING ASSOCIATION ISSUES CALL FOR SECURITY VOLUNTEERS RENO, Nev. – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) issued a call for volunteers for security and gate control at this year’s STIHL National Championship Air Races, scheduled September 12-16th at the Reno-Stead Airport. Volunteers are needed for security and gate control. RARA will work with volunteers to schedule convenient days and ...[Read More]

RARA Announces New Deputy Director of Operations and Deputy Air Bosses

National Championship Air Races

Reno Air Racing Association Announces New Deputy Director of Operations and Deputy Air Bosses for the STIHL National Championship Air Races -Scheduled for September 12-16, 2018 at Reno-Stead Airport-  Reno, Nev. – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) is pleased to announce Mike O’Brien as Deputy Director of Operations, Walter A. “Tony” Grady Jr. Deputy Air Boss of Race Operations and Owen Ashurs ...[Read More]

NAHI Announces Line Up for 55th STIHL National Championship Air Races

NAHI Announces Line Up for 55th STIHL National Championship Air Races

THE NATIONAL AVIATION HERITAGE INVITATIONAL LLC RELEASES THE AIRCRAFT LINEUP -At the 55THAnnual STIHL National Championship Air Races, Sept. 12-16- RENO, Nev. – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) and the National Aviation Heritage Invitational LLC (NAHI) are thrilled to present some of the nation’s most skillfully-restored aircraft that will be on display at the 55thannual STIHL National Champ ...[Read More]

Commemorative Air Force Southern California Wing (CAF SoCal) to the 2018 Lineup of Performers

Commemorative Air Force Southern California Wing (CAF SoCal) to the 2018 Lineup of Performers

Reno Air Racing Association Adds Commemorative Air Force to the 2018 Lineup for the 55th Annual STIHL National Championship Air Races The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) is pleased to announce that the Commemorative Air Force Southern California Wing (CAF SoCal) will join the 2018 lineup of performers at the 55th annual STIHL National Championship Air Races, scheduled September 12-16, 2018. In ...[Read More]

RARA Announces Military Appreciation Day, Friday September 14

National Championship Air Races

  RENO AIR RACING ASSOCIATION ANNOUNCES MILITARY APPRECIATION DAY, FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 14  at the 2018 STIHL National Championship Air Races RENO, Nev. [July 26, 2018] – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) is pleased to announce they have named Friday, September 14th as Military Appreciation Day, sponsored by Mercer-Fraser Company. All current and former Active Duty, Reserve and National Guar ...[Read More]

Patriots Jet Team

Patriots Jet Team

The Patriots Jet Team will return to the Reno sky this year to entertain and thrill the spectators with its exhilarating aerobatic performances! The Patriots Jet Team is the largest civilian-owned aerobatic jet team in the western hemisphere and features pilots who were formally U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds and U.S. Navy Blue Angels. Patriots Jet Team owner, Randy Howell had a vision of creating a ...[Read More]

RARA Announces NAHI Will Return in 2018

                   National Aviation Heritage Invitational (NAHI) returns to the STIHL National Championship Air Races RENO, Nev. [July 11, 2018] – Fred Telling, Chairman and CEO of the Reno Air Racing Association (RARA), announced today that RARA and the National Aviation Heritage InvitationalLLC (NAHI) have reached an agreement which will bring NAHI back to the STIHL National Champion ...[Read More]

RARA Announces Oris Watches as the Official Timepiece Sponsor

Reno Air Racing Association Announces Oris as the  Official Timepiece Sponsor for the 55thannual STIHL National Championship Air Races -Scheduled for September 12-16, 2018 at Reno-Stead Airport- Reno, Nev.–  The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) is pleased to announce Oris as the Official Timepiece Sponsor for the 55thannual STIHL National Championship Air Races, scheduled September 12-16, 2018 a ...[Read More]