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F-22 Raptor to make return appearance at 51st National Championship Air Races

A sign of its steadfast commitment to bringing the very best aviators, performers and demonstration teams to the historic National Championship Air Races, the Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) announced the awesome and ultra-high-tech F-22 Raptor as one of the event headliners in 2014. Just a year after having its performance cancelled for the historic 50th event due to the federal government sequestration, the wildly popular F-22 Raptor will be making just its third Reno Air Race appearance when it performs Sept. 10 – 14 at the Reno-Stead Airfield. “Truly, the F-22 Raptor is one of the most impressive fighter…

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An open letter to our fans, our volunteers, our pilots and our community

To our fans, our pilots, our volunteers and our community, After such an amazing 50th event this past September, we couldn’t be more excited to look ahead towards the next 50 years of the STIHL National Championship Air Races. Last year was an overwhelming and poignant success with fans from all over the world joining us to revel in this historic aviation celebration. As the last air racing event of its kind, the Reno Air Racing Association is committed to preserving and growing this great event and developing the next generation of Air Race fans. Undoubtedly, the last few years…