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Air Race Classic organizers prepare for 2014 race

Article | Oct 15, 2013

Air Race Classic organizers are getting the word out about the 2014 race.

Red Bull Air Race back in 2014

Article | Oct 07, 2013

After a three-year hiatus, the Red Bull Air Race returns with seven competitions worldwide and some of the favorite pilots in the race's eight-year history.

Hinton makes Reno magic in 'Voodoo'

Article | Sep 16, 2013

A new airplane brings the same result for Reno race champion Steven Hinton.

Racing under way in Reno

Article | Sep 12, 2013

The National Championship Air Races in Reno, Nev. mark 50 years with thunder in the desert.

Pilots: Fran Bera

Pilot Magazine | Aug 01, 2013

It was June 23, 1955, my seventeenth birthday, as I nervously began taxiing the Aeronca Champ in which I was taking my private pilot checkride. Fran Bera, the designated examiner, sat in the rear of the tandem cockpit, observing my every move. Mine was only one of more than 3,000 flight tests she would conduct, and my examiner was to become one of the most successful woman racing pilots of all time (if not the most successful).

Truth in animation

Pilot Magazine | Aug 01, 2013

Tucked away in a grove of evergreen trees, the rust-lined fuel truck had fallen into disuse. A visit from Disney filmmakers gave the vehicle new life, in a way, as a star in the animated film Planes.

Continental announces ambitious goals

Article | Jul 29, 2013

Continental Motors, fresh off the acquisition of the former Thielert Aircraft Engines’ Centurion line of turbodiesel engines, outlines its plans for improving them.

Teams finish Air Race Classic despite weather challenges

Article | Jun 26, 2013

The 2013 Air Race Classic lost a stop due to the weather, but 42 teams still completed the course.

Behind the scenes of the little turboprop that could

Article | Jun 07, 2013

Just how realistic can you make an airplane with eyes, a mouth, and a dream of competing in an international air race? DisneyToon Studios took on the challenge with the upcoming Disney’s "Planes."

New course, old ties for 2013 AirVenture Cup

Article | May 09, 2013

Organizers of a cross-country air race that is flown just before EAA AirVenture gets under way in Oshkosh, Wis., each summer announced a new race course--and a reconnection with the world's largest gathering of general aviation aircraft and pilots--for 2013.