Rolling for takeoff on runway 01R as the sun rises on a beautiful SFO morning.
Heading out to start their show at the 2009 Reno National Championship Air Races.
"Skywest 5634" (SKW5634) slowing down after the 34 minute flight from SFO.
Climbing off of 16R with the Virginia Range in the background.
Slowing down after landing on 16R.
Taxiing to 34R on "Charlie" with the Reno skyline in the background along with N230WN taxiing to 34L.
"Wi-Fi" enabled bird preparing to taxi to the active runway. Note the two T-45 Goshawks in the background on the Atlantic ramp.
2008 Reno Pylon Racing Seminar.
Tanker 88, one of two S-2's based at Grass Valley, turning into a hot load pit for more retardant while working the "Robbers Fire" outside of Foresthill.
"Comfortably Greener" taxiing to 34L via "Alpha" with the soon to open new ATC tower in the background.
Southwest 3977 (SWA3977) direct from San Diego Intl (KSAN) slowing down on a snowy runway 34L.
John Penney in "Rare Bear", one of the locals favorites and a bird with a lot of history. The hangar for instance at Stead Field is named aptly "The Bear Cave". Unfortunately during Sundays... (more)
Tanker 40, the first of what will be many BAe-146's taxiing in to the Reno-Stead tanker base for the first time while committed to the "Como" fire south and east of Dayton, NV. Before being conver... (more)
Sitting on the NSAWC ramp awaiting the first mission of the day.
"Skywest 2614" (SKW2614) taxiing to the gate via "Bravo" after the flight from LAX. The Atlas 747 in the background was a charter for the Marines and Navy.