Remarks: "Beach Ball" flown by Peter Kline taxiing out for a Qualifying lap. Peter would fly "Beach Ball" to a best lap time of 1:14.358 with a speed of 410.569mph. Above the tail John Penney is diving down for his lap in "Pip Squeak".
Remarks: "Jump 42" sitting idle on the ramp after a storm cell passed through the area putting all air ops on hold. "Tanker 05" (N96278) is just passing by in the background to go start fighting fires again.
Remarks: HT-737 aka "Malcolm" just finishing "the dip" out of a small Beaver pond next to US395 while fighting the "Constantia" fire just to south of Doyle,CA. If accepted this will also be my 450th photo on the site!
Remarks: Skip Holm in "Double Red" taxiing out for a practice session at the 2007 Reno National Championship Air Races. Skip would fly the Lancair to a second place finish in the Sport Silver race on Sunday.