PRESS RELEASE

The Reno Air Race Association is thrilled to share that they’re adding some Reno Legends to the mix for the 2024 Reno Air show. The 60th anniversary celebration of the Reno Air Races, to be held this October 4th-6th at Reno Stead Airport, will be packing a nostalgic punch of excitement with these legendary pilots showing off their iconic aircraft in front of an epic backdrop.

Hawker Sea Fury ‘924’, flown in this 2023 photo by Joel Swager, finished third in the last ever Unlimited Gold race at Reno. [Photo by Gary Daniels]

Vicky Benzing will have us all Plum Crazy with her custom North American P-51D. Dennis Sanders will give us 924 reasons to fall in love again with the Hawker Sea Fury. And we will all bear witness to Steve Hinton soaring through the sky in the F8F Bearcat.

Veteran racer and pace plane pilot Steve Hinton will display the F8F-2 Bearcat, BuNo.121707 (pictured here at the 2022 races) for the Reno crowds one more time. [Photo by Aaron Haase]

These three superstars will join an unbelievable lineup of performers set to put on an unforgettable display this October. The U.S. Navy Blue Angels, the Royal Canadian Air Force Snowbirds, the USAF F-16 Viper Demo and so much more are primed and ready to put on a show.

The F-16 Viper Demo Team will return to Reno with their jet painted as the first prototype YF-16, a tribute to the 50th anniversary of the type’s first flight. [Photo via USAF Viper Demonstration Team]

To buy your tickets for the 2024 Reno Air Show click HERE. For more information on the event visit https://renoairshow.org/.