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Off Season Activities

By General News
What do race pilots do during the "off-season?" Obviously, they practice and refine their skills to remain sharp for the September races. One of our race pilots, however, used some of his "non-racing" time to lead a group of six (6) Epic LT aircraft on a 15,000 mile, 21-day, 21-city journey completely around the world! The entire flight and international planning was led by our 2015 Gold Champion, Pete Zaccagnino. Later in September, an Epic LT will be one of our Jet pace planes ...Think about that for a minute - A Prop will be pacing a Jet start - That's...
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2016 PRS Video

By General News
With 2016 PRS (Pylon Racing School) now concluded, our field of 18 pilots and 19 aircraft is set. But before we get to the September races, let's take a video look back at last month's PRS ...
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RARA News

By General News
RARA News National Championship Air Races Pylon Racing Seminar Attracts Record Number of Participants and Planes Annual safety briefing and qualifying seminar for September races occurred last week Reno, Nev. – The 19th annual National Championship Air Races Pylon Racing Seminar (PRS) was held last week, June 15-18, at the Reno Stead Airport. PRS is a qualifying and safety seminar for pilots new to the National Championship Air Races. This year’s event, which was not open to the public, hosted a record 79 airplanes and 130 participants, including students, instructors and certified pilots. “We are beyond excited to have hosted...
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2016 Rookie School Graduates

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With Rookie School (aka PRS or Pilot Racing Seminar) behind us, RJI is proud to announce four (4) new graduates (racers) for 2016. They are: L-39 - Kevin Roll L-29 - Bob McCormack L-29 - Scott Farnsworth L-39 - Nathan Harnagel Several certified racers also participated just to maintain their racing skills: L-39 - Mark Johnson (Pace Pilot) L-29 - Joe Gano Soko Galeb - Jon Socolof Look forward to seeing you with all our other pilots in September!
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