This collection consists of 33 five by seven inch color photographs taken by Mark Strock of the following aircraft at the 2013 National Championship Air Races in Reno, Nevada: North American AT-6 Texans Big Red and Baby Boomer; North American P-51D Mustangs Ole Yellow, Voodoo, and Miss America; North American P-51 XR Mustang Precious Metal; PZL Mielec TS-11 Iskra (Spark) Hot Section; Hawker Sea Furies Sawbones and Dreadnought; Yakovlev Yak-11 Moose Czech Mate; Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat Rare Bear; Aero (Vodochody) L 29 Delfin (Dolphin) Mayas Miss Independence and Sluggo; and the Aero (Vodochody) L 39 Albatros (Albatross) aircraft Robin 1, Blank Czech, and American Spirit.
Biographical / Historical:
The National Championship Air Races take place each September at the Reno Stead Airport in Reno, Nevada. Begun in 1964, this event is the last pylon racing event in the world, and features multi-lap, multi-aircraft races on closed ovoid courses. Their are races for the following classes of aircraft: Biplane; Formula One; Sport; T-6; Jet; and Unlimited.
Mark Strock, Gift, 2014
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