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National Championship Air Races

The Reno Air Racing Association is a 501 (c)3 not-for-profit organization with donations being tax deductible. our  mission is to perpetuate the most unique air racing event and aviation experience in the world by combing the world's fastest motor sport with spectacular military and civilian air entertainment. Held every September just north of Reno, the National Championship Air Races have become an institution for northern Nevada an aviation enthusiasts form around the world. For one week, the high desert north of Reno becomes home to hundreds of aircraft, their pilots and crews. Over the past ten years, the even has attracted more than 1 million spectators and generated more than $600 million for the regions economy. The event features six racing classes, a large display of static aircraft and several military and civil flight demonstrations.