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RENO 2010

2010 was another winning year for Warbirds of Delaware and Aero Enterprises.  For the first time the Jet Class flew two heats, Gold and Silver.

In the Gold Heat, once again, Curt Brown set a qualifying record of 543 MPH, the fastest speed ever recorded at Reno.  He then recorded a fastest ever race speed of 522 MPH in Friday's race.

GOLD

1st
 
Curt Brown Race 77 "Viper" (L-29 Viper) 516 MPH
 
   
2nd
 
Mike Mangold Race 12 "Euro Burner" (L-29 Viper) 512 MPH
 
   
3rd
 
Joe Gano Race 2 "Pipsqueak" (L-39 DV2) 506 MPH
 
 

For the 2nd straight year, all first three racers clocked in at over 500 MPH.

For the third straight year, all three top finishers were engineered by Dave Cannavo's Aero Enterprises.

Aero Enterprises also has engineered the top three finishers in the new Silver Heat.

SILVER

1st Cliff Magee Race 25 "Violated" (L-39C) 443 MPH
       
2nd Heather "Lucky" Penney Race 21 "Raju Grace" (L-29) 411 MPH
       
3rd John Kokshoom Race 11 "Screaming Eagle" (L-39) 408 MPH

The Silver race featured five rookies and our first female racer, Heather Penney, a 2000 hour F-16 pilot and 2 tour Iraqi veteran.

YOU CAN AFFORD AN L-29 or an L-39!

PURCHASE L-29 L-39
TOTAL COST OF
BASIC CERTIFIED, FLYING A/C1
$55,000 $200,000 - 300,000
     
  IFR AVIONICS PACKAGE $10,000 $10,000
  PAINT (CAN VARY) $10,000 $15,000
  VIPER CONVERSION (E)    
  522-540 $75,000 N/A
  601 $90,000 N/A
  STOCK ENGINE REPLACEMENT2 $5,000 $50,000
     
ANNUAL BUDGET    
  INSURANCE $7,500 $13,000
  HANGAR 5,000 7,500
  ANNUAL INSPECTION 3,500 5,000
  MAINT 3,000 3,000
  TOTAL ANNUAL COSTS3 $19,000 $28,500
       
FUEL    
  180 GPH (ALL ENGINES)   150 GPH

1AT WILMINGTON, DE OR RENO, NV
2 MIDTIME EUGENE
3 LESS FUEL

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