Posts Tagged ‘airplane’

Make America Great Again

MAGA is the hollow refrain of people who do not understand the dire situation we find ourselves in. As we continue to obsess and dedicate our money and attention to the military industrial complex, climate change wreaks havoc across the globe. Suffice to say that if we don’t do something about this situation soon, the […]

Freedom gulls

This scene comes to us from out of the past. Judging by the car and plane depicted in this scene, we can guess that this piece is set in the 1950s. The car is a classic now, but it was once the newest, hottest thing on the road. Its iconic design transports us back to […]

Whistling Death

The first Vought F4U Corsair was delivered to the U.S. Navy in 1940 but due to landing performance issues it became a land based fighter bomber for the U.S. Mar


Peacemaker

cold war nuclear bomber by rick pisio

Wildcat Down Low

Buy this picture World War II era FM-2 Wildcat flies through the Valley of Speed during the 2010 Reno Air Races. Rick Pisio Website – Blog – Galleries – Portfolio http://www.rwphotos.com http://www.rwphotos.com/blog/?p=2321 http://rwphotos.photoshelter.com/gallery-list Contact photog@rwphotos.com

F7F Tigercat and Stormclouds

Buy this picture Grumman F7F Tigercat sitting on the ramp at Stead Field near Reno, Nevada, as storm clouds gather. Rick Pisio Website – Blog – Galleries – Portfolio http://www.rwphotos.com http://www.rwphotos.com/blog/?p=2066 http://rwphotos.photoshelter.com/gallery-list Contact photog@rwphotos.com usa shower curtains for sale children metal prints for sale children greeting cards for sale children posters for sale american paintings […]


Miss America

Buy this picture Unlimited Air Racer “Miss America” sits on the tarmac during the 2011 Reno National championship Air Races at Stead Field in Nevada. Rick Pisio Website – Blog – Galleries – Portfolio http://www.rwphotos.com http://www.rwphotos.com/blog/?p=2071 http://rwphotos.photoshelter.com/gallery-list Contact photog@rwphotos.com

Strega in The Valley

Buy this picture Matt Jackson flies the P-51 Mustang “Strega” through the Valley of Speed during the 2013 Reno National Championship Air Races. Rick Pisio Website – Blog – Galleries – Portfolio http://www.rwphotos.com http://www.rwphotos.com/blog/?p=2039 http://rwphotos.photoshelter.com/gallery-list Contact photog@rwphotos.com

Unlimited Air Racer “Rare Bear” in flight

Buy this picture Stewart Dawson gets the Unlimited Air Racer “Rare Bear” down low in the Valley of Speed during the 2013 Unlimited Gold Championship Race. Rare Bear is a highly modified F8F Bearcat that since 1988 has held the 3km speed record for a piston powered aircraft at 528.33 MPH. Rick Pisio Website – […]


P-51 Mustang Air Racer “Voodoo”

Buy this picture P-51 Mustang Air Racer “Voodoo” runs up the RPM’s after a heat race at the 2013 Reno National Championship Air Races. Rick Pisio Website – Blog – Galleries – Portfolio http://www.rwphotos.com http://www.rwphotos.com/blog/?p=2008 http://rwphotos.photoshelter.com/gallery-list Contact photog@rwphotos.com

Cal Fire OV-10 Bronco taxis at the Nevada County Air Attack Base.

Buy this picture Cal Fire OV-10 Bronco taxis at the Nevada County Air Attack Base prior to a firefighting mission. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection utilizes the OV-10 Bronco as a lead-in aircraft for the air tankers as well as an aerial platform from which the entire air operation is coordinated. The […]

Riff Raff in The Valley

Buy this picture Piloted by Shuttle Astronaut Robert “Hoot” Gibson the Hawker Sea Fury Race 99, “Riff Raff,” flies down the “Valley of Speed” during an Unlimited Class heat race at the 2009 Reno National Championship Air Races. Rick Pisio Website – Blog – Galleries – Portfolio http://www.rwphotos.com http://www.rwphotos.com/blog/?p=574 http://rwphotos.photoshelter.com/gallery-list Contact photog@rwphotos.com


Under the Turkey’s Wing

Buy this picture Grumman TBM-3 Avenger, bu85983, piloted by Chuck Wentworth is taxied during the 2013 Grass Valley Airfest held at the Nevada County Airport in California’s gold country. This aircraft, like many of the former World War II torpedo bombers saw duty as sprayers and aerial firefighting platforms. Rick Pisio Website – Blog – […]

Mustang Trio

Buy this picture Three P-51D Mustangs, fronted by by Ted Contri’s “Sizzlin Liz,” lined up on the tarmac at the 2013 Nevada County Airfest in Grass Valley, CA. The Nevada County Airfest is held every other year and in addition to the sun being behind the crowd all day long the crowd is closer to […]

Air Racing Hawker Sea Fury “Dreadnought”

Buy this picture Unlimited Air Racer, Hawker Sea Fury “Dreadnought,” on the ramp at the Reno National Championship Air Races. Rick Pisio Website – Blog – Galleries – Portfolio http://www.rwphotos.com http://www.rwphotos.com/blog http://rwphotos.photoshelter.com/gallery-list Contact photog@rwphotos.com


Fairchild A-10 Thunderbolt II – Head on view

Buy this picture Front view of the Fairchild A-10 Thunderbolt II. The 30-mm GAU-8/A seven-barrel cannon in the nose of the aircraft is capable of firing at a rate of 2100 rounds per minute. Rick Pisio Website – Blog – Galleries – Portfolio http://www.rwphotos.com http://www.rwphotos.com/blog http://rwphotos.photoshelter.com/gallery-list Contact photog@rwphotos.com

Voodoo – P-51D Air Racer

Buy this picture P-51D Mustang racer “Voodoo” in flight. After a two year hiatus the highly modified World War II era fighter will compete at the 50th Annual Reno Air Races in September. With Steven Hinton in the pilots seat the team is looking to capture it’s first Unlimited Gold Championship. With speeds near, and […]

Ford Tri Motor

Buy this picture Built as one of the first all metal airliners the Ford Tri Motor, also affectionately known as the Tin Goose, played a large role in gaining the public’s acceptance of air travel. Less than 200 of the aircraft were produced during a production run that ran from 1925 until 1933 but their […]


Taxiing F-22 Raptor

Photo of a Lockheed F-22 Raptor taxiing at Stead Field in Reno, Nevada