Glasair Sets Speed Record At Reno

Flying his Glasair III at the 2010 National Championship Air Races in Stead, Nevada, Jeff Lavelle set a new Sport Class qualifying record at 362.481 mph.

The Lavelle qualifying speed is not only faster than every one of the higher horsepower aircraft that qualified in the Super Sport Class, but it was also faster than more than half (14 of 24) of the entrants in the Unlimited Class, which includes multiple P-51 Mustangs, a Fockewulf, a P40 and an F4U Corsair. Continue reading "Glasair Sets Speed Record At Reno"