Reno Unlimited Gold final. Onboard video from Precious Metal.

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Start to finish. The bogus DQ call occurred at the 9.23 mark. Video clearly shows no infringement.:mad:
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So it looks as though they've royally peed off two of the top Gold class racers (Tiger and Thom) to the extent that they are unlikely ever to return. This year Miss America, Air Biscuit, Speedball, the Paul Family stable (SU-E, Parrothead and Boise Bee) were all missing due to dissatisfaction with the purse and other political issues. With the loss of Howard's aircraft, and the retirement/sale of Dago, Spirit of Texas, Steadfast, Riff Raff, Bad Attitude, Sea Hawk, Risky, Merlin's Magic and others, that meant there was no Bronze race and only 5 aircraft in the Silver final this year. It's now basically a toybox for Rod Lewis (3 aircraft) and the Sanders (3 Furies), plus Voodoo and a few more to make up the numbers. :(
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Precious Metal is a Legend.....Steve Hinton, please ship it over to our Legends....please?

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It's nothing to do with Steve Hinton, and never has been. It is a Florida aeroplane, built up by the Whittingtons in Fort Lauderdale, later owned by Ron Buccarelli, and now by Thom Richard at Kissimmee
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OK then...Thom, are you listening? We'd love to see y'all.
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So it looks as though they've royally peed off two of the top Gold class racers (Tiger and Thom) to the extent that they are unlikely ever to return.
Apparently Tiger hung his flight on the wall at the Sunday pilots briefing & walked out. I also noticed during the form up for the Saturday Gold with Tiger at the back, that 2 of the Seafuries inside of Strega hung well back to give him a clean shot at getting on the tail of Voodoo...

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I'd hate to see a Reno racer brought over here. All the whining from the purists and anoraks about butchering historic aircraft, crashing them, etc etc, would drown out the sound of the Griffon.
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It would be like the scene from Wicker Man.. but with a huge bonfire of anoraks :)

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I'd hate to see a Reno racer brought over here. All the whining from the purists and anoraks about butchering historic aircraft, crashing them, etc etc, would drown out the sound of the Griffon.
I am sure it would be different if it were one of the classic modified corsairs from way back! However if the chance arose would the CAA allow such heavily modified aircraft to fly here? Personally, I would absolutely love to see a three ship tail chase (?) of Reno unlimiteds at flying legends. I believe that Reno is to warbirds what Bonneville salt flats are to motoring.