May 18, 2011
Will Whiteside and the Reno National Air Championship Air Races
|Join us Wednesday evening May 18, 2011, as Will Whiteside, Pacific Coast Air Museum member, speaks and shares video from the 2010 Reno Air Races and his role as pilot flying “VOODOO” a highly modified P-51 Mustang flying in the Unlimited division.||
Will Whiteside: Voodoo
|18 years as a Flight Instructor, Corporate Pilot, Airline Pilot and Air Race Pilot paid off three years ago at the Reno National Championship Air Races.
In his 5th year racing Reno, Will has entered a very exclusive club flying “VOODOO.”
The 500 MPH club is made up of a very small group of race pilots who have gone over 500 MPH on the Unlimited racecourse behind a propeller. He will discuss the challenges, rewards and pitfalls of pushing a WWII fighter to its limit and beyond.
Location:Mesa Beverage Company, Inc.
3200 N. Laughlin Road. Santa Rosa, CA
Directions: From Santa Rosa, take Highway 101 North and exit at Airport Blvd. Turn left on Laughlin Road toward the museum. The Mesa building is located on the left side of the street just past the museum and Nob Hill south gate.
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|June 15||Jeane Slone, Author & Pacific Coast Air Museum Member, She Built Ships During WWII. Book sales|