View Full Version : Reno-Stead Departures -- Dago Red

09-17-2002, 01:42 PM
Dago Red is shown here at Reno-Stead this morning after start-up, with 2002 National Champion Skip Holm at the controls:

09-17-2002, 01:45 PM
Seen in close-up, as she taxis across the ramp, the North American P-51D hybrid, Dago Red, is quite elegant under her flamboyant paint scheme. The aircraft is named after a popular brand of Italian dinner wine:

09-17-2002, 01:47 PM
Purple flames against a backdrop of purple hills...Dago Red heads for the East-West runway at Stead:

09-17-2002, 01:50 PM
On climbout from Reno-Stead, Dago Red departs for her home base in Utah:

09-17-2002, 01:52 PM
Dago Red heads out over Silver Knolls on the upwind leg. She overflew the field, waggling her wings in goodbye to her crew on the ground: