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Reno Air Races Crash 3

The third fatal crash in three days of the racing week at the Reno National Championship Air Races.

This one hit close to home as I knew the pilot, Gary Hubler, An incredible pilot with laser sharp skills he would always either be at the front or going for it.

Anyway, here is the story and his website.

RGJ.com: Crash witness: 'Pieces flying through air'

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Reno Air Racing Association - National Championship Air Races and Air Show

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That's sad...

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Man, that's tough. My condolences to families and friends and you, too, McBear.

Pretty unusual as well. They're all racing not too terribly far from where Fossett may have disappeared.

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Sorry to hear about your friend, McBear.
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Pylon racing is a hell of a sport. Hubler had the skill and tenacity to excel.

Good on him for really living his life.
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Hey guys it may be too late but why don't we all use google earth to find this guy:

Fossett sought via Google Earth
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Because all the pictures are 5-7 years old?
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Because all the pictures are 5-7 years old?
I think they updated the pictures just for this search
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go here to update the map:
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Air racing has always been on of the most dangerous sports.
Even a slight touch anywhere and at least two aircraft go down, ain't no rubbin' allowed like in NASCAR.

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