Aftershock Jet Truck Coming To Airshows In 2018

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Darnell Racing Enterprises is adding a new jet truck to their lineup! Claimed as the world’s fastest fire truck at an amazing 407 mph, as certified by the Guinness Book of World Records, the “Aftershock” jet truck is a new addition to the Darnells’ already popular collection of jet vehicles. The Darnell family also owns… Read more

A Three Mile Explosion! Tora Bomb Squad Smashes Own World Record For Longest Wall Of Fire

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The Tora Bomb Squad, led by Gordon Webb, and Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Yuma announced they have set the world record for the world’s longest wall of fire on March 18, 2017 at the MCAS Yuma airshow. The record was officially certified for 4,890.9 meters, or roughly 16,046.5 feet. That is equivalent to 3.04… Read more

Pilot Okay After Modified T-6 Texan Crashes In North Carolina

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Pilot John Shell is safe after his “Super 6” modified T-6 Texan crashed near Jamestown Rd. in Morganton, North Carolina around 4:45 PM EST. Tyler Woodard, who witnessed the crash, and another person were able to aid Mr. Shell in getting away from the aircraft following the crash and before it was engulfed in flames.… Read more

Pilot Escapes As “Precious Metal” Reno Racer Heavily Damaged In Ground Fire – May Be Total Loss

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While on a fuel stop on the morning of September 8th, the Reno Air Racer “Precious Metal”, a heavily modified P-51 Mustang, was heavily damaged in a ground fire. The pilot escaped without injury but the aircraft is being described as a total loss. A post by the Precious Metal Air Racing Fan Page reads:… Read more