Beale featured in 49th annual Reno Air Races

A vintage P-51 Mustang fighter aircraft and a U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft perform a heritage flight during the National Championship Air Races at Stead Airport, Reno, Nev., Sept. 14, 2012. The heritage flight program represents the evolution of Air Force airpower by flying today's state-of-the-art fighter aircraft in close formation with a historic fighter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

A vintage P-51 Mustang fighter aircraft and a U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor fighter aircraft perform a heritage flight during the National Championship Air Races at Stead Airport, Reno, Nev., Sept. 15, 2012. The heritage flight program represents the evolution of Air Force airpower by flying today's state-of-the-art fighter aircraft in close formation with a historic fighter. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

Parachutist Dana Bowman descends with the American Flag during the opening ceremonies of the National Championship Air Races at Stead Airport, Reno, Nev., Sept. 14, 2012. Bowman, a double amputee, was a member of U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

Parachutist Dana Bowman descends with the American Flag during the opening ceremonies of the National Championship Air Races at Stead Airport, Reno, Nev., Sept. 15, 2012. Bowman, a double amputee, was a member of U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

Air show spectators tour an Air Force T-38 Talon trainer aircraft during the National Championship Air Races at Stead Airport, Reno, Nev., Sept. 14, 2012. The aircraft is assigned to the 9th Reconnaissance Wing, Beale Air Force Base, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

Air show spectators tour an Air Force T-38 Talon trainer aircraft during the National Championship Air Races at Stead Airport, Reno, Nev., Sept. 15, 2012. The aircraft is assigned to the 9th Reconnaissance Wing, Beale Air Force Base, Calif. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

A child becomes a pilot-for-a-day in an Air Force T-38 Talon trainer aircraft during the National Championship Air Races at Stead Airport, Reno, Nev., Sept. 14, 2012. The Talon is primarily used by Air Education and Training Command for joint specialized undergraduate pilot training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

A child becomes a pilot-for-a-day in an Air Force T-38 Talon trainer aircraft during the National Championship Air Races at Stead Airport, Reno, Nev., Sept. 15, 2012. The Talon is primarily used by Air Education and Training Command for joint specialized undergraduate pilot training. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

Several vintage fighter aircraft race for position during the 49th Annual National Championship Air Races at Stead Airport, Reno, Nev., Sept. 14, 2012. Aircraft often reach speeds of more than 400 mph. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

Several vintage fighter aircraft race for position during the 49th Annual National Championship Air Races at Stead Airport, Reno, Nev., Sept. 14, 2012. Aircraft often reach speeds of more than 400 mph. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

A pilot explains propeller modifications to his P-51 Mustang fighter aircraft during the National Championship Air Races at Stead Airport, Reno, Nev., Sept. 14, 2012. The air races have been held annually since 1963. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

A pilot explains propeller modifications to his P-51 Mustang fighter aircraft during the National Championship Air Races at Stead Airport, Reno, Nev., Sept. 15, 2012. The air races have been held annually since 1963. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

Ground crew from the 114th Fighter Squadron, Oregon Air National Guard, watch their F-15 Eagle fighter aircraft perform a low-level pass during the National Championship Air Races at Stead Airport, Reno, Nev., Sept. 14, 2012. The eagle was one of the hundreds different aircraft at the races. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

Ground crew from the 114th Fighter Squadron, Oregon Air National Guard, watch their F-15 Eagle fighter aircraft perform a low-level pass during the National Championship Air Races at Stead Airport, Reno, Nev., Sept. 15, 2012. The eagle was one of the many different aircraft at the races. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

Two L-39 Albatrosses from the Patriots Jet Demonstration Team perform opposing high-speed passes during the National Championship Air Races at Stead Airport, Reno, Nev., Sept. 14, 2012. The Patriots are civilian-owned jet aerobatic team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo)

Two L-39 Albatrosses from the Patriots Jet Demonstration Team perform opposing high-speed passes during the National Championship Air Races at Stead Airport, Reno, Nev., Sept. 15, 2012. The Patriots are civilian-owned jet aerobatic team. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo)

A U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle fighter aircraft flies by a group of spectators during the National Championship Air Races at Stead Airport, Reno, Nev., Sept. 14, 2012. The aircraft is from the 114th Fighter Squadron, Oregon Air National Guard. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)

A U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle fighter aircraft flies by a group of spectators during the National Championship Air Races at Stead Airport, Reno, Nev., Sept. 14, 2012. The aircraft is from the 114th Fighter Squadron, Oregon Air National Guard. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Robert M. Trujillo/Released)