RTAG Events

Celebration of Aviation Banquet

Annual event (generally in March) with a dinner, a guest speaker, the presentation of scholarships and other awards, silent auction, raffle, etc. This is a major fundraiser for the Tom Pagnano Memorial Scholarship. 

Chili Cook-Off, Summer BBQ, Pancake Breakfast

The Chili Cook-Off is a joint event with the Reno-Stead Airport Association and is generally held each January in a heated hangar at KRTS. The Summer BBQs and Pancake Breakfasts are held at KRNO.

Poker Run & Fly-Outs

Annual Poker Run to win cash prizes & benefit the scholarship fund. Fly-Outs to various destinations for brunch, aviation museums, etc. 

Operation Santa Claus

For this annual event, RTAG teams up with other groups and businesses at KRNO to provide a wonderful Christmas for needy families in the community. The event includes a Parade of Planes with a dozen or more GA airplanes, followed by Santa and Mrs. Claus arriving in a C-130! Lunch, games, and entertainment follow, and each family is presented with a Christmas tree and wrapped gifts to take home.