Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Indy Transponder 27-February

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McGuire will host air show for second year in a row - - Philadelphia,PA,USA
By JASON HARRIS McGUIRE AFB — When McGuire Air Force Base hosts its Air Expo and Open House this spring, it will mark the first time that the event has been ...


A pitcher and a pilot reveled in each other's worlds, but for one ... Boston Globe - United States
They come from the front lines, spend two or three years flying with the Blue Angels, then go back to fighting our wars. They're special. ...
Kojak is Kevin Davis


United States Air Force Thunderbirds to Soar in 2008 - Hospitality 1st (press release) - Cape Coral,FL,USA
Nellis Air Force Base, NV – February 2008 / Hospitality 1ST / The Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, has announced its 2008 airshow ...


Riverside-Moreno Valley Community Notes - 02-24 - Press-Enterprise - Riverside,CA,USA
The 2008 Thunder over the Empire AirFest 08 is set for
8:45 am to 5:30 pm May 3 and 4 at March Air Reserve Base near Moreno Valley. ...


Air show millions at stake - Waikato Times - Waikato,New Zealand
By MICHAEL CUMMINGS - Waikato Times | Monday, 25 February 2008 Less than two weeks before the Wings and Wheels over Waikato air show is due to take flight, ...


Of the Journal Star - Peoria Journal Star - Peoria,IL,USA
The Prairie Air Show's sixth annual Wing-Off Party will be held at the Holiday Inn City Centre on Friday to promote the air show in July. ...


Commission asked to consider contributing to Air Expo 2008 - Parkersburg News - Parkersburg,WV,USA
Meeting with the commission Monday, Air Expo committee chairman Greg Smith said the first air show started because of the Wood County Commission and was ...


F-16s featured in Dominican Republic air show - Schriever Air Force Base - Colorado Springs,CO,USA
16 and 17 to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the Dominican air force with an air show.
Aviation fans from this small island nation welcomed the Air ...


Blue Angels – Stratus - THX138Driver
US Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron -- The Blue Angels Not for the first time in my adult life, I am proud of my country. The exceptional talent that is found in the Navy and Marine Corps is but one good reason. ...


It's carried more passengers than any plane in history but now the ... Daily Mail - UK
Next month, Romeo Alpha and Papa Yankee begin a farewell tour of
Britain's airports before carrying their final passengers at the International Air Tattoo ...


History takes flight at RAAF Museum Air Pageant - Melbourne Herald Sun - Australia
About 30 aircraft flew during the afternoon. Despite the historic warbirds, the crowd favourite was the loud, fast Hawk lead-in fighter jet.,21985,23268626-2862,00.html


Dayton Air Show viewed from the camera's eye - Wilmington News Journal, OH - Wilmington,OH,USA
Greenlees’ stunning photos capture the USAF Thunderbirds, US Navy Blue Angels, rare warbirds, military jets, civilian performers, air racers, rotary-wing ...


Kasprowicz Announces Around-the-World Speed Record Attempt in AgustaWestland Grand Helicopter


World War II aviation exhibit fly’s into town next month (Texarkana Gazette)

Part of Texarkana Regional Airport will become a temporary World War II aviation museum early next month.


Funds shortage could force Chanute museum to close - Urbana/Champaign News-Gazette - Champaign,IL,USA
By Tim Mitchell
RANTOULChanute Air Museum President Jim Eldridge says he is excited about a new exhibit about the dream of flight, scheduled to open on ...


Grissom Opens to General Aviation

The long, honored history of Grissom Air Reserve Base in Peru is marking a new milestone. Montgomery Aviation, Inc. of Zionsville will take over the day to day civilian operations at the Grissom Aeroplex in March, 2008 providing aviation fuel, maintenance and other aircraft services. In signing a five year contract with the Miami County Economic Development Authority, Dan Montgomery said, “Our services will shortly include air charter, air taxi, flight training, and aircraft sales.” “Seeing Grissom open as a civilian airport has been a long held dream,” said MCEDA board member James Tidd, adding, “This is the first step in becoming a regional airport. It will have a great impact on our region ” Named after Lieutenant Colonel Virgil “Gus” Grissom, one of the original seven astronauts, Grissom Air Reserve Base has the longest runway in Indiana at 12,500’ x 200’. Montgomery Aviation already serves as Fixed Base Operator at Indianapolis Executive Airport in Zionsville and at Frankfort Municipal Airport in Clinton County. Contact: Dan Montgomery, Montgomery Aviation, Inc., 317.769.4487


Indiana State Enters Training Agreement with Lufthansa

Aviation Technology majors at Indiana State University will receive hands-on training through an agreement with German-based Lufthansa Flight Training (LFT). It is the first such partnership for Lufthansa. Indiana State is the first university in the world to use the air carrier's online training materials.

Pilot forced to ease on down the road - Indianapolis Star - United States
"I thought there might be other problems, so I went through all of the checklists, did all the tests," Suleman told WTHR (Channel 13), The

AAR to hire 300 at airport hangar
AAR Corp., the Wood Dale, Ill., company that took over the abandoned United Airlines repair base three years ago, said it hopes to add more than 300 workers this year in Indianapolis. Mayor Greg Ballard is expected to attend a press conference early this afternoon announcing the expansion.
AAR currently has 925 employees working in eight bays of the former United base at Indianapolis International Airport.


Latest Mt. Comfort tenant: adidas warehouse - Indianapolis Star - United States
By Bill McCleery Adidas, the shoe and sportswear maker, plans to lease 162000 square feet of existing warehouse space in Mount Comfort for inventory storage ...


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