Thursday, February 7, 2008

Indy Transponder 6-February

Inaugural Event Coming To Maryland In June - Aero-News Network - FL,USA
The red, white and blue jets of the
US Jet aerobatic team, and the black and gold parachutes of US Army Golden Knights, will fill the skies over Ocean City, ...

Air show tries for Blue Angels, other big name acts - Yuma Sun - Yuma,AZ,USA
The rescheduling is in response to several requests from the community to see the Blue Angels, the Thunderbirds or another big ticket team perform, ...

S. Idaho city wants air show budget updates - - Idaho Falls,ID,USA
The city has already committed $15000 toward the event, and has booked the US Navy Blue Angels. The event is expected to have the largest budget since the ...

Council to keep tabs on air show budget - Twin Falls Times-News - Twin Falls,ID,USA By Nate Poppino

The organizers behind this year's Air Magic Valley air show plan for it to be their biggest yet - even booking the US Navy Blue Angels for ...

End of air show reflects US trend - St. Louis Post-Dispatch - MO, United States
By Ken Leiser When the St. Louis County Fair and Air Show called it quits last week, it marked the second local festival of flight to be grounded in the ...

Anniversaries Could Bulge Warbird Attendance

Anniversary gatherings of several warbird models could bring a significant number of additional airplanes to EAA AirVenture 2008, and warbird-area volunteers are preparing for the possible influx.

Media event showcases Air Force airpower

The 332nd Air Expeditionary Wing hosted four major media outlets, three print and one television, in an unprecedented media event here Jan. 30. The event was the first time major media outlets visited the base for one specific event. NBC news, The Associated Press, New York Times and Los Angeles Times sent correspondents to spend the day at Balad AB and see the mission and Airmen of the 332nd AEW in action…

Simply spectacular - Times of India - India
The skydiving and air show organized recently by the Bombay Sappers was indeed a sight to behold. Apart from the mesmerizing skydiving, the show had lots ...

Scott bucks trend for air shows - Belleville News Democrat - IL, USA
AP The St. Louis region, which has a storied aviation past, has lost two popular air shows in as many years. However, air show enthusiasts still will be ...

SportAvex Airshow Set for Big Crowds - - Christchurch,New Zealand
“It’s going to be the
North Island’s biggest airshow this year; we expect up to 20000 people.” For 2008, SportAvex has been lengthened to three days and ...

Too Low -- Almost

The pilot-in-command of a Swedish air force C-130H Hercules that violated minimum flying altitude regulations last year is temporarily suspended from operations pending an investigation into the incident. The aircraft performed a very low level fly past at Flugebyn Airfield, outside Karlsborg, Sweden, after completing an exercise with the Swedish armed forces para school -- but dropped to less than 15 ft. above the grass runway while doing so. The minimum altitude allowed for such a maneuver is 100 ft.

Lydd Airshow cancelled this year - Hastings Observer - Hastings,England,UK
"For the last two years Lydd Airshow has relied solely on
Lydd Airport for its full financial support. ur best efforts, we have been unable to attract a ...

Some amazing flying

South Africa boasts "The Flying Lions", an aerobatic team based near Johannesburg. They fly five former South African Air Force trainers, the North American T6, known variously as the 'Texan' or the 'Harvard'.

Museum plans to broaden its focus - Omaha World-Herald - Omaha,NE,USA
Strategic Air & Space Museum is planning to spread its wings over the next few years in a bid to boost students' interest in technology, engineering, ...

Flight program takes off - - Burlington,VT,USA
The group is building a two-story aviation center, with a hangar, meeting room and classroom, so the Young Eagles can learn lift from thrust without ...

Editorial: F-100 flying high in Randall County - - Amarillo,TX,USA
The demise of
Amarillo's English Field Air & Space Museum has led to the rise of the Texas Panhandle War Memorial. When the museum's lease with the city ...

Hiroshima Bomber's Flight Logs Set at $150000 in Bonhams Sale - Bloomberg - USA
She cited the National World War II Museum in
New Orleans and the San Diego Air & Space Museum, which specializes in aviation. Williamson wouldn't say ...

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