Friday, March 28, 2008

Indy Transponder 28-March

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Hello Plane folks, This week I bring you a collection of images from photographer Kris Klop. It's a lesson on what happens when your camera is always right there, ready to get the shot. Enjoy!

US, Chile to cooperate for air show, maneuvers - Arizona Daily Star, AZ
... Air Force Base — will participate in the International Air & Space Fair, known as FIDAE, in
Santiago, Chile, with a military exercise to follow. ...

2008 Slidell Air Show Takes Flight April 5 - The Times-Picayune -, LA
Jumps by two premiere Army parachute teams - the Golden Knights and the Black Daggers - are sure to be among some of the highlights of the show. ...

"Flying Car" on Display at AirVenture Oshkosh 2008 - from News from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

Terrafugia Inc., makers of the "flying car" known as the Transition, will display a non-operational model of the vehicle at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2008.

'Aluminum Overcast' Departs to Start 2008 Tour from EAA - The Experimental Aircraft Association

EAA's B-17 bomber, Aluminum Overcast, departed Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Wednesday morning en route to the first of nearly 60 locations comprising the 2008 "Salute to Veterans" national tour.

Warbirds deliver for 86000 crowd - Otago Daily Times, New Zealand
By MARJORIE COOK and MATTHEW HAGGART WANAKA turned up the heat for the 11th Warbirds Over Wanaka airshow yesterday, providing a brilliant blue sky backdrop ...,03,24,17,01700,f08266ce1a8902c372ea2830e634a79b&sect=2

Efforts underway to bring air show to Springbank - Cochrane Times, Canada
The Snowbirds Demonstration Team would be the headliner for the event, and have indicated the show on their schedule on their web site at ...

Thunderbirds pilots coming home to Tyndall - The News Herald, FL - 37 minutes ago
The US Air Force Thunderbirds are scheduled to arrive at 2 pm March 27 at Tyndall Air Force Base in preparation for the 2008 Gulf Coast Salute air show and ...

Red Arrows in Halton flypast - Aylesbury Today, UK
By Anna Dowdeswell THE Red Arrows and other aircraft will be performing a flypast at RAF Halton next week marking the RAF's 90th anniversary. ...

Airshow memorial to pilot who died last year - The, UK
By Miles Godfrey A memorial to the pilot who died at Shoreham Airshow will be unveiled during this year's event. Brian Brown, 49, died when his
Second World ...

Air show, concerts and more on tap for weekend - Jackson Clarion Ledger, MS - 6 hours ago
The Wings Over Meridian Air Show in
Meridian and the Great Southern Motorcycle Expo in Jackson Saturday and Sunday and the Twizted Conceptz car and truck ...

XCOR to Unveil New Suborbital Rocketship -

Also, the group has a contract with the Rocket Racing League to design and build the first generation of X-Racers. XCOR's test pilot is former shuttle ...

Young Eagles program to take flight Saturday - Lake City Reporter, FL
Members of EAA will fly the children in a variety of planes during the event, Young Eagles organizer Elaine Phillips said. The event will start at
10 am and ...

Big Aerial Refuelers to Bring Energy to Fly-In - The Ledger, FL - 7 hours ago
Here is some information about this year's event: The US Air Force Thunderbirds will perform April 12 and 13. The annual hot air balloon launch is from
6:30 ...

Flying high - Milan News-Leader, MI
Both pilots first met through an organization for women in aviation called The Ninety-Nines Inc. The group has more than 5500 members in chapters and ...

All Kansas Air Tour will stop at Liberal’s air museum - Liberal Southwest Daily Times, KS
At the Mid-America Air Museum, area residents will have the opportunity to see the participating planes and enjoy a community luncheon with the pilots. ...

Rocket Racing League To Announce First Flight Date, 2008 Schedule - from Aero-News Network

Also... Prepare For News Of A MAJOR Manufacturer Acquisition We've been talking about the Rocket Racing League for awhile now... and Jim's been eagerly awaiting his first chance to strap a rocket racer to his rear. He may not have to wait much longer.

New UAV to fly at air show - ITWeb, South Africa
Johannesburg, 27 March 2008 ] - Miniaturisation and backroom hi-tech will be put to the test in Cape Town, ...

Fight to save Maine airport takes off - from AOPA News

With the fate of Biddeford Municipal Airport in Biddeford, Maine, in the hands of city residents, AOPA has kicked off an all-out campaign to educate the residents and save the airport.

Pilots, officials get new tool for protecting airports - from AOPA News

Careful planning is the best way to prevent problems for airports, but understanding the planning process can be challenging for even the most seasoned airport advocate. Now there's a new tool to make getting involved easier.

California Mooney To Participate in FLYING Magazine’s Parade of Pistons: Three-day Event Set for Hawthorne Municipal Airport - from Skycontrol by alain

Hawthorne, CA— California Mooney will be displaying and demonstrating two Mooney Acclaims at an inaugural aviation event, the Parade of Pistons, sponsored by FLYING magazine and AMPT Associates at Million Air on the Hawthorne Municipal Airport (KHHR) from Thursday March 27th until Saturday March 29th.

Half Moon Bay’s World of wonder: Military Aviation Marvels, Rare Autos Headline Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show, April 27, 2008 at Half Moon Bay Airport - from Skycontrol by alain

HALF MOON BAY, CALIFORNIA (March 24, 2008) -- A spectacular showcase of 2,000 magnificent machines running the gamut from super cool cars, custom motorcycles and one-of-a-kind woodie busses to tricked out trucks, antique engines and tractors, and historic military aircraft will be among the mesmerizing displays at the 18th Annual Pacific Coast Dream Machines Show, Sunday, April 27, 2008 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Half Moon Bay Airport.

Wingwalking women - from You Fly, Girl by Cathy Gale

I decided to see today what kind of information the web had on women pilots, and barnstormers, during the pioneer years.

Gaz joins the Red Arrows Circus - York Press, UK
AN RAF weapons expert from
North Yorkshire is preparing for a high-flying summer - as part of the world-famous Red Arrows display team. ...

Jon's Red Arrows career takes off - Sommerset County Gazette, UK
By Phil Hill THE sky's the limit for
Taunton man Jon Trott after being appointed manager of the world famous Red Arrows aeroplane stunt team. ...

Formula One of the skies: The Red Bull Air Race, part 2: The venues - Bleacher Report, CA
by Sheiban Shakeri (Scribe) The Red Bull Air Race is very unique in the sense that a track does not have to be built by Hermann Tilke and the fact that the ...

Air fair returns to the skies - News Shopper, UK
ENTERTAINMENT will take to the skies in June with the return of the News Shopper-sponsored Biggin Hill International Air Fair. Early-bird tickets are now on ...

Your Chance to Vote: 'Members' Choice' Poll Helps Pick Films at EAA Fly-In Theater - from News from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

EAA members again have a voice in selecting the movies shown during EAA AirVenture 2008 at the popular Fly-In Theater, sponsored by Ford Motor Company and Eclipse Aviation.

The sky was no limit for aviatrix Betty Erde - Villages Daily Sun, FL
Erde moved to
Tampa Bay from Pensacola right around the time of an air show. One of the organizers, who knew she was a pilot, asked if she would participate ...

A-10 makes wheels-up landing at Edwards - from - Latest Images by

An A-10 from the 75th Fighter Squadron at Moody Air Force Base, Ga., sits on Runway 22 after making an emergency landing here Tuesday. The A-10 landed at Edwards with its landing gear in the up position after declaring an in-flight emergency. Air Force photo by Brad White | Source: US Air Force

Lots In Store For EAA Members at Sun 'n Fun 2008 - from EAA - The Experimental Aircraft Association

The annual opening to the summer flying season - the Sun 'n Fun Fly-In at Lakeland, Florida - is less than two weeks away and EAA is busy preparing for the journey south.

Golden West Regional Fly-in Announces 2008 Theme - from EAA - The Experimental Aircraft Association

The Golden West Regional Fly-in & Airshow has officially announced that "Flying Together" will be the theme for the 2008 event, which will be held on June 6-8 at Yuba County Airport (MYV).

Gary Sinise's "Lt. Dan Band" to Perform During EAA AirVenture - from News from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

The EAA Warbirds of America and the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) are bringing actor/director/musician Gary Sinise and his "Lt. Dan Band" to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2008 for a special concert performance on Friday, August 1, at 7:30 p.m. at Theater in the Woods.

Acrobatic Planes - WMBB-TV, FL
They included the Aeroshell Aerobatic Team based out of
Birmingham, Alabama. This is a four-ship team that flies in close formation except in vintage planes ...

Female U-2 pilots say gender isn't a factor - from Air Force Link Top Stories by (Senior Airman Ross M. Tweten)

In its 50 years of flight, only six women pilots have been at the controls of the U-2 Dragon Lady.

Mississippi Pilot Comes 'Home' for Air Show - WTOK, MS
Capt. George "Dog" Clifford with the
US .Air Force inspected his F-16 Viper upon arrival at NAS Meridian Thursday. The aircraft is impressive. ...

Red Arrows in Halton flypast - Aylesbury Today, UK
By Anna Dowdeswell THE Red Arrows and other aircraft will be performing a flypast at RAF Halton next week marking the RAF's 90th anniversary. ...

The Riverside Airshow will have pilots spinning - Press-Enterprise, CA - 6 hours ago
By ELIZABETH HAN The Riverside Airshow is ready to kick off its 16th annual aerobatics extravaganza Saturday, featuring an elite cadre of aviator-athletes ...

ASU helps troubled youths hone aviation techniques - Arizona State University, Tempe
“We see
Canyon State Academy as a great opportunity to give back to the community and engage with potentially future aviation professionals. ...

WWII B-17 Sentimental Journey and SNJ Trainer on Display at ... EVLiving
It is maintained and operated as a flying museum by the Commemorative Air Force Arizona Wing Aviation Museum based in Mesa, AZ. The
Arizona Wing Museum and ...

CNATRA Visits Meridian - WTOK, MS
... is also conducted with the Air Force on bases in
Texas, Oklahoma and Georgia. CNATRA also oversees the Naval Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels.

A380 at FIDAE Airshow

Airbus will be present at the FIDAE Airshow 2008, the “Feria Internacional del Aire y del Espacio”, taking place in Santiago de Chile from 31st of March to 6th of April. On this occasion an A380 development aircraft will take part in the daily flying demonstrations and can also be viewed at the static display area throughout the week. The aircraft will arrive in Santiago de Chile on the 29th of March, landing for the first time on Chilean soil. Visitors to the show will be able to find out mor…

Indy airport hopes for more international destinations - from WTHR - WTHR HOME

Next year at this time, travelers will depart from a new Indianapolis airport with possibly new destinations.

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