Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Indy Transponder 5-March

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Airman set to take flight with Thunderbirds - Stars and Stripes - Washington,DC,USA
The spotlight is shining on this modest F-16 crew chief because of his recent selection to the Thunderbirds, the US Air Force’s elite aerial demonstration ...


SUN ’N FUN CAMPUS, LAKELAND, Fl... Helicopter Association International - Alexandria,VA,USA
Combined with the USAF Thunderbirds, air-air refuelers and tankers, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV) and our regular programs and activities, ...


Ride in real army huey helicopter Lunsford - By Fayette Front Page(Fayette Front Page)
Sky Soldiers. Army Aviation Heritage Foundation. March 6, 7, & 8 2008. 10 AM – 4 PM. Tara Airfield. Next to the
Atlanta Speedway. HELICOPTER RIDES. in authentic Vietnam Veteran UH-1H. “Hueys”. Your tax deductible donation of $50 ...


'Today's Air Force' features joint operations - Air Force Link - Washington,DC,USA
Also, see Airmen play the role of ambassadors by interacting with
Singapore's communities in this week's air show segment. Finally, see how Airmen are ...


RAF pilot Stew is chosen for Tucano stunt team - York Press - York,UK
As the RAF's magnificent man in his flying machine he will represent the air base at more than 40 air shows, including the Royal International Air Tattoo at ...


Kittyhawk finds precious legs - - Cairns,QLD,Australia
North Queensland Warbirds director Mike Spaulding said the landing gear for the aircraft, which was being restored at Mareeba airport, was found at Ken ...


National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, 

The March Wings & Things Guest Lecture (previously scheduled for March 19) has been moved to April 3.  Please see the information below or visit


'Wings to Fly' introduces girls to aviation as a career - Arizona Republic - Phoenix,AZ,USA
Less than a year after five female pilots encouraged a roomful of girls to consider careers in aviation, a handful of those girls flew an aircraft for the ...


Lincolnshire's Red Arrows will be performing a flypast when the Olympic flame is brought into the UK. The Echo can reveal that the aerobatic team will stage ...


TEEN PILOTS 600MPH RAF JET (WITH VIDEO) - Derby Evening Telegraph - Derby,England,UK
This type of jet is used by the Red Arrows aerobatic display team and can reach near-supersonic speeds. Click the Play icon to watch Thomas's amazing video ...


Young Eagles Take To The Sky - - Bainbridge,GA,USA
It was BYE (Bainbridge Young Eagles) IV. Since 2005, a total of 255 Bainbridge High School Air Force JROTC and area youth have become certified in the ...


Gone West: NASM Deputy Director Donald Lopez

WWII Pilot And Aviation Legend Was 84 Aero-News learned Tuesday that Donald S. Lopez, 84, deputy director of the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum, died of a heart attack on March 3. Lopez had been with the Smithsonian Institution since 1972, when he became part of the team led by Apollo 11 astronaut Michael Collins responsible for planning the construction and opening of the National Air and Space Museum.


Airport head denies responsibility for collapse of air show
TV3 News -
Auckland,New Zealand
Hamilton Airport's chief executive Chris Doak has hit out at claims the airport is to blame for the collapse of the Wings and Wheels over Waikato event. ...


The 14th Annual Miracle Ride
Since 1995 the Miracle Ride has donated more than $1.7 million dollars to
Riley Hospital for Children. This year’s event, the 15th annual, ...


Eclipse Jet at TYQ

The first Eclipse Jet has arrived in Indiana and it's based at Indianapolis Executive Airport (TYQ) - Montgomery Aviation.  Keep your eyes peeled, though: this jet is so quiet that you might just miss it!


FLY INDIANA 2008 CALENDAR  Last Call for free listing of your aviation events. We need to know of any area airport events, EAA chapter events, Young Eagle dates, and similar opportunities for the public to experience aviation.  The first copies of our calendar go to press March 10 and will be available March 17.  Our target time period is April to September 2008 with a brief summary of any events scheduled in October, November, and December. The FLY INDIANA 2008 Calendar project is an extension of our Ghost Airfields of Indiana Project.  Our goal is to help stimulate interest in general aviation by providing a useful list of current aviation events and opportunities along with historical "on this date in Indiana aviation" information. 

More details can be found at


USS Indianapolis Survivors Visit Wabash - Wabash College - Crawfordsville,IN,USA
USS Indianapolis survivors Mike Kruyla, Edgar Harrell, Jim O’Donnell, and Earl Henry Jr., the son of a survivor, will visit the
Wabash College campus on ...


South Bend airport plans $12M expansion
SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- A $12 million expansion will add five new gates, a lounge and other amenities to South Bend Regional Airport.


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