Tuesday, April 1, 2008

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Reporter takes the wheel ... in mid-air

Jill Long, pilot for Ragged Edge, helps Reporter-News videographer Sarah Varble with her parachute harness in preparation for a media flight in Long's Pitt's S-2B aerobatic plane on Saturday.



F-16 Fighting Falcon jet fighters to appear at Slidell Air Show - Slidell Sentry News, LA
By Erik Sanzenbach One of the highlights not to be missed by spectators at next week’s Slidell Air Show will be the aerial display put on by the Air Combat ...



The Royal Air Force celebrates its 90th Anniversary

1st April 2008 marks the anniversary of the creation of the Royal Air Force in 1918. To commemorate this iconic and pivotal air force we've compiled some goodies both modern and historic: Video: Chinook flight London commemorates RAF anniversary "BN" is celebrating more than 25 years of service to the Crown in most of the military campaigns involving the RAF in the last quarter century. The twin-rotor helicopter has recently undergone an extensive service. She was the sole survivor of six Chinooks that were sent to the South Atlantic at the start of the Falklands Conflict in 1982…



McCain Visits Airfield - By SHELIA BYRD

The Associated Press Sunday, March 30, 2008; 8:04 PM MERIDIAN, Miss. -- Republican presidential hopeful John McCain returned to his aviator roots Sunday, attending an air show at a field named after his grandfather. The Arizona senator and his wife Cindy attended the "Wings over Meridian" airshow at Naval Air Station Meridian's McCain Field. McCain served as a Navy flight instructor at the field, which is named after the late Adm. John S. McCain Sr. McCain declined to talk about his campaign.



RAF celebrates 90th anniversary - ITNUK 
The Red Arrows will fly in formation along the River Thames, and will reach the London Eye at
1pm on Tuesday. The oldest surviving member of the air force ...



Browning Eyes Airport Land - RedOrbitTX 
The Indianapolis Airport Authority in January tabled a lease/ purchase proposal for 61 acres to give the developer more time to work through issues ranging ...



Top performers booked for air festival - East Anglian Daily Times, UK 
Paul Bayfield, managing director of Lowestoft Seafront Air Festival, said: “We would like to give our sincerest thanks to the RAF events team for being so ...



The Red Arrows in full formation - Lincolnshire EchoUK
Aerobatic aces the Red Arrows have flown in full nine-strong formation for the first time this year. And the RAF Scampton-based team's newest recruit has ...



Aviation Blog Fest at AirVenture 2008 - by Jetwhine

Come July of this year, aviation bloggers will find it impossible not to answer the call to our Mecca for the first Aviation Blog Fest in history - I think. In addition to a chance to hang out with many other very cool aviation bloggers and readers from Read More



Celebrating Women’s - Navy Compass, CA 
This month the Navy took special notice of their effect on naval aviation during the Women in Aviation Conference, which was hosted here in
San Diego. ...



STARS stokes Calgary air show dreams - Calgary HeraldCanada
Efforts are underway to bring an air show back to
Calgary, with the famed Snowbirds as the showcase act. "I'd say it's a 50-50 chance right now," said ...



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