Thursday, April 17, 2008

Indy Transponder 17-April 0220z

Getting Pumped for the Air Show - Central Illinois Proud, IL
The air show takes flight this Saturday at the Greater Peoria Regional Airport. The event runs through Sunday. WMBD TV is a proud sponsor of the 2008 ...

Check out the Coastal Carolina Air Show this weekend -, NC
The Coastal Carolina Air Show 2008 features two full days of performances by aerobatics teams, static displays and activities. ...

British ace Bonhomme soars to win 2008 Red Bull Air Race - Kuwait Times, Kuwait
The 2008 Red Bull Air Race World Series heads west to round two in San Diego, California on May 3-4. It may be home territory for Mangold but with Bonhomme ...

Hog Wild For Flying?Red Bull Air Races vs NASCAR - from Aviation & Aerospace News
How do we grow General Aviation, making more people “Hog Wild for Flying“? A local billboard advertisement got me thinking about how we promote Flying...

Space Station Commander Sets New U.S. Record - from
Space station commander Peggy Whitson has set a new U.S. spaceflight record.

Red Flag-Alaska pilots engage in realistic combat scenarios
from Air Force Link Top Stories by (Staff Sgt. Vann Miller )
Aerial dog-fights between 10 or more jets and dodging simulated missiles may sound like a boss-level of a video game, but it's really the daunting experience of a combat pilot during the Exercise Red Flag-Alaska 08-2 that runs April 3 through 18 at Eielson Air Force Base.

Other Red Flag posts: Daily Aviator - "It's like a big helmet fire"

Spring Flag pictures - part 4 - from
The second week of the Ex. Spring Flag has begun on Apr 14. The scenario is always the same and the main difference with the first part of the Exercise is that from Apr 14 to 16, night missions have been scheduled for both the Coalition and Opfor assets.

Vulcan story on BBC - via PPRuNe Forums by benzonar

Whitecourt taking flight - Whitecourt Star, Canada
Through the Canadian Owners and Pilots Association (COPA), the club would run a Young Eagles Program, which introduces youth to the world of aviation. ...

Dad, can I have the keys to the plane? - Ottawa Business Journal, Canada
By Roman Zakaluzny, Ottawa Business Journal Staff After years of delay, plans for a fly-in subdivision and a business park at the Carp Airport are finally ...

Gere Joins Swank in Earhart Biopic
Richard Gere will star opposite Hilary Swank in the Amelia Earhart biopic Amelia. The movie will tell the story of how the aviation legend's famous trans-Atlantic flight came to be and will also chronicle her rocky relationship with her husband, publisher George Putnam (Gere).,,20191779,00.html

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