Hello Plane Folks, This week I bring you an essay about a really sore subject in our house-- last winter. But, now that it seems safe to say that we are done with the snowstorms, (where is some wood to knock on!), I thought I'd present this essay.
Praire Air Show 2008 WEEK-TV, IL - by redboy (Subscribe) Our day today at the air show. The weather was questionable but in the end it was a great day had by all topped off by the Blue Angles ...
Bringing aviation history back to life Seattle Times, United States - Other than that, he's mainly known to aviation history buffs. So this past weekend, a group of dedicated pilots from Wenatchee brought their story to the ...
Aero champs to return next year Parkes Champion Post, Australia - The National Aerobatic Championships will be held in Parkes again in 2009, following the great success of the Easter weekend carnival this year. ...
Nighthawk Finale from Ares - The last F-117A Nighthawk fighters leave Holloman AFB for Tonopah Test Range (TTR) today, April 21. We talked about the retirement earlier, but here are a few random facts that you may or may not know about the first stealth combat aircraft.
Texoma 100 Air Race Results from DailyAviator by Dennis Collins - More info at SportAirRace.org
Wish I had my airplane together to have made this race. No one raced in the the Sprint class, so I would have won it, making me much better off in the standings for the year. Sometimes, just showing up is good enough.
Museum shows flight history (Florida Today) from singlepilot.net - MELBOURNE — William Barnett sat just in front of the newly opened aviation museum inside Melbourne International Airport, about the same spot where he prepared for training as a young fighter pilot in the Navy during World War II.
World: Aviation Pioneer Recognized For Parachute Jump From Edge Of Space (Radio Free Europe: Radio Library) from singlepilot.net - On August 16, 1960, U.S. Air Force Captain Joseph Kittinger stepped into a tiny gondola attached to a massive, helium-filled balloon and ascended to the edge of space — more than 31 kilometers above the Earth. And then, believe it or not, he jumped, landing in the desert in the southwestern U.S. state of New Mexico.
Residents recall Blue Angels crash one year later Beaufort Gazette, SC - Blue Angels jets had been roaring across the sky all day, and Brendan's grandmother, Gloria Orlando, wanted to take them outside and watch from their front ...
Protesting the Air Show with Kites WEEK-TV, IL - By Syreeta Baker Peoria Area Peace network members boycotted the air show out of what they say is a matter of respect for the skies. ...
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