Snowbirds set to Roar - Aviation.ca News
The Snowbirds have had their first public performance of the year at the annual Acceptance Show from their home base of 15 Wing Moose Jaw on Monday. Their tight-knit team has a shorter show than in the past, but...
Blue Angels with Van Halen
Blue Angels are flying Boeing's F/A-18 Hornets. - The basic acquisition price of a single F/A-18 A Hornet is approximately $21 million. - The F/A-18 can reach speeds just under Mach 2, almost twice the speed of sound or about 1400 mph. ...
Look up! It's the 'Liberty Belle' - Wagoner Tribune, OK
"We didn't come out to fly in Liberty Belle, but she is sure worth the drive to look at," Dennis said. Public trips cost about $450 each for a 30-minute ...
RedBull Air Racing is Coming to San Diego - The Aviation Weblog
The Red Bull Air Race World Series is coming to San Diego this weekend. These guys got big brass ones, but they better not take them to Florida. If you've never seen them fly, you will be in awe. The planes they fly are the fastest, lightest and most agile planes made, and the pilots run them upwards of 250 miles per hour as the pull close to 10 Gs as they navigate them around a course of air-filled pylons.
News: Skydiving Legend Attempts The Highest Parachute Jump (Blog) - AviationReviews.com
Michel Fournier a retired French army parachutist has spent loads of time and money on chasing the world record for highest parachute jump.
Things to do Wednesday - Tampa - Tampabay.com, FL
AirFest MacDill Air Force Base's open house draws hundreds of thousands of visitors to get an eyeful of the military exhibitions in the air and on the ground. It's from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, and the Canadian Forces Snowbirds are this year's headlining team, and you can also see parachute teams, demos and fly-overs from some of the coolest jets ever built. Free
GUEST COLUMNIST: Air race event inspires Girl Scouts Silver project - Mansfield News, MA
By Emma Wyatt An exciting event, the Women’s Air Race Classic, is scheduled for June 27 through 29 at Mansfield airport. My Girl Scout Troop, 939, ...
Airshow spectacular to reach new heights - News Shopper, UK
SECOND World War naval planes, a V-bomber and the Indian Air Force are set to thrill the crowds at this year's Biggin Hill International Air Fair. ...
Wartime aircraft land on coast - San Mateo County Times, CA
In past years, Beeman said, he has witnessed the "oohs and ahhs" of mesmerized attendees turn to tears as vintage military warbirds flew by in memory of ...
Chipper asks locals to play tourist - Council Bluffs Daily Nonpareil, IA
... Tabernacle and Visitor Center, Union Pacific Railroad Museum, Children's Square USA, Western Historic Trails Center and Commemorative Air Force Museum. ...
A Top Gun Weekend - Popular Science, NY
The A-10—built from scratch over 500 hours in Selby's 1500-square-foot workshop in Thailand—would be the first Warthog scale model to fly in competition. ...
Uh, what? - The Girls With Wings Blog by Lynda
I forgot to use these pictures after I came back from the Women in Aviation Conference in San Diego. My cousin and his family and I went to the Aviation museum there and I saw my first Ford Tri Motor close up.
Civilian F-16? - F-16.net
Air Capitol Warbirds LLC in Newton, Kansas had acquired two unusual fast jets making history as the first true private owners of an F-16A and an F/A-18A. ...
Air Fair De Boer’s Most Important project to Date - Event Planner Spain (press release), Spain
De Boer has already begun construction work on the temporary venue for the Farnborough International Air Show 2008, the company’s most important project to ...
Air Racing comes to Blackpool - Northwest Regional Development Agency (press release), UK
The iconic British tourist destination of Blackpool has announced that it will hold an Aero GP air race grand prix on 28-29th June 2008 as part of its ...
Big Time For Aviation History in Berlin This Year - Ares
Well it's an historic time in Berlin for aviation in more ways than one. The 60th Anniversary of the Berlin Airlift will be celebrated in June. I was there for the 30th anniversary as a USAF Reserve pilot flying a C-5 in for static display at Templehof airport, a facility built before World War II. But Templehof also played a key role as the hub of the Berlin Airlift which kept West Berlin free during a Soviet attempt to shut it off from the West in 1948 and 1949. Now the airport will be closed after a vote over the past weekend by Berliners...
Barossa flight spectacular - Barossa Herald, Australia
There is also an ‘unknown’ component of the International Miniature Aerobatic Club event, where tricks are chosen for the pilots who have not rehearsed them ...
Build your own airplane and fly the wild blue yonder - Salt Lake Tribune, United States
... a group of pilots who enjoy building and flying their own planes and, through the Young Eagles program, introducing youngsters to the joys of flying. ...
Blue Ash takes first step toward revitalization - Aviation & Aerospace News
The city of Cincinnati has filed a "pre-application" for close to $9 million in federal grant funds, marking the first step toward ensuring the future of Blue Ash Airport.
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Wednesday, April 30, 2008
Snowbirds set to Roar - Aviation.ca News