Thursday, May 29, 2008

Indy Transponder 28-May 2309z

Thunderbirds roar into Tinker AFB - Oklahoma City Friday, OK
Tinker AFB hosted its 11th Star Spangled Salute last Saturday and I saw many of you on the flight line watching the breath-taking Thunderbirds show. ...

Snowbirds to hold brief air show over Elliot Lake - Elliot Lake Standard, Canada
The Canadian Forces Snowbirds Demonstration Team will do a quick free performance between Spruce Beach and the Westview Park area over Elliot Lake early ...

NEW: High gas prices cancel Morris Air Show - Joliet Herald News, IL
COM MORRIS -- The Morris Air Show that is held every September at the Morris Municipal Airport has been cancelled this year due to high gas prices. ...,jo28_airshow_web.article

Jay Leno and the Collings Foundation TP-51C - Arizona Keough
Nice little piece coming out of Hollywood today - Jay Leno’s Garage featuring the Collings Foundation (who I used to work for) and their new North American TP-51C Mustang. Jay talks with Rob Collings about the aircraft and the foundation…

Greater Binghamton Airshow 2008 Announced - WBNG-TV, NY
By WBNG News After a very successful return of the Greater Binghamton Airshow last year the Broome County Department of Aviation, Giant markets and Newman ...

Tiger takes flight for Red Bull race - Broadcastnow, UK
The breakneck thrills of the Red Bull Air Race World Series are to be filmed by indie Tiger Aspect for Channel 4. C4 and Red Bull UK have commissioned the ...

Air show will feature Minot aerobatic pilot - Jamestown Sun, ND
One of four aerobatics performers at the Jamestown Air Fest on June 28, the opening day of the 125th anniversary celebration, is Warren Pietsch, ...

Training Command Returns to the Warbirds Area - News from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh
The EAA Warbirds of America will again feature the Training Command area to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, highlighting the military aircraft that prepared combat pilots for their frontline cockpits.

GR Principal Goes Supersonic - Baristanet, NJ
As a kid, Glen Ridge High School Principal Ken Rota always enjoyed watching the Blue Angels, the military team of show pilots, demonstrate their aerobatic ...

05-29-08 Calumet City Resident Accepted To Air Academy - The Shopper Online, IL
... Center in Oshkosh, Wisconsin has announced that Tylor Parsons of Calumet City has been accepted to attend the EAA Young Eagles Camp 2008 in Oshkosh. ...

Moving Forward for May 28 - Enterprise-Record, CA
A new Web site has been unveiled to keep fans updated about news from Chico Airfest 2008, which is scheduled Sept. 26-27 at the Chico Municipal Airport. ...

Airmen prepare for 2008 Berlin Air Show - U.S. European Command (press release), Germany
The "Spirit of Berlin" C-17 Globemaster III of Charleston Air Force Base, South Carolina and C-47 heritage flight is scheduled to kick-off the daily events ...

Berlin Airlift Anniversary - Airline Pilot Central Forums by Clue32
Wiesbaden and Rhein-Main (Frankfurt Intl) were the two main US departure airfields for the airlift between 1948 and 1949.

CSAF honors World War I aviators - Air Force Link Top Stories by afnews
Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. T. Michael Moseley, along with several hundred American and French citizens, paid homage to a special group of World War I aviators May 24 at the Lafayette Escadrille memorial ceremony that took place outside of Paris.

USS Intrepid museum needs money to stay afloat - USA Today
"The Intrepid is a hugely important institution for New York City and for a lot of people," she said. ...

Two hurt in crash after air show - BBC News, UK
The plane was on its way from Southend Airport, Essex to Shoreham in West Sussex after taking part in an aerobatic display at Southend air show. ...

Phifty Phantastic Years - from Ares
Start off trying to build an attack airplane. Change the mission to air defense. Change the engines. Demand a bigger radar. Hit all kinds of stability nasties in the wind tunnel and drastically change the shape to fix them. Pick the airplane for production, rather than another aircraft that's less expensive and has a greater range.

New Secret X-Bomber Is Not So Secret Anymore - from Gizmodo by jesusdiaz

Fuel minima: Captain Burovsky plays it safe - PPRuNe Forums by Self Loading Freight
Forget the worries about fuel prices and tankering costs - this is the only way to fly without worrying about holds, diversions or weather:

Pilot still flying at 101 - AOPA News
Ernest Trent is not your ordinary pilot. For starters, he's 101 years old and still in the left seat. Add to that a flying history that includes training aircrews to fly B-25s during World War II and ownership of 13 different airplanes.

USS Indianapolis survivor Wilcox shares his story - Liberty Vindicator, TX
Wilcox was on board the USS Indianapolis on July 29, 1945 when it was hit by two Japanese torpedoes. When asked, “What does Memorial Day mean to you? ...

Airport event benefits Down Syndrome Foundation - Indianapolis Star, United States
Indianapolis Executive Airport and Montgomery Aviation hope to raise more than $10000 for the Indiana Downe Syndrome Foundation surpassing the $8200 from ...


Update on Katie Reider
The Katie Reider benefit -

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