Thursday, July 17, 2008

Indy Transponder 17-July 0950z

Former T-bird pilot named White House Fellow, VA
Before joining the Thunderbirds in 2005, Malachowski flew F-15E Strike Eagles, including combat time in Operation Deliberate Forge over Bosnia and Operation ...

Top Ten Ways to Become an Airshow Insider from Arizona Keough
Well folks, it’s summer and the airshow season is in full swing. The oil crunch has been unkind to quite a few shows out there, causing cancellations for some and scale-backs for others — but thanks to loyal fans, airshows still stand as tip-top entertainment...

Videos from Farnborough Airshow from Thirty Thousand Feet Blog by Max Flight
Videos of events from the 2008 Farnborough Airshow are becoming available. Here are some you can enjoy:
Aviation Week Video Library - The F-22 Raptor performance is amazing, and this video includes inset narration by a LM test pilot. Click "F-22 Flies." You can watch an interview with P&W President Steve Finger on the PW1000G "Geared Turbofan Engine." Click "GTF Launches." There is also an interview with Airbus President and CEO Tom Enders that answers the question, "What if the tanker goes to Boeing?" Click "Enders on Airbus."

Oshkosh... Are You Ready? from Aero-News Network
Part Two of ANN's Pre-Show Guide To the "World's Greatest Aviation Celebration" As you plan your visit to AirVenture 2008, you're likely wondering if you should pack your life rafts. Well, don't fret; the recent Wisconsin flooding is now on the mend. While there have been nearby areas heavily impacted by abnormal amounts of June rainfall, the EAA assures us that the Oshkosh airport and air show facilities are just fine.

Red Arrows Launch Air Display Stamps Sky News, UK
Royal Mail has launched a new set of stamps to mark the centenary of the first officially recorded powered flight in the UK. If you want to track a story, ...

The Red Arrows and an Avro Vulcan are featured in a new stamp collection from the Royal Mail. Released today, the six new stamps have been created to mark ...

Kids - List picks The List, UK
The annual airshow takes to the skies again, with thrilling flight displays from the Red Arrows, fairground rides, kids activities and lots of vintage ...

Rocket Racer's Unusual Attitudes "Rocket Racing" by Alan Radecki
Below, pilot Rick Searfoss pulls the racer into a graceful Immelmann turn. All in all, it was quite a little show, and it looks like the folks at Rocket Racing League have on their hands what looks to be quite a spectacular crowd pleaser!

XCOR's Aerobatic X-Racer "Rocket Racing" by unknown
... crews at NTPS all stopped, watched and cheered. With the supposed public debut of the Racer at Oshkosh coming up soon, it appears that the folks at the Rocket Racing League have quite a spectacular crowd pleaser on their hands!

Oshkosh Posh from Aviation & Aerospace News Updated Constantly
This will be a tricky blog entry. The truth usually is. It’s almost time for the Experimental Aircraft Association ('s annual AirVenture. It's held every year is Oshkosh, Wisconsin...

My Flight Blog: The Wings of Freedom Tour Returns to Chicago from Blogging Pilots
The 19th Annual Season of Wings of Freedom is underway and their magnificent bombers have arrived back in the Chicago area. The Collings Foundation has spent the last twenty years recovering and resto

B-25H Mitchell WWII Medium Bomber Comes to Centennial Airport for Display and Rides Through September. DENVER, CO - The sound of history will soon be heard echoing through the Rocky Mountains as an authentic World War II vintage North American B-25H Mitchell arrives in Denver, Colorado on Friday, July 18th for a two-month visit offering local citizens to see living aviation history up-close and personal...

Airplane wings stolen from storage area AZ, AZ
... director of aircraft acquisitions and restoration for the Wingspan Aviation Heritage Foundation, a not-for-profit museum organization. ...

Vintage airplane wings stolen from Mesa storage area (KNXV-TV), AZ Robert Kropp, a restoration director with the Wingspan Aviation Heritage Foundation, told the East Valley Tribune the wings were going to be attached onto ...

People Pack Museums KNWA, AK
The Arkansas Air Museum and the Walton Arts Cetners are no exception. Bot places say they've seen an increase in attendence. It's a trend which appears to ...

Michael Douglas meets the Flight Daily News girls from Flight Image of the Day by Michael
Hollywood "A-lister" Michael Douglas poses for a photo with Flight Daily News girls Bernadette and Stephanie Mason during a visit to Farnborough Air Show 2008.

Women of CVN 76 USS Ronald Reagan from Alert 5 - Military Aviation

How Jet Packs Work from DailyStuff from
Many people fantasize about being able to soar through the sky, but we're not aerodynamic creatures. Could human flight be possible with recent technological developments in personal jet packs?

Air travelers to get a taste of Indiana Indianapolis Star
Perhaps one of the most distinctly Indiana eateries will be the Indianapolis Motor Speedway's first-ever restaurant: the Indianapolis 500 Grill, which will sit alongside an Indy 500 museum and store. "When you travel around the globe and tell people ...

Radar concerns force airport to rely on backup system from Terre Haute News, Terre Haute, Indiana-
Concerns over false readings from the primary radar at the Terre Haute International Airport-Hulman Field have resulted in the use of a backup radar site near Indianapolis.

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