Saturday, July 19, 2008

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Pilot's widow makes emotional return to Dayton airshow - Dayton Daily News, OH
By John Nolan DAYTON — The widow of the aerobatics pilot killed in a crash at last year's Vectren Dayton Airshow has made an emotional return to Dayton to ...

Sean D. Tucker named to Aviation Hall of Fame - The Salinas Californian, CA
Sean D. Tucker, a Salinas native, will be inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame on Saturday. Tucker will be inducted in the 2008 class during a ...

Two F-22A Raptors arrive for weekend's Vectren Dayton Air Show - Dayton Daily News, OH
One of the supersonic fighters will be flown both days of the air show and the other serves as a spare. The planes represent some of the Air Force's most ...

World's Only Ethanol Aerobatic Plane to Fly in Duluth Air Show - WDIO-TV, MN
The Duluth Air Show will feature a unique type of plane. The Fagen MX-2 is powered with ethanol. Yes, almost the same type you can find at gas stations. ...

Duluth Air Show Schedule - WDIO-TV, MN
If you want to take part in the Duluth Air Show festivities this weekend, here's the schedule of events. The gates at the Duluth International Airport open ...

Ride the Yankee Lady July 18 - Charlevoix Courier, MI
At 10 am, July 18, the Yankee Lady B-17 will make a low pass over Paradise Bay prior to landing at Beaver Island's Municipal Airport. ...

WWII B-25 Mitchell bomber display & flights -, CO
The Warbirds Unlimited Foundation invites you to join the B-25H Mitchell "Barbie III" in Denver and become a part of our crew and our family; ...

Rare aircraft visit suburbs - Beep, il
People also can take 30-minute flights on a B-17 or B-24 for $425 a person, a B-25 for $400 for the front fuselage and $325 for the waist gun section. ...

DeKalb-area veterans, residents team up for fly-in - Rockford Register Star, IL
Several area veterans, residents and veterans organizations are teaming up next weekend for the first DeKalb Fly-in, Drive-in veterans weekend at the DeKalb ...

Something's in the air in Atchison - St. Joseph News-Press, MO
... Jukebox will do two shows at 6:30 pm and 8:45 pm Aerobatic performances will commence at 7:55 pm It's back by popular demand and features Julie Clark. ...

Roman To Be Part Of Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Team - Rome News Wire, ga
Aviation Electronics Technician 2nd Class Meredith Ansley from Rome has been chosen to be a part of the Blue Angels flight demonstration team for 2009. ...

Ever Wonder What It Takes to become a US Naval Aviator? - Emediawire (press release), WA
For over 50 years there existed a small band of little known and underpaid naval aviation cadets who put there lives on the line in defense of their country ...

Misty Pilots to Tell Their Stories July 29 at Theater in the Woods from Aviation & Aerospace News
In 1967, a group of combat-experienced fighter pilot volunteers were brought together in South Vietnam to form a top-secret squadron known as Operation Commando Sabre.

U-2 nose art honors fallen Soldier from Air Force Link Top Stories
Airmen added chalk art to a U-2 fuselage to honor the late brother of an Airman serving here as a crew chief July 14 at a Southwest Asian air base.

Snowbirds added to Nelson Flight Fest - KBS Radio, Canada
The Nelson Pilots Association will be hosting the annual Nelson BC Flight Fest and Airport Appreciation days on Saturday, July 19th. ...

Skies alive for aerobatic extravganza - Norwich Evening News, UK
Eyes skywards once again this week for the 12th annual two-day air extravaganza on the coast at Lowestoft. Tens of thousands of people are expected to flock ...

Impressive line-up for Lowestoft air festival - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press, UK
An Apache attack helicopter and Tornado fighter jets will be joining nearly 40 aircraft taking to the skies for the Lowestoft Seafront Air Festival. ...

Fun takes off at East Fortune airshow - Edinburgh Evening News, UK
National Museum of Flight 2008 Airshow, East Fortune Airfield, July 26, 10am-5pm, £17 , family ticket £45, prices do not include Concorde boarding pass, ...

Flying into Bomber Country - Cumbernauld News, UK
Sunday saw the group head off to Newark Air Museum, which houses a huge display of aircraft - everything from a microlite to a Vulcan bomber. ...

Spectacular flypast by aerobatics team - Swindon Advertiser, UK
By Jeremy Grimaldi WORLD-famous aerial display team the Red Arrows gave military students a graduation day to remember. The team staged a fly-by at noon ...

The Star Over London - More about the Zeppelin NT that flies for Stella Artois from Technorati Search for: airshow
© The GuardianI just got home from a long week in Farnborough (Yes the Airshow was fantastic) and did not have a chance to Blog until now, so there is a lot to catch up. Of course one of the Topics of this week in the media was the Zeppelin airship over London. Before we dive into the many many fantastic photo galleries I want to thank georgehorror for giving me permission to embed this video of the Zeppelin NT arriving in England. We featured a link to it earlier but now we can present you the ...

Milestones of Flight: 7/18
from Cut and Paste Aviation by KenInfinite

RAAF - F111 Dump & Burn from FenceCheck Forums

Mig-29n from Military Photos by Wazzaap

July 18 Datebook -, CA
YOUNG EAGLES - The EAA chapter, the Solano Pilots Association and the Lee A. Archer Jr. chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen are sponsoring a Young Eagles Program ...

Colonel H. Weir Cook Terminal official - from WISH - Local News
The Indianapolis Airport Authority Board voted Friday morning to name the new terminal and the road to Indianapolis International Airport after flying ace Weir Cook. The airport's official name will still keep its current name.

Indianapolis airport terminal named for WWI ace - WTHI, IN
AP - July 18, 2008 10:04 AM ET INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - The Indianapolis Airport Authority has voted to name the airport's new terminal for a World War I flying ...

Indianapolis International Keeping Name -, IN
Harvey Weir Cook, an aviator in both world wars. Instead, the road leading to the new terminal building and the terminal itself will be named after the ...

EAA News

Oshkosh 2008
from Cut and Paste Aviation by KenInfinite

Volunteer Spotlight: Carpenters Gordon Haggard, James Cobb, And Bob Kunkel from Aviation & Aerospace News
In the past, volunteer carpenter Gordon Haggard would arrive before AirVenture Oshkosh along with his wife, Louise, from Wauchula, Florida.

Disappointing News About Pitcairn Autogiro from News from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh
EAA has just been informed that due to an unfortunate incident, the Pitcairn PA-18 Autogiro will not be able to attend EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2008 as announced earlier.

U.S. Marine Corps Harrier Returns For EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2008 from News from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh
The U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B "Harrier II" jump jet, the unique fighter aircraft that features vertical takeoff ability, will return to Oshkosh to appear at EAA AirVenture 2008, making demonstration flights during the EAA's 56th annual fly-in, scheduled for July 28-August 3 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh.

EAA to Celebrate Homebuilt Milestone at AirVenture 2008 from News from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh
Homebuilders have made numerous accomplishments and contributed countless innovations to aviation over the years.

Ford Donates "AV8R" for EAA Youth Efforts from News from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh
Ford Motor Company has built the ultimate aviation-based automobile especially for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2008 - the Mustang AV8R - and one lucky bidder at the annual Gathering of Eagles fund-raiser will get to drive it home.

EAA Takes Learning to Fly to California from EAA - The Experimental Aircraft Association
EAA's Learn to Fly Discovery Center hits the road when it travels to Camarillo, California for EAA Chapter 723's "Wings Over Camarillo" event August 16-17.

Farnborough News

AIRSHOW-UK air show marks end of order boom - Forbes, NY
Getting to the bottom of air show orders can be tricky. Many deals "announced" in front of cameras already existed in order books as undisclosed buyers. ...

Farnborough Airshow goes public this weekend - Register, UK
... all the while containing a roaring stream of super-hot jet exhaust: You can see full details and buy tickets from the airshow organisers here, ...

FARNBOROUGH 2008: Day 5 in brief from FLIGHT DAILY NEWS
Day 5 in brief

V-22 Makes Hasty Desert Stop from Aviation Today :: Categories
FARNBOROUGH, England – The Marines Corps top aviator confirmed the service still isn't sure what caused an MV-22 Osprey engine problem in Iraq last month that precautionary landing well away from the base. In response to questions at the Farnborough Air Show, Lt. Gen. George...

Farnborough Airshow 2008 - Red Arrows from Technorati
My office is opposite Farnborough airport, and every two years there's a very famous airshow. We went there last time, in 2006 and took lots of photos. The company held a BBQ today at the office, because the 2008 airshow is on at the moment, so we got a free display. In the UK there are laws which were passed after an accident at the 1952 Farnborough show which killed many spectators to say that airplanes cannot fly over or towards the crowd. Well, our BBQ isn't in the crowd, so the planes we

Red Bull Air Racing News

NICOLAS "VAN DER" IVANOFF from Red Bull Air Race News
With his bright orange plane, Nicolas Ivanoff has been adopted as an honourary Dutchman by Red Bull Air Race fans in Rotterdam who are always eager to cheer for anyone wearing their beloved national 'Oranje' colours.

Paul Bonhomme was pleased to get back atop the time sheets on Thursday. The championship leader outclassed the field with a brilliant run and seemed especially pleased to have left two of his nearest three rivals in the dust – Mike Mangold was disqualified and Kirby Chambliss did not finish after an incorrect knife penalty.

Red Bull Air Race Photos JULY 17, ROTTERDAM
from Red Bull Air Race Photos

ALL IN THE ANGLE from Red Bull Air Race News
The Red Bull Air Race track in Rotterdam will offer a thrilling start to spectators lining the harbour sides this weekend with a series of tightly-aligned Air Gates early in the course that force the 12 World Series pilots to pick their angles well.

PILOTS FLY OVER ROYAL SHIP from Red Bull Air Race News
The pride of Britain's liner fleet RMS Queen Elizabeth 2 graced the Dutch port of Rotterdam with its presence on Friday, dropping into Europe's biggest harbour just in time for the Red Bull Air Race this weekend. Red Bull Air Race pilots Nigel Lamb and Steve Jones of Britain and Hungary's Peter Besenyei greeted the royal vessel with a series of passes from a respectable altitude of 1,000 feet.

from Red Bull Air Race Video Podcast

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