Monday, July 7, 2008

Indy Transponder 6-July 2330z

The Jug at work from Airwarriors
You don't often see good footage of the P-47 and this good stuff, including the preflighting the cockpit and it's all in color.
If we'd kept the P-47 and ditched the Mustang (with it's silly liquid cooling) there would have been a few less USAF guys shot down in Korea that's for sure.
http://video.google.com/videoplay?do...8830&pr=googsl

Offutt chosen 1 of 3 national hosts for Air Force Week - NTV, NE
The Air Force Thunderbirds aerial demonstration team pilots will be thundering in their F-16 fighters through the sky over Offutt and much of eastern ...

Pilots test patience in slow ride - Battle Creek Enquirer, MI
But a long flight is tedious and it takes a lot of patience, especially when you fly past and come back. It's hard as a pilot to accept the concept of ...

Festivals struggle in tight budget years - Northwest Arkansas Times, AR
Last year officials announced the cancellation of the city's annual air show, Airfest, due to the overall expense of putting on the show. ...

Thunderbirds Ride Video - The Takeoff and Climb from Airspeed by Stephen Force (Steve Tupper)
We got the video issues ironed out (mostly) and we have a post of the takeoff sequence! ...

WWII gunner reunites with restored aircraft - Longmont Daily Times-Call, CO
It travels 10 months out of the year and visits 120 cities, said Fred Lewis, a volunteer who flies the B-25 Mitchell aircraft between cities. ...

Lancaster to overfly Croome - Malvern Gazette, UK
By Tarik Al Rasheed HISTORIC Croome Park, near Upton, is turning the clock back 60 years with events such as a Lancaster bomber flypast and Home Front ...

Gearing up for Air Tattoo - Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard, UK
By Andy Woolfoot AVIATION fans will be descending on the Cotswolds in there tens of thousands this weekend for the Royal International Air Tattoo at RAF ...

People and Planes of Creve Coeur - from Air & Space Magazine:

Bognor group told about airfield history - Chichester Today, UK
Pete Pullman and Dave Coxon, of the Tangmere Air Museum, will be speaking about all aspects of the famous site. Doors open at 7.30pm on July 16 for an 8pm ...

Video of the Week: Tiger Moth Aerobatics Over Australia from AVwebFlash Current Issue
AVweb reader Michele Travierso recently spent some time playing passenger during aerobatic passes but unlike many of us who get the opportunity, she (a) had her videocamera handy, (b) was in what she describes as a "beautifully restored Tiger Moth" (what we can see in the video bears out her assessment), and (c) zoomed and flipped over some gorgeous Australian countryside. (Click through to watch.)

VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: LIBERTY BELLE AT PRESTWICK AIRPORT - Ayr Advertiser, UK - Jul 4, 2008
By Kevin Paterson "Liberty Belle", one of the few World War 2 B17 "Flying Fortresses" still flying, made a historic stop over at Prestwick Airport on ...

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