Friday, August 29, 2008

Indy Transponder 29-August 0255z

Get the latest on Aeroshell's Alan Henley here - Caring Bridge

Video: US Navy Blue Angels practice over Cleveland for air show - Mansfield News Journal, OH
The US Navy's Blue Angels streaked across the downtown sky in preparation for this weekend's air show. The Blue Angels will headline the Cleveland National ...

Next month: Entertainment on ground, in sky - Vineland Daily Journal, NJ
The air show also has scheduled three B-25 Mitchell aircraft, a TMB-3 Avenger, FG-1D Corsair, P-51D Mustang, P-40 Warhawk, SNJ-6 Texan, PBY-5A Catalina, ...

Quartet of historic planes to visit Stewart - Times Herald-Record, NY
The planes include a B-17 Flying Fortress and a B-24 Liberator, both heavy bombers; a B-25 Mitchell, a medium bomber; and a P-51 Mustang fighter aircraft. ...

Paul Lopez in the MX-2 waving to the crowd -
from Keith Breazeal Video Productions - by keith
Paul Lopez performed a great aerobatic display in the MX-2 at the Pacific Coast Air Museum's "Wings Over Wine Country" Airshow 2008. The PCAM is located at the Charles M. Schultz-Sonoma County Airport in Northern California. The airfield has a rich history from WW II as a U.S. Army Air Force pilot training base for P-38 Lightnings and the P-39 Cobra and Navy pilot training for both WW II and the Korean War. The PCAM has a wide variety of aircraft restored and in the restoration process.

Wings and Wheels Show to Take Flight September 20th - Vette Magazine, CA
... bombers, trainers, and seaplanes. Many aircraft have been fully restored to their World War II condition and are often available for flight demonstration.

"I liked watching the planes go bbrrrrgghhh," said Simon Guglielmi, imitating an airplane with his arms widely spread, shortly after the Snowbirds ...

Fighter jets rock crowd - Brantford Expositor, Canada
A number of antique planes took off down the runway, including a B-25-J Mitchell, a Fairey Firefly and one of the last few Submarine Spitfires still flying. ...

THE HIGH LIFE! - Bournemouth Daily Echo, UK
... roar heralded the arrival of the historic RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight - and the long-awaited opening of the first Bournemouth Air Festival. ...

Red arrows x 3 - Bournemouth Daily Echo, UK
By Jane Reader THE world-famous Red Arrows are scheduled to make an unprecedented three appearances during the festival. The Royal Air Force Aerobatic ...

Eye Show more popular than ever - Diss Mercury, UK
One of Monday's highlights was the Blades aerobatic display team. The Blades pilots are all former RAF Red Arrows and between them have more than 20 years ...

Tornado fly-past set for service - WHAT DO YOU THINK? - Denbighshire Free Press, UK
AN RAF Tornado is to stage a fly-past after a special service to commemorate 10 airmen who died in a mystery crash over North Wales. ...

Top AERO GP Pilots to Take Part in Slovak Air Fest in Ocova - Tlačová agentúra Slovenskej republiky (predplatné), Slovakia
The air festival has been organised by the Slovak Air Agency (SLLA), and around 20000 people are expected to attend. The SAF has been organised this time to ...

Let's go Racing! - Mike OK, the Indianapolis Air Show has come to a close and I have one more event on the calendar (for now) on the calendar. The Reno Air Races start September 10. I probably need to find a way to get all this saved somewhere, but while it stays up, here's what I blogged about the Reno Air Races before the Indy Transponder became a reality.

Tuskegee Airmen flight instructor Sherman Rose dies in Dothan at 88 - Tuskegee News, AL Aviator, mentor, patriot; he was a beloved gentlemen who set high standards of excellence in his life as a flight instructor, citizen and friend. ...

6 decades of flying high
Annapolis woman has become a legend of U.S. aviation
By Susan Gvozdas | Special to The Baltimore Sun
Feik in the 1940s
A military test pilot speaks with Mary Feik before her first solo flight in the P-80 "Shooting Star" in the late 1940s. (August 26, 2008 - Baltimore Sun)

... Feik's accomplishments are inspirational - especially considering the era in which she achieved them, said Maj. Gen. Amy Courter, the national commander of the Civil Air Patrol. Courter is the first female head of the organization. ...

Writer recounts his discovery of WWII aviator in Sierra - Fresno Bee, CA
"We discovered the exhaust manifold from one of the engines of the airplane, and 100 to 200 feet from there I found the body of this other aviator," Stekel ...

Weird Wonderful Airplanes of a Bygone Era from Airwarriors by Mumbles
Great Link..

'Body' on Kokoda Track may be World War II pilot - Melbourne Herald Sun, Australia
"These include a B-25 Mitchell and a number of Kittyhawks." The police officer did not want to discuss his discovery until it was confirmed as a body, ...

Get a lift at the WNC Air Museum's open house -, NC
Sam Fleming, 5, left, and his grandfather, Glen, watch a Fairchild 24 get ready for take off during the WNC Air Museum Open House last year. ...

Out & About - Press-Enterprise, CA
MARCH FIELD AIR MUSEUM, simulate a passengers view of an F14 Tomcat Fight, $5; 9 am-4 pm daily, 22550 Van Buren Blvd, Van Buren and I-215, Riverside, $7, ...

Museum remembers sacrifices of the forces - Darlington and Stockton Times, UK
The event at the Yorkshire Air Museum, at Elvington, near York, is on September 7 and is designed to remember the sacrifices given by so many to preserve ...

Canada is an aviation pioneer - Ottawa Citizen, Canada
I share many readers' intense appreciation of the rich Canadian civil aviation heritage embodied in the now nearly 70-year-old Waco biplane providing summer ...

Gee Bee websites up and featured in Air Classics! from Kermit's Blog by Kermit
Check out the great article in the latest Air Classics magazine by my good friend and editor Michael O'Leary. It's in the Volume 44, number 10 issue on page 55 which shows a B-17 crew on the front cover. Michael has done many photo shoots of my collection going back to the 1980's and the Weeks Air Musem days in Miami.
We have our site up and running! This is our first ever Internet Marketing campaign and was the product we used to get into the Platinum Group Internet Marketing group recently mentioned.

REMOS Aircraft Make a Hit With Air Academy Students at EAA from
Each summer the Experimental Aircraft Association runs a series of seven Air Academies for kids who have an interest in aviation. Every student got to fly a REMOS Light Sport Aircraft for 20 to 30 minutes.

Md. Wing Aerospace Academy provides full week of varied activities
from CAP News Online
30 cadet basics from 9 squadrons enjoy gliding, model rocketry, tours, numerous presentation

Uncontrolled Airspace #96 "Beyond Nonsensical" - from Uncontrolled Airspace: General Aviation Podcast
Hot air balloons, listener mail, stories from Firebase Airspeed, and the G-Men are up to more of their mischief. All this and more on Uncontrolled Airspace, ...

Hand-crafted airplane was 20 years in the making - Muncie Star Press, IN
John Hubbell flew from Mount Comfort Airport in Henry County to Finney's with some needed bolts, then to Eagle Creek Airport in Indianapolis, and back, ...

Liza Eckardt's Photo Gallery of the Indianapolis Air Show is posted. Her email shared that more photos will be added by this weekend too!

A disastrous day - Shelbyville News, IN
Shelbyville resident Scott Spahr never will forget the horrific sights, sounds and smells he experienced firsthand when three Italian air force jets collided in mid-air, resulting in the Ramstein airshow disaster 20 years ago today.

Prop Blur - Civil from FenceCheck Forums
Dawlish Airshow from PPRuNe Forums by KarlADrage
[Kansas City] Airshow Pictures - from Technorati
Panavia Tornado GR4 RAF Valley Photocall -
from Flight Image of the Day by Paul Gladman
Armadillo Aerospace powered Rocket Racer flies
from Flight International by Rob Coppinger

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