Thursday, September 11, 2008

Indy Transponder 10-September 2350z

Race organizers: Without a safe course, event won't fly - Reno Gazette Journal
Safety is a key word at the air races, for pilots, race fans and nearby neighborhoods. "Everything we do starts with the word safety in it," said Mike Houghton, president and CEO of the air race association. "It's our No. 1 priority.

Exploring the need for speed - The Union of Grass Valley
... What is not known is the degree and strategy Lake of the Pines resident Ken Dwelle and his father and 20-year racing veteran, Tom of Auburn have prepared their World War II vintage AT-6 named "Tinkertoy" to best last year's champion, Dennis Buehn in their class. ...

Live Streaming Audio of the Air Races - RARA Homepage
You can listen to a live feed of the audio commentary from the National Championship Air Races & Air Show LIVE.

The September podcast/video features an interview with Tom Aberle, pilot of Biplane class racer "Phantom". - RARA Homepage

Wings of Freedom air show arrives Monday at Pease - Dover Community News, NH
The Wings of Freedom Tour will arrive at Pease International Tradeport Airport in Portsmouth at 2 pm on Monday, Sept. ...Flights on the B-25 are $400 for the front fuselage and $325 for the waist gun section of the plane. P-51 flights are $2200 for a half hour and $3200 for a ...

Kirksville Airport hosting festival this weekend - Kirksville Daily Express and Daily News, MO
KIRKSVILLE — The Kirksville Air Festival is set to take off this weekend at the Regional Airport. The charitable event begins at 6 pm Friday with a hangar ...

Parking at Scott air show will be limited this year - Belleville News Democrat
Due to ongoing construction projects around the base, parking for this year's Airpower Over the Midwest Air Show next weekend will be limited.

World War II Vets Arrive at Airport in Vintage Aircraft - Voices, CT
The foundation was on its annual Wings of Freedom Tour, bringing to Oxford not only a perfectly restored B-17 Flying Fortress, but also the Consolidated ...

Fun in Flight - Blue Mountain Eagle, OR
Many other children and several adults, too, had the opportunity to take to the sky at the Grant County Air Search Fly In Breakfast at Ogilvie Field Sept. ...

Simsbury Fly-In offers something for the whole family - Simsbury Post, CT
Above all, organizers of the Simsbury Fly-In look to make the event a family-friendly community-oriented show that not only features airplanes, ...

City officials pleased with weekend activities, anticipate ... - Urbana Daily Citizen, OH
During Tuesday's Urbana City Council meeting, city officials commended those who worked on the Mid-Eastern Regional Fly-In, the downtown Chili Cook-Off and ...

RIAT refunds nearly completed - Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard, UK
By Andy Woolfoot » TICKET refunds to this year's Royal International Air Tattoo should all be completed within the next two weeks. ...
Event cancellation cover eyed after sodden summer - Lloyd's List, UK

Air Show countdown - Nova News Now
13 and 14 at the Yarmouth International Air Show. By Carla Allen He runs a hand through his hairs and jokes that he used to have a lot more before he assumed the role of executive director for Yarmouth's first international air show in 17 years at the ...

POKIN AROUND: Take a trip back to the 1940s to recall and fund a ... - St. Louis Post-Dispatch, United States
It's the main fundraiser for the Missouri Wing of the Commemorative Air Force, a group based at the airport and committed to restoring, maintaining and ...

Flight of a Lifetime - abc40, MA
But for a pilot in the Thunderbirds, it's just a regular afternoon. There are few on this planet who will ever get to share the experience. ...

Austria's Hannes Arch will be riding on a high into Australia for the finale of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship after jumping into first place with the first two wins of his career in quick succession - in Porto and Budapest. Arch will also be wearing a big smile Down Under to match his significant lead over Paul Bonhomme of Britain in the championship.

NY-Calif. flight marks cross-country air mail - The Associated Press
It's a piece of aviation history being celebrated this week with a flight that will replicate those harrowing cross-country journeys. ...

F-35 cockpit demonstrator travels to Wright-Patterson from Air Force Link Top Stories
... The cockpit demonstrator is a traveling, working mock-up of the advanced jet's cockpit, complete with wrap-around high-resolution displays to give pilots a sense of motion. ...

Pilots Maintain Grassroots Aviation Growth at Liberty Landing Airport from Jetwhine by Robert Mark
[insert pic from
]... Fifteen airplanes, give or take one or two, call Liberty Landing home, and I didn't see one of them with a nosewheel. A third of them have two wings or more. Better known as the Kansas City Dawn Patrol, the pilots of these VW-powered World War I replicas have protected their home drome since 1988. And because they brought it back to life after the Flood of 1993, its future as a fertile field on which grassroots aviation grows is safe ...

Jack's Flying Blog: Midwest/East coast trip, day 10 from Blogging Pilots
... My personal favorite since my Dad flew the F-105 in Vietnam. Their F-105D is predominantly displayed on the museum floor along with several other Vietnam era aircraft. I like the fact that this (and every display at Udvar-Hazy) is uncluttered so that you get great views of the aircraft. ...

Molly meets the PM - Oxford Mail, UK
... a reunion at White Waltham airfield near Maidenhead, the original headquarters of the ATA, where there was a flypast featuring World War Two planes. ...

Explorers' search for missing pilot Steve Fossett to end today from Latest news updates from
HAWTHORNE -- Friends and admirers leading a 28-member search team for the remains of famed aviator-adventurer Steve Fossett say they are still hopeful despite finding little more than bullet-riddled metal scrap so far.

Balloon Museum Honors 30th Anniversary of Atlantic Crossing from Top News
Albuquerque celebrates its place in aviation history during the 37th annual International Balloon Fiesta.

Taxi, Limo Owners Upset Over New Airport Restrictions -, IN
The Indianapolis Airport Authority announced this week it will limit the number of taxis, limos and other transportation options at the new terminal and ...

Stealthy Menace: The B-2 Spirit from
winston salem air show
Video from the Media Ride with the USAF Thunderbirds! from Airspeed by Stephen Force (Steve Tupper)
AIRSHOW preview Middletown Brett Hunter - YouTube

Portrush Airshow 2008 - BBC News
Frozen Fighter Jet from A Welsh View by Robert Gale
Picture perfect - Bournemouth Daily Echo, UK
TBird sneak pass from Sunday - Fencecheck
"The Cosmic Muffin" from Flight Image of the Day by Paul Gladman

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