Thursday, September 25, 2008

Indy Transponder 25-September 1000z

Video: Aerobatic fun in an Extra 300 for the World Aerobatics Championships from Flight International by Stuart
Last week I visited the home of racing Silverstone, to take part in a once in a lifetime opportunity - an aerobatics session with expert aviation instructors Ultimate High. This was in aid of the World Aerobatics Championships, a biennial event that next year will be held in England. I think the video neatly captures my excitement and gradual fear as my instructor takes me through various aerobatic manoeuvres, but notice how my face gradually gets paler and I get quieter as the tricks start to get bigger.

Sky's the limit in St Paul Times of Malta, Malta
The planes will be on show on the airport tarmac but, as last year, the flying will take place over St Paul's Bay, once again featuring the Red Arrows, ...

WWII planes arrive at Westchester airport Lower Hudson Journal news, NY
More than 100 people oohed and aahed as a P-51 Mustang, B-17 Flying Fortress, B-24 Liberator and B-25 Mitchell medium bomber taxied from the flight line to ...

Airshow WOWs Audiences in Tri-Cities KVEW, WA
PASCO -- The Wings Over Washington Airshow took place today at the Tri-Cities Airport in Pasco. Thousands of people from all over the Tri-Cities watched ...

Wings Over Washington AirShow Takes Flight in the Tri-Cities KNDO/KNDU, WA
It's the first time the Wings Over Washington (WOW) AirShow returned to the Tri-Cities since 2001. A big draw was the Canadian Forces Snowbirds flying in a ...

Gadabout Gaddis Fly-In is this weekend in Bingham, ME
On Saturday, the 40th annual Gadabout Gaddis Fly-In is set to begin with two days of flying, food, crafts and airplanes from all over the region, ...

Roulettes fly in for air show Coffs Coast Independent, Australia
THE screaming manoeuvres of the RAAF’s Roulettes will carve up the skies over Coffs Harbour this weekend as the Coffs Harbour Aero Club stages an air show ...

P-38 Association Advisory Council Formed by Kelly
The P-38 Association is looking for you. If you are a P-38 enthusiast and would like to become involved in the organization in a “hands on” way, we’re looking for you. We are forming a P-38 Advisory Council, whose purpose is to help formulate and execute plans for the future expansion of the Association. We know [...]

Great State of Maine Air Show 2008 Book - Community from
As many know I am doing a book on this years GSOMAS. Well here is an update.I have finished putting it together and will send for a proof copy tomorrow. As soon as I get it back and check for errors it will be available online only.I will post the link on this thread. The book will be available as both hard cover and soft cover and it is 160m pages. I used over 200 photos in it

2008 Air Expo on tap for Sept. 28 at MOV Regional Airport - News, Sports, Jobs, Community Information - Parkersburg News and Sentinel from
As the 2008 Air Expo scheduled for Sept. 28 approaches, new attractions and exhibits are being added to the full day of activities at the Mid-Ohio Valley Regional Airport.

Report: Rossy To Attempt Jetpack Crossing Of English Channel On Thursday from Aero-News Network
Launch Time Targeted For 0800 EDT The 'Jet Man' is preparing to blast off. Adventurer -- and on most days, mild-mannered Swiss A320 pilot -- Yves Rossy will reportedly launch Thursday morning at 0800 EDT from Calais, France in an attempt to fly across the English Channel, strapped to a jet-propelled wing on his back.

Jetman Live, United Kingdom
This may not sound out of the ordinary but Rossy won’t be doing it in an aeroplane, he’ll be doing it with a giant, jet-powered wing strapped to his back. ...

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (09.25.08) from Aero-News Network
"The first five seconds will probably define whether he is going to make it or not. The biggest challenge for him is to get into a stable flying configuration once he has left the plane." Source: Markus Zipperer, an engineer with Germany's JetCat, which helped manufacture the jet-powered mono-wing that adventurer Yves Rossy will use Thursday morning at 0800 EDT for his attempt to fly across the English Channel.

Human Jet from Flight Image of the Day by Paul Gladman
A Swiss airline pilot Yves Rossy is due to zoom over the White Cliffs of Dover and land in the history books at lunchtime today. Wearing a wing with four motors on his back attempting to become the first human jet to fly the Channel.
Mr Rossy, who calls himself Fusionman, plans to drop out of an aircraft high above Calais, ignite his jet engines and, using his body to steer like a bird, rocket across the Channel at speeds of up to 115mph (185km/h), hopefully reaching Dover in about 13 minutes.

Exhibition "85 Year History Of Russian Aviation Shown In Aeroflot Poster ... from Aviation & Aerospace News Updated Constantly
NEW YORK - (Business Wire) A unique exhibition entitled 'History in the Aeroflot Posters' enjoyed great success in Moscow earlier this year and has now opened at the Chelsea Art...

All female C-17 crew to fly WASPs for reunion from Alert 5 - Military Aviation News by (pirate)
An all-female C-17 crew from Charleston Air Force Base will fly their C-17 to pick up some of members of the group known as the Women Air Force Service Pilots for their reunion in Texas.The WASPs flew cargo missions, towed training targets, moved aircraft and did other noncombat activities to free up more male pilots for combat missions. There were 1,800 of them at the time. About 300 are sill living and 150 are expected at the reunion.

Band of Flight presents fall concert at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force from National Museum of the USAF Top Stories by (Sarah Swan)
Join the U.S. Air Force Band of Flight for a journey through military band history as it presents "Music for the Troops 1776-2008" at 7:30 p.m. on Oct. 4 at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. This free concert gives the audience an entertaining glimpse into the historic transformation of the military band, from the Revolutionary War through the Civil War and World War II and up to today. Under the command of Maj. R. Michael Mench, the band travels nearly 100,000 miles each year to present over 450 performances before military and civilian audiences. Since its founding in 1942, the U.S. Air Force Band of Flight has performed for presidents and vice presidents, visiting heads of state, cabinet officers, members of congress, U.S. and foreign military leaders, and millions of Americans and foreign citizens.

Phantom Phun from Mojave Skies by Alan Radecki
In a world of computerized multi-billion dollar fighters, it's good to know there's a bit of old-style muscle still flying around. When BAE Systems sends up the latest QF-4s for an FCF, in a full-burner takeoff, you can feel what a fighter is supposed to sound like....

Frecce Tricolori: un calendario del 108° club del ponente Sanremonews, Italy - Sep 18, 2008Si รจ svolta, ieri pomeriggio all'aeroporto di Albenga, la cerimonia di consegna del calendario realizzato dal 108° club 'Frecce Tricolori' del ponente ...

China to Launch 1st Space Walk Mission on Thusday from Military Photos by 4ever
p-)China will launch its third manned spacecraft Shenzhou-7 from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in Gansu Province in the northwest on Thursday, a spokesperson with China's manned space program said on Wednesday.

NAS Oceana Airshow from FenceCheck Forums
NAS Oceana Airshow from FenceCheck Forums
NAS Oceana Airshow from FenceCheck Forums

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