Saturday, September 27, 2008

Indy Transponder 27-September 0130z - International

International Edition

Jet Pack Guy Crosses English Channel [Heroes] from Gizmodo by Mark Wilson
I don't expect you mere wingless mortals to truly appreciate the accomplishment of a pilot who just crossed the 22-mile English Channel with a jetpack—that'd be like someone who can't read claiming to love the study of Cuneiform—but from one rocket man to another, I salute you, Yves Rossy...

Jetman from Letters from Flyover Country by Bob Collins
I just wrote a piece at my day job about the Swiss man who flew his jet-powered wing from France to England so I won't repeat it here.
But I'm wondering if this "wing" looks at all familiar to some of you RV airplane builders?

PETER BESENYEI WITH THE POTENTIAL FUTURE PILOTS from Red Bull Air Race Photos And a whole photo gallery from this week at the Red Bull Air Racing Championships

Red Arrows fly in - Times of Malta, Malta
The RAF Red Arrows aerobatic team flew in this morning for the Malta International Airshow, being held this weekend. The team's Hawk aircraft made a ...

Old friends reunite after 60 years - Diss Express, UK
This time, the weather prevented the pair going up in the replica B17 flying fortress built in Hoxne, so the two reminisced instead, having gone their ...

RCAF museum money becomes - Northumberland News
By Jennifer O'Meara NORTHUMBERLAND - A 2006 federal grant to the Trenton air force museum has the local Liberal and Conservative candidates bumping heads over who should be credited with the funding.

Colonel Don Blakeslee -, United Kingdom
In May he was promoted to lieutenant-colonel and became the Group's executive officer, continuing to fly in combat. As one of the most experienced American ...

Air shows and exhibitions in the first days in October - Avionews, Italy
+ 61 7 5461 1111 - "Japan International Aerospace Exhibition 2008" - Trade and Public Day. Pacifico Yokohama, Japan. ...

Rare jet fighter visits Williamtown - Newcastle Herald, Australia
The aircraft was piloted yesterday from Temora Air Museum by Group Captain Alan Clements, only the second pilot in 45 years to be approved to fly it. ...

Coast flyer aces daring US air race - Gold Coast News, Australia
Gold Coast pilot John Kokshoorn has just returned from the United States where he won the rookie of the year award at the National F1 Air Race Champion in ...

Air fair reaches for new heights - The Dominion Post, New Zealand
Wairarapa's once-troubled biennial air show will be in full flight in January, with aircraft never seen in New Zealand. After several shaky years and ...

Air show man on multiple counts - Waikato Times, New Zealand
The criminal charges, laid by the Waikato Corporate Fraud Office, allege Ross made false statements in an air show proposal to Hamilton International ...

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