Saturday, September 6, 2008

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LA County Fair Phelan Family Fun Days Apple Valley Air Show And ... - Best Syndication, CA
The Victor Valley Air Show is planned for Saturday September 27th at the Apple Valley Airport. The airshow will feature an F-18A fighter jet, ...

Onlookers get preview of this weekend's Great New England Air Show by The Republican Newsroom
(via Twitter) ... On Thursday, Grogan returned to the air show as part of the Air Force's Thunderbirds - the signature act that features precision pilots flying F-16 Fighting Falcons - but not as a pilot. ...

Gil takes flight in preparation of air show - WTNH, CT
By News Channel 8's Gil Simmons (WTNH) -- The Great New England Air Show takes flight this weekend and it features some of the finest military aircraft in ...

Matt Noyes flying high with the Blue Angels - NECN, MA
(Matt Noyes, NECN) - Most see the Blue Angels at air shows or big time sporting events, but few are allowed the opportunity to catch the action from inside ...

Air show kicks off with teaser Friday night - Portsmouth Herald News, NH
... an afterburner takeoff, along with a jet-assisted takeoff by "Fat Albert," a C-130 Hercules that's part of the Blue Angels flight demonstration team. ...

Winston Salem Air Show

HE'S BEEN A FLIGHT INSTRUCTOR WITH THE NAVY AND IS IN HIS FIRST YEAR WITH THE BLUE ANGELS. "Anytime you fly off an aircraft carrier it's challenging whether ...

2008 Millville Wheels and Warbirds Airshow at New Jersey Motorsports Park. Saturday and Sunday September 20 and 21, 2008.

Wings over Welland latest stop for Snow Birds from News
The Snowbirds were thrilled to perform in Welland, Ontario for the Wings over Welland air show held in honour of the 150th anniversary of the City. The show featured many vintage aircraft, a cadet glider display and a C-130 Display...

Snowbirds Perform at Home Base for Armed Forces Day from News
The Snowbirds were thrilled to kick off Swing 4 of the 2008 season at their home base of 15 Wing Moose Jaw, performing amongst many Canadian Forces aircraft including the CF-18 Hornet demonstration team, a CC-117 Globemaster, CP-140 Aurora and...

A two-festival town - Minneapolis Star Tribune, MN
Two festivals unfold in Faribault this weekend, the 24th annual Airfest and Balloon Rally Friday and Saturday ( and the Tree Frog ...

Tom Loewy: The passion of the pilots - Galesburg Register-Mail, IL
By TOM LOEWY The field at Galesburg Municipal Airport can be a daunting place during the annual Stearman Fly-In — especially if you know next to nothing ...

Fly-in gets new start in Urbana this weekend - Springfield News Sun, OH
The city's Grimes Municipal Airfield will host the 43rd Mid-Eastern Regional Fly-in this weekend, Sept. 6 and 7. It is the first time the event will take ....

CFly-In Breakfast raises over $4500 - Free Press Courier, PA
31, Grand Canyon Pilots Association's All You Can Eat Labor Day Fly-In Breakfast at the Wellsboro-Johnston Airport in Delmar Township, west of Wellsboro. ...

Annual Fly-in Will Benefit AVAIL Shelter in Antigo - WSAW, WI
This year's event will feature free plane rides for kids by the Young Eagles Program and an airshow with a professional aerobatics pilot. ...

Northwest Flying Photography Blog: A Hero Passes from Blogging Pilots It is with much sadness that I report the passing of Colonel Donald Blakeslee, commander of the 4th fighter group during WWII. I never had the opportunity to meet Colonel Blakeslee, but I was proud to

KRNV-TV in Reno Broadcasts Hot Air Balloon Race in HD - from Google
KRNV-TV News 4 will be giving viewers the best seat in the house as the 2008 Great Reno Balloon Race takes flight on September 5 through September 7. The station will broadcast the "Hare & Hound: Hunting Balloon-Style" event in HD using ...

RAIN PUTS DAMPER ON TRAINING from Red Bull Air Race News Steady rain, gusting winds and then low clouds kept the Red Bull Air Race pilots grounded on Friday and the decision was made to cancel the final two training sessions. Championship leader Paul Bonhomme will have the luxury of starting last in Saturday's Qualifying – and catching a glimpse of the first few pilots on TV monitors - after he posted the fastest time in Thursday's one and only training session...

PILOTS FLY OVER THE DOURO from Red Bull Air Race News
Britain's Nigel Lamb led his compatriot Steve Jones as well as American Kirby Chambliss on the traditional pre-race "formation flight" above Porto and Gaia ahead the weekend's Red Bull Air Race on the course just metres above the surface of the Douro River set up between the Dom Luis I and ArrĂ¡bida bridges..

PILOTS GET A VIEW FROM THE GROUND from Red Bull Air Race News The Red Bull Air Race pilots have been pushing the envelope over the last few years to shave fractions of seconds off their performance times and spent countless thousands of hours tirelessly improving their airplanes. The 12 pilots made the delightful discovery in Porto - on a special behind-the-scenes tour of the race track and race compound - to see that the Red Bull Air Race crew has been working just as hard to improve the race's infrastructure.

PILOT NEWS from Red Bull Air Race News Paul Bonhomme (1st) was pleased to have a good session after his team had to deal with the gremlins on Wednesday that kept throwing a spanner in the works. "Everything's calm in our camp today," Bonhomme said. "We had a busy day yesterday. We had a few little issues with the plane but those are all sorted out now – thanks to Kirby for lending us an oil cooler...

[And other Red Bull Air Racing Photos for the day]

FRANK´S TRACK INTRODUCTION, PORTO from Red Bull Air Race Video Podcast

Red Bull Air Race will give you 'wiiIiiings' - Portugal News
The skies over the Douro river will be filled with speed and excitement this weekend as the Red Bull Air Race returns to Oporto.

Nova Scotia International Air Show to Fly on SATURDAY ONLY from News
(Halifax, Nova Scotia September 5, 2008) - Due to current forecasted weather conditions, the Nova Scotia International Air Show scheduled for this weekend, Saturday and Sunday September 6, and 7th will be occurring on Saturday only.

Warbirds appoints two new executives - Otago Daily Times, New Zealand
By Marjorie Cook on Sat, 6 Sep 2008 Warbirds Over Wanaka has appointed Invercargill-based chief executive Roger Clark and Wanaka-based events manager Mandy ...

A-10 Warthog Combat Maneuvering Demo / Travis Air Expo 2008 from Keith Breazeal Video Productions
The A-10 Warthog demo is a display of maneuverability. The A-10's survivabilty in a combat situation relies on being able to identify the target, attack, and avoid hostile fire. The A-10 demo includes combat maneuvers of constant changes in airspeed, altitude, heading, and bank angle.

WWII buffs can get a good look at notorious German Messerschmidtt - The Times-Picayune -
The notorious fighter plane, backbone of the Luftwaffe, Germany's air force, has been high on the museum's wish list for years.

Oshkosh Is More Important Than Ever - Flying Magazine
New business jets will be on display along with antiques, warbirds, homebuilts and powered parachutes. The pilots who fly the business airplanes will ...

Strange Spitfire from Technorati
A friend in Australia sent me some pics from the recent Watts Airshow in Queensland. There is a Spitfire here which looks rather odd to me (the one in the green and brown camo in the MIMG pics attached). My friend was told it was a Mk VIII, but he's a WW1 expert and admits to being not so sure about anything later. To me it looks like a small-scale replica. I know some Spitfires had pointed high-altitude wingtip extensions, and the later versions (Mk VII on) had more pointed rudders, but

Name Detroit's newest airport terminal from Left Field by David Field
The snappiest new airport terminal to open in North America for a good long while could well have your name on it.

More, cheaper parking planned at airport - Indianapolis Star, United States The Indianapolis Airport Authority board today approved a three-tiered price structure that will reduce the cost of parking in the new terminal's garage ...

Your Best Vapor Shot! from FenceCheck Forums
PreFriday - AAFO
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Farnborough International Airshow from FenceCheck Forums
Photo of the Week from Ares by David Hughes

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