Sunday, September 7, 2008

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Blue Angels returning to Eau Claire for air show Leader-Telegram, WI
By Troy Espe The Blue Angels will headline the weekend, but there are other reasons to attend the Chippewa Valley Airshow, organizers said. ...

Jets amaze, inspire: Shawfest draws 50000 The State, SC
The B-25 was like the planes flown by Doolittle’s Raiders, who trained in Columbia in preparation for their famous attack on Japan in April 1942. ...

Despite clouds, Brunswick air show draws thousands Central Maine Morning Sentinel
BY BOB KEYES BRUNSWICK -- A heavy sky and poor visibility prevented the Navy's Blue Angels precision flying team from taking to the air over Brunswick on Saturday, but organizers of the 2008 Great State of Maine Air Show have high hopes for favorable ... Despite not seeing the Navy's heralded flight demonstration team, Mathewson said he was blown away "by that psychotic wing-walking girl. ...

Blue Angels grounded at air show in ME NECN, MA
The Navy's Blue Angels were grounded by limited visibility but they're expected to take to the air on Sunday over the Brunswick Naval Air Station. ...

Portrush Airshow BBC News, UK
The red arrows opened the show in Portrush, and Deirdre Gregg captured the moment. Send your shots to See for ...

Weather all but grounds air show
Cloud cover from the approaching tropical storm kept many acts out of the air at the Nova Scotia International Air Show, but fans of some of the amazing flying machines at this year’s event proved to be as resilient as the weather was unco-operative.

Pilot death: New Jersey resident flying 'Little Lynn' Reno Gazette Journal
Erica Simpson died when her airplane, “Little Lynn,” crashed at 9 am while undergoing a check ride to certify her and her home-built plane for the upcoming air races, Reno Championship Air Race officials said. Race officials and four Federal Aviation ...

Air races pilot killed in crash by MARTIN GRIFFITH Associated Press Writer
RENO - A pilot was killed in a crash Saturday while tuning up for the annual Reno National Championship Air Races, authorities said.

Structural Failure Takes Life Of Reno Race Pilot from Aero-News Network
Tragic Start To Aviation's Premier Race Event With the annual excitement of the Reno Air races not quite underway, a tragic accident has taken the life of a pilot in the process of final preparation for her race efforts. Formula One air-racer Erica Simpson, 32, of Phillipsburg, N.J., flying a Cassutt IIIM racer, was killed when her aircraft experienced a structural failure during an evaluation flight.

Plane Crash Mars Opening of Reno Air Races KLAS-TV, NV
A pilot was killed in a crash during a practice run before the start of an air race in Reno. The FAA says the female pilot was died when the wings of her ...

ASB is proud to sponsor Steve Hinton's T-33 pace plane during the upcoming Reno Air Races. However, it's his son, Steven Jr., who will spend the week chasing his dream of becoming the youngest Reno Air Racer.
Go Inside the Reno Air Races With One of the Most Famous Warbird Families.

PORTO: LIVE FROM THE RACE from Red Bull Air Race News


CROWDS IN PORTO from Red Bull Air Race News

Air Force reactivates an historic squadron KOAA, CO
The group flew bomber missions over Japan during WWII, some of the airmen later were remembered as the Doolittle Raiders. Now the mission is more technical. ...

World War II aircraft touch down for 3-day visit Providence Journal, RI
The B-25 is one of only a handful still flying, the organization said. Visitors can climb through the aircraft for a donation of $12 for adults, ...

An event to honor veterans: USO show brings back memories Daily Nonpareil, IA
On Saturday evening, the Pottawattamie County Historical Society and the Great Plains Wings Commemorative Air Force hosted the first annual 1940s Historic ...

Fly-in helps service projects get off the ground Livingston Daily, MI
Burnie and other aviation enthusiasts will come together today at the Maple Grove Airport for the 57th annual Dawn Patrol Fly-In, a yearly tradition of ...

People, planes and pineapple Battle Creek Enquirer, MI
... said there was nothing like putting $1200 and months of work into a model B-25 Bomber and seeing it take off for the first time. ...

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Youths take to the skies for annual fly-in drive-in pancake breakfast The Newark Advocate, OH
McFadden said the event generally sparks interest in young aviators of all ages, even if they're too young to join the EAA Young Eagles program. ...

Students encouraged by Stearman pilots Galesburg Register-Mail, IL
Ed McKeown goes over the cockpit instruments with Melina McGraw, 7, during a Friday morning class visit to the 37th National Stearman Fly-In at the ...

Respects paid to 1953 bomber crew BBC News, UK
"A whole community has come out, we have had standard bearers, a wonderful Welsh choir, and the fly past…. that was just so amazing! ...

Hanscom museum criticized Boston Globe
By Connie Paige A group of aviation buffs and airplane collectors has received the go-ahead to plan an air and space museum on about 10 acres at LG Hanscom Field to display aircraft and spacecraft - to the chagrin of a rival group promoting a smaller ...

'Fusion Man' is at it again from Bayou Renaissance Man by Peter
I've blogged before about Yves Rossi, the Swiss adventurer who calls himself 'Fusion Man'. In May I reported on his flight beneath a back-mounted wing fitted with four jet engines used to power model aircraft.

Man who stole airplane gets 4-year sentence from WTHR - WTHR HOME LaPorte, Ind. - A man who stole a twin-engine airplane and drove it down a taxiway to impress his girlfriend has been sentenced to four years in prison. Thirty-nine-year-old Michael Santos pleaded

Man Who Stole Airplane Gets 4-year Sentence from WIBC News
A man who stole a twin-engine airplane and drove it down a taxiway to impress his girlfriend has been sentenced to four years in prison

Memorial held for Air Evac crash victims from WISH - Local News
On Saturday members of the emergency medical community came together to remember three people who gave their lives in the service of others.

New Indy airport terminal hosts workers from - Top Stories
When you walk down the smooth floors of the Col. H. Weir Cook Terminal in November, thank Bill Sipe for bending over for months to make sure the surface was done just right.

New airport terminal boasts design and art Reporter-Times, IN
One of the things Dawson is most proud of is the Indianapolis Airport Authority’s partnership with museum boards of eight Indianapolis institutions to ...

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