Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Indy Transponder 9-September 0050z

Race 5 mayday - AAFO
... The MayDay was interesting. I had alot of very experienced racers come up to me afterword and offer congratulations on getting through my first real one. I have to say that there is no training that will completely prepare you for the real thing like the"REAL THING". ...

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Chasing A Dream - Steven Hinton Jr. Race Blog - Airshowbuzz
Monday September 8 Location: Stead

... With the qualifying deadline of Wednesday morning looming near, there is a sense of urgency to get things done quickly without sacrificing the quality of work, and it tends to put a little stress into everyone. We figured we would be qualified and finished this morning, but plans change and the airplane is now much better for it. ... In other happenings ...

The Reno National Championship Air Races Are Back in Northern Nevada! from Google
The Reno National Championship Air Races are considered to be the longest running Air Race in the world. This is the only place you can see, up close and personal, five days of air racing by six classes of aircraft. ...

Reno Air Races - Sept. 5 - TopFlight.TV Aviation Video
[Loving that sound!]

Top Aerobatic Pilot Shows Off Mid-Air Moves - KTVN, NV
One of the nation's top ten aerobatic pilots, Major John Klatt, says he spent the week practicing in Beckwourth, California getting ready for the show. ...


Left early? You missed this... - AAFO
Preview pics Reno 2008 -

Blue Ash show offers look at planes -, OH
Show announcer Rob Reider will open the day singing the National Anthem while skydivers descend with the largest American flag in the country (it takes 30 ...

Akron Air Show goes to the ground - Journal-Advocate, CO
... the Colorado Plains Regional Airport in Akron. The show featured aerobatic performances, children's activities and an antique car show, among other events.

Thousands show up for annual event featuring aircraft, hot rods - Amador Ledger-Dispatch, CA
Floyd attributes the success of this year's air show to "lots of promotion" and the planning and work of a committee. From the size of the weekend turnout, ...

Salinas Airshow seeks volunteer security guards - The Salinas Californian, CA
The Airshow is being held Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 27 and 28, at the Salinas Municipal Airport. Volunteers are needed for two shifts each day: 8:15 am to ...

CAF's AIRSHO 2008 takes off from RSS Feed: News
The FINA-CAF AIRSHO 2008, which bills itself as "the Best Warbird Show in America," is a weekend-long celebration of American military aviation featuring the extensive Commemorative Air Force collection of flying Warbirds, modern military and aerobatic flights, running from Sept. 19 through 21. More than 100 warbirds will be on display.

Snowbirds on East Coast from News
The world renowned Snowbirds team will be in Corner Brook and Stephenville this week. Corner Brook Deputy Mayor Mary Ann Murphy says they'll fly in formation over the Bay of Islands this afternoon at 12:30. Today's show will last about...

Notable Activity :: CDN Snowbirds in Stephenville NL. from FlightAware > Discussions
...Snowbirds Arobatic Team will be performing at Stephenville ( CYJT ) at 3:30pm, September 10th. I just watched them do a fly by here in Corner Brook NL during lunch. I know most of you can't make it, but for those who can, CYJT has some great viewing.

B-17 commands respect from veterans of World War II - Gary Post Tribune, IN
B-17 crew members Buck Lien (left) and Terry Tucker cover up the engines of the vintage aircraft as heavy rains continue at the Porter County Municipal ...

CAF Fights to Keep a World War II Aircraft 9/9/08 - KOSA, TX
The Commemorative Air Force in Midland is fighting to keep one of its World War 2 ear fighters. The dispute is between the CAF and the US Air Force Museum, ...
Air Force Museum Shoots down F-82 agreement with CAF from RSS Feed: News

Defenders from Blue Crab Boulevard
Defenders Roy Hattersley of The Daily Mail went to see some of the last flying survivors of The Battle of Britain last weekend. Fourteen Supermarine Spitfires were at the show, all in flying condition. These were the planes that helped defend the island nation when it stood alone against Hitler's Germany. There is something very special about the Supermarine Spitfire. The Hawker Hurricane played an equally heroic part in the Battle of Britain. Indeed, in the long hot summer of 1940, it was -

Ed Freeman, heroic Vietnam helicopter pilot, dies from RSS Feed: News
Edward Freeman, an Army helicopter pilot awarded the Medal of Honor during the Vietnam war, died in August. He was 80.

The timeless appeal of flying . . . from AOPA Pilot Blog: Reporting Points by Dave Hirschman
The aviation crowd has always been a forward-looking bunch. We're always looking ahead and trying to anticipate what's next. But a colleague, Craig Spence, recently brought a copy of a letter from Van B. Foster (his wife's grandfather), then a young Army flight student in California, and some of his descriptions and motivations are as true today as when the words were put to paper on June 25, 1918...

Not A Bird, Not A Plane, It's Flight Of The Jet Man! - Prnewswire

9-11 Remembrance Set Thursday At Mall - Big Spring Herald (subscription), TX
By THOMAS JENKINS That's the message officials with the Hangar 25 Air Museum hope to deliver Thursday, as the local facility joins forces with local ...

The Championship Is For Arch To Lose After Porto - Bleacher Report, CA
Sheiban Shakeri gives his recap of the seventh round of the Red Bull Air Race in Porto. by Sheiban Shakeri (Columnist) Paul Bonhomme has got to be the ...

Lets see your Dale Snodgrass "Snort" shots from FenceCheck Forums
Brunswick Maine Air Show - 2008 from Technorati
Great New England Air Show from FenceCheck Forums
The 2008 Flight from Air & Space Magazine
Team Guinot Boeing Stearman Eastbourne 2007 from Flight Image of the Day by Paul Gladman

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