Saturday, October 11, 2008

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Families grieve, operations at airbase suspended following ... -, Canada
It was truly a dream come true for him to have been selected by the Snowbirds to fly in the next show season. He was an inspiring instructor pilot and ...

Golden Knights drop in on Golden Bears - Valley News, ca
The US Army Golden Knights parachute team dives into the Temecula Valley stadium during Tuesday’s school assembly. A member of the US Army Golden Knights ...

Parade of ships cancelled - San Francisco Chronicle, USA
An air show, featuring the Canadian Forces Snowbirds and others begins at 12:30 pm Saturday and Sunday, with the Blue Angels scheduled to fly from 3 to 4 pm ...

Tuskegee Airmen honored with historic site in Ala. - The Associated Press
Servicemen and women of all races and ages milled around the field Friday, taking in a taste of the airmen's' daily lives in the museum. Lt. Cmdr. Eric Bush traveled from Pensacola, Fla., along with four fellow US Navy pilots and one of their flight ...

Tuskegee Airmen site has grand opening - Opelika Auburn News, AL
Hunter graduated in 1943 at 23 and was a B-25 Liberator pilot. “I had 18-year-olds in class with me who couldn’t drive but they could fly a plane,” he said. ...

UC hosts aerobatic pilots; free event set for Sunday - Weakley County Press, TN
Top aerobatic pilots from all across the country will converge on Union City today in preparation for the CornFest Airport Extravaganza Sunday. ...

Dirigible flies over Bay Area - San Francisco Chronicle, USA
Feinstein, a great Navy booster, knew that the Blue Angels were going to be practicing over the bay for the Fleet Week aerobatic demonstration, ...

Get Ready for the British Invasion -- Royal Air Force in Texas by ... PR Web (press release)
On Saturday, October 18th vintage planes, antique cars and military vehicles will converge in Terrell, TX at the British Flying Training School Museum Fly-In to honor the Allied Forces with entertainment and ceremonies. Join us at the Air Show.

Dogs with wings - Who can resist the big brown, pleading eyes of a canine? For pilots who are animal lovers, it just takes a puppy’s innocent look or the knowledge that an abandoned pet will be euthanized to get them in the air for a quick rescue flight. Read More >>

Air Guard ends fiscal year over strength - U.S. National Guard Bureau (press release), VA
... including funds for another air show season with aerobatic pilot John Klatt flying 18 air shows across the nation and the introduction of Nashville ...

Fly-In lands in King City - Mt. Vernon Register-News, IL
Last year, thousands attended the event, and close to 300 youth received their first airplane ride through the EAA Young Eagles program. ...

Plane damaged after landing on road in Washington County - Holmes County Times Advertiser, FL
The story began when Noia was flying his Velocity pusher airplane Thursday from Dallas to Kissimmee for the airshow this weekend. Strickland said the pilot ...

Annual Fall Fly-in and Aircraft Display set for today at the ... - Alexandria Town Talk, LAOn Saturday, Oct. 11, Chapter 614 of the Experimental Aircraft Association will hold its annual Fall Fly-in and Aircraft Display at the Pineville Municipal ...

Remembering the F-14 published - Hard as it is to believe, it was two years ago last week that the Grumman F-14 Tomcat flew in US skies for the last time . We're pleased to have CDR Jim "Puck" Howe, USN, the last CO of VF-31*, join us here at Fence Check to share his memories of the "Big Fighter." - Special thanks to André Jans for his work behind the scenes to make this article happen. -M.M. * Yes, I know the Tomcatters are still around. But now they're a Strike Fighter Squadron. Try telling a Tomcat Guy that there's no difference!

Golf cart easiest way to air show - The, GA
The best way for local residents to attend the Great Georgia Airshow Saturday and Sunday is on a golf cart. Golf carts will be allowed to park in designated ...

High-tech explorers search Mon for elusive B-25 - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, PA
This weekend, the "B-25 Recovery Group" is trying for the third time in 14 years to find the remains of the plane, this time armed with the latest ...

Deck of Cards is More Than a Game: Integral in Silverado Hospice Care – MarketWatchThe high-flying adventure was taken by retired WW II B-25 pilot Roy Heden. The thrill came from a last-wish program through Silverado Hospice, ...

Three Skydive Over Mount Everest from Aero-News Network
Land At Drop Zone At 12,350' AGL Apparently so many people have now summitted Mount Everest that it's become passe. The Times of London reports a British woman was among three skydivers who became the first to freefall at extreme altitude through the skies above Mount Everest.

Building dedication honors Airman killed on 9/11 from Air Force Link Top Stories by (Capt. Caroline Wellman)
Members of the 445th Airlift Wing here honored the life and service of one its former members who was killed as part of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks by dedicating the new operations building to him Oct. 4 here. Maj. LeRoy W. Homer Jr. died while serving as the first officer on United Airlines Flight 93, which crashed near Shanksville, Pa. He was part of the Air Force Reserve Command's 445th AW from 1995 to 2000. The emotion-filled day followed more than 2.5 years of planning and approval, said Lt. Col. Chris Clark, the 445th Operations Group deputy commander. Colonel Clark spearheaded the approval process and narrated the dedication ceremony.

The October 2008 edition of Grissom ARB's E-Paper, the Heartland Warrior, is now available. The Heartland Warrior has eight pages of stories, photos and features on the 434th Air Refueling Wing and its people. For the complete edition, click

Indiana Airport to Host Rocket Test from Headlines - Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick
A static rocket engine will be tested at the Anderson Municipal Airport this weekend by the University of Dayton Advanced Rocket Team (UDART). The students will examine the kerosene-liquid oxygen systems on the UDART rocket. Testing at the airport allows the team to safely identify the stability of the thrust of the engines, as well as the pressures of the fuel system. The airport hopes the testing will lead to building inter-state project development experience and help attract cutting-edge, new technology companies to Anderson.

Wind blamed for aircraft crash near WTH from Terre Haute News, Terre Haute, Indiana-
Strong wind is being blamed for a Terre Haute man’s aircraft crash early Friday afternoon near West Terre Haute.

Stunning Photo - EVA Air Boeing 747 taking off from Amsterdam - Schiphol from - Aviation Blog by Michael
Today I came across of some amazing photo at Flickr. It’s showing an EVA Air Boeing 747-45EM taking off from runway 36L at Amsterdam - Schiphol (AMS / EHAM) (Netherlands). The great timing and angle just makes this shot, and the size of the 747, looking quite surreal. Just amazing if you ask me!

Notable Activity :: Air Force One Today in Miami from FlightAware > Discussions - Author: silverplate - Subject: Air Force One Today in Miami

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