Monday, October 13, 2008

Indy Transponder 12-October 2349z

Kids first for this post!

Dreams take flight in Air Challenge - Kansas City Star, MO
And mom Helen said her son wants to fly in a helicopter next. Just before Daniels took the controls back so he could land the plane, he looked over at the ...

Imagination takes a whirl - All Around Philly, PA
According to Samuel Talucci, one of the children who attended the annual RotoFest All-Helicopter Air Show at the American Helicopter Museum on Saturday, ...

Hundreds Fly-In To Thomasville - WCTV, FL
For six years, Ocala resident Steve Knouse and his wife have been flying their plane to the Thomasville Fly in. It's an event where pilots from all over the ...

Rotorfest 2008 from
The military personnel that were with the statics were the friendlist that you'll find anywhere. They encouraged you to check out their aircraft and happy to talk about their jobs!

Vinny Nasta Memorial at Brookhaven Airport from skee49
Family and friends gathered on Saturday, October 11th, at Brookhaven Airport in Shirley Township, Long Island, NY, to dedicate a memorial to fallen friend Vinny Nasta who was killed while performing at Rhinebeck Aerodrome. Among family members in attendance were Vinny's wife, Kathy, and Vinny's parents, Vincent and Carol Nasta. The Long Island aviation family included his dear friends from Warbirds Over Long Island and American Airpower. Tom Daly, director of the Rhinebeck Aerodrome, and fellow Geico Skytyper pilot, presided over the proceedings. ...

The Blue Angels: Strength, Grace, Brilliance from Google
The Blue Angels first performed in 1946; There are no safety or alternate pilots because, "The teamwork required for the high speed, low-altitude flying in the tight Blue Angel formation takes hundreds of hours to develop. ...

You Caption it Friday... on Sunday from Tailhook Daily Briefing by JC
... This is a John Carmichael original, taken a couple of weekends ago at the Grand Junction Airshow. I just turned around while explaining to a young man the purpose of these "Easter Egg Painted...(his term) planes," when what do I see but this guy shoulder deep in the cans! ...

Museum of Americans in Wartime Involving Military Bloggers, Personal War Stories from

A Pilot's Story - Interview with Will Hawkins and Rico Sharqaui
from Airspeed by Stephen Force (Steve Tupper)
...Here’s an early look at the production of the new independent film, A Pilot’s Story. Many of you know Will Hawkins from The Pilot’s Flight PodLog, but not many of you know him as the extraordinary filmmaker that he is. He and Rico are working on the film with release scheduled for 2009 or 2010. ...

Canadian MiG Flights from Alert 5
This book by Harold Skaarup traces the rare flights flown by Canadian fighter pilots on Soviet frontline fighters during the Cold War.

Richard Garriott Reaches Orbit, Can Finally Act Out Plot of Tabula Rasa [Geeks In Space] from Gizmodo by Jack Loftus
Computer game millionaire Richard Garriott is now in orbit. At about 3 a.m., the current luckiest geek in the world blasted off in a Soyuz TMA-13 capsule alongside U.S. astronaut Michael Fincke and Russian cosmonaut Yuri Lonchakov. The three will circle the Earth a few times before docking with the International Space Station on Tuesday ...

U rocket club tries to lift off - Minnesota Daily, MN
BY Tiffany Smith In the world of high powered model rocketry, it’s easy to burn $100 in just two and a half seconds. That’s about how much David Kittell, ...

New terminal shines during airport tours from WTHR
Thousands of curious onlookers took advantage of an open house at the billion dollar terminal at Indianapolis International Airport.

City of Norwich Aviation Museum. 12 10 08. from PPRuNe Forums by norwich
On such a nice late autumn day I have been practising with my camera at the local museum, although the sun was lovely, it was in the wrong position !!!

100 Years Aeronautique Exhibition - Paris (Tiger, Orca, etc.) from Military Photos by Invisigoth
... took a stroll through the "100 ans d'Industrie Aerospatiale Francaise" exhibition on the Champs Elysee today. Exhibition of 100 years of French flight, with evereything from Zeppelin cabins to Tiger HAD helicopters. Didn't get all exhibits on camera cause it was packed as hell but got quite a few shots of the more modern stuff. ...
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