Friday, October 17, 2008

Indy Transponder 17-October 0246z

USAF Thunderbirds Return This Weekend - WXIA-TV, GA
... US Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet, and Sean Tucker, Jill Long, Red Eagle Air Sports, John Klatt, the Air Force Reserve Jet Car, plus much more. ...

Thunderbirds pilot and Rome native speaks to Coosa students
Rome News-Tribune, GA
By Kevin Myrick , Rome News-Tribune Staff Writer As operations officer and second-in-command for the US Air Force Thunderbirds, Lt. Col. ...

Fleet Week flies through SF - The Spartan Daily, CA
The Navy's Blue Angels along with the Canadian Snowbirds skyrocketed over San Francisco's waterfront last week at one of the many events scheduled for the ...

Airshow lives up to its billing - The Salinas Californian, CA
After attending the California International Airshow for the first time earlier that day, I was jogging on a dirt path that runs beside the mountains behind ...

Cool weather means fairs, festivals - The Fort Gordon Signal, Georgia
... Central Savannah River Area Mustang Car Show, Greg Connell Air Shows, Army Aviation Heritage Foundation and Paratainment Parachute Team. ...

Pink Plane Making Appearances at October Airshows from Technorati
Throughout the month of October, Delta’s pink 757, tail number N610DL, will make several appearances at local airshows. This past weekend, ship 610 wooed crowds at the Great Georgia Airshow in Peachtree City, Georgia. Delta’s pink Boeing 757 was first introduced in October 2006 to raise awareness for the cause and for its partner, The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to funding innovative clinical and genetic research to find ways to prevent and cure

Udvar-Hazy, Stage Two from Ares by Christopher Fotos
The Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum took a major step forward in recent years with the creation of its Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., near Washington Dulles Airport. Aviation and aerospace fans responded to the tune of more than a million visitors a year.

Air Zoo Warbirds For Sale from FenceCheck Forums
... I was lucky enough to be there as well. I got an email about 11:15 that said it would be leaving about noon, so I hustled out there. I sat around at the restoration center for a couple hours while they worked on some spark plug and magneto problems, b...

Airmail Planes - arroundthepattern.com
The week after the Reno Air Races Reno had a visit from three aircraft completing a recreation of the cross-country airmail route between New York and San Francisco. The three aircraft taking part in the flight, Addison Pemberton’s newly restored 1928 Boeing 40C, Ben Scott’s 1930 Stearman 4E Junior Speedmail and Larry Tobin’s 1927 Stearman C3B made an overnight stop at KRNO before the last leg of their adventure.

Frank Borman to Speak at EAA's Annual Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet from EAA - The Experimental Aircraft Association Aviation and space legend Frank Borman will be the keynote speaker at this year's EAA Wright Brothers Memorial Banquet, scheduled for Wednesday, December 17, in the Eagle Hangar of the EAA AirVenture Museum.

EAA News - TSA Proposal Ensnares Historic Aircraft from www.eaa.org EAA is continuing its review of the Transportation Security Administration’s proposed Large Aircraft Security Program (LASP), which would require all U.S. operators of aircraft exceeding 12,500 pounds maximum take-off weight (MTOW) to implement extensive TSA-approved security programs. As noted last week, EAA is concerned about the proposed security measures, which would include fingerprinting and background checks of flight crews; vetting passengers against the government’s terrorist watch lists prior to every flight; and security requirements for airports serving “large” aircraft.

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Video Player from www.eaa.org
“Warbirds in Review: Black and White together...” [video]

Concorde & `queens' _ British empire's NY comeback - The Associated Press
... last time in a 41-year career, the already-retired Concorde began a roundabout return to its Hudson River pier at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. ...

BONHOMME PREPARED FOR PERTH
from Red Bull Air Race News
Paul Bonhomme knows it will take a near-miracle to win the 2008 Red Bull Air Race World Championship when it concludes in Perth on 1st and 2nd November. But the British ace knows that it has been a wild and crazy season full of surprises and there is no better place for him to see the standings turn upside down again than Down Under.

Artificial Life Brings 'Red Bull Air Race' to Mobile Phones - MarketWatch
www.artificial-life.com) announced today that the company has signed a two year exclusive deal with Red Bull Air Race to produce mobile phone games ...

Course changes to make Perth air race even more spectacular - The West Australian, Australia
Red Bull Air Race fans have been promised a more exciting and unpredictable race after designers made several subtle changes to the Perth course. ...

Course changes to make Perth air race even more spectacular
by redbullairrace (Red Bull Air Race)

Bonhomme can only win the Red Bull Air Race title if he comes first in Perth and Arch finishes with zero points. How likely is it? - Twitter by redbullairrace (Red Bull Air Race)
AOPA donation keeps students flying from AOPA News AOPA President Phil Boyer presented a $30,000 check to Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) Oct. 9 for the AOPA Career Pathways Scholarship fund at a time when hundreds of students haven’t been able to get loans because of the current national economic crisis. This marks the tenth year of an alliance between the world’s largest aviation organization and one of the world’s leading aviation universities.

Young Eagle airplane event is Saturday - Clinton Herald, IA
The rally is part of the EAA Young Eagles Program, created to interest young people in aviation. Since the program was launched in 1992, volunteer EAA ...

Need some inspiration? from The Girls With Wings Blog by Lynda
Being born without arms didn't keep Jessica Cox of Tucson, AZ from meeting the challenge of earning a Sport Pilot certificate. The Able Flight Scholarship winner passed her checkride Friday October 10th after several months of training with instructor Parrish Traweek in his Ercoupe 415C. With its unique control system, the Ercoupe proved to be the right airplane for her to fly using only her feet (she does not use prosthetic arms). [more]

Air India Airbus A319 lands at Hyderabad Air Show
India Aviation - News on Airlines and Airports in India, Australia
India Aviation 2008, India’s first civilian air show started with the arrival of Air India’s Airbus 319 aircraft at Begumpet Airport, Hyderabad. ...

Dedication at Edmonton's Aviation Memorial from Aviation & Aerospace News Updated Constantly 700 Wing Air Force Association of Canada, the Alberta Aviation Museum and Edmonton Aviation Heritage Society are proud to invite all to join us in the dedication of the second...

Fly-past celebrates first flight - BBC News, UK
The 100th anniversary of the first flight by a powered aeroplane in the British Isles has been marked by a fly-past at a Hampshire airport. ...

Rocketplane update from RLV and Space Transport News

LiveATC (Review) from AviationReviews.com This website provides 200+ Air Traffic Control (ATC) audio streams for airports around the world. This site is a great training resource for pilots learning radio procedures as well as entertainment for those who like to listen to ATC. The site provides both the ability to stream the ATC to your favorite player (such as iTunes) or listen to the streams directly on the site with their Flash or Java players. Another nice feature of the site is that you can access archived recordings for the last 30 days.

Antique car clubs visit Warhawk Air Museum Saturday - IdahoStatesman.com, ID
... T Ford Club will display vintage, restored automobiles from 10 am to 2 pm Saturday, Oct. 18, at the Warhawk Air Museum at the Nampa Municipal Airport. ...

Get Ready for the British Invasion -- Royal Air Force in Texas by the British Flying Training...from Aviation & Aerospace News - A Reunion Dinner and Dance with entertainment will reunite WWII veterans on October 17th and commemorate cooperation between US and British Allied Forces.

High flying show in Malvarrosa beach - Torrevieja.com, Spain
On Sunday 19th October, head down to the Playa de la Malvarrosa beach to see a high flying air show. The V City of Valencia Air Festival is a 4-hour show ...

WWII pilot buried 64 years late from Military Photos
Quote: A British airman killed during a bombing raid over Berlin 64 years ago will finally be buried later with full military honours.
Flt Lt John Bremner died aged 21 alongside three other men when their Halifax bomber was shot down in 1944.
His remains were not found until 2006 when one of the surviving members of the crew, former Pilot Officer Reg Wilson, uncovered the crash site.

Centenary of the first powered flight by SF Cody from Flight International by Barbara CockburnAmerican-born kite developer and aviator Samuel Franklin Cody, built the British Army Aeroplane No.1 in 1908 and with it, on this day (16 October) 100 years ago Cody performed the first powered flight. The flight lasted only 27 seconds and it crashed on landing....

Carmel Pilot Killed In Crash Remembered As Hero from TheIndyChannel.com - Local News - A Carmel pilot who was killed when the medical helicopter he was piloting crashed was a Vietnam veteran and a regular at the local VFW post.
Carmel Pilot Among 4 Killed In Helicopter Crash from TheIndyChannel.com - Local News
One victim in chopper crash from Carmel from WISH - Local News
Groundbreaking Set For Hawker Beechcraft
Inside INdiana Business (press release), IN
INDIANAPOLIS—The Indianapolis Airport Authority Board of Directors approved a $14-million, 32-year lease renewal for Hawker Beechcraft Services (HBS) today. ...

Man wants name back on USS Indy memorial - Indianapolis Star, United States
By Kevin O'Neal A man who has worked for years to draw attention to the story of the USS Indianapolis and her crew is planning a protest to have his name ...


San Francisco Fleet Week 2008 from FenceCheck Forums
Fire Fighting Helicopters from FenceCheck Forums
Great Georgia Airshow from FenceCheck Forums


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