Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Indy Transponder 21-October 0108z

Hawgsmoke A-10s dazzle local visitors from Air-Attack.com
SALINA, Kan. (AFNS) -- The Hawgsmoke 2008 bombing and gunnery portion of the competition took place Oct.16 as A-10 Thunderbolt IIs attacked targets on...

Thunderbirds cap two-day air show at Dobbins - Examiner.com
The US Air Force Thunderbirds capped off an event-filled day of air acrobatics at Dobbins Air Reserve Base. The two-day “Wings Over Marietta Air Show” ...

B-17 Bomber Patrols Jackson's Friendly Skies - WLBT-TV, MS
This particular airplane did not fly in combat. It was made in 1944, too late to see combat. It was purchased after the war for $750.00 with the gasoline in ...

Jessica Cox to Speak at WAI Conference from RSS Feed: News
Jessica Cox, the first person without arms to earn a pilot's license, will be a speaker at Women in Aviation, International's annual conference held in Atlanta, next February 26-28. She earned her pilot's license using only her feet, with no prosthetics and no aircraft modifications other than a seat cushion.

Reno from the pylon perspective from Google
Engines screaming, airplanes bank around pylons in an all-out speed contest. These are the National Championship Air Races in Reno, Nevada, which marked its 45th anniversary last month.

Ramp-Up to Reno Air Races 2009 - TopFlight Aviation
...The day after Reno Air Races 2008 came to an end, we begin the Ramp-Up to Reno 2009. Mark your calendar for September 16-20, 2009 and plan to BE THERE!!! For http://www.TopFlight.TV by http://www.TopFlight.aero ...

Red Bull Air Race World Championship - WA today, Australia
Competitors in the Red Bull Air Race World Series fly in formation over part of the Western Australian coast. Photo: HO This year's most anticipated ...

"Belgrade Air Show 2008" at Kalemegdan - EMportal, Serbia
The "Belgrade Air Show 2008", dedicated to Serbian Army pilot Istvan Kanas recently killed in an accident, has been held today at Belgrade fortress ...

Kansan conceived Air Force jet team - Kansas.com, KS
The US Air Force Thunderbirds are all about displaying America's best. When the pilots and planes take to the skies and fly in formation, looping in and out ...

Qantas Airbus A380 innaugural commercial flight arrives at Los Angeles
from Aircrew Buzz by B. N. Sullivan

World War II ordnance removed at Kadena from Stars and Stripes
KADENA AIR BASE, Okinawa — Explosives specialists successfully removed a World War II–era warhead from an area inside the base's Gate 4 Sunday morning and transported it to the Kadena Ammunitio...

Pyro Geek Hobbyists Experiment With Homebrew Rockets Wired News
If NASA is the establishment, and upstarts like Burt Rutan's Scaled Composites are the contenders, then these guys are the hardcore wannabes—enthusiasts who ...

A man who saved the world from Military Photos by Doublethinker
It was a cold night at the Serpukhov-15 bunker in Moscow on 26 September 1983 as Strategic Rocket Forces lieutenant colonel Stanislav Yevgrafovich Petrov resumed his duty, monitoring the skies of the Soviet Union, after taking a shift of someone else who couldn't go to work. ...

Concorde jet returns to Intrepid museum on Hudson - Newsday
NEW YORK - A retired British Airways Concorde supersonic jetliner was lifted into place Monday on a pier next to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum after a 10-mile barge trip from New Jersey. Its return nearly completes a $120 million restoration of ...

Unknown object chased by Soviet MIG-21 from Military Photos by Dragunov

10:34 AM (10 hours ago)Atlantis heads back to VAB - ET-127 damaged prior to rollback from NASA SpaceFlight.com by Chris Bergin

From the Fans!

NAS Jax Air Show - Jacksonville, Florida from Technorati
October 25, 2008 Air Show at the Naval Air Station Jacksonville on October 25, 2008 Event included The Blue Angles, the 82nd Airborne Division All American Freefall Team, aircraft displays and a kidszone. For more information, please call (904) 542-3111 or visit NAS Jax Air Show website...

Thunderbirds Rock Marietta Air Show (with video) from Technorati
The logistical situation turned out to be a bit of an issue with some patrons having to wait well over 2 1/2 hours to reach the bus to return back to the parking area. Justin Lashley of Kennesaw told WhitlockAvenue.com, “The show was excellent and well organized except for the transportation to and from the venue. It could use some improvement next year. We parked at White Water and were bus ...

Playing catchup, Part 1: Miramar Airshow from Technorati
Every fall here in SD the Miramar Air Force Base holds its annual air show. We've gone before and it's always been really entertaining so this year when my SIL (Mr X's sister) invited us to go with her family, we were more than happy to attend. There are always plenty of planes out on display for exploring: (This is my niece, Hannah. She was so excited to sit in there but once she got in she was too timid to really touch anything.) (Hannah and her dad) (The rest of these are of the Blue Angels ...

RAAF Base Amberley Air Show 2008 from Technorati
It was pretty hard not to know that the Air Show was on, there was posters on just about every empty surface at work, there were posters at the train station, there were ads on the radio and TV, people on the net were talking about it. In the couple of days leading up to the show I was umming and ahhing about going and I didn’t end up deciding till Saturday morning after I had gone to the markets and cleaned the flat. When I decided that I was going to go, I could tell the day was going to be ...

Airshows- LOVE ‘EM! from Technorati
This just cracks me up! We decided to go to the airshow at the Air Force Base on Sunday. I’m so glad we went! 2 out of 3 kids thoroughly enjoyed themselves, 1 was freaked out by the noise although we all had earplug in (the good ones, not cotton balls). The local county transit charged $3 per head for a trip to the main parking lot to the base & back. The kids were THRILLED to ride in a huge bus, other than a school bus, and without seatbelts. ...

EXCLUSIVE PICTURE: Virgin Galactic's WhiteKnightTwo is prepared for flight
from FlightBlogger - FriendFeed posted a link

NASA to Honor Indiana on Next Space Shuttle Flight from PR Newswire: Indiana

Carmel pilot to be buried at Arlington National Cemetery from WTHR
A Carmel pilot killed in a medical helicopter crash in Illinois will get military honors.

Digital Photography is Marvelous by fotofocus
... I recently went to the Amberley air show here near Brisbane, Australia ...

Helicopter-plane Osprey faring well in Iraq from Military Photos
The Red Bull Air Race, by digg_sports
Airshow pics: by Lerg (Lerg)
Aluminum Overcast - Pilots of America Message Board by Steve
Atlantis in the VAB awaiting STS-125
from How I Am Becoming An Astronaut by Damaris B. Sarria
Pics from defence fair in Finland (heavy) from Military Photos by Juusto
[CNE Airshow] Soaring from Technorati
Glittery 16 Million Square Feet Dubai Terminal 3 Is Largest In the World [Architecture] from Gizmodo by Jesus Diaz

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