Friday, October 3, 2008

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Miramar Air Show Ready To Take Flight - NBC, CA
The Miramar Air Show gets under way on Friday. The Blue Angels are back. NBC 7/39's own weather anchor Pat Brown even took a flight in one of the fighter ...

Amigo Airsho begins Saturday (plus video of reporter's wild ride) - El Paso Times, TX
Soon, it will be transformed into the main gate where organizers hope 60000 people will see the Canadian Forces Snowbirds and other aerobatic groups will ...

Enid Airshow Saturday - KOKC, OK
(Enid, OK) -- The skies over Enid will be filled with the roar of fighter jet aircraft on Saturday. The F-15 West Coast Demonstration Team is coming to ...

Here comes the Great Georgia Air Show - Fayette Daily News, GA
The air show, presented by the Kiwanis Club of Peachtree City and the Commemorative Air Force's (CAF), Dixie Wing, will showcase modern and historic ...

Idaho Aviation Expo set for Spring of 2009 from RSS Feed: News
The Idaho Aviation Association and the Idaho Aviation Foundation have announced plans for the Rocky Mountain West Aviation Expo (RMWAE) at Boise, Idaho, this coming May 30-31.

Aviation Adventurer Steve Fossett's Airplane Wreckage Found [Steve Fossett]
from Gizmodo by John Mahoney
After a hiker found some of Fossett's ID documents in eastern California while on a trail in the Sierra Nevadas, a search team has found what looks to be the wreckage of the record-breaking pilot's single-engine Bellanca plane. Fossett, who became the first person to fly solo around the world in a balloon among other feats, took off for a quick leisure flight in September of last year and never came back. He was declared legally deceased in February by his family, and now, finally a bit more closure.
B-17 In Peoria - Central Illinois Proud, IL
WMBD/WYZZ-TV—PEORIA--Nearly 13000 B-17 aircrafts were built in the World War II era, but today only 13 remain. While to the average Joe the B-17 Aluminum ...

Fueled by steam, methanol, gasoline and oats, history repeats - AutoWeek
The foundation operates three bombers--a B-17, a B-25 and a B-24--plus other World War II-, Korea- and Vietnam-era aircraft, all based in Florida and Texas, ...

"Cumberland Goes To War" Plans Finalized... - WCBC Radio, MD
Activities planned for the celebration include a USO Show featuring an Andrews Sister’s Tribute, a B-25 Fly-In at the Cumberland Airport, a Comedy Show with ...

EAA/WOA Member to Debut World's Only Civilian-Flyable Harrier
from EAA - The Experimental Aircraft Association
The general public will get its first look at the world's only privately owned, civilian-flyable Harrier jump jet on Saturday, October 11, when former Marine pilot and EAA/Warbirds of America member Art Nalls brings his Sea Harrier F/A2 to the Culpeper Airport (CRJ) Air Fest in Virginia.

EAA welcomes visitors to 25th anniversary celebration - The Northwestern
Oshkosh’s global aviation headquarters marks its 25th anniversary this weekend with airport tours, helicopter rides, Tri-Motor flights and hands-on family fun.

Museum ship Intrepid back at Manhattan pier - The Associated Press
The Intrepid Sea Air & Space Museum was moved in late 2006 for extensive repairs and improvements. Launched in 1943 as one of the Navy's then-new ...
Huey's Final Flight from Aviation Today
The Georgia Army National Guard retired its last UH-1 Huey. In a ceremony yesterday at the Winder Regional Airport, the Huey was flown from Winder to...

A beloved bird's last flight: Korean War pilot to give up his piece of aviation history -
... And of all the birds he ever flew, his favorite was the 1929 Ford Tri-Motor he bought in 1969 in Missoula, Mont. ...

Air & Space Television begins its take off roll! from Kermit's Blog by Kermit
There is some great talent behind the beginnings of this so stay tuned as Air & Space Television begins to sprout its wings!

Texas CAP Wing praised for hurricane relief missions from RSS Feed: News
The Civil Air Patrol's Texas Wing drew praise from its vice commander as aircrews and ground teams entered their third week supporting Hurricane Ike relief efforts.

Whitehall flying ace served country, enjoyed ham radio (Pennsylvania)
from This Week in Amateur Radio by (Pittsburgh Tribune-Review)
As a flight instructor and Army Air Corps veteran, Jack Sieger earned the credentials to be called "Ace." During World II, Mr. Sieger piloted supplies to the Allied front lines over the China-Burma-India "hump." Jack L. "Ace" Sieger of Whitehall died Monday, Sept. 29, 2008, in his home. He was 88.

Physical challenges left behind as KC kids fly from RSS Feed: News
Nearly 100 disabled and seriously ill children from the Kansas City area are expected to experience the wonders of aviation at Challenge Air Fly Day, October 11 at Kansas City Downtown Airport.

Oswego students trade books for cockpit - KOAM-TV, KS
The pilots are from the Young Eagles Program, a national aviation group that gives children the opportunity to fly. "I think a lot of them comment how the ...

Roll the equipment . . . from AOPA Pilot Blog: Reporting Points by Tom Haines
Firefighters at Atlanta Hartsfield Airport provided a new meaning to the term “roll the equipment” when one of their $1 million fire trucks rolled over while speeding around the airport on a training drill.

Death-defying dreams dashed during daredevil flight -
...With the Red Bull Air Race coming to town on November 1, I was asked if I wanted to experience what the flying daredevils experience when they compete in the popular event.
Not one to turn down a challenge, and thinking I’d look as cool as Tom Cruise in Top Gun, I hurried off to Langley Park to give one of the two-seater planes a test drive. ...

Red Arrows in county ‘thank you’ - Shropshire Star, UK
The world famous Red Arrows put on a dazzling display over Shropshire today to say a special thank you to airbase staff and landowners. ...

UAE female pilot flies solo into the history books - Select Property, UK
Miss Baloushi’s achievements have been significant enough to earn her mentions in the new book ‘The 100 Greatest Women in Aviation’, which calls her a ...

Kapiti Districts Aero Club Inc
25th Anniversary
Saturday 8 November 2008
Paraparaumu Airport

Chico AirFest 2008 from FenceCheck Forums
Aloft: F22 Raptor Pics from KOSH from Blogging Pilots
Fighter Factory from FenceCheck Forums
Static Twlight reheat 'do' from PPRuNe Forums by 320psi
People pics from FenceCheck Forums

Column - Jon Mark Beilue: Man leads effort to send WWII vets to ...
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Cleatus Lebow, 84, of Memphis was on the ill-fated USS Indianapolis and the worst sea disaster in US Navy history. A Japanese sub struck the Indianapolis in ...

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