Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Indy Transponder 7-October 0253z

Blue Angels return to please the eyes and blast the eardrums - San Francisco Chronicle, USA
... along with a Coast Guard helicopter, an Air Force F-16 jet and acrobatic stunt pilots Tim Weber, Sean Tucker and Michael Wiskus. ...

Golden Knights Take Flight - KDBC, TX
Our own KDBC weekend news team got to see the show from the sky riding along with the US Army Golden Knights. It took 20 minutes to reach a desired altitude ...

Airsho parking problems lead to consideration of new venue - KVIA, TX
by ABC-7 Reporter Darren Hunt EL PASO --Things didn't run too smoothly when it came to parking at this weekend's Amigo Airsho. And now there's talk the ...

Honor Flight Heroes -Video from Alabama Aviator - Aviation News
MONTGOMERY AL- Jack Thompson said he felt lucky to be among the 87 vets chosen for the Honor Flight, Washington DC Memorial trip. On Thursday, speaking of the Saturday 7am to 7pm schedule, "It's going to be a long day for those of us in our later years in life," he said. Most of the troops from WWII are in their 80's and 90's. "It's going to be quiet interesting, interesting people and a lot of war stories." The veterans will visit the World War II Memorial, Vietnam Memorial, Korean War Memorial, Lincoln Memorial, Iwo Jima Memorial, and Arlington National Cemetery. ...

Wings of Freedom Land - WBNG-TV, NY
This Boeing B-17 was a heavy bomber in World War II more than 60 years ago. Now it's on display as the Wings of Freedom Tour travels to the Greater ...

Miramar Air Show 2008 from Technorati
Ok, You guys should realize by now, that my first two favorite things are Motorcycles and pretty girls, but you should also know what the third is: AIRPLANES!!!! Here we have the immortal P-51 Mustang The F-4U Corsair and the F-18 Super Hornet The F-16 Fighting Falcon The Fighting Falcon breaking the sound barrier! The F-16 Flying Falcon, the P-51 Mustang and the F-22 Raptor Okay, I have seen tons of footage of the F-22 Raptor, its insane ...

MCAS Miramar Airshow and the people I worked with from Technorati
Part of being attached to Third Marine Air Wing for a corpsman is the annual airshow work drive, last year, we ran a food booth. This year, we actually did medical coverage and I was the LPO (leading petty officer) for the Mini-ambulances on the east side of the flight line. Each year, months before October, we let everyone know that they can’t take leave during that this time period. Other units get to volunteer but we’re hosting it, so in the end, it falls back on us and the clinic. Three ...

NBAA 2008: Revamped Oshkosh plays a bigger business role

Denver to Honor the First Ladies of Air & Space - YourHub.com, CO
The First Ladies of Air & Space will grace the Mile High City for the sixth annual Spreading Wings Gala, Saturday, November 8 at Wings Over the Rockies Air ...

Trailblazing female pilot Ringenberg continued to fly into her 80s -
The Canberra Times, Australia
That year she headed a team of two other veterans in a tiny Cessna 340 in the Round the World Air Race. All three were members of the Ninetynines, ...

On the buses - Yorkshire Post
More than 35 vehicles were on show at the event organised by the Routemaster Owners' Club, which saw almost 500 visitors descend on the Yorkshire Air Museum at Elvington, near York. The rally featured about nine of the iconic Routemasters - the red ...

Red Arrows Swoop On Centenary - 4ni.co.uk, UK
Despite poor weather, crowds enjoyed an amazing aerial display by the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team. The programme of activities at the Queen's Island ...

NASA Astronaut Encourages Teachers to 'Build A Presence' - MarketWatch
Fossum's presentation starts at 7:30 pm Friday, Oct. 10, at the Strategic Air & Space Museum, 28210 West Park Highway, Ashland. ...

Manual junior is high on flying lessons - Louisville Courier-Journal, KY
She also is a member of Women in Aviation, an international association of female pilots, both hobbyists and professionals. Sophia said not as many girls ...

2 meetings will focus on airport's noise from IndyStar.com - Top Stories
Airport officials will hold a pair of informal public meetings this week to discuss the results of the Indianapolis Airport Authority’s "noise exposure" map.

- Red Bull Air Race now has a presence on Facebook! [I can't believe it's not on MyTransponder! Mike]

Jack FM: MCAS Miramar Air show 2008 (via Flickr) from FriendFeed
NAS Oceana Airshow from FenceCheck Forums
BALLS 17 Experimental Rocket Competition, In Photographs [Rockets] from Gizmodo by Mark Wilson
The Best and the Biggest airshow in US (official mpnet photo report) from Military Photos by RomanS
Air Show Pictures from Technorati
Just a few pics from MCAS Miramar 2008 airshow.
Picture of the Week: AVweb's Flying Photography Showcase from Aviation & Aerospace News

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