Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Indy Transponder 7-October 1000z

Airport cancels air show - Gulf Coast Newspapers, AL
Bay Minette Aviation Owners James “Rock” Rockhill and George Sigler gave a presentation Sept. 1, to the Bay Minette City Council about ...
...Rockhill said one of the factors in deciding to cancel the airshow was that the airport had not been brought up to FAA code specifications. ...

US/Pennsylvania: American Helicopter Museum holds RotorFest 2008 ... - Rotorhub West Chester, PA –On Saturday, October 11th and Sunday, October 12th The American Helicopter Museum & Education Center will be hosting its 12th annual All Helicopter Air Show -RotorFest. Along with the array of military and civilian helicopters, ...

Heads Up: As Blue Angels arrive in SF, prime waterfront viewing spots closed off this year for big weekend By Tim Jue / Beat Staff Writer
The Blue Angels from the US Navy's arsenal of aerial acrobatic fighter jets roared into San Francisco International Airport this afternoon, the San Francisco Chronicle reported on its website. They landed at approximately 2:30 p.m. today after whisking over the city and preparing to signal the start of Fleet Week - a five day military celebration starting on Thursday when the blue and gold FA/18-Hornet jets begin practice flights at noon, according to the Chronicle….

Alliance Air Show, Oct 11-12, 2008 The 19th Annual Fort Worth Alliance Air Show is this Sat, October 11 and Sun, October 12, 2008. The airshow features this year’s only North Texas performance by a major U.S. military jet team, the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds.The US Army Golden Knights parachute team will also be performing. Gates open at 9:00AM with performances beginning at 9:30AM. Benefiting the USO of Dallas/Fort Worth, Admission is free , and parking is $20 per vehicle this year regardless of size! Activities inc

Red Arrows in tribute to Featherstone war memorial - Yorkshire Evening Post, UK
The Red Arrows fly-past happened at 12.44pm exactly, when the planes soared over the memorial, streaming coloured smoke behind them. ...

F-22 Raptor demo pilots jumping - AirShowBuzz.com Community from http://www.airshowbuzz.com/ - F-22 Raptor demo pilots jumping

Hello Plane Folks, this week I bring you an essay on Witchcraft, one of only
two B-24 bombers still flying in the world. I got some air-to-air time with this
beautiful bird during a visit to Minnesota this Summer.
Enjoy! Max

Art Nalls passed civilian checkride for Sea Harrier from Alert 5 - Military Aviation News by noreply@blogger.com (pirate)
From Art Nalls : I successfully submitted and passed the first civilian checkride in a VSTOL aircraft and recevied the type rating plus a Powered Lift endorsement.

Genevieve Hurd, 1920s and '30s Barnstormer, Dies at 95 - The Ledger, FL
She will be portraying the famous aviator Amelia Earhart during the event. Hurd used to pilot biplanes in the early 1930's and says she once had lunch with ...

XCOR rocket plane sets records from RLV and Space Transport News
XCOR flew its rocket plane 7 times in one day last Wednesday and pushed Mojave to the top in manned rocket vehicle flights : XCOR flights help Mojave log over half of this century’s manned rocket vehicle flights: Series of flights this week by XCOR Aerospace Puts Spaceport over the Top - XCOR - Oct.6.08. They also demonstrated rapid refueling : “We have refueled the kerosene, liquid oxygen, and helium pressure tanks in under eight and a half minutes, which is less time than many people spend just filling their car up at the local gas station.” I'll note also that since the engine fires several times per flight, I'm guessing the total firings on it must be around 500 hundred by now.

Vang's War from Air & Space Magazine

The Indianapolis Air Show announces the 2008 Photo Contest Winners
Judging for the 2008 Photo Contest is now complete and here are the winners. Six photos from each of four categories were selected by representatives of the Official Indianapolis Air Show Photography Staff. The winning twenty-four spectacular and inspirational photos were submitted by attendees in the categories of Civilian, Air Show Experience, Historic, and Military. Thank you to everyone who entered the contest, and we look forward to seeing your entries in our 2009 contest.

EAA Chapter 67 Fly-In/Drive-In BBQ Sunday, October 12, 200812:00 PM – 3:00 PM - Noblesville Airport (I80) Noblesville, Indiana, USA 14782 Promise Road

Amberley Air Show, More Processed Images by fotofocus - Here are some more images I have processed from the Amberley air show last Sunday.
MCAS Miramar Air Show from FenceCheck Forums - MAGTF
MCAS Miramar Air Show from FenceCheck Forums
Lincoln Airport Day & Airshow from FenceCheck Forums

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