Wednesday, October 8, 2008

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Blue Angels Arrive For SF Fleet Week 2008 - CBS 5, CA
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS 5 / BCN) ― The US Navy's Blue Angels have descended into San Francisco, a few days before the flight demonstration team's performances ...

Great Georgia Airshow Saturday, Sunday - Newnan Times-Herald, 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 ...

Fighter jets, acrobatics wow crowds - Colorado Springs Gazette, CO
The Commemorative Air Force, a nonprofit that maintains a fleet of 180 vintage aircraft in Midland, Tex., offered paying customers a ride in a C-45 modeled ...

Enid and Vance Airshow from Technorati
The video below show a small bit of the Thunderbird Airshow at Vance Air Force Base in Enid, Oklahoma. The sound will indicate just how windy it was. The photos further below were taken with an iPhone and published as the events were happening.

American Helicopter Museum to Host RotorFest 2008 This Weekend
from Vertical Online RSS Feeds - News Page
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...

from Red Bull Air Race News
Alejandro Maclean of Spain had high hopes for a long-awaited breakthrough into the top five of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in 2008, his fourth season in the series. But some early struggles with fine tuning and adapting his new MXS plane to his flying style knocked him off the pace of the ever-improving field and the Spaniard with the Scottish surname now heads to the final race of the year in Perth in a disappointing 9th place.
  • LOGISTIC from Red Bull Air Race Video Podcast

Young Eagles Event at Lawrence Ma from Pilots of America Message Board by silver-eagle
EAA 106 is sponsoring a Young Eagles event Saturday October 11th. For more info see for more details.

Scholarships available for online high school courses from RSS Feed: News
More than $42,000 in AeroScholars scholarships are available this year to high school students, ages 14-18.

Plane crash, war camp survivor to speak here - Honolulu Advertiser, HI
Louis Zamperini, whose plane crashed into the Pacific Ocean forcing him and two other survivors to drift more than 2000 miles during 47 days living on shark ...

NBAA 2008: A day to salute record breakers from FLIGHT DAILY NEWS
A day to salute record breakers

Kansas cadet honored with Spaatz award from CAP News Online by Dan Bailey
New Century Composite Squadron's Scalia receives top cadet recognition

Refurbished First Flight monument wins award from Aviation & Aerospace News
Pilots don't need much of a reason to visit the aviation Mecca of First Flight at Kill Devil Hills, N.C., but if you do, consider that the famed Kitty Hawk...

Thunderbird Lands at GSA -, DC
Nicole Malachowski, the first woman to fly with the Thunderbirds, is doing. The General Services Administration announced Tuesday that Malachowski has ...

Airshow-Ankara -, United Arab Emirates
"Airshow 2008: 2nd Civil aviation fair", claims to be the commercial bridge among this region, produce solutions for the developing aviation and space ...

First aviation show to be held in Hyderabad from Oct 15-18 - Economic Times, India
7 Oct, 2008, 1832 hrs IST, PTI HYDERABAD: Hyderabad will host the country's first International Exhibition and Conference on civil aviation, India Aviation ...

London to Christchurch Air Race…October 1953 from AeroHub by admin
On October 8th., it will have been 55 years since the London to Christchurch Air Race was won by a Douglas DC-6A “Liftmaster” and an RAF English Electric Canberra.The Canberra won the Speed Section, taking just under 24 hours total elapsed time.The KLM DC-6A won the Handicap Section in 49 hours, 57 minutes which included seven fueling stops. Am not certain, but I think its in-flight time was about 39 hours?...

GREAT DOCUMENTARY FOR AVIATION BUFFS - Howard Hughes, The Real Aviator from PPRuNe Forums by V2-OMG!
Howard Hughes may have slipped the surly bonds of earth, and danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings, but when he reached out to touch the face of God....
he was wearing a surgical glove.

Real Pilots Racing Against Virtual Airplanes Will Bring Simulators to a New Level [Augmented Reality] from Gizmodo by Jesus Diaz
Sky Challenge wants to create a new massive sport, one that would allow you to race against real stunt airplanes, flying through virtual doughnuts and gates up in the real sky. To do that, they are using a mix of technologies that that allow real planes to be precisely tracked, as well as letting real world pilots see the course and the computer planes around them. Here's how it works ...

1908: The Year the Airplane Went Public from Air & Space Magazine

Don Seavey: WOKR Air Show (via YouTube) from FriendFeed

Second Su-35 Airborne from Ares by Bill Sweetman

The halo is off! - Alan Henley Updates
[According to the blog, Alan is very happy to rid of it! We're sure we echo the entire aviation community when we say - Alan, we wish you all the best as you continue your recovery!]

Wittmund Spotters Day from FenceCheck Forums
MCAS Miramar Air Show from FenceCheck Forums
LE FRECCE TRICOLORI. - Aeronautica Militare, Italy
NAS Oceana Airshow from FenceCheck Forums

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