Thursday, October 9, 2008

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Fort Worth Alliance Air Show starts this weekend - Fort Worth Star Telegram, TX
Army parachutists, a 300-mph jet truck, an old-fashioned wing walker and the Air Force Thunderbirds flying the hometown fighter bring their acts to North ...

Wings over Houston set for Oct. 25, 26 at Ellington Field - Alvin Sun Advertiser, TX
The 2008 Ron Carter Wings Over Houston Airshow will also feature amazing acrobatic performances by Sean D. Tucker and Team Oracle, Julie Clark in the ...

Fleet Week San Francisco Has Arrived from Technorati
The U.S Navy Fleet week and Blue Angels Air show returns to San Francisco once again. Events planned for the rest of the week include Parade of Fleet Week ships, ship tours, a music festival, Italian Heritage Day parade, and of course the spectacular aerial show featuring The Snowbirds and Blue Angels. Click here for a complete listing of the weeks events.

Florida Show Showcases Performance Vehicles of All Types - Vette Magazine
It's an air show. It's a classic car show and slalom race. It's a boat show and regatta. It's a stunning display of the latest extreme sports.

Spaniard hopes to improve for Perth Red Bull race leg - The West Australian, Australia
Spain’s Alejandro Maclean is looking to improve on his disappointing Red Bull Air Race World Championship 2008 season, hoping to put in a strong performance ...

Miramar Air Show 2008 MAGTF Display (Marine Air Ground Task Force) from Technorati
Marines showing their stuff, it gives Joe Public a small but exciting glimpse of what the real deal is like. The show is put on by regular Marines with no other special training then doing what they normally do day to day yet they pull it off perfectly each year.

Red Baron Pizza Squadron Planes and Items to be Sold from
After 28 years of outstanding formation aerobatic air show performances, The Schwan Food Company has retired the Red Baron Pizza Squadron. As a result of the retirement all surplus assets will be sold at public auction. ...

Tribute to the Harrier Jump Jet from Technorati
The legendary Harrier Fighter Jet is being phased out. The Sea Harrier was withdrawn from service in 2006 and only the Royal Air Force continue to operate the aircraft with the Navy sharing these aircraft on the carriers within the Joint Force Harrier programme. All Harrier's are due to be replaced by the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter by 2014. I have seen the Harrier at Airshows and I absolutely love it. The sustained deafening roar from the Rolls Royce Pegasus engine as the Harrier

Retired naval officer recalls three decades of service - Powhatan Today, VA
He piloted the Blue Angels number five plane, and it was as a Blue Angel pilot that DeWenter would endure a second near fatal catastrophe. ...

Spirits of deceased WWII vets honored - The Huntsville Times -, AL
Friday's ceremony on the tarmac is open to the public and will take place in front of a B-25 World War II bomber on display. The ceremony will also include ...

Lee County Red Cross 2009 Heroes Take Flight FLY-IN Set from Alabama Aviator
Auburn, AL - The Lee County Red Cross set a date for the 6th annual Heroes Take Flight Fly-in that takes place at Auburn-Opelika Robert G. Pitts airport in Auburn. The event kicks off on March 14, 2009, and has expanded hours this year from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Attractions include vintage and experimental airplanes; warbirds and military vehicles; parachutists; helicopter rides; veterans' hospitality area; and other activities for the whole family. ...

Record Breakers Scott Kasprowicz and Steve Sheik Receive NAA Certification For New Around-the-World Speed Record In AgustaWestland Grand from Vertical Online RSS Feeds - News Page
In a ceremony at the NBAA Convention today, pilots Scott Kasprowicz and Steve Sheik received the official National Aeronautic Association (NAA) certification for setting a new world speed record in an...

Aviation show faces economic head winds - Orlando Sentinel, FL
One of the aviation industry's top trade shows is aloft in Orlando this week, though it is being buffeted by the increasingly turbulent US economy. ...

There was no ‘failure to communicate' - The Desert Sun, CA
... Paul was particularly interested in seeing the Grumman Avenger Torpedo Bomber, a plane in which he had flown as a crewman during World War II. Both Paul and his brother were warm and cordial, and above all, very interested in the work of the museum. ...

Lee's Summit Students Learn About Aviation Day - Fox4
LEE'S SUMMIT, MO. -- Some metro students had their heads in the clouds on Tuesday. Elementary school students from the Aspire Program in the Lee's Summit School District took part in aviation day. They stopped by Lee's Summit Municipal Airport to learn about aviation. Students got to check out some of the airplanes, and the equipment used to fly. Kids at aviation day also got an up close look at SKYFOX.

Rocketry club helps him aim high - Glasgow Daily Times, KY
He is part of a Hart County 4-H rocketry club, a fairly new thing for the organization. “It’s second year for 4-H,” he said. “I think there are still more ...

RAF Tornado fighters to make Armistice Day flypast in Malta - Times of Malta, Malta
Four Tornado F3 fighter aircraft of the Royal Air Force are to perform a flypast over the War Memorial next month during the Armistice Day commemoration. ...

Fly Past: Sky race victory over the Americans - Hounslow Chronicle, UK
Even Mother Nature got in on the act when British pride glowed brightly 50 years ago. As BOAC Comet 4 Delta Charlie lifted off from Heathrow at the start of ...

Hawaii from the air: Incomparable scenery is a sight for soaring eyes -
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Wood also offers a more rigorous aerobatic glider tour, which mixes in loops and flying upside down, but I was just a smidge over the 220-pound weight limit ...

Photos from Malta (last week) from PPRuNe Forums by GK430
US Navy F/A-18F Superhornet & F4U Corsair from Military Pictures by Scott
US Navy F/A-18F Superhornet from Military Pictures by Scott
USAF F-22A Raptor Stealth Fighter from Military Pictures by Scott
Photosynth at the Amberley Air Show by paulwoods (Paul Woods)

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