Flying over Charlotte with my mouth closed - Creative Loafing, NC
The US Army’s parachute team, Golden Knights, were scheduled to jump at Johnson C. Smith University today, but it didn’t happen. Once the elite team was up ...
Photo via Flickr
Preparations for Sun 'n Fun under way from RSS Feed: News
Sun 'n Fun staff and volunteers are ramping up preparations for the 35th annual fly-in, to be held at Lakeland Linder Regional Airport in Lakeland, Fla., April 21 through 26, according to John Burton, Sun 'n Fun President and Fly-In Chairman.
That Little Yellow Airplane
Remembering Rob Harrison's Tumbling Bear By Eric Van Gilder
Rob Harrison's "Tumbling Bear" has been an iconic aircraft in the airshow world throughout the west. The aircraft was sadly lost in an accident on May 10, 2008 in a crash at the Modesto Airshow. Fortunately, Rob survived, but with major injuries. This book serves as a memory and tribute to "That Little Yellow Airplane" that we have all come to know and love. 40 pages with over 100 photos of "The Tumbling Bear" in action.
And here's an update on Rob from his website: We are all working real hard getting the planes ready as the Docs gave Rob the thumbs up to go back in the air starting Nov. 1! Once again, longtime sponsors are coming forward and supporting Rob to do all possible for him to achieve this goal.
Aero-TV: AirShow Safety--According To The AirBoss (Part 2)
Aero-News Network, FL
There are few more complex "organisms" than an airshow in full operation. The amount of detail, coordination and expertise needed to pull off the modern ...
AFS Sponsors Winning Reno Race Plane - Helicopter Association International
... Lockheed and US Air Force pilot George Andre. Andre, who lives in the St. Louis area, competed in a field of 24 aircraft to win his class in the race, and credited the work of his volunteer ‘pit crew’ along with the support of AFS for the victory.
Flights on B-17 Bomber Offered - Trading Markets (press release), CA
Advance reservations can be made at www.b17.org or by calling the EAA at (800) 359-6217. Walk-through tours will be given 2-5 pm each day, and pilots will ...
Historic WWII Bomber available for public flight - KXRM, CO
By Matthew Kruger A historic B-17 Bomber will be in Pueblo on November 18 and 19. These are historic WWII bombers that were very active through the 1940s. ...
Take a flight in a B-17 Flying Fortress - KOAA, CO
Members of the EAA Warbirds of America who are experienced in World War II airplane operations will fly the airplane, which is painted in the colors of the ...
Film showing Memorializes War Hero from Lebo - Emporia Gazette, KS
Staff Sgt. Spatz was a ground engineer and gunner in the Air Force, and was aboard “The Bat Out of Hell,” the 16th and last B-25 Mitchell in the mission, ...
Lester Franscioni - The Salinas Californian, CA
He served in the Army Air Corp as a radio operator on a B-25 bomber. His base training took him to Sioux Falls, SD, and Paine Field in Everett, ...
P-51D Mustang "Short-Fuse-Salle" - Video from Military Photos by livingwarbirds
Video of the P-51D Mustang - N286JB - "Short-Fuse-Salle". Shot last summer in Camarillo California.
The first single-seat F-16 Fighting Falcon to reach 7,000 flying hours is on the ground for good. [photo: wikimedia]
Hornet celebrates 30th anniversary of first flight from Air-Attack.com
NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, Patuxent River, Md. -- The F/A-18 Hornet community celebrates the 30th anniversary of the legacy aircraft’s first fli...
Air Zoo program gives visitors chance learn about laws of motion from airzoo.org by jmaclean
Bikes roll, boats sail, airplanes fly and rockets blast into space… but do you know how they do it? Sir Isaac Newton did! On Saturday, November 29, visitors to the Air Zoo will see for themselves how things move and how these strange ideas called “Newton’s Laws of Motion” are part of everything we do.
During each 30 minute presentation (at 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.), the science behind Newton’s Laws of Motion will be revealed. Though geared for children of all ages (and their parents), Super Science Saturdays are targeted specifically toward upper elementary to middle school students.
Super Science Saturdays are held at the Air Zoo once a month and are included in the price of regular admission. For more information, visit our Super Science Saturday page.
War and remembrance from Stars and Stripes
Peering hard at black-and-white photographs of the base in the 1940s, Les Friend was struck by a childhood memory. "I came here as a boy in 1950 for a Christmas party. It was in a hangar," said the 69-year-old native of nearby Thetford. Friend was one of 350 Britons and Americans who came out to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the 48th Fighter Wing on Friday night at the officers club.
November 4th 2008 - 90th Anniversary of the end of WWI from David Cenciotti's weblog - the most visited Italian Aviation Blog
Between Nov. 4 and Nov. 9, the most important Italian towns hosted the celebrations for Armed Forces day and the 90th Anniversary of the end of WWI. In particular, Rome Circus Maximus hosted an interesting static display of aircraft, helicopters and ground equipments of the Italian Armed Forces and Air Corps. Giovanni Maduli went there when the exhibition was being arranged and took the following interesting pictures of some of most important attendees. Among them, noteworthy, the Agusta A.106 of the Italian Navy (a light helicopter used for ASW (Anti-Submarine Warfare) platform for the Impavido-class destroyers of the Marina Militare; an A.206, an A-129 and an NH-90 of the Italian Army; and an MB339 PAN of the 313° Gruppo.
As part of the celebrations, the brand new Italian aircraft carrier Cavour was in Civitavecchia harbour. We visited it on Sunday Nov. 9th. A report on that visit will be published in the next weeks on this website. [photos]
Flemings ready to spread her wings - The Daily Advance, NC
She encourages women to follow in her footsteps, recognizing the decreasing social restrictions for women in aviation. “I hope more women will get out and ...
'From a Corvette to a Ferrari' / Hill delivers last two souped-up ... - StandardNet
Tentatively the team is scheduled to perform at the air show at Hill either June 6-7 or June 13-14, according to the Web site, hillairshow.
NEWS: New Airport In Indianapolis Opens by Hilary Solan
Guest Blog - AvWeek Reporter Covers New Indy Airport Opening from Towers and Tarmacs by Benet Wilson
Wings, Wheels, Rotors & Expo - 7th Annual from Fence Check
Man killed in glider crash; was carrying 141 pounds of pot - AZ Central.com, AZ
Authorities were investigating a plane crash that killed a man who attempted to cross over the Arizona border from Mexico with 141 pounds ...
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