Civil Air Patrol to celebrate 67th anniversary from RSS Feed: News [FLiR]
The 57,000 members of the Civil Air Patrol will observe the organization's 67th anniversary service to America on Dec. 1. The anniversary will be celebrated across America by the organization's 52 wings and more than 1,500 squadrons.
'Today's Air Force' features Air Force Week Los Angeles
from Air Force Link Top Stories
This edition of "Today's Air Force" highlights the third and final Air Force Week celebration of 2008 which began with a proclamation ceremony at the famous Kodak Theater in Hollywood, Calif.
Also featured is a new command. Air Force officials unveiled the colors during the assumption of command for 17th Air Force in Stuttgart, Germany, with their mission reaching out to another continent.
And for most Americans, going to the dentist for a check-up or cleaning is almost a routine. Unfortunately not everyone has the same opportunities. Meet a man in this segment who is helping bring dental care to Afghanistan. ...
Two aviation leaders to visit Dayton - Dayton Daily News, OH
DAYTON — Leaders of two major aviation organizations are planning December visits to Dayton, the birthplace of aviation. They are Paul Poberezny, ...
Claim grounds air show act - Modesto Bee, CA
... joystick over to the Central California Valley Squadron, which has helped in years past and is a local chapter of the nonprofit Commemorative Air Force. ...
SR-71 at Hill from The Unwanted Blog by admin
The SR-71 on display at Hill Aerospace Museum is the trainer version with the raised back-seat cockpit. It’s a nice display, but it’s getting really rather crowded in that facility…
The Black Eagle of Harlem from Air & Space Magazine
... In 1930, when future Ethiopian ruler Haile Selassie was planning a lavish ceremony to celebrate his coronation as emperor, he sent an emissary to a 33-year-old U.S.-based aviator, Hubert Fauntleroy Julian. Aviation had come to Ethiopia only the year before, with the arrival of a French Potez 25 biplane piloted by André Maillet, but the modernity-obsessed Selassie hoped to put on an aerial display, with a flamboyant performer who would attract the world’s attention. Julian, known in New York as the “Black Eagle of Harlem” ...
All That Remains from Air & Space Magazine
Do you have a private army,but no transportation?We have some C-130E Hercules for you from Military Photos - General Discussion by Andreas [FLiR]
Norway is offloading 5 Hercules, they will run you around 10 Million Dollars each. The upside is that they have a lot of millage yet to go, around 14000 flight hours.
They got a major service not long ago, replaced some wings and stuff not long ago..
Might be something handy to have around.
Brochure: Hercules for Sale!, special price for you from Military Photos by NavyTimesIn the sport of air racing, the grand prize is being able to walk away with your life By Joshua Davis|Maxim
Hurtling 140 miles per hour upside down above the Arizona desert, a cactus zipping past my head, I realize I should never have gotten on this airplane. The pilot, a 49-year-old Texan named Kirby Chambliss, handed me a parachute before we boarded: bad omen number one. He said with a laugh that I wouldn’t be needing it. But as he revved the engine of this cramped, 1,200-pound carbon-fiber plane at the top of his private runway, he clarified: The parachute wouldn’t do me any good because he liked to fly three feet off the ground. I’d never make it out alive if I jumped. ...
Turangi Aero club from AeroHub by graeme
... Turangi Aero [New Zealand] club will be having a Xmas Fly in on the 7th Dec (weather permitting). We will be going to the River Wine Café which is about 200m from the Turangi Aero Club for our Xmas function and extend an invitation to all that may wish to join us. ...
"Lusty Lindy" celebrates birthday at Yorkshire Air Museum - Gazette & Herald, UK [photo]
By Gazette Reporter » On November 25, 1993, the Handley Page Victor XL231 - nickname Lusty Lindy - was flown into retirement to the air museum at Elvington, near York, after a long and distinguished service career with the Royal Air Force. [FLiR]
Dreams with wings - Sunshine Coast Daily, Australia
Some barrel rolled through the sky, some took partial control of the stick and others experienced a series of exhilarating aerobatic displays. ...
Plane gets converted from transport to accommodation -
Swedish hostel owner, Oscar Diös, has become the first proud owner of a aeroplane hostel. The grounded Boeing 747, previously owned by Transjet, ...
NASA Selects [pick State below] School to Fly Aboard 'Weightless Wonder' - PRNewswire
Louisiana, California, Wisconsin, Texas, Virginia, Connecticut, Michigan, Iowa, Pennsylvania
About NASA Explorer Schools - NASA [FLiR]
This "pipeline" strategic initiative promotes and supports the incorporation of NASA content and programs into science, technology and mathematics curricula in classroom grades 4-9 across the United States. Targeting underserved populations in diverse geographic locations, NASA Explorer Schools will bring together educators, administrators, students and families in sustained involvement with NASA's education programs. ...
The NASA Explorer School Program enables schools and their communities to work with NASA in a three-year partnership to develop the nation's future science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) work force. To compete effectively for the minds, imaginations, and career ambitions of America's young people, NASA is focused on engaging and retaining students in STEM programs to encourage their pursuit of educational disciplines critical to NASA's future missions. There are now 210 teams, representing all 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico.
Aviation Nation 2008 from Fence Check
Red Sensation Air to Air Gallery from Welcome to Throttle And Stick
General Aviation from Fence Check
FlightBlogger: Farnborough Air Show 2008 (via Flickr) from FriendFeed
Cars from Fence Check
Lockheed L-1649 Starliner from Flight Image of the Day by Stuart
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