Monday, December 8, 2008

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F-18 crashes into San Diego neighborhood - Los Angeles Times, CA
There were no immediate words about injuries, but the Federal Aviation Administration said the pilot ejected from the plane beforehand. ...
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Photo via Flickr

MILLVILLE: No Golden Knights, but air show still possible this year - Vineland Daily Journal
MILLVILLE - Organizers for the annual air show missed the deadline to book the US Army Golden Knights parachute team in 2009, but the show could still go on if the organizers receive $100000 in sponsorships. Lisa Jester, executive director of the ...

Civil Air Patrol 125 flying high - Leader Times, PA
In June, our squadron was part of the Air Festival at the Greenville Municipal Airport. This event was sponsored jointly by CAP and the Kiwanis. ...

Time Keeps on Slippin' Into the Future... from You Fly, Girl by Cathy Gale
I've been having a ton of fun inputting data into the Women Aviators Wiki and a lot of the names have been culled from the Wings of their Own documentary. ... However, if you go to their website, there is a cute picture of a little girl in a monoplane holding a bunch of roses (I'm assuming the image comes from a vintage postcard), and, if you click on that image, you're taken to a list of each woman on the doc, and their photos, in order of their appearance on the doc.
This is an excellent and very much needed resource, and it is HIDDEN. IF you dont' read the text above the image, which says, ...

Children can fly to airlift toys from RSS Feed: News
Pilots from the Experimental Aircraft Association's Young Eagles Program will be giving children, ages 8-17, free aircraft rides during the Christmas Toy Airlift on Dec. 13 at Chesterfield County Airport in Virginia. Rides will be given from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., weather permitting.

Christmas Fly-In at Massey Aerodrome from RSS Feed: News
Wintry northwest winds blowing at up to 40 knots limited the number of aerial arrivals at the Massey Aerodrome Christmas Fly-in and Hangar Party, Dec. 7, but many participants showed up by car. The annual fly-in at the aerodrome and museum, located in the northeast corner of Maryland's rural Eastern Shore, has become one of the biggest aviation events on the East Coast, over its eight year history.
[visit the Massey Aerodrome photostream]

New Videos: Team Guinot, Dutch Search and Rescue, Dambusters 65th and Eastbourne Airshow. from PlanesTV (BETA) - Aviation Action by Iain PlanesTV
New Free Videos|Lucy Foster talks about the Team Guinot display
A Dutch AB-412SP|Search and Rescue Demonstration

World War I: von Spee Crushed at the Falklands from Military History
December 8, 1914 - The squadron of Admiral Graf von Spee is destroyed at the Battle of the Falklands. Rounding Cape Horn after inflicting a rare defeat on the...

This Week In Military/Aviation History 8 - 14 December
from Warbirds Online by Tom Kwiatkowski Sr.

2009 Fly Baby Calendar is Available for Free Download
from Pilots of America Message Board by wanttaja
I generate a Fly Baby calendar from pictures supplied by the aircraft owners send me. You can download it and print it out yourself frjom:

Vi Cowden from You Fly, Girl by Cathy Gale
Here's a video of WASP Vi Cowden explaining what it was like to fly during WWII.

Weather Eye: high-flying aviation in the jet stream - Times Online
But his pioneering lessons of high-flying aviation in the jet stream were lost. A decade later, in the Second World War, Allied bomber pilots were astonished to be hit by high-altitude winds that buffeted their aircraft and scattered their bomb loads.

Air museum values friendship - Sunshine Coast Daily
Mr Ginn, retired and living in Wurtulla, was reunited with his old Friendship yesterday when Caloundra’s Queensland Air Museum took possession of the 42-year-old plane. I used to back the truck up to the front door of the aircraft and load the trays, ...

[see the photo on the QAM page also]

Memorial hall honours pioneering aviator - ABC Regional Online, Australia
A new tourist attraction celebrating the life and achievements of the aviator Bert Hinkler has opened in Bundaberg in south-east Queensland. ...

Reno Air Races & Airshow Nikon D3 Segment TopFlight Aviation ... from Google
Our resident airshow photographer, Clark Cook, worked with Nikon Professional Services at the 2008 Reno Air Races & Airshow to capture some amazing images.

Red Lake bush pilot prepares to take on the Red Bull Air Race ... - Lake of the Woods Enterprise
Pete McLeod, 24, is not only the youngest rookie ever to qualify for the Red Bull Air Race World Championships he is also the first Canadian.

What Would an Air Racing Feeder Series Look Like? - Bleacher Report
by Sheiban Shakeri (Columnist) The Red Bull Air Race is the premier series of air racing. It is known as the "Formula One of the skies," and with the international appeal and glamour that it holds, many pilots from all over are holding onto the dream ...

Shuttle Endeavor's Trip to Florida Delayed Again from
Space Shuttle Endeavour will not fly from California to Florida on Monday.
Photo via Flickr

Notable Activity :: RE: Space Shuttle to FL on Sunday from FlightAware > Discussions

This Week On The Space Show - Space Fellowship, UK
He writes frequently for Aerospace America and Air & Space Smithsonian, and is a regular on-air contributor to Fox News spaceflight coverage. ...

Uncontrolled Airspace #111 "Buck the Rivets"
from Uncontrolled Airspace: General Aviation Podcast

B-25 Mitchell Flight Experience from Theo Spark by Theo
F-22 Raptor from Fence Check
Photoshop Fun from Fence Check [Fat Albert]
Warbirds and wonderbirds - The Boston Globe (via FriendFeed) from FlightBlogger
Spectacular Aircraft Photos from Amazing Facts by amazingfacts

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