Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Indy Transponder 16-December 0105z

Blue Ash Airport Days Airshow, near Cincinnati, received two first place awards at the Marketing Luncheon at the ICAS convention in Las Vegas last week.. Blue Ash Airport Days received first place in the Website design and TV Commercial in the Small Show category. They also received third place for their sponsorship packet.

Florida Aviation Hall of Fame! from Kermit's Blog
[Photo]I was greatly honored and deeply touched by the Florida Aviation Historical Society inducting me into the Florida Aviation Hall of Fame recently! ...

Air show moved back to summer, will feature Thunderbirds - Peoria Journal Star, IL
By SCOTT HILYARD The 2009 Prairie Air Show is moving back to summertime and will feature the United States Air Force Thunderbirds, not the US Navy’s Blue ...

Thunderbirds At Air Show - WEEK-TV
By WEEK Producer The Prairie Air Show is going to mark its 25–th annual show in style... The Thunderbirds are returning.
TBirds to Perform at Keesler in April 2009 from Milcom Monitoring Post by Larry
Thunderbirds OK Keesler show
BILOXI, Miss. - The Thunderbirds will perform in April during Keesler Air Force Base's first air show since Hurricane Katrina. The lineup for the April 4 and 5 show also includes the Army's parachute team, The Golden Knights, a flight display by the Hurricane Hunters, a World War II-era B-25 Mitchell bomber, aircraft flown by the 81st Wing and more.

CHAMBLISS WANTS TITLE BACK IN 2009 from Red Bull Air Race News
American Kirby Chambliss re-established himself as a title contender for the Red Bull Air Race World Championship in 2008, winning two of the eight races and finishing 3rd overall. It was a strong comeback for the 2006 World Champion, who after dominating the field that year had then failed to win a single race in 2007 and ended up a distant 4th.

Cessna CEO Marks Wright Brothers 105th Anniversary from Alabama Aviator - Aviation News
Wichita KN- On the eve of the 105th anniversary of the first powered flight on Dec. 17, 1903, Cessna Aircraft Company Chairman, President and CEO Jack J. Pelton paid tribute to the Wright brothers' world-changing feat. ...

Museum's B-29 gets a new home -- safe from weather - Kansas.com
The historic B-29 Superfortress that had been resting outside the Kansas Aviation Museum has found a new temporary home, one that brings it in out of the weather.

Funeral set for missing soldier - Janesville Gazette, WI
The uncle, US Army Cpl. Richard Grutza, was a gunner in a B-25 bomber shot down in Papua, New Guinea, during World War II. A visitation is planned for 10 am ...

Fog of war - BBC Berkshire, UK
On 14 December, 1944, 16 men were killed after two Allied B-17 bombers collided over Greenham Woods while flying through cloud and fog. ...

A Small Airport Christmas Story: Toys For Tots Gives Big from Aviation & Aerospace News
California brought together local fire bomber crews, private pilots, Marines and local residents and resulted in a seven-ton Marine truck full of toys destined for those children less fortunate. The...

40th Anniversary Of Apollo 8 Celebrated from Aviation & Aerospace News
photos by Robert KirchnerClick for more photosThe San Diego Air and Space Museum honored Frank Borman, James Lovell Jr. and William Anders for the milestones they achieved as the first...

Do Pilots Still Fly for Fun? from Jetwhine by Robert Mark
JetWhine_RC Aerobat A good question, posed by Matt Thomas in his comment about New Book Holds Hope for Aviation’s Future. “Do they risk finding other things to do that are perhaps more fun?” he asked on the next line, referring to pilots in general and not the subject of the book, which is the further misadventures of the Kansas City Dawn Patrol, a decades old group that lives for fun flying.
What ignited Matt’s questions was FAA demographic data for 2007 that said the average student pilot was 34 years old, the average private pilot was 48, and the average recreational and sport pilot is 52. ...

Uncontrolled Airspace #112 "Transportation 3.0" from Blogging Pilots
100th Episode Pic from EAA from UCAP Fodder by Jack Hodgson
Here's a scan of one of the signed photos we received from Tom Poberezny and EAA. It's an incredibly touching gesture which the three of us agree we will value forever.
The Space Review and the Space Show this week from RLV and Space Transport News

I love it when an idea takes off! from The PapaGolf Chronicles by DaveG
P-51 Mustang - Betty Jane from Military Photos by Il-28
Nice flyby video collage from Pilots of America Message Board by CJones
VIDEO: Gigantic worm like "Stratellite" UAV prototype from Flight International by Rob Coppinger
Northrop “Stinger” from The Unwanted Blog by admin

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