Thursday, December 18, 2008

Indy Transponder 18-December 0400z

International Council of Air Shows - Summary of last weeks awards - ICAS
  • Ralph Royce was presented with the 2008 Sword of Excellence.
  • Gene Soucy took home the Art School Award.
  • The Rhode Island Air National Guard (RIANG) Air Show was recognized as the 2008 recipient of the prestigious Dick Schram Memorial Community Relations Award
  • Greg Poe with the ICAS Special Achievement Award
  • Air show legends Bobby Bishop, Paul Bowen and Bessie Coleman were inducted into the ICAS Foundation Air Show Hall of Fame
Blue Angels Returning to NAS JRB New Orleans! from Technorati Search for: Airshow
I remember the first time I ever saw the Blue Angels fly….way back in the 1970’s. Since we weren’t even old enough to drive, my friend’s big brother took us to the air show and we spent the entire afternoon climbing in and out of all different types of aircraft and watching the stunning aerial show put on by some very gifted pilots. The Blue Angels are making a welcome return to NAS JRB New Orleans for an air show in 2009. Scheduled for May 2-3, 2009, the Air Show has been a staple on ...

Thunderbirds will perform at Hill Air Force Base - StandardNet, Utah
HILL AIR FORCE BASE — The Thunderbirds will be a key component of Air Force Week Salt Lake City, Hill officials announced today. ...

Fort Lauderdale approves Air & Sea Show's return for 2010 - Orlando Sentinel
By Brittany Wallman South Florida Sun-Sentinel From 1995 to 2007, promoter Mickey Markoff and his air-show organization put on the annual beachfront spectacle, featuring fighter jets and bombers, military choppers and stunt pilots.
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Locals have admirable aviation attitude - Coshocton Tribune, OH
In mid-September I was in the Coshocton/Warsaw area to visit my brother and to attend the third iteration of the Wings Over Coshocton airshow. ...

Bad weather 'won't stop air show' - BBC
Organisers of the Royal International Air Tattoo at Fairford say bad weather will not disrupt the event in future.

Aviator's burial 40 years after his death - WZTV, TN
OLIVER SPRINGS, Tenn. (AP) -- The remains of an East Tennessee airman will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery 40 years after his death. ...

Worrals of the WAAF from You Fly, Girl by Cathy Gale
The same author also wrote a series of books featuring a woman pilot, named Worrals. This during World War II, when women pilots were part of the Air Transfer Auxiliary in England, ferrying all sorts of planes around the country - including Spitfires and Hurricanes -- and, unlike their counterparts in the USA, were actually paid the same amount for their services as men were. (In the States, the WASP made 70% of the pay of the men performing similar duties.)

Flight of the ‘Question Mark’ - McGuire Air Force Base, New Jersey
The tests in 1923 attempted to show the practicality of air refueling with a flight demonstration that consisted of a 37.25 hour long record-setting 3293 ...

Kid scientists can enjoy Kalamazoo Air Zoo activities during ... - Kalamazoo Gazette
A few minutes later, Air Zoo docent Jim Payne, of Battle Creek, walked the group through the aircraft museum, talking about the various airplanes, jets and the helicopter inside.

Pilots take children up, up and away - Chesterfield Observer, VA
Pilots from the Experimental Aircraft Association's Young Eagles program gave children free aircraft rides during the Christmas Toy Airlift last weekend at ...

Flying flags for vets - Wapakoneta Daily News
By MATT NICHOLS The director of a local museum is looking for a few good men and women to honor as community heroes. Next summer, the Neil Armstrong Air & Space Museum is to host the Tri-County Field of Honor on the museum’s grounds - a community ...

Hulu - Speed and Angels - Watch the full feature film now from Google
Video description: From dogfights in the Nevada desert, to night landings on aircraft carriers in the Atlantic what begins as a story of realizing a childhood dream turns into a story of fighting for one's life

Rutan’s WhiteKnightTwo will fly very soon from DailyAviator by Dennis Collins
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Milestones of Flight: 12/16
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Stealthy Rider from Ares by Bill Sweetman

Week 8 - Pulitzer 1950 - Near Collision at Air Show - Bill Crouch from Technorati
Wing Walking on AN124 Antonov 124 worlds 2nd largest plane
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Out In The Open
from Ares by Guy Norris
The X-47B unmanned combat air system (UCAS) demonstrator - the US Navy's first tail-less, stealthy unmanned aircraft, was unveiled at Northrop Grumman’s Palmdale, Calif., site on Dec.16.

Icy Indiana — Plane skids off runway, accidents close some Indiana roads ...
from Terre Haute News
A plane skidded off an airport taxiway and at least three people died in weather-related crashes after freezing drizzle made travel treacherous across much of Indiana.

Plane slides off taxiway at Indianapolis International from WTHR
The Delta flight had 117 passengers on board.

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