Friday, December 26, 2008

Indy Transponder 26-December 2215z

A's reliever to fly with Blue Angels - Asbury Park Press, NJ
come Jan. 8, the Oakland Athletics reliever will take a ride with the US Navy's elite flight demonstration squadron as it begins training near San Diego. ...

Yuma air show commercial tops competition - Yuma Sun, AZ
The awards were announced Dec.10 during the ICAS Convention in Las Vegas. "We are honored the commercial has been recognized on an international level," ...

September Fury cockpit footage from
This is Raw footage taken during Sunday's Unlimited Gold race at the Reno National Championship air races 9/14/08. September Fury came in third place with an average speed of 473.816mph

Event's youngest, first Cdn. pilot set to soar in Red Bull Air racing - Pulse 24
The 24-year-old Ontario resident is the first Canadian and the youngest pilot ever to compete in the Red Bull Air Race world championship, and he says he's living his dream.

RSAF's Black Knights set to wow spectators ... from Google
The Republic of Singapore Air Force (RSAF) aerobatics team, the Black Knights, will showcase its aerial artistry in the skies of Bangkok on 24 Apr. They were invited to perform by the Commander-in-Chief of the Royal Thai Air Force ...

Al Ain Aerobatic Show gets ready for take off - GulfNews, United Arab Emirates
He said Al Ain air show is unique because it is one of the few air shows in the world that regularly includes a competitive sports element. ...

Fairhope Festival of Flight on Hiatus in 2009 from Alabama Aviator - Aviation News
FAIRHOPE AL- During their monthly meeting last week, the Fairhope Airport Authority determined that the air show would be on hiatus for 2009 with a desire to return in 2010 according to local sources. The factors for this decision are all economic. The Festival is supported by City, County, and Corporate donations, with no charge to the public. According to the Authority, this was not the time to be asking for funds from those entities. All governmental bodies are looking for places to cut budgets and this is an obvious choice. ...

2009 Cape air show canceled - Southeast Missourian, MO
This year, he said, he'd been negotiating to bring the Pensacola, Fla.,-based US Navy Blue Angels to town. "We made some May dates in hopes of attracting ...

2008: A year in review - top 10 videos from
From spectacular aerial displays to crash incidents, ill-advised flypasts and jetpack disappointments, 2008 has seen its fair share of exciting and different videos. Here is a selection of the most popular from this year: ...

Aviation museum yearns to take flight at airport - Atlanta Journal Constitution, USA
By KELLY YAMANOUCHI Leaders of a small aviation museum in Forest Park hope to get congressional designation as a national museum and build a campus by ...

Flight of the 'Question Mark' from Air Force Link Top Stories
On Jan. 1, 1929, a tri-engined Fokker C-2 aircraft with a crew of five climbed into the southern California sky. This aircraft, dubbed the "Question Mark," was not history's first air refueling mission, but it played a crucial role in the beginning of air refueling efforts and the development of the U.S. Army Air Corps. ...

The Airplanes of James Bond from Air & Space Magazine

Late '60's Heavy Lift Helicopter designs from Boeing from The Unwanted Blog by admin
Sadly, I don't have a specific date for these. Copies were made years ago, long before I had the sense to get the dates. Ah, well…

In this week -1968 from Military Photos by brett
Forty years ago, the first manned space flight away from Earth, was piloted by the crew of Apollo 8. Once established in lunar orbit, the Command Module was realigned, allowing the crew to see for the first time the sight of 'Earthrise.' The photograph taken by Bill Anders is considered to be one of the most influential images in history. The mission will remembered for one other detail. A live broadcast from orbit around the Moon, as the astronauts read from the Book of Genesis, on Christmas Eve, 1968.
Earth rise 1968 from Flight Image of the Day by Barbara Cockburn
The Apollo 8 Original Press Kit [Retromodo] from Gizmodo by Jesus Diaz

Episode 28 - Good Riddance 2008 from Airplane Geeks Podcast
Max and Court welcome Will Hawkins, Rico Sharqawi, and David Allen from and Pilots Flight Pod Log Podcast. We wrap up 2008, and discuss the breaking news out of Denver:

Milestones of Flight: 12/25, Milestones of Flight: 12/26 from Cut and Paste Aviation by KenInfinite

The most badass FLYING model airplaines you may ever see from Military Photos by dave81 [video]
Santa had some trouble.... from Theo Spark by Theo
NORAD Didn't Track This [Ho Ho Ho] from Gizmodo by Jesus Diaz
Tyndall AFB from Fence Check
Happy Holidays from, part 2
Airshow: by Abrec

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