Monday, December 29, 2008

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Air Show Benefits Alan Henley from AVWeb Podcast - Podcast
The air show community was saddened last July when Alan Henley, lead pilot for Team AeroShell, was severely injured in an accident at his home. The best performers in the business have rallied to organize a benefit show at Cecil Field in Jacksonville, Fla. next April 18 and 19. AVweb's Russ Niles spoke with air show director Bobbi Thompson.

RE-LIVE RED BULL AIR RACE 2008 ON DVD! from Red Bull Air Race News
Just released, the 2008 Red Bull Air Race DVD is already flying off the shelves! Featuring all the best moments from 2008 this is a must for any race fan – follow the action from the season opener in Abu Dhabi to the first double header in the United States in San Diego and Detroit before heading across the ocean to Europe for four more races and culminating in the grand finale in Perth, Australia.

Grant will restore Enola Gay hangar from Air Force Times - News
WENDOVER, Utah — A $450,000 grant from the Save America's Treasure's program will restore Utah hangar that housed the Enola Gay, the airplane that delivered an atomic bomb to Hiroshima, Japan.

First Flight For WhiteKnightTwo from Aviation & Aerospace News
WhiteKnightTwo, the twin-fuselage all-composite aircraft designed by Scaled Composites to carry SpaceShipTwo aloft, flew for the first time on Sunday morning, at the Mojave Air and Space Port in Southern...

Internet tells Former USAF pilot home of his old plane: Museum of ... - Macon Telegraph
The little aircraft brought him home countless times during a one-year, late 1960s Vietnam War stint at Bien Hoa Air Base. Holz was reminiscing the other day, using the Internet to review the history of the A-37, when a reference to the Museum of ...

The Carl Fromhagen Award from Ron David's Chronicles by Ron David
"Honoring the Pioneer Aviator whose Courage, Ingenuity and Integrity Contributed Significantly to the Growth of Aviation, and whose accomplishments Exemplify The Spirit Of Distinguished Achievement." Presented to Ron David by the Silver Wings Fraternity at Lakeland, Florida, April 2003 Click here to read Ron David's Aviation Bio

Giddyup 409 - By George C. Larson|Air & Space Magazine
When Jon Sharp and his air racing team flew the NemesisNXT kit airplane to a qualifying speed of 409 mph at the Reno Air Races last September, they not only became the first in the Super Sport category to break 400 mph, they also made hearts beat faster among light-airplane owners and pilots who fly behind the traditional horizontally opposed piston engines that have powered smaller aircraft for decades.

2008 In Review: The Year In Sport Aviation from
The preceding year saw a number of stories of inspiration insport aviation, and of loss... while the clouds ofimpending legislation and anti-homebuilder sentiment in one largemetropolitan area hung over the community as a whole. What theseportents may mean for sport aviation in 2009 remains to beseen.

Pentagon, Hollywood Pair up for Transformers Sequel from Wired: Danger Room by David Axe
... The list of military assets for the White Sands shoot included:
two A-10 Thunderbolt II "Warthog" tank-killing jets; six F-16 Fighting Falcons; 10 armored Humvees; the Army's Golden Knights parachute team; two Abrams tanks; two Bradley tanks; two missile-launcher vehicles; two armored personnel carriers; and a quarter-mile of the missile testing range, cleared of unexploded ordnance ...

NASA TV to Air Space Station Crew's New Year's Message from PR Newswire: Aerospace/Defense

Milestones of Flight: 12/29 from Cut and Paste Aviation by KenInfinite

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Skyraider from Another Time by Dan Linn
Rare Plane[s] from Neptunus Lex by lex
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Bienvenue à Frédo ! from Apache Roll, le blog de la patrouille Breitling by Grifil
Picture of the Week: AVweb's Flying Photography Showcase from Aviation & Aerospace News

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