Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Indy Transponder 11-February 1130z

HELI-EXPO 2009 — You Don’t Want to Miss It! from Vertical Online RSS Feeds - News Page
Preparation for HELI-EXPO 2009 in Anaheim, California is well underway, and the show is shaping up nicely. All indicators point to another successful convention and exposition. Currently registrations are at...

Award-winning author to make special appearance at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force from National Museum of the USAF Top Stories by (Rob Bardua)
Join award-winning author Mr. William H. Bartsch as he discusses his latest book, "Every Day a Nightmare: American Pursuit Pilots in the Defense of Java, 1941-42," on Thursday, Feb. 26, at 7: 30 p.m. in the museum's Carney Auditorium. In the beginning of 1942, as the Japanese war machine continued driving south in its bid to seize the Dutch East Indies and its oil wealth, the U.S. Army command in Australia formed five provisional pursuit squadrons with 124 pilots. These pilots, three fourths of whom were only months out of flying school, were ordered to fly north to defend Java, which was the ultimate objective of the Japanese.

LoPresti First Saturday to benefit Boy Scouts, feature film “A Pilot’s Story” By Tom Norton
LoPresti Aviation will hold its March First Saturday event in the LoPresti hangar on the north ramp of the Vero Beach airport on March 7, starting at 9 am. LoPresti First Saturday is about connecting aviation to modern America, said David LoPresti. The event will feature Wilco Films’ “A Pilot’s Story.” “When I saw the trailer for A Pilot’s Story I immediately thought that these guys would be great as First Saturday speakers. The tone of this film matches our First Saturday events, connecting aviation and airports to our local community. The imagery of the film was great and after meeting Will Hawkins and Rico Sharqawi on I just knew that these guys could tell a great story,” LoPresti said. Read More→

Maverick Helicopters Can Put Fans On The Fast Track To The Las Vegas Motor Speedway During NASCAR Weekend from Vertical Online RSS Feeds - News Page
Fans who come to Las Vegas for the 2009 NASCAR Weekend will have two options for getting to the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. They can travel in a car or bus along with 200,000 of their fellow fans and face a traffic...

Kemble Air Show becomes two-day event - Stroud News and Journal
By David Wiles » THE popular Kemble Air Show will now be a two-day event, organisers have confirmed. The 2009 Kemble Air Show will take place over the weekend of 20/21 June. Display organiser Glen Moreman said: "Kemble Air Show has outgrown its one day ...

Plane has ‘will to live’ - Atlanta Journal Constitution, USA
By Phil Kloer Inside the B-17 bomber, five miles high over Germany in 1944, the temperature fell to 50 degrees below zero. Lt. Jonathan Swift, US Air Force, ...

Paul Lopez from "Smoke-On Aerobatics" just gave us a teaser for an interview with air show bad boy Skip Stewart...good stuff –

Australian International Airshow - The Avalon airshow is the largest airshow in the southern hemisphere. It is held every second year. 10 - 15 March 2009 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Parade of Planes - FLYING Magazine’s Parade of Planes is a regional aircraft sales expo featuring the most desirable personal aircraft on the market ranging from light sport to light turbine. A Buyer's Resources team of finance, tax and insurance specialists is available to answer questions. Addison, Texas (KADS), March 26-28, 2009.

How Sully Got That Way from All Things Aviation by JetAviator7
As an Air Force pilot Capt. Sullenberger flew in the U.S. Air Force, and if you would like to know what kind of training these pilots undergo, I suggest you watch this 48 minute video:
Red Flag This incredible video shows you what life is like in combat. If you take the time to watch, you will discover where his calm came from, and how he was able to concentrate on the task at hand…

Doolittle raid slideshow from Pilots of America Message Board by Let'sgoflying! - I see its old, but I didn't recall seeing it

Terry Spencer: RAF fighter pilot and celebrated war photographer Times Online Obituary from
After training as a pilot, he was posted to a squadron flying American P51Mustangs, the fastest fighters in the world at that time. Flying in pairs,low over the water to avoid German radar, the Mustangs flew deep intoFrance, Germany and other occupied countries attacking trains, boats andarmy convoys.

Tornado and Tucano (very) close encounter from Unusual Attitude by Kieran Daly
I suppose this barely merits a mention in the annals of the UK low flying system. Slightly alarming for anyone else though.

Aircraft Photography - A Little Grunge from Serious Amateur Photography by Jeff Lynch
Here’s another aircraft image taken last fall at the
Wings Over Houston air show that I liked but never could decide how best to present. I’ve always liked the “grunge” look ever since I saw some of Dave Hill’s incredible work and found a grunge tutorial on Jeff Revell’s blog describing a simple Photoshop technique to achieve similar results…

Nellis AFB from Fence Check - Thanks guys! - Few from today... Franz
Nellis AFB from Fence Check - A few more and a RAF Tri Star - Franz

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