Thursday, February 19, 2009

Indy Transponder 19-February 2300z

PREPARATIONS UNDERWAY FOR SUN 'N FUN 2009 - Helicopter Association International, VA
These include operation of the Florida Air Museum, the state's "Official Aviation Museum and Education Center," which is also supported through grants from the Division of Historical Resources and Division of Cultural Affairs, Florida Department of ...

Fly-in Celebration - Manning River Times
The aviation festival will showcase the town's attractions to recreational pilots, their friends and family on February 21 and 22 in an event that aims to mirror the recent growth of the local air tourism market.
The Wing and Wave Fly-In will feature loads of different activities and events including an official visit and welcome from air commodore Mel Hupfeld. Exhibits of Old Bar's Air History, local attractions and activities will be on display as well as surfing and kiteboarding demonstrations/lessons on Old Bar Beach. ...

Also this weekend - Heli-Expo 2009

Grimes Flying Lab Flying to EAA AirVenture from EAA - The Experimental Aircraft Association
The Grimes Flying Lab, an airplane that played a key role in the development of aviation lighting systems will appear at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2009.

Snowbirds return for Wings and Wheels - St. Thomas Times-Journal, Canada
Called Wings and Wheels 2, the event promises dozens of high-flying acts, including the Canadian Snowbirds, plenty of classic cars and a host of other fun activities for the whole family. "What a weekend for St. Thomas," said Sue McKittrick, ...

Connie to soar at Illawarra air show - Illawara Mercury, Australia
BY ALEX ARNOLD More than 100 aircraft from around Australia will be on show at the third annual Wings Over Illawarra open day on Sunday, but it will be an Albion Park resident who stands out. The Lockheed Super Constellation, or "Connie" as she is ...

Marine free-fall instructor to lead pack at Yuma air show - Desert Warrior, Arizona
Coleman is one of five free-fall instructors jumping during this year's air show March 14. A group of five service members, including one Marine from Yuma Proving Ground's Military Freefall School, will open this year's air show March 14. ...

Tanking economy taking the wind out of air shows - Coshocton Tribune, OH
The Indianapolis Air Show, scheduled for June, is not raising ticket prices this year and for the first time is offering a $5-per-ticket discount for tickets purchased online in bulk before May 1. At the Dayton show, the gate normally accounts for 20 ...

Aero India 2009 from Technorati Search for: Airshow
We were sitting on the edge of our chairs! We were there, right in the first row, close to run way, witnessing an unforgettable, breathtaking and spectacular show of maneuvers by the magnificent flying machines. This was at the Aero India – 2009 at Yelahanka AF Stn. Bangalore.The smooth take offs with a deafening roars, the upside down fly past; the dare devil pilots all, treated us to neat vertical climbs. One aircraft would touchdown and within minutes there was another which had taken off, a

CAF Questions the Logic of TSA's LASP at Congressional General ... -, MD
... that this rule could have upon the income brought to small communities around the country by local air shows, from a large scale event such as EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, WI, to smaller community based events, such as FINA-CAF AIRSHO in Midland, TX. ...
'I'll stop flying,' pilots tell TSA from AOPA News
Pilots aren't threatening; they're not begging. But they are being frank with the Transportation Security Administration in their comments about how the proposed Large Aircraft Security Program would affect their flying. The common response: They would be forced to stop flying for business and pleasure.

British Royal Navy Celebrates Centenary of Air Power from by Editor
It has been one hundred years since the Admiralty first put aside funds to have an airship built for the Royal Navy. The event was history in the making and before long the face of warfare changed completely.

Aero Space Museum Celebrates Black Friday from News
Friday, February 20, 1959, will forever remain in the memories of Canadians. This date became known as "Black Friday" when the Avro Arrow aircraft, which had been commissioned by the government to protect Canada and North America during the East-West Cold war, was scrapped.This government...

Before Tuskegee, There was Bullard from Military Top Stories Center
He's probably the most famous African-American combat pilot that you've never heard of. His name was Eugene Bullard, and he didn't fly in Vietnam or Korea or even with the Tuskegee Airmen of World War II fame. Bullard flew in World War I, and he flew for the French.

The American Airlines C.R. Smith Museum Celebrates Black History Month from PR Newswire: Airlines/Aviation
In recognition of Black History Month, the American Airlines C.R. Smith Museum is presenting a photographic exhibit that focuses on African-American cockpit and cabin crews who worked for American Airlines, as well as celebrities who flew as passengers. The exhibit will be on display throughout February.
Pioneers such as Dave Harris, the first black pilot to fly for a major airline, and Joan Dorsey, the first black flight attendant to be hired by a major airline, are highlighted. Photos of Sammy Davis, Jackie Robinson and Eartha Kitt stepping off American's planes will take visitors back to a bygone era....

Aeronautics Teacher Deemed An Inspiration - Tampa Tribune, FL
"We get into rocketry, but we're also studying planetary orbits and mechanics," Crawford said. "I can't spend a whole lot of time in any one area. We like to pique their interest. The program is like pre-aeronautical engineering. ...

Emerging Filmmakers Take Center Stage Onboard and Online through Delta's Third Annual Fly-In Movies Film Competition from PR Newswire: Airlines/Aviation
... Five short film finalists were selected by programmers of the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival from thousands of entries. From March 1 through April 12, Delta customers on flights equipped with Delta on Demand, the airline's personal, seatback in-flight entertainment system, can view all five short films for free. The films also will be available for viewing at where customers can rate each film from their own internet connection or at 30,000 feet on Delta aircraft equipped with Gogo(R) in-flight Wi-Fi. The film rated highest by viewers will be featured in the Tribeca Film Festival's Short Film Program. ...

Nuclear aircraft project artwork ca. 1955 from The Unwanted Blog by admin
Screenshots from an Air Force "Aircraft Nuclear Propulsion" film from '55. The description is vague, but seems to indicatet hat this is based on Convair work. Given the cartoony nature, though, these could easily show nothing more than, well, a cartoon.

6 Top-Secret Aircraft that are Mistaken for UFOs by applicants via Twitter
1st Lufthansa A380 arrives in Toulouse from FlightBlogger - Aviation News
Kickass Fighter Picture 9 from Fighter Pilot University
Afterburners! from Fence Check
Vliehors Range, the Netherlands from Fence Check

Indy Airport Deemed "StormReady" from Headlines - Inside INdiana Business with Gerry Dick
The National Weather Service has designated Indianapolis International Airport StormReady. It is the only airport in the country other than Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport with the appointment. Requirements for the honors include a 24-hour warning point and emergency operations, an internal system for monitoring local weather conditions and redundant means of receiving weather forecasts and warnings and to alert the public.

For the latest News @ Full Throttle and additional features visit © You may also subscribe for daily automatic E-mail delivery directly to your Inbox!

Send Notices > Releases > Updates > Be a Contributor > Contact:

No comments: