Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Indy Transponder 24-February 2330z

Look, Up in the Sky: It's Birdman - NBC Los Angeles, CA
Borger, a member of the US Army's Golden Knights parachute team, soared for about 10 miles from 25000 feet during a world record jump at the Yuma Proving Ground in Arizona. "We were shooting to jump from 32000 (feet), to go 13 miles plus, ...

Snowbirds scope us out - Orillia Packet & Times, Canada
From flying through the sky to rolling down the highway, a change of plans for the Snowbirds meant that Capt. Steve Thompson, co-ordinator pilot with the show team, rode a car into Lake Simcoe Regional Airport on Monday rather than flying a CT-114 ...

Aerobatics tonight in Queenstown - Otago Daily Times, New Zealand
By Tracey Roxburgh on Wed, 25 Feb 2009 The Royal New Zealand Air Force Red Checkers, a formation aerobatic team, in action. Tonight the team will perform over Lake Wakatipu. Photo by AC Judith Watts. Visitors and residents in Queenstown tonight will ...

Heli-Expo'09 Attendance Could Set Record, HAI Says from www.ainonline.com
First-day attendance at Heli-Expo'09 broke another record and continued to defy gloomy pre-show predictions. Attendance on day one increased from 15,552 last year to 15,728 this year, and show organizers are speculating that the number might exceed last year's record total of 17,373. The number of exhibitors totals 585, a nearly 12-percent increase over last year's 523. Net exhibit space increased 2.25 percent, to 259,000 sq ft. This year's show also saw more families, according to Marilyn McKinnis, HAI's vice president of marketing and exhibitions. "There are more children here than normal, but they're always welcome," she said. ...

What Does 2009 Hold for Air Racing's Experienced Pilots? Part I ... - Bleacher Report
by Sheiban Shakeri (Columnist) The Red Bull Air Race enters its seventh season during April in Abu Dhabi (with the reporter being present at the event).

Rare WWII Aircraft Land in Panama City - WJHG-TV, FL
The Collings Foundation is sponsoring an exhibit of three exceptional aircraft that flew during the war: a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress, a B-24 Liberator and a P-51 Mustang. Mac McCauley, a volunteer pilot with the foundation, says, "These two strategic ...

Pensacola Doesn't Look a Day Over 450 Years Old - FOXNews
... 19, touring the city of 60000 and visiting Pensacola Naval Air Station, home of the world-famous US Navy's Blue Angels aerial demonstration team. Sometimes derided as the gateway to Florida's "Redneck Riviera," - the stretch of Panhandle beaches and ...

Douglas County's firefighting airtankers reassigned to Stead airport from rgj.com
Heavy firefighting air tankers will cease operation out of Douglas County as support personnel are reassigned to facilities at Reno's Stead Airport, officials from the Bureau of Land Management announced today. ...
Stead Air Tanker Base from www.aafo.com
The news, both TV and RGJ have been reporting the last couple of days that in a cost cutting move BLM is moving it's heavy tanker base from Minden/Tahoe to the Stead facility. Planes and personel. I guess worse case scenario would be a during the races where the tankers are very active. Cool for those of us living nearby that like to see them come and go.

Flight of fancy becomes museum's gem - Calgary Herald
Like other aviation aficionados found in cities across our country -- many, like Kiser, former air force men who took to the skies as teens -- he enjoys spending time around historic and vintage airplanes.

Caribou retirement announced from AVIATION-NEWS by Marcel van Leeuwen
After 45 years of proud service, the Air Force DHC-4 Caribou will retire at the end of this year. The announcement was made on 19 February 2009 by Minister for Defence, the Hon. Joel Fitzgibbon MP, who said, "Our nation is extremely proud of the magnificent service that the Caribou has provided to the Royal Australian [...]

Airplane Aviation and Aircraft Tours of the UK from Technorati
Airplane Aviation and Aircraft Tours of the UK complete with full itineraries are just one of the 'Special Interest' tours that are offered by British Tour Plans - visit the BritishTourPlans.com website for the full selection of our Self-Drive Tours. The tours will take you to some of the best airplane aviation and aircraft museums and historic flying sites in the world. Visit 7 Day Airplane, Aviation and Aircraft Tour to see the pre-view of the 7 day aviation tour or if you prefer a 10 ...

AIR TO AIR CLIP ~ FUN VIEW from www.aafo.com
This clip sure makes me want to leave work and go fly. Looks like these guys are having a ton of fun, and great air shots.

Aerospace Camp registration opens March 2 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force from National Museum of the USAF Top Stories
Registration for three exciting aerospace summer camps will open March 2 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. Campers who have completed grades four through eight will be able to learn about a variety of topics through hands-on activities that incorporate history, science and math concepts, as well as team-building skills. ...

F-35's second STOVL prototype ready to fly after today from The DEW Line by Stephen Trimble
The BF-2 prototype for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program should be available to start flight tests after today. This is only the third flight-worthy prototype, with AA-1 expected to return to flight soon and BF-1 entering hover pit tests next week.

New Rules Target Private Aviation - RushLimbaugh.com, CA
CALLER: Not just guys in business aviation like you, I mean people like Commemorative Air Force, the EAA, people that operate ex-military aircraft, anything that weighs over 12500 pounds are going to be subject to these rules. RUSH: Give us an example, ...
Large Aircraft Security Program - Capt Force Speaks Out from Airspeed by Stephen Force
More on LASP: HERE.

Threat Assessment from Ares by Douglas Barrie
Phantom from www.aafo.com

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

Send Notices > Releases > Updates > Be a Contributor > Contact: IndyTransponder@gmail.com

No comments: