Wednesday, February 4, 2009

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Windsor gets Red Bull air race spot Detroit quit - San Francisco Chronicle
Windsor, Ontario, and San Diego, Calif., have been selected as two of the six stops on the Red Bull air tour. Windsor and neighboring Detroit shared host ...

Airshow to fire up night sky - Marlborough Express, New Zealand
The biennial airshow, which will take place over three days from Good Friday evening, has an Italian theme this year. Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre trustee ...

Daring aviator risks his life to bring history alive - Globe and Mail, Canada
The airplane is a replica of the Silver Dart, a flying machine that put Canada in the aviation history books: In 1909, pilot and designer JAD McCurdy flew ...

Alive, novice skydiver whose instructor died in mid-air - Independent, UK
By David Usborne in New York AP Skydiving is a scary affair, especially when it is your first time stepping from the lip of an aeroplane door into the great ...

Thunderbirds Flyover Super Bowl from Alabama Aviator - Aviation News
NELLIS AIR FORCE BASE, NV -- The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron Thunderbirds thrilled more than 70,000 spectators at Super Bowl XLIII by performing a flyover at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla., Feb. 1.

Missing Man Formation Over Wetumpka from Alabama Aviator - Aviation News
In honor of the late Mac McCary, pilots flew a missing man formation over Wetumpka Airport during his memorial service last Saturday. A large crowd gathered for the ceremony to remember and celebrate their fellow pilot and EAA 822 member.

‘And now, for something completely different….’ from Shortfinals's Blog by shortfinals - Aerospatiale SA341G Gazelle
Well, it might not be Monty Python, but it IS a helicopter - and what a helicopter! The Gazelle was a French design, first flown in 1967, which was successfully modified and built for all the British armed forces by Westland (later AugustaWestland). The Army Air Corps used it for armed battlefield reconnaissance, and the Royal Air Force, Royal Navy and Royal Marines used it for pilot and crew training…

Airplane Talk set for HAFB museum - Davis County Clipper
HILL AFB - Airplane Talk this month features the U-2, reconnaissance aircraft, AWAC operations, civilian aviation, and the F-4U. The free program is at 1 pm Saturdays in the museum theater. All speakers are air crew who relate personal experiences.

Historian to give lecture at air museum Saturday - The Desert Sun, CA
The Palm Springs Air Museum will feature the lecture “From Sicily to Victory” by Dr. Ed Gordon at 1p.m. Saturday. Gordon, an author and historian, ...

Carl Erickson, Vietnam-era pilot - Santa Rosa Press Democrat, CA
In his retirement, Erickson showed little interest in flying, but he took a ride in a B-25 for his 80th birthday, his son said. He was diagnosed with lung ...

Aviation History - Chapter 2 - The Lockheed C-5 from by Tracy
Let’s See, What else could we put in it?

MooseNewsBlog » Behind the scenes at Reno Air Races by Moose
Here’s a small taste of the Reno Air Races 2008. For some unknown reason, I got stuck in front of the video camera to create this segment. It was totally on the fly in between sessions of getting gear out to photographers. ...

Museum Soars 'To The Moon' with Snoopy in Space Exhibit from
A new exhibit spotlights ties between the cartoon Snoopy's moon mission and NASA.

Million Air lands in Tucson By Janice Wood
Officials with
Million Air recently celebrated the grand opening of the company’s first executive airplane terminal in Arizona. Million Air Tucson is located in the Campbell/Valencia General Aviation Aeroplex at the Tucson International Airport. Read More→

Speed and Angels from Neptunus Lex by lex
Never got around to seeing it? -
Now you can.

Red Flag 2009-02 from Fence Check - Couple more... Franz

WEF CAP 2009 from Fence Check

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