Thursday, March 12, 2009

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2009 Air and Northeast Florida 36th Car Show at Cecil Field - Florida Times-Union
Our show this year is going to be in conjunction with the Cecil Field Air Show 2009, April the 18th. The event is going to be one of the largest in the United States.

R. Lee Ermey to attend Yuma air show - Desert Warrior, Arizona
R. Lee Ermey, retired staff sergeant and the actor who portrayed the iconic Gunnery Sgt. Hartman of Stanley Kubrick's "Full Metal Jacket," will be present at the 2009 Yuma Air Show Saturday. One of the most iconic figures in Marine Corps history will ...

the TICO warbird airshow has reduced ticket prices for this weekend's airshow! by titusvillenow (
Live Video! [qik] - tico airshow by gsummers (gsummers)

Jet truck blows fans' minds at Avalon airshow - Geelong Advertiser, Australia
It is their second time at the Australian International Airshow at Avalon, and Mr Laycock plans to demonstrate both vehicles, lighting up the airstrip with their plumes of flame during the airshow, which opens to the public today and finishes on Sunday ...

Paris Air Show Le Bourget 15-21 June 2009 from Technorati
This June, the international Paris Air Show celebrates it's 100th anniversary. The first show was held in Grand Palais, Paris in 1909. It wasn't until 1949 before the first flying displays occurred. Only 4 years after, the show had to move to La Bourget, where it is now hosted every two years. Why is the Paris [...]

2009 RAF Tucano Display Pilot involved in accident from Flightline UK - UK Airshow News by Flightline UK
A military aircraft that was performing aerobatics has crashed at an RAF training base in North Yorkshire.
The single-engine Tucano training plane crashed into the perimeter of the airfield at RAF Linton-on-Ouse near York at about 1230 GMT.
Flt Lt Mike Rutland ejected and was taken to the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham but was not thought to have been seriously injured.
The Air Accident Investigation branch has begun an investigation.
Linton-on-Ouse is one of the RAF's busiest airfields, providing training with the Tucano T1.
In a statement, the Ministry of Defence said: "We can confirm that a two-seater Tucano training aircraft has crashed at RAF Linton-on-Ouse.
"The pilot, who was the only person on board, ejected successfully.
"It would be inappropriate to comment any further at this stage as an investigation is under way."

Aerobatic plane crash pilot hurt - BBC News, UK
A military aircraft that was performing acrobatics has crashed at an RAF training base in North Yorkshire. The single-engine Tucano training plane crashed into the perimeter of the airfield at RAF Linton-on-Ouse near York at about 1230 GMT. ...

Red Bull invades PCB by air - The News Herald, FL
By TONY SIMMONS / Online Editor PANAMA CITY BEACH - Red Bull's aerobatic helicopter pilot Chuck Aaron is teaming up with skydivers from Red Bull Air Force for what promises to be a one-of-a-kind performance Sunday, March 15. The unique helicopter can ...

Airport looking at ways to relieve debt - Jamestown Sun, ND
The Jamestown Regional Airport Authority heard a report from Jon Cave, owner of First Class Aviation and one of the organizers of the Jamestown Air Fest, regarding fundraising aimed at retiring the debt of the air show. ...

Red Arrows close to colliding with passenger jet - Evening Post, UK
The Red Arrows display team came within 900ft of colliding in mid-air with a passenger plane carrying holidaymakers above Weston-super-Mare. The UK Airprox board, which is funded by the Ministry of Defence and the Civil Aviation Authority, ...

Fly-past welcome for soldiers - Fenland Today, UK
The Red Arrows will help welcome home the Royal Anglian Regiment to Lincoln with a fly-past over the city. Hundreds of well-wishers are expected to line the streets of the city to applaud 200 soldiers from the regiment, who have recently returned from ...

The Aero India show: lots of cool ways to fly -
Talk about an overlooked news story: About two weeks ago, India hosted a darn nice air show. Called Aero India 2009, the event took place at an air base in Bengaluru. Nearly 600 exhibitors from 25 countries were claimed to be on hand.

Women's history month events - Akron Beacon Journal, OH
Family Day Celebration — 10 am to 4 pm Saturday, International Women's Air & Space Museum, 1501 N. Marginal Road, Cleveland. The museum will celebrate Women's History Month with a new exhibit on Amelia Earhart titled Flight to Fame: The Life & Legacy ...

Another breakthrough for women pilots - AOPA Pilot
Women pilots made the news again this week, just a few days after Karoline Amodeo won AOPA's 2008 Get Your Glass Sweeptakes Archer at the Women in Aviation Conference. Atlantic Southeast Airlines announced that the first all-female African American ...

Tuskegee Airmen to be honrored at Indy 500 -, Florida
Also launched at Tuskegee was the 477th Medium Bomb Group, four B-25 squadrons that didn't have an opportunity to go overseas before the war ended. "Those guys are too often overlooked," added Watson, "but like the 332nd, they proved that any American, ...

Ouch! from Bayou Renaissance Man by Peter
A newly-restored Hawker Hurricane Mk. IIb (famous for its strike role in the Western Desert campaign of 1942-43), the only flying example of its type, made its first flight in England six weeks ago. Today, it had an accident. ...

Aero-TV: Almost A Mustang -- Titan's T-51 (Part 1) from Aero-News Network
EVERYONE Loves A Mustang... Here's One That Can Be Owned/Flown -- Affordably! With real-live P-51s pretty much ruining a million dollar bill these days, there are few of us that can aspire to ownership of such a treasure.

Gone West: Paul Wesley Airey, First Chief Master Sergeant Of Air Force from Aero-News Network
"A Man Of Honor And Commitment To Things Greater Than Himself." Aero-News has learned former Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force Paul Wesley Airey died March 11 in Panama City, FL. Airey was the first person to hold the position of CMSAF.

Fingers in the Airport Fence Entwined from Let's Go Flying by Steve Tupper
... It wasn't hard to come up with the theme and characters for my piece. We all know an airshow volunteer, AOPA Airport Support Network participant, or other person who makes general aviation click. I wanted to write the tale of one of these nameless volunteers and to give him the thanks that he (and, by extension, all volunteers) deserve. And thus was born Fingers in the Airport Fence Entwined. I duly thanked Mike in the book and paid tribute to Sandman as the basis for much of Fingers. ...

Saturday, Mar 14, 2009 - VINTAGE AIRPLANE AUCTION, Sandy Valley, NV from Aviation Events
VINTAGE AIRPLANE AUCTION & MORE! 1946 Fairchild 24, N 77660, serial # R46-360. Completely rebuilt to better than new in 1987-1988. Total Time 505 HOURS. A complete history of this choice aircraft is on hand. Engine is a 200 hp Ranger. The propeller is an Aeromatic 220-86, with 0 hours since overhaul. Cover is Stitts. Wheel pants are original aluminum, no cracks or patches. Cowlings are all original with no cracks or patches. Full original panel, transponder and encoder. Other radios are obsolete. A new annual will be given at end of auction sale. Also included is one extra engine completely assembled (crated) with mags, carburetor and starter. ALSO a 1935 Fairchild 24 frame and almost all pieces are intact with very few missing pieces. Includes a 145 Warner engine disassembled (all pieces are intact). Two extra crank cases with master rod and con rods. And more….. Plus many more parts and shop items. 1965 Thunderbird with a 360 hp engines completely restored and overhauled. Mint condition no rust. Plus many more antiques, paintings and other items. All to be sold at PUBLIC AUCTION on Sat. March 14, 2009 at 1:00 PM, preview at 10am and by appointment at 619 Capri St., Sandy Valley, Nevada 89019. This is located at the Sky Ranch Estates Airport. Here is a link for the airport: Or call Geno Munari for more information.

Air Force Signs on to Darpa's All-Seeing Blimp from Wired: Danger Room by Nathan Hodge
For years, the idea of super-sized blimp that could see a whole city at once seemed like something only Darpa, the military's far-out research arm, could love. Now, unexpectedly, the Air Force has signed on to the concept, as well.
Built around a giant, flexible antenna, the all-seeing airship -- dubbed ISIS, short for Integrated Sensor Is Structure -- would provide a God's-eye view of the battlefield in real time. In theory, it could spot a cruise missile hundreds of miles away, or track a group of insurgents on the ground. ...

MiGs! from FenceCheck Forums
VFA-106 Gladiators from FenceCheck Forums
Vids: B-47 Stratojets, U-505 taken!, Assembling a T-Bolt, WW2 Fighter Fest & More from Military Photos by zeno303

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