Wednesday, March 18, 2009

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The producers of "A Pilot's Story" are pleased to announce the launch of the first contest in connection with the film. You now have an opportunity to have your own "Pilot Story" featured in the film if you are the "Grand Prize" winner of the contest. Tell us your story, how becoming a pilot has changed your life and impacted others around you. What does being a pilot and flying mean to you? How have you been able to promote aviation and inspire others to fly? What kind of plane do you fly or have flown? Tell us the most memorable event during your flying career. [details]

Knight time -, NC
Happy 50th, Golden Knights! They are pretty darn cool. Click on the link to read the story and see loads of pix from yesterday's celebration and a video. Live and online throughout the work day, From Fay to Z brings you what The Fayetteville Observer ...

Longest Wall of Fire-world record set at Yuma Air Show - World Records Academy, FL
Photo:The longest wall of flame soared into the sky at the Yuma Air Show, causing thick smoke to cast a shade over the air field and thousands of spectators. -photo by Laryl Hancock (enlarge photo) Event organizer Roger Lopez, the Marine Corps ...

Your chance to get involved with air show - Halstead Gazette, UK
Clacton Air Show attracts about 120000 people to the seafront during the two-day annual event. This year, the show is being held on August 27 and 28 and plans are well under way. Each day will have a flying programme, which includes the famous Red ...

Aerospace trade show could give Dayton exposure - Dayton Daily News, OH
By John Nolan Staff Writer WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE — Business leaders and aviation supporters are promoting a revived aerospace trade show, planned in conjunction with the Vectren Dayton Air Show, as a forum for showing off the region as a ...

Yay Red Bull Air Race is in San Diego May 9th & 10th. by macangel  (Twitter)
I always love going to those things they're amazing!

Melbourne international airshow from Technorati
Yesterday my son drove me to the airshow. It helped to add hours to his driving record. We thought we had packed the camera but when we arrived we couldn't find it so there are no photos. We arrived reasonably early but even so our car was parked in row 25 and there was quite a bit of walking across a paddock to get to the ticket booth. We went two years ago to the previous one and to be honest I found this one lacking. Partly because we were seeing the same things as before and also because I ...

Weather Dampens Red Cross Auburn Heroes Fly In from Alabama Aviator - Aviation News
AUBURN AL- At least 10,000 people where expected on Saturday at the 6th Annual Lee County Red Cross Heroes Take Flight Fly-In. Instead, about 1,500 devoted aviation fans braved inclement weather to attend the annual airport benefit show.
Weather hovering at or below minimum visibility and rain kept many pilots grounded. Despite that, attractions included vintage and experimental airplanes; warbirds and military vehicles; helicopters; veterans' hospitality area; a children's area and other activities for the whole family. Some of the pilots with static aircraft made it in on Friday before the weather set in. About 25 aircraft and 30 military vehicles were on display at the show. ...

FORD ISLAND (KHNL) - It's called "The Biggest Little Air Show on Ford Island." Massive remote controlled model military aircraft dating from world war two are on display before the big show. The Birds of Paradise gave ...

Historic aircraft to visit San Marcos - Newstreamz San Marcos, Texas
For more information, or to reserve a seat on one of the aircraft, contact the Collings Foundation at (800) 568-8924. The San Marcos Municipal Airport is located at 1841 Airport Drive, next to the Central Texas Wing of the Commemorative Air Force.

She's a newly restored World War II B-17 bomber and one of just 14 still flying. She's a living reminder of the brave men who flew and fought for freedom in World War II. The pristine warbird is owned by The Liberty Foundation, a Burbank-based ...

Surveillance plane visits Tulsa Air and Space Museum - Tulsa World
A Navy E-2C Hawkeye airborne early warning and battle management aircraft taxies to the Tulsa Air and Space Museum Tuesday.

Rep. Pledges Hearing to Investigate Smithsonian Asbestos Claims - Washington Post
said the April hearing is meant to investigate "dangerous workplace conditions" at the Smithsonian following The Washington Post's story on Sunday about a worker, who alleges his work on asbestos-containing walls at the National Air and Space Museum ...

Historical society cuts some more - Columbus Dispatch, OH
Hours will not be reduced at the Ohio Historical Center in Columbus, along with the Armstrong Air & Space Museum in Wapakoneta, Fort Hill near Hillsboro and Newark Earthworks in Newark and Heath. The society previously announced that it will ...

Young Eagles can take flight Saturday -, CA
The EAA Young Eagles Program Chapter 1230, together with the Solano Pilots Association and the Lee A. Archer Jr. Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen, is sponsoring the flying, which starts at 7:30 am Participants must be between ages 8 and 17 and be ...

Concorde's 40th first flight anniversary competition - And the winner is! from Flight International by Stuart
We've had a great response to our recent Concorde competition which recognised the 40th anniversary of Concorde's first flight. Over 200 entries were counted, with plenty of you correctly identifying Panair do Brasil - the former Brazilian flag-carrier - as the airline which tried to lay claim to the first deliveries of the supersonic aircraft, based on a previous option for Sud Aviation Super Caravelles.
Congratulations to our five winners ... They will each receive a copy of the newly-released book Concorde: A Photographic History by Jonathan Falconer - with special thanks to Haynes Publishing Group. ...

New supersonic aircraft, the "Son of Concorde," to fly at Mach 5 - Sparking Tech from
British engineers are working on an airplane design dubbed the A2 and affectionately named the "Son of Concorde." The aircraft would fly at twice the speed of the old Concorde and at five times the speed of sound. ...

Control in a crisis -
... Recently, Flickinger was one of 16 air traffic controllers honored nationally for such lifesaving actions by the Air Traffic Controllers Association. At a convention in Las Vegas, he and the others won the Archie League Medal of Safety award for heroic flight assists, named for one of this nation's first air traffic controllers. ...

Russia to Deploy Strategic Nuclear Bombers in Cuba, Venezuela [Kaboom] from Gizmodo by Jesus Diaz
Oh hello, again, you Cold War you! As if we didn't have enough problems with worldwide economic collapse, the Russians are now testing President Obama's nuclear balls placing strategic nuclear bombers in Cuba and Venezuela: ...

STS-119: Flight Day 3 from How I Am Becoming An Astronaut by Damaris B. Sarria
Today, Discovery will do a rendezvous pitch maneuver (RPM) or "orbiter backflip" before it docks with the International Space Station. The crew on board the ISS will take high res photos and downlink them to us for review. We will be identifying and debris impacts, protruding gap fillers, or anomalies with the thermal protection system. So far we have heard there are no major issues with the Orbiter. Discovery will be docking with the ISS a little after 5pm EDT! ...

How Rookie Astronauts Adapt to Space from
For nearly half of Discovery's crew, space is likely an exhilarating, though until now alien, experience.

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