Friday, March 27, 2009

Indy Transponder 27-MAR-09 1030z

Battle of the Airshows! from Flightline UK - UK Airshow News by Flightline UK
Eastbourne are challenging Bournemouth to a head to head airshow challenge with Eastbourne adamant that Airbourne will remain the World’s biggest FREE seafront airshow as the Red Arrows return for all FOUR days.

Helicopter performances drawing more enthusiasts at air show (see ... - The News Herald, FL
Lam is part of the Sky Soldiers Cobra Demonstration Team, a four-helicopter performance group that is elbowing helicopter formation performances into the forefront of air shows around the nation. Lam and the other pilots have created a routine almost ...

Soldiers in the Sky - The News Herald, FL
The group is part of the Army Aviation Heritage Foundation, a nonprofit group endeavoring to preserve the above-ground history of the ground-pounding Army. "We're trying to bring our generation of soldiers and what we flew back to the American public," ...

Vulcan boost for air show - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press, UK
Organisers of the Lowestoft Seafront Air Festival are hoping the world's only flying Vulcan bomber will prove to be their ace in the pack as they strive to attract big crowds to this year's event. The bomber was regarded by many as the star of last ...

F35 Cockpit Simulator at Avalon Airshow from Fly Me Friendly by Falcon124
On my first day at Avalon Airshow 2009, the film crew I was with spent about 3 hours in Lockheed’s F35 simulator. During this time, Ken from Lockheed (one of their human/computer interface team members) was working with a RAAF Air Commodore as he flew the aircraft through some example encounters. We also filmed Ken as he explained the F35’s systems, the cockpit interface and the STOVL version’s features…

Plane Carrying Teen, Pilot Stalled Before Crash: Report - Tampa Tribune, FL
Witnesses say Lopez was performing aerobatic maneuvers about 12:20 pm shortly before the MX-2 experimental aircraft stalled, according to the NTSB report. During the maneuvers, witnesses say the plane was flying at low altitude, "followed by a stall ...

Paris Air Show marks 100th anniversary in June; 150,000 trade visitors expected from ATW Daily News

Freedom Tour Lands In Tyler Today, Offering Tours And Flights - Tyler Morning Telegraph, TX
Patrons will be able to fly in the P-51 Mustang as well as B-17s, B-24s and Huey helicopters for a tax-deductable donation. A youngster looks through a gunner's bubble on a bomber during one of the flight experiences. Hours of ground tours and display ...

Vintage WWII Trainer in Town Through Sunday at Kickapoo Airport ... - KFDX, TX
He got his pilots license nearly 20 years ago and also became a flight instructor, but this was the first time he's flown in aerobatic demonstrations. "It's not completely new to me but this was and we did aerobatics loops, rolls, clover leafs, ...

CAP helps fight floods on Red River - By Janice Wood
Volunteers from the Civil Air Patrol’s North Dakota and Minnesota wings are stepping forward to help fight the threatened flooding of the Red River. CAP members are filling and stacking hundreds of thousands of sandbags near the civic center in Fargo, N.D., as well as outside a radio station in the city. CAP aircrews also are making damage assessment flights, as weather permits, taking photos to help protect critical infrastructure.
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Embry-Riddle encourages girls to aim for the sky - Daytona Beach News-Journal, FL
By MARK HARPER Rachel was among more than 500 girls from area middle schools testing flight simulators, designing paper airplanes and hauling in free stuff at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Women in Aviation Day event in the ICI Center on ...

Young Astronauts Day program counting down to its 20th year - Macon Telegraph, GA
Other workshops include model building and rocketry, living in space, robotics, and air traffic control. Spalding said the workshops are chosen by volunteers from the base and local community, based on expertise in their field. ..

HB&EC Aero Club BP 2009 Scholarship from AeroHub by Graeme
Hawkes Bay & East Coast Aero Club, along with AIR BP, are proud to offer persons in Hawkes Bay the opportunity to try for selection for our 2009 Flying Training Scholarship. The selection process includes an interview, questionnaire, briefing and an evaluation flight. The entrance fee is $50.00 and includes the evaluation flight…

Seattle’s Aviation High School to move to Museum of Flight By Meg Godlewski
Future students at Seattle’s Aviation High School will be attending classes at a new facility next to The Museum of Flight. On March 26, the school received a $4 million donation from the James and Sherry Raisbeck Foundation, which will help build a permanent facility on land leased from the museum, which is at Boeing Field (BFI). The school’s approximately 400 students now have classes in an old elementary school several miles from the museum.
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Skyraiders New Paint from Another Time by Dan Linn
Skyraider Bu.# 135188 is now wearing a new coat of paint. This ship was first restored for collector Bob Pond back in the early 1990s and flew in a bright blue paint scheme for many years. It was flying out of Olympia, Washington from 2001 until recently. It is now based with Brent Hisey in Oklahoma. Brad Pilgrim caught the ship in its new overall gray/white scheme and has allowed me to post a picture. Thanks Brad.

United States - Arizona - Luke Days Open House & Air Show 2009 - Luke AFB, Glendale - 03/21/09 from FenceCheck Forums
United States - Arizona - Luke Days Open House & Air Show 2009 - Luke AFB, Glendale - 03/21/09 from FenceCheck Forums

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