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Air Force Week coming to Hill June 1-7 - StandardNet, Utah
By MITCH SHAW HILL AIR FORCE BASE -- Air Force officials say the 2009 air show is lining up to be bigger than it was in 2006. The biennial air show has been a popular Utah tradition since 1956, but was canceled in 2008 when the Air Force's premiere ...

Shooter 25: ATC Radio of Miramar F-18 Crash from AVWeb Podcast – Podcast
This podcast is an edited version of all of the relevant radio traffic between Shooter 25, the F/A-18 and San Diego Approach. Shooter 25 crashed near Miramar on December 8, killing four people on the ground. The tape has been compressed to delete gaps and transmissions not relevant to the accident.

(Tribune Review) A tight budget and a five-year inspection are grounding the "Wings Over Pittsburgh" show this year, an Air Force Reserve official said Monday.
Pulled in Different Directions

What Does 2009 Hold For Air Racing's Experienced Pilots? Pt. 2 ... - Bleacher Report
by Sheiban Shakeri (Columnist) For Part II of my 2008 pilot analyses for the Red Bull Air Race, I will be looking at the mid-field.

Aviators sky high for 50 years - Port Lincoln Times, Australia
The club's first patron was inventor Don Lewis, who was also Eyre Peninsula's first aviator. "He was a Pilot in World War I and served with the Australian Flying Corps, flying Wapiti's and other (now old) aircraft," Mr Fuller said. ...

Repairs to B-29 Fifi - Odessa American, TX
BY BEN ADAMS Grounded since 2006 with engine and structural problems, the Commemorative Air Force's Boeing B-29 Superfortress, Fifi, will hopefully take to the sky again in time for the 2010 summer air show tour. "We're anticipating back-to-flight ...

“A Pilots Story” Film Captures the Passion of Flying from Max Trescott on General Aviation by Max Trescott
Great films are rare. Great flying movies that evoke the passion and flying are even rarer. I’m happy to say that A Pilot’s Story looks like it will be one of those rare films that move us as pilots and reconnect us with the passion that permanently bonds us to aviation. Best of all, it may inspire a new generation of pilots to enter the fray. One couldn’t ask for more. You won't see the film...

Ohio Celebrates National Leadership in Aerospace Industry With Second Annual Aviation Film Festival from Top News by (via PRNewswire)
The Reel Stuff Film Festival will honor the 40th anniversary of the Apollo 11 flight.

NH Space Museum Honors Shepard, McAuliffe – FOXNews
Now, New England's first air and space science center is opening to carry on the legacy of two New Hampshire space heroes: Alan Shepard and Christa ...

McAuliffe-Shepard Discovery Center counts down to opening -

Airship simulator lands in museum - BBC News
An interactive wind tunnel, air cannon also feature. It opens on 10 April. The simulator will be part of a permanent display in the museum called Fantastic ...

Veterans reunite at Warhawk - Idaho Press-Tribune
On the first Tuesday of each month, 75 to 150 armed forces vets and their supporters gather at the Warhawk Air Museum for the Kilroy Koffee Klatch.

History comes full circle: historic airmail flight from Moose Jaw from Aviation & Aerospace News Updated Constantly
On the morning of Monday, February 23, 2009, a CT-156 Harvard II from 15 Wing Moose Jaw, Sask., touched down at Regina International Airport for an event celebrating the 100th...

Optimism Rules At Women In Aviation Conference - AVweb, CT
By Mary Grady, Contributing Editor These may be tough times for the aviation industry, but at the 20th Annual International Women in Aviation Conference, which wrapped up last Saturday in Atlanta, the mood was upbeat. The economy and jobs were on ...

We have a winner! - Karoline Amodeo, a 25-year-old private pilot, got the surprise of her life Feb. 28 on stage in front of hundreds of pilots at the Women in Aviation Conference. Read More >>

Man Jumps Out of Taxiing Airliner at Dallas/Fort Worth - Authorities say a 26-year-old passenger ran to the front of a taxiing plane, opened a door and slid down to the tarmac before being detained..

Vandals Cause $500K In Damage To Airplanes, Homes - Sacramento News Story - KCRA Sacramento from
The vandals apparently entered a garage and extensively damaged three custom-built racing aircraft. They also burned an American flag inside the garage and damaged a custom pool and back yard, investigators said. Several items are said to be stolen from the home, as well. The total estimate of the damages is being put at $500,000.

UK Airshow Review News and Updates
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Tactical Leadership Training 2008 Feature Report
Göteborg Aero Show 2008 Review
Vulcan XH558 "Turn and Burn" Event Feature Report
RAF Tutor Display Feature Report
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Berlin Air Show (ILA) 2006 Review
MAKS International Aerospace Show 2005 Review

Blue Angles 2009 from Fence Check - Here are a few from the El Centro Photocall last week

Cheil Ha'avir (Isral Defence Force / Air Force) from Fence Check

Red Flag 09-3 from Fence Check

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