Friday, March 6, 2009

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Navy pilots to begin practice for air show at Oceana - The Virginian-Pilot, VAThe jet noise near Oceana Naval Air Station will be louder than usual starting Wednesday as pilots practice air-show performances, the Navy announced. The practices will continue next Friday and on March 16, 20, 30 and 31, usually in the late afternoon ...

A wide spectrum of the Australian Defence Force’s air power will be on display during the Australian International Air Show 2009 at Avalon Victoria, Chief of Air Force Air Marshal Mark Binskin announced today. The biennial event is Australia’s largest ...

I met the Red Arrows! - CBBC Newsround, UK
Press Packer Oliver wrote to the Red Arrows - the aerobatics display team of the Royal Air Force - and they invited him to visit them for a day. "I wrote a letter to the leader of the Red Arrows, Wing Commander Jas Hawker and asked him if I could meet ...

Spitfire pilot is guest at air festival event - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press, UK
A Battle of Britain Spitfire pilot will be the guest of honour at a special evening in support of the Lowestoft Seafront Air Festival. Flt Lt Tony Cooper, who lives in Oulton Broad, has accepted an invitation to attend a dinner, dance and cabaret ...

Arrows to salute Poachers' homecoming - Lincolnshire Echo, UKThe team has pledged to support the 2nd Battalion Royal Anglian Regiment during its homecoming parade next Thursday with a flypast. The team based at RAF Scampton, north of Lincoln, will perform the display over the war memorial in Lincoln's High ...

North American Aircraft P-51D from AeroHub by admin
WWII’s supreme long-range fighter…How did it achieve this capability? Part one: Technical, aerodynamics and some thermodynamics. A technical investigation into the combination of factors which enabled the Mustang “D” series to achieve its truly amazing range…

Service & Sacrifice: Escape from a burning B-17 - WBIR-TV, TN
I was a Christian before being a military lieutenant. But I think it solidified my faith. The nose of a B-17 is the smallest chapel in the world. *If you have ideas for our series please email 10 News anchor John Becker at

Sound-breaking aviator - The Union of Grass Valley, CA
Charles Yeager” in an Internet search engine and you’ll see why it’s hard to encapsulate the aviator’s 60-year flying career in a single story. From the time the WWII ace took down two German Messerschmitts without firing a shot (he scared one pilot to ...

NTSB Issues Facts On Fossett Crash from AVwebFlash Current Issue
It was a beautiful day in the equally beautiful mountainous area that straddles the Nevada/California border. A perfect day for what Steve Fossett's wife called a "Sunday drive" in a sporty aerobatic Decathlon. The NTSB's factual reportof the aviation icon's final flight suggests a combination of high altitude and unpredictable winds led to the crash of Fossett's aircraft into a mountainside near Mammoth Lakes, Calif. in September of 2007. A nearby remote weather observation site recorded average winds of more than 20 mph with gusts to 55 mph at the time of the crash and anecdotal evidence supports that.

Tom Poberezny Steps Into the Chair at EAA from AVWeb Podcast – Podcast
As the aviation community faces some of its greatest challenges, Tom Poberezny steps into the role of chairman at the Experimental Aircraft Association. In this exclusive AVweb interview, Poberezny talks about the many hats he'll be wearing and what to expect from EAA in the coming months.

Star Trek? Fans to Have a Real Role in Advancing Space Exploration from Aviation & Aerospace News Updated Constantly
STARFLEET (, the oldest U.S.-based Star Trek™ and science fiction fan organization with thousands of members worldwide, announced today a partnership with Space Services Inc. (, an aerospace company based...

The Rocketbelt Caper from Air & Space Magazine

Astronaut to Fly Magic Carpet In Space, Plus Perform Other Civilian Requests [Space] from Gizmodo by Mark Wilson

Museums push to decode Leonardo da Vinci - Christian Science Monitor, MA
By Randy Dotinga Correspondent of The Christian Science Monitor San Diego - The San Diego Air & Space Museum, normally devoted to airplanes and astronauts, is offering some unusual items in its gift shop this winter. Browsers can buy "Last Supper" ...

ANG from Fence Check - Some 142ndFW action!

Mid WalesShire Today 05/03 from PPRuNe Forums by jumpseater - A relatively good day for snapping in mid wales

Boeing AH-6 demonstrator? from Military Photos by Dark Avenger

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