Thursday, April 16, 2009

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The Cecil Field Airshow 2009 in Jacksonville - Coast Companion
Based on the number of scheduled performer, this The Cecil Field Airshow 2009 is turning out to be the biggest airshow in the country. So if you love planes, flying and exciting performances - this is a show you can’t miss. Here you’ll experience everything skydivers to wing-walkers and military tactical demonstration to simulated aerial dogfights.There are 35 aerobatic performers (yes, thirty-five!)scheduled to participate in the air show. Performances take place on both Saturday and Sunday

Thunder Over Louisville -
The Thunder Over Louisville Air Show began as a way to amuse visitors during the time leading up to the fireworks. However, as one of the top five air shows in the country, the Thunder Over Louisville Air Show now has its own bragging rights. ...

AVweb Insider Blog: Marc and Paul's Sportsman Pre-Sun 'n Fun Vlog (Part 1) from Aviation & Aerospace News
Gearing up for the Sun 'n Fun extravaganza in Lakeland, Kitplanes editor Marc Cook and AVweb editorial director Paul Bertorelli are motoring around the west in Cook's Glastar Sportsman visiting...

Blue Angels to return to Yankee air show - The Ann Arbor News -, MI
BY JOHN MULCAHY The Yankee Air Museum is bringing back the famous US Navy Blue Angels precision-flying team to the museum's air show in July, and undertaking other new educational and expansion initiatives. "A lot of things are going on with the Yankee ...

Southend Air Show 2009 at Southend Sea front (Sunday May 24, 2009) from
The two day Festival of the Air is undoubtedly the most spectacular event in Southend's calendar. Southend was the first seaside resort in the country to stage an Airshow and it's become one of Europe's largest FREE events of its kind, regulary attracting over half a million people to the seafront over the weekend.
Whilst the skies over the Thames Estuary are filled with roaring and buzzing of fast jets as they zoom and flit at lightning speed, or formation aerobatic teams mesmerise the crowd with their manoeuvres, there's a non-stop action packed entertainment programme that stretches for two miles on the ground. Southend's Festival of the Air is a fun day out for all the family.

Air show keeps flying - Brantford Expositor
The 2009 Brantford air show is cleared for takeoff in the skies above Brant County on Sept. 2, after organizers and the Rotary Club of Brantford combined forces to put on the annual classic.

Aviodrome busy airshow - Google Translator
One hundred years motorized aviation in the Netherlands, which shows the Aviodrome in Lelystad is not to ignore. "It is a special year," says director Arno van der Holst. And a busy year since the Aviodrome has a packed program, which is partly still in the pipeline is.
In several ways, attention is paid to the anniversary. For example, this summer exhibition on the history of Dutch aviation. One of the showpieces is the replica of the Wright Flyer, a device from 1909. The airshow on August 29 is the sign of a century motorized flying. Though some foreign guests to 'violence and sound' to worry, says Van der Holst. It is the first time in five years that there has been an airshow held in Lelystad.

Red Arrows head for Falmouth - Falmouth Penryn Packet, UK
By Stephen Ivall » The RAF’s Red Arrows will take to the skies above Falmouth during Henri-Lloyd Falmouth Week in August this year. The display, sponsored by Falmouth Harbour Commissioners, is expected to attract thousands of people on the day bringing ...

2012 Olympic Games force Airshows to reschedule - Event Magazine, UK
Farnborough International Airshow (FIA) was originally scheduled to take place from 16-22 July 2012, but organisers were worried this could cause difficulty for exhibitors and visitors in sourcing accommodation and other services with the Olympic Games ...

Qualification next Red Bull Air Race, Abu Dhabi Friday 17 April from AVIATION-NEWS
The Red Bull Air Race World Series 2009 season starts Friday 17 April with the qaulification as always in Abu Dhabi, this year there are six races: Abu Dhabi, San Diego, Windsor (new city), Budapest, Porto and the final race Barcelona. There are fifteen pilots: World Champion Hannes Arch, Paul Bonhomme, Kirby Chambliss, Mike Mangold, [...]

Britain’s Nigel Lamb and Paul Bonhomme took respective turns on top of the time sheets in Wednesday’s two training sessions ahead of the Red Bull Air Race World Championship 2009 season opener on 17/18 April with back-to-back sets of dazzling times in the two training sessions on a sizzling hot day in the capital city of the United Arab Emirates.

Red Bull Air Race TV Schedule - Fanzone from
Please note that some schedules are not yet finalised. Please check the website of the broadcaster and your local TV listings for further information.

Legendary Golden Hawk Sabre Arrives in Comox from News
The Hawk One F-86 Sabre will arrive here in Comox, Wednesday, 15 April at 11 a.m. to begin training with the Canadian Force Snowbirds in preparation the 2009 airshow season.

A10 pilots not strangers to area - Burnet Bulletin, TX
It was practically old-home week for a pair of pilots in the four-plane A10 demonstration team at the Bluebonnet AirSho last weekend. Team leader Air Force Maj. Paul “Harb” Brown and Cpt. Jason Bartel are both Texas natives with ties to the Hill ...

Gripen at SAAF Airpower Demonstration from AVIATION-NEWS
Two Gripen D aircraft participated in the SA Air Force’s recent Airpower Demonstration in Limpopo Province, South Africa. The dual-seat state-of-the-art fighters were deployed in a typical peace enforcement scenario to provide a Combat Air Patrol over a ground-to-air reconnaissance mission and over a subsequent strike against insurgent forces. In a real mission, they would also provide [...]

Reception to recall Doolittle raid - Pratt Tribune, KS
He selected the B-25 Mitchell bomber, stripped down to reduce weight and fitted with extra fuel tanks for the long trip. Mock gun barrels made of black broomsticks were mounted on the tail cone to discourage Japanese attack. The crew for the 16 bombers ...

Air museum tour excites students - Monroe News Star
Recently, St. Frederick High School's US history classes visited the Chennault Aviation and Military Museum and would like to thank the staff and director, Nell Calloway, for an outstanding tour.

Flying enthusiasts set to recall pioneering moments in history - Yorkshire Post, UK
They went on to stage England's first air race, an unofficial event which pipped the Royal Aero Club's own effort by three days to seal a place in aviation history for Doncaster where the race was staged. Now South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum, ...

Death of a Transall (or the Tynes they are a changin') from Unusual Attitude
... So here is a L'Armee de l'Air Transall C-160R coming to the end of its natural at Chateaudun via a 40km or so road trip from Orleans. The numerous splendid pictures, with just a taster here, are from Brian's Dutch mate Henk Kruit, who's commercial manager at LDV Group benelux BV. ...

Tour of the USS Ronald Reagan from
The largest and most modern operating aircraft carrier in the world is home ported in San Diego, CA. Named after the 40th President of the United States and 33rd Governor of California, the USS Ronald Reagan is home to more than 5,500 military members, 60 aircraft, and 2 runways. ...

New Light Sport Terrafugia—Flying Car or Roadable Airplane? from Max Trescott
Terrafugia Transition I'm in New York City for a few days for a funeral, but was fortunate to be included in the quarterly tri-state area Master CFI teleconference organized by my friend David Dempsey. Carl Dietrich, CEO of Terrafugia, was on the call and he gave us a great rundown on the Transition, a new Light Sport Aircraft that can also be driven on the road. After the call, I started thinking about how much fun it would be to put down a deposit and own this vehicle; you may want to think about it too. ...

Episode 43 - Richard Aboulafia - “Funniest Man in Aviation” from Airplane Geeks Podcast
During Episode 41, Jon Ostrower named Richard Aboulafia as the “funniest man in aviation.” So we decided to put that to the test once more as we welcome Richard back from his blog at ...

Uncontrolled Airspace #129 "Landing in a Puddle" from Uncontrolled Airspace
Sun 'n Fun Radios's Dave Shallbetter visits the hangar to brief us on this year's fly-in. The boys also talk about how to prepare for your first spring flights... the possible sale of Cessna and some other GA companies... and how to fly on and off of a puddle. All this and more on Uncontrolled Airspace, Episode #129 "Landing in a Puddle"

The Seven - Air & Space
In 1959, a group of military pilots became Astronaut Heroes overnight, and created an American icon that survives to this day.

Pitts in Airshow from
Early Bell X-22-type concept from The Unwanted Blog
Tyndall AFB from FenceCheck Forums
Harrier (Harrier, Sea Harrier, AV-8 etc) from FenceCheck Forums
recent IRIAF TB4 mostely static display - Iran Air Force from Military Photos
Rocket Girls #66 - The Women of Redstone Arsenal from Dick's Rocket Dungeon
Show AĆ©reo Fumaca en Honduras from Technorati

Mount Comfort Airport to receive $2.2M in stimulus money from
The Mount Comfort Airport will receive $2.2 million in federal stimulus funds to rehabilitate a taxiway, the U.S. Transportation Department announced today.

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