Thursday, April 30, 2009

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Air show to usher in new airport in Branson -, MO
The first Branson Air Show, which will kick off the grand opening of the Branson Airport, will be May 8 to May 10, a news release about the event said. The country's top air show performers, including the US Air Force Thunderbirds, the US Army Gold ...

Massive logistics effort needed to pull off Robins open house and ... - Macon Telegraph
By Gene Rector - That's the question Robins Air Force Base officials are answering as they prepare for the open house and air show ...

Air show season is ready for take-off - Cambridge Evening News, UK
THE first air show of the year at Duxford will celebrate the Best of British. Civil and historic aircraft, both vintage and modern, will feature in the spectacular Spring Air Show on Sunday, May 17. Up to 20 famous British aircraft manufacturers will ...

Organizers Announce Plans for Freedom Fest in La Crosse - WKBT, WI
Freedom Fest is combining three events in our community, the Veterans Memorial Ride, the Deke Slayton Airfest and the Freedom Honor Flights. The flights take veterans to see their memorials in Washington DC The event will be held June 20th and 21st at ...

Dyess Big Country airfest is Saturday - Abilene Reporter-News, TX
The 2009 Dyess Big Country airfest will be from 8 am to 5 pm Saturday on the west side of Abilene Regional Airport. The Experimental Aircraft Association will continue its partnership with Dyess Air Force Base, which began in 2007, to provide a joint ...

Central Texas Airshow -- Military A-10 Team - KWTX, TX
The team will showcase the superior performance of the aircraft and its personnel at the Central Texas Airshow at the Draughon-Miller Central Texas Airport in Temple, Texas on May 2 and 3, 2009.

Cenral Texas Airshow Coming To Temple - KWTX, TX
Smoke, Smoke and more Smoke will envelop the skies as the Aeroshell Aerobatic Team, one of aviation's finest four-plane precision formation aerobatic teams wows the crowd with their daring routine. Matt Younkin amazes the crowd with his truly ...

The P-51 Mustang symbolizes so much for so many people, but until now no one has captured the grace, power and beauty of this remarkable machine quite the way ASB.TV has done. This segment takes you behind the scenes of the upcoming series on the new ASB.TV, The Horsemen Cometh, which follows the world's only precision P-51 Flight Team; The Horsemen.
Watch the HD Sneak Peek "Helicopter" Segment

Angel 7 gives final performance By Meg Godlewski
Sun ‘n Fun 2009 was especially poignant for air show performer Peter Jacobs. After 12 years on the circuit, the 72-year-old Daytona Beach resident said it’s time to retire. “You can’t keep doing everything,” he said with a laugh as he wiped down the skin of his Czech-built L-39, dubbed “Angel 7.”
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Frecce Tricolori season’s opening and Rome International Airshow - With the mini-airshow that will be held in Rivolto, home of the Frecce Tricolori, on May 1, the airshow season of the Aeronautica Militare (Italian Air Force, ItAF) will officially start. Since the annual Giornata Azzurra (held each year at Pratica di Mare airbase) was canceled due to budget cuts, the traditional Frecce Tricolori season’s opening was enriched with the displays of the RSV (Reparto Sperimentale Volo, the Italian Test Wing), that will perform with the AMX, the Tornado, the C-27J...

Armed Forces Day Almost Here - Discover Moose Jaw, Canada
As Lieutenant Marc Velasco explains, the Snowbirds will take to the skies for all to see. "This will actually be the first opportunity for the public to see their show for 2009. Flying alongside the Snowbirds will be a refurbished classic F-86 Sabre ...

B-17 tours canceled over lack of permit - Stockton Record, CA
By David Siders STOCKTON - A restored B-17 bomber on a tour stop at Stockton Metropolitan Airport had tours canceled this week after airport officials said the group hosting the World War II-era plane had no permit to do so. ...

Space Shuttle Landing in Tulsa? – KTUL
The Tulsa Air and Space Museum, exploring the strange new world of space shuttle competition, to boldly go where no one in the museum world has gone before.

Museum of Aviation to open Thunderbirds exhibit - Macon Telegraph, GA
By Gene Rector - The US Air Force Thunderbirds will headline this weekend's two-day open house and air show at Robins Air Force Base. The world famous precision aerobatic team will also be the subject of a new, permanent display at ...

SAA's trimotor back in the air - The Times, South Africa
The photo show the CASA about to touch down at the Margate airshow in May 1986. You can clearly see those skinny wheels that caused all the trouble. I really hope that the aircraft will be available to take paying punters on scenic flights around ...

Cleaning up after the battle - Marlborough Express, New Zealand
The removal of 45 tonnes of material used in the theatre of Monte Cassino at this year's fifth Classic Fighters Airshow at Omaka has brought the final curtain down on a very successful event, said organiser Graham Orphan. ...

Magic of Flight (Blu-ray) - DVD Talk, OR
One of the Blue Angels talks about his "day job," as a crewman on an aircraft carrier, and the adrenaline rush he gets every time he lands a plane on the absurdly short deck. This guy with obviously huge amounts of the "right stuff" is very candid in ...

The People and Planes of Anoka County History of Flight Air & Space Magazine from
The People and Planes of Anoka County - Denizens of a small Minnesota airport: bombers, ones-of-a-kind, T-6s, Cubs, a 1938 Stinson SR10 once owned by the governor of Pennsylvania, and a veritable hive of homebuilders.

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