Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Indy Transponder 8-APR-09 1030z

Filming Begins for George Lucas' New 'Red Tails' Movie from Alabama Aviator - Aviation News
Having staged his share of aerial dogfights in an outer space movie or two, George Lucas will soon be pitting warplanes of a different era against each other in "Red Tails," a fictional film about the Tuskegee Airmen of World War II that his Lucasfilm studio is producing…

Mustangs & Mustangs Show at Fantasy of Flight By Tom Norton
Fantasy of Flight and Imperial Mustangs, both in Polk County, Florida, have scheduled their annual Mustangs & Mustangs car and vintage airplane show for April 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is the only event in Florida that showcases both the restored P-51 Mustang aircraft used during World War II and Ford Mustang automobiles of all eras, ages and styles, said Fantasy of Flight’s Mary Deatrick. Read More→

Commemorative Air Force visitors in Camarillo get a chance to soar ... - Ventura County Star, CA
By Marjorie Hernandez (Contact) Pilot Terry Cedar, a member of the Commemorative Air Force, climbs into the cockpit of a 1943 North American SNJ-5 before taking flight from the Camarillo Airport recently. The Camarillo Commemorative Air Force museum ...

Red Bull Air Race In Genoa Italy For 2010? from Smoke-On by Tom
Before you read this article I must warn you that this information is not confirmed. It appears that the Red Bull Air Race Team might have approached the officials of Genoa Italy to discuss the possibility of hosting a future race. Once again this information is not confirmed. English Translated VersionItalian Language Version

Discovery Channel Canada: Air Dogs Episode With Kirby Chambliss from Smoke-On by Tom
Air Dogs: “Red Bull Racer” Rooster and Miller head down to the Arizona desert where they meet up with world champion air racer and flying legend Kirby Chambliss. Chambliss takes the Air Dogs through Red Bull boot camp to see if they have what it takes to become air racers. While Miller is anxious to fly [...]

Aviation pioneer to make special appearance at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force from National Museum of the USAF Top Stories by (Rob Bardua)
Join aviation pioneer Col. (Ret.) Joseph Kittinger Jr., as he discusses his 29-year Air Force career in a lecture titled, "The Sky Is My Office," on Wednesday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the museum's Carney Auditorium - Col. Kittinger entered military service in March 1949 as an aviation cadet and was commissioned a second lieutenant in March 1950. Following a tour with the 86th Fighter Bomber Wing in Germany, he was assigned to the Air Force Missile Development Center at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M.

Insurance covers air show refunds - Dateline Alabama
By Robert dewitt Staff Writer TUSCALOOSA The city of Tuscaloosa is prepared to refund reserved seat tickets after Sunday's air show cancellation, ...

Ground Breaking Ceremony Held For WACO Museum And Learning Center -
The WACO Historical Society, founded in 1978, operates Historic WACO Field, which includes a 2000-foot grass airstrip, and the WACO Air Museum, ...

Junior aviators take to the sky - Vernon Morning Star, Canada
Junior aviators are invited to enjoy a free flight with members of the Vernon Flying Club as part of the Canadian Owners and Pilots Association’s kids’ aviation program. On Feb. 23, 1909, on a frozen lake near Baddeck, Nova Scotia, a team of aviation ...

Embry-Riddle Offers Aviation/Aerospace Summer Programs for Teens (Aircraft Maintenance... from Aviation & Aerospace News Updated Constantly
DAYTONA BEACH, FL - Teens who'd enjoy hands-on exploration of aviation and aerospace topics will want to sign up for the Summer Academy operated by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University at its...

Backyard DC-3 from Another Time by Dan Linn
Was flying the 170 around West of Justin, Texas earlier this evening and came upon this DC-3 sitting in someones backyard! It is at the South end of Fairview airfield

Tuscaloosa - 04/04/09 from FenceCheck Forums
Finally getting back in the mood to post some pics.....Here are a few from Friday's practice. - C-17 Demo.....

United States - Florida - Gulf Coast Salute 2009 - Tyndall AFB, Panama City - 03/28/09 from FenceCheck Forums - I was going back thru some of my Saturday rain day static shots and picked out a few more.

Tri-Motors! from FenceCheck Forums - From last June at KMGY

Buckley AFB (KBKF) from FenceCheck Forums

Israeli Air Force from FenceCheck Forums

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