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Branson air show: Where the sky's the limit -, MO - Jaime Baranyai, Jaime Baranyai
Hear the roar of US Air Force Thunderbirds, watch world-famous pilots perform aerial acrobatics and get up close to military aircraft this weekend at the first Branson Air Show. The air show's aerial excitment kicks off at 6 pm Friday (gates open at 5 ...

Locals fly with the Blue Angels - KTBS, LA
KTBS 3's Sherri Talley was also there as an alternate rider with the Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron. During the air show this weekend, in a maneuver called the Diamond Pass, the jets will fly in formation as little as 18" apart. ...

'Bugs to Meet Canadian Snowbirds Pilots - OurSports Central (press release), WI
Other aerobatic performers include the Air Force Reserve's Ed Hamill, Greg Poe, the E Team Skydivers, Vintage Warbirds, and a Sunday Mother's Day concert from Aaron Tippin. The event features free admission, free parking, and a free shuttle service ...

Canadian Snowbirds arrive in Wahpeton - Wahpeton Daily News, ND
A small crowd gathered at the Harry Stern Airport in Wahpeton Tuesday to see the remainder of the Canadian Snowbirds arrive for their air show today, Wednesday. Nine plans flew in around 2:45 pm and afterward crew members met around the wing of ...

Heritage flight - Joint Base Balad, Iraq
5/7/2009 - The F-15 Eagle West Coast Demonstration Team and a pair of P-51 Mustangs fly in formation as part of the Heritage Flight during their final demonstration May 1 at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla. The Air Combat Command F-15 demo team has performed ...

Airport hosts 'Wings of Freedom' - Thousand Oaks Acorn, USA
The tour features displays of the World War II vintage Boeing B17 Flying Fortress, Consolidated B-24 Liberator and North American P-51 Mustang. Visitors may explore the aircraft inside and out. A donation of $12 for adults and $6 for children under 12 ...

Red Arrows will dart in to give town real treat - Bexhill Observer, UK - Laura Sonier
This year the iconic red jets will zoom through Eastbourne skies over the seafront setting on all four days of the seaside airshow, entertaining crowds with their breathtaking loops and twists overhead. d to four incredible flying formations but will ...

2009 Eagle Mountain Air Show gets financial boost - Porterville Recorder
The 2009 Eagle Mountain Air Show committee received a boost Wednesday in the form of two checks for $7500 each. Committee member John Longley said the money - from the Tule River Tribal Council and Eagle Mountain Casino - is much needed.

SCC & Noventri Join In Live Webcast of Langley Air Show -
SMITHSBURG, MD -- Noventri, a full-service digital signage company and its parent company, Specialized Communications Corp., joined Live Media Now LLC of Washington, DC, in creating a live global interactive webcast at the April 24-26 Air Power Over ...

SLIDESHOW: Shuttleworth Air Show - Biggleswade Today, UK
Shuttleworth Collection held its Spring Air Show on Sunday giving spectators the chance to see its unique flying collection of aeroplanes spanning 100 years of flight in action. Shuttleworth College also held a Classic Motor Show, which treated motor ...

The dream finally became reality for the four new pilots who made their race debut at the inaugural round of the 2009 Red Bull Air Race World Championship in Abu Dhabi in April with two of the newcomers securing all-important championship points. As they prepare to shake things up further in San Diego this weekend all eyes will be watching to see if it was a case of beginner's luck... or if these new guys mean business.

Fans of the Red Bull Air Race can enjoy the thrills of "flying" the great race tracks of the world from the palm of their own hands – on iPhone and iPod touch. With a seat in the cockpit of one of the 15 high-speed propeller airplanes entered in the World Championship this season, users of the new action-packed interactive flying race game by Artificial Life, Inc. that is now available in the Apple App Store can compete against the world's top pilots on the most challenging race tracks.

Weekend Best Bets: South County - San Diego Union Tribune, CA
The Red Bull Air Race World Championship returns to San Diego from 11 am to 7 pm Saturday and Sunday, in the sky over San Diego Bay between Embarcadero Marina Park and Coronado. Pilots race against the clock while performing a sequence of complex loops ...

Late Night Engine Runs and Mods…Team Rakhmanin Is Ready from Smoke-On by Tom
Working through the last couple of nights, Sergey Rakhmanin and his team are seeing the hard work pay off and they are ready to start racing…Read More

Red Bull rookie's business is soaring - San Diego Union Tribune, CA - Bill Center
"In 2005, Red Bull came to a select group of aerobatic pilots with a concept. All of us had been on the air-show circuit and some of us had a racing background at events like Reno. "But we were all on the ground floor of this new idea – flying around a ...

Red Bull Air Race Photos - Red Bull Air Racing

Pilot Tweets During Air Race - iReport - CNN

Flypast celebrates Navy centenary - BBC News, UK
The Royal Navy is to mark 100 years of aviation with a spectacular flypast over HMS Illustrious in London. A formation of 40 aircraft, led by Merlin attack helicopters, will pass directly over the strike carrier. Sea Kings, Lynx, Hawks and Jetstreams ...

British navy celebrates aviation centenary from Flight Image of the Day by Barbara Cockburn

Battle of Britain pilots honoured by Ampleforth College - Gazette & Herald, UK
The moving ceremony of the unveiling of a specially-commissioned plaque was crowned with an impressive flypast by a Spitfire and a Tornado over the veterans and hundreds of students watching in the shadow of Ampleforth Abbey from where the RAF ensign ...

2009 CF-18 Demo Jet painted in Centennial of Flight paint scheme from Headline News - Canada's Air Force, National Defence
The 2009 air show season kicked off on May 2 and the CF-18 Hornet demonstration jet is already dazzling audiences with its brand new design which commemorates the Canadian Centennial of Flight.

Women in War to be honored at Camarillo Airport - Thousand Oaks Acorn, USA
About 25 women who contributed to the war effort in World War II will be honored for their work on Sat., May 9 at the Commemorative Air Force Aviation Museum in the Camarillo Airport, Skyway Drive. The event begins at 10 am with displays of antique ...

Robby' Robertson: Dallas oilfield supplier, Episcopal lay leader ... - Dallas Morning News, TX - Joe Simnacher
By JOE SIMNACHER / The Dallas Morning News Beverly Carruth "Robby" Robertson was decorated for his service as a B-17 Flying Fortress navigator – a stint that included surviving 28 days as a prisoner of war. After the war, he became a Dallas leader in ...

Experience WW II bombers by land or air - Ventura County Star, CA - Marjorie Hernandez, Marjorie Hernandez
By Marjorie Hernandez (Contact) Photos by James Glover II / Star staff Carl Riese of Florida cleans the wings of the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress that he co-piloted into Camarillo on Wednesday. The plane, along with a B-24 plane in the background, ...

Hill Aerospace Museum, 7961 Wardleigh Rd, Hill AFB - Salt Lake Tribune
Sterling Poulson speak on Hurricane Hunters, see Civil Air Patrol cadets post the colors, etc. at 7 pm with a social at 6:30 pm today.

'Yankee Air Museum C-47 Ground School and Bomber Buffing Party from Airspeed by Stephen Force
...I'm catching up a little on some of the audio I've recorded and haven't yet had the chance to turn into episodes. Sorry about that, but I have a really good excuse. I've been flying airplanes like it's my job. I got all of 40 hours of flying in in the year ended March 31 and I think I logged more than 16 hours this past April alone. Okay, lots of people log more, but few who are juggling family and a really cool law practice. ...

When The Lights Go On Again - The Press in York, UK
York Musical Theatre Company has joined forces with the Yorkshire Air Museum for its next production. When The Lights Go On Again is a 1940s musical extravaganza, taking the audience on a nostalgic journey back to the "good old days" of wartime music ...

Young Eagles Flight Rally to be held May 16 - Leominster Champion, USA
FITCHBURG - Area young people ages 8 to 17 will have a chance to take to the skies on May 16 (rain date May 17) as the Fitchburg Pilots Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Chapter 1454 hosts a Young Eagles Flight Rally at the Fitchburg Airport. ...

Sukhois In The US (Officially) from Ares by Bill Sweetman
Two Sukhoi Su-27UB trainers have just turned up in the US. They're probably not the first aircraft of the type to be acquired by US operators - but are probably the first that anyone will talk about, since there have been multiple Su-27 sightings in the neighborhood of Air Force Flight Test Center Detachment 3, popularly known as Area 51. ...

Royal Airforce Musuem - Cosford. from Military Photos by PrivatePyle
Calling all historical aviation buffs - we need your help? from Flight International by Stuart
2009 Moron airshow pictures: by joesys (José Teixidó)

IAC Report: April 2009 from INDYAEROCLUB.ORG by Indianapolis Aero Club
Summary of the April 14 Meeting

Meeting Announcement - May 12, 2009 from INDYAEROCLUB.ORG by Indianapolis Aero Club
Guest Speaker: Charlie Holleman speaking about the Simulator Program at Purdue University.


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