Sunday, May 10, 2009

Indy Transponder 10-MAY-09 1300z

"Joy"riding with the USAF Thunderbirds - Ozarks First, MO
I got to ride with the Thunderbirds prior to the start of the Branson Air Show, to celebrate the opening of the new Branson Airport. Prior to the flight I had to send in a detailed application and take a physical with a doctor's note. ...

Fat Albert puts on a show at Barksdale Air Force Base - KTBS, LA
Fat Albert is a C-130 that's responsible for taking all the Blue Angels' support personnel and equipment from place to place but it also performs several tricks for crowds at Air Shows. KTBS 3's Corrie Cross got to go for a ride on Fat Albert as a ...

Air show preps in full gear - New Bern Sun Journal, NC
Preparations swing into full gear this week for the annual MCAS Cherry Point Air Show. Gates will open Friday at 5 pm for an evening show that ends with fireworks. Saturday and Sunday, the gates open 8 am and flying begins 10:30 pm ♦ Parking is free ...

2009 N'Awlins Air Show's attendance was sky-high - The Times-Picayune -, LAby Paul Purpura, The Times-Picayune After counting sales receipts and even tapping the opinions of aerobatic pilots who viewed the crowds from overhead, Navy officials said about 153700 people attended the N'Awlins Air Show last weekend at the Naval ...

Event to be held May 16 and 17 in New Iberia - The Daily Advertiser, LA
In the case of the Acadiana Airfest 2009 Air Show and Fly-In, the question is, which came first, the air show or the cause? "It will benefit the families of fallen soldiers," said co-organizer Alicia LeJeaune. "That's the reason for the air show. ...

Airshow photos wanted - Sunday Sun, UK
I AM currently researching the history of British airshows in order to produce a book marking the 100th anniversary of the first British event in 1909. I was wondering if any of your readers had recollections they may wish to share and photographs ...

Spring aerial spectacular - Saffron Walden Reporter, UK
All three British Red Bull Air Race pilots will be displaying their skills. Visitors to the Spring Air Show will also be able to see the Percival Mew Gull in action. This legendary aircraft was flown by the outstanding pilot, Alex Henshaw, ...

ARCH ROARS BACK TO WIN SAN DIEGO QUALI - Austria’s Hannes Arch rallied from behind to post the fastest time in Qualifying on Saturday for the Red Bull Air Race World Championship on Sunday in San Diego and collected the one point up for grabs to widen his lead atop the standings over rival Paul Bonhomme. The British ace had posted the fastest time in the first Qualifying session but Arch, who was only in fourth after Q1, opened the throttle in Q2 to rocket past Bonhomme with a time of 1:18.42.

Bringing a B-17 to Life - American Profile, TN
by Vicki Cox Lauri Koski, 91, stands at the DeKalb (Ill.) Taylor Municipal Airport listening to the four engines of a B-17 sputter, pop, spit smoke and rumble to life. Koski, a pilot during World War II, smiles as the 1944 bomber roars down the runway, ...

Are You Ready For Space Tweets? from Aero-News Network
NASA Shuttle Commander Tweets, Will Answer Questions from Space NASA astronaut Mark Polansky, commander of the next space shuttle mission to the International Space Station this June, is sharing updates about his training and flight on Twitter and has invited followers to submit video questions via YouTube that he will answer from orbit…

Redbullairrace: RT @PolarBearFarm Photos from Day 1 Red Bull Air Race San Diego #RBAR

More Planes in Black & White from Parrothead Jeff by Parrothead Jeff

United States - Louisiana - N\'awlins Air Show 2009 - NAS JRB New Orleans - 05/01/09 from FenceCheck Forums

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