Monday, May 18, 2009

Indy Transponder 18-MAY-09 1030z

Rain cancels Blue Angel's finale at Beaufort Air Show - Hilton Head Island Packet, SC
By JULIANN VACHON Heavy rain and thunderstorms brought Beaufort's 2009 Air Show to a wet end Sunday about 20 minutes before the elite Blue Angels were scheduled to perform their final round of flying maneuvers. Event organizers at Marine Corps Air ...

Hangars become miniature cities during air show - New Bern Sun Journal
It was just before noon Sunday when announcer Larry Strain told the crowd at the Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point Air Show to take cover.

LE FRECCE TRICOLORI IN UMBRIA/ festa dell'aeronautica ''Umbria Air ... -, Italy
Sarà l'esibizione delle “Frecce Tricolori”, la pattuglia acrobatica nazionale dell'Aeronautica militare italiana, a chiudere l'edizione 2009 di “Umbria Air Show”, la festa dell'aeronautica umbra che si svolgerà il 24 maggio a Castiglione del Lago, ...

Plus de 15.000 spectateurs les yeux levés vers le ciel - Site internet de La Nouvelle République du Centre Ouest, France
Le show de la Patrouille de France a fait l'unanimité. Il ne fallait pas arriver en retard, hier, sur les bords des pistes de l'aéroport de Châteauroux-Déols. Imaginez : 15.000 personnes agglutinées, dont les premiers véhicules étaient garés aux abords ...

Fly in for a day of aviation activities - Lancaster Newspapers, PA
By JOHN JASCOLL, Correspondent If you have an interest in small planes, seeing a spectacular parachute jump or taking a hot-air balloon ride, then Sunday's 34th annual Breakfast Fly-In at Lancaster Airport is for you. The all-day event, which is open ...

A tribute to veterans at the Trail of Honor - WLBT-TV, MS
"We keep these cobras and helicopters flying so that people can see what we went through as Vietnam era vets," said Vietnam veteran Jerry Sanders with the Army Aviation Heritage Foundation. "We enjoy doing it for these guys too. ...

RB 105 Crew Pays A Visit To The USS Nimitz from Smoke-On by Tom
After winning of the Emmy, a Crew of the Red Bull Air Race members including Jürg Fleischmann, got an invitation to visit the Aircraft Carrier USS Nimitz in the Pacific for 24 hrs…View The Pics-------

Apollo 10: 40 Years Ago Today from Aero-News Network
Four Decades Ago, We Were On The Verge Of Walking On The Moon... Apollo X Made That Possible NASA is celebrating another key milestone on their path to the historic moon landing 40 years ago.

Warbird Museum spreading its wings - Florida Today
That's the phrase that best describes the Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum here. With more planes than room, museum officials realized the need to expand and asked the Tourism Development Commission for a grant to build a 17000-square-foot facility ...

College wants to shed aviation relic - KTVZ, OR
Parties interested in acquiring the plane include Oregon's Evergreen Air & Space Museum. The curator of the museum says it wants to fly the EC-121 to Arizona, where the plane would be restored and then flown to Oregon for permanent exhibition in ...

Branson unveils space tourism craft - WA today, Australia
WhiteKnightTwo was designed and built by Scaled Composites, a California-based aerospace company run by engineer Burt Rutan. Last July, three people were killed after a rocket being developed by the company in connection with the Virgin Galactic ...

Even when you're not flying, you're still a pilot from The PapaGolf Chronicles by DaveG
I spent my weekend with pilots, but didn't fly at all. One of the most compelling things about becoming a pilot is that it is a lot like joining a fraternity (or sorority, of course), albeit without the hazing and, for the most part, the drunken debauchery. Because of the relative scarcity of pilots in the general population, it is one of those avocations that instantly defines you to the non-flying masses, and makes you easily and readily approachable by others in the club…

Today In Military/Aviation History 18 - 24 May from Warbirds Online by Tom Kwiatkowski Sr.
Greetings Folks. Seven more gone and I’m back. Where does the time go? Well, guess what? That camera I got last week was defective. I couldn’t get it to talk to my computer no matter how hard I tried. Even waterboarding wouldn’t work. I gave up and took it back Thursday. This one still won’t talk to the Canon software, but will talk to Picasa. Hey, I’ll take it. I passed up some nice pictures because I was reluctant to take a chance of not being able to get the shots from the camera to computer. Bah! It’s always something. Let’s get down to some serious history, shall we? Have an AB FAN week, Take Care and Be Safe, Tom K

The Smithsonian’s Hollywood Moment from Air & Space Magazine

United States - California - Planes of Fame Airshow 2009 - Chino - 05/16/09 from FenceCheck Forums
United States - California - Planes of Fame Airshow 2009 - Chino - 05/16/09 from FenceCheck Forums
Chino - 05/16/09 from FenceCheck Forums
United States - California - Planes of Fame Airshow 2009 - Chino - 05/16/09 from FenceCheck Forums

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