Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Indy Transponder 26-MAY-09 1030z

Thunderbirds Take to Sky - KRDO, CO
The US Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, will turn heads skyward during several flights over the Colorado Springs area from Monday through Wednesday. The Thunderbirds are scheduled to arrive at Peterson Air Force Base on Monday ...

Air show returning for festival POLL - Evansville Courier & Press, IN
"It will not be a full air show by the (Ohio) river," said Soucy, a three-time national aerobatic champion. "We will provide entertainment between boat races, just as in the past. All the airplanes make smoke and are colorful and noisy. ...

Fly-In & Air Show a success despite clouds, cold - Register Pajaronian, CA
It was the moment that many of the attendees of the 45th annual Watsonville Fly-In & Air Show had been waiting for. The Harrier roared down the runway and into the sky, twice circling around to shriek by the crowd at mind-numbing speed. ...

Heli-AirShow: No Fixed-Wing Aircraft Need Apply from Aero-News Network
An "American Heroes" helicopter-only airshow is set for June 20th at Seattles' Museum of Flight at Boeing Field.Sponsored by the Seattle chapter of the Airborne Law Enforcement Association ... this is the 5th year that the airshow will be held at the Museum.

Red Arrows confirmed for 2009 Isle of Man TT - Isle of Man Today, UK
THE Red Arrows will return to Manx skies to provide entertainment during this year's Isle of Man TT festival. There will also be displays by The Blades Display Team and the Aerosuperbatics Wing Walkers – which have both performed here before. ...

Red Wings and Red Bull - Sportsnet.ca, Canada
Speaking of head shots, more than a few people implied that I must have taken a big one when I threw my hand up to take a ride in a Red Bull Air Race plane last week. But I trusted the good people at Red Bull the first time it was suggested many years ...

BIGGIN HILL: Vulcan B2 bomber set for take off at air show - This is Local London, UK
By Scott Mullins » AFTER spending a decade being restored, a former Royal Air Force bomber will entertain the crowds at the Biggin Hill air show. The Avro Vulcan B2 will fly on both days of the air show on June 27 and 28 subject to final tests and ...

CAF Hosts Memorial Day Ceremony - NewsWest9.com, TX
A large group gathered on Monday at the Commemorative Air Force in Midland to pay their respects, and to celebrate the grand opening of the new George WH and Barbara Bush Commemorative Center. "To see their spirit just tugs at their heart. ...

Three parts of Armed Forces Air Show - Examiner.com
The Joint Armed Forces Air show was May 16th and 17th at Andrews Air Force Base. For more: Hurricane Preparedness Week is on IPR. You can catch my show WeatherTalk tonight at 8pm with Charlie Wilson here. Tony Pann is an Examiner from Baltimore. ...

Airshow asks for backing - Marlborough Express, New Zealand
By RACHEL YOUNG - The Marlborough Express The Classic Fighters Airshow Charitable Trust is asking the Marlborough District Council to underwrite the airshow in the event of a loss. The trust is also asking the council to provide $70000 biennially to ...

P-40/Camp David Gets Visitors, Three GA Pilots See F-15s -- Up Close from Aero-News Network
When The President Is In Residence, Stay Farther Away What you don't know may hurt you -- or, at least, scare the (deleted ) out of you. The pilots of three aircraft flew into the temporarily-expanded Prohibited airspace over Camp David this weekend, and each was greeted by an F-15 fighter jet for their mistake.

Pless nominated to Aviation Hall of Fame - Newnan Times-Herald, GA
By Winston Skinner The late Major Stephen Wesley Pless, one of two Newnan natives to receive the Medal of Honor, has been nominated to the Georgia Aviation Hall of Fame. Col. Joe M. Jackson, who received the Medal of Honor in the same White House ...

Marine Corps Osprey Makes NYC Debut from Aero-News Network
For A Change... A Positive Aircraft Sighting In The Skies Over New York! It sure is a pleasure to detail a story in which aircraft sighted over the city of New York are viewed in a positive light. Two Marine Corps MV-22 Ospreys were the first of their kind to fly in New York City's skies and did so during Fleet Week's opening day -- the headlines that resulted were all positive (and NO ONE at the White House has had to issue an apology -- grin).

Memorial Day 2009 - Missing Man Formation from Parrothead Jeff by Parrothead Jeff
I took this video at Nellis Air Force Base a couple of years ago during an airshow. I had posted the video on YouTube a while back, but that was before I knew how to add titles. I thought this version would be acceptable as my personal contribution on Memorial Day…

Vietnam exhibit at the Fargo Air Museum – WDAY
Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - Some Vietnam veterans spent part of their day at the Fargo Air Museum remembering their time in battle and the friends they lost there.

B-17 Pilot Recalls Long Walk - KELOLAND TV, SDOn his 13th bombing mission over Germany, Christensen's B-17 was hit by flack. With one engine gone and no fuel, he somehow managed to pilot the wounded flying fortress to a safe landing. "We threw out the ball turret, all the flack suits, ...

Veteran, former POW still playing a key role - Minneapolis Star Tribune, MN
During last week's service, Woehrle had on the organ a copy of a training guide for World War II airmen learning to fly on B-17 bombers. Jim Richards, the chapel volunteer who'd put it there, said his own training coincided with the war's end, ...

Riding in a B-17 - WOWT, NE
A B-17 that never made it to battle. Now it's a flying museum. As I moved about -- going from the cockpit to the gunner locations to the bombardier, you could feel the history. I looked through the site over Omaha. I tried to imagine the enemy fire ...

B-17 Flights Offered in Metro - WOWT, NE
The B-17 bomber which gained mythical status in World War II will be available for rides on Saturday, May 30. It's an old bomber with a new mission -- known for completing long-range bombing missions, suffering serious battle damage and still making it ...

WWII Bomber Serves as Tribute, History Lesson - KPTM-TV, NEMonday the World War II B-17 Flying Fortress took to the skies over Omaha. "You got to put a lot of force into it. It's slow to respond but it's a very true straightforward airplane and it has a lot of personality in a cross wind," said pilot John ...

At Edwards Air Force Base from How I Am Becoming An Astronaut by Damaris B. Sarria
I flew out today to Edwards Air Force Base where we completed our initial inspection of Atlantis since landing. Tomorrow we will continue a more detailed inspection of the areas of interest that we observed in flight. This week we will be assessing any repairs that need to be completed before the ferry flight back to Kennedy Space Center. It's been a long day for me..but I have some awesome pictures and info to share. I will post them tomorrow! :)

Roberts Indy Airshow Experience 2009 from Technorati Search for: airshow
Roberts Imaging is once again offering their popular Airshow Experience on June 7th, 2009. For a nominal fee, photographers will enjoy access to flightline chalets, interact with airshow shooters and sample pro-quality equipment.

YouTube - B-25 Bombers Fly Over Indianapolis Motor Speedway from http://www.youtube.com/
Two B-25 Bombers fly over the Indianapolis Motor Speedway at the end of the national anthem on May 24, 2009 before the Indy 500 race.

Race Day :: Official site of the Indianapolis 500 from http://www.indy500.com/ B-25 Mitchell Bombers

Re: United States - Maryland - NAS Patuxent River Airshow 2009 - NAS Patuxent Ri from FenceCheck Forums

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