Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Indy Transponder 5-MAY-09 1030z

‘Wings Over Wahpeton' set for Wednesday - In-Forum, ND
WAHPETON, ND – The Wahpeton Airport Authority will host the “Wings Over Wahpeton” air show with the Canadian Snowbirds at 10:30 am Wednesday. For safety reasons, roads around the airport will be closed today from 2 to 5 pm and Wednesday from 10:30 am ...

11th Annual Corsicana Airshow - "A Gathering of Trainers" - Mexia Daily News
The theme for this year's air show is “A Gathering of Trainers.” The show hearkens to the history of the Corsicana airfield which was built in 1941 to train ...

The USN believes the N'Awlins Air Show attendance topped 100,000, a figure event planners said could be a record despite competition with the New Orleans Jazz Festival. Other weekend air shows also reported top flight crowds.
Weekend Reviews

Hello Plane Folks, This week I bring you something a bit different. I've been tinkering around with slides and music to create a movie/essay on the wonderful Big Band Hangar Dance the Minnesota CAF holds every spring and fall. Hopefully you'll enjoy it and hopefully it will work for your connection and browser. If not, I'll refund your money. Enjoy! http://maxair2air.com/ Max - P.S. There are planes in some of the pictures, never fear.

'Liberty' Lands in Tukwila - Federal Way News, WA - Tony Miller
Medal of honor winner Wilburn K. Ross was one of those Americans and the B-17 was one the airplanes that made that victory possible. On May 2-3, the public had an opportunity to take a trip in the "Liberty Belle," a WWII B-17 at the Museum of Flight in ...

B-17 makes stop at Truckee-Tahoe airport from Latest news updates from RGJ.com
A B-17 Flying Fortress from the World War II era is visiting the Truckee-Tahoe Airport.

Harold Payne & DA Steele present 'Missions of a B-17' May 5 in ... - North Texas e-News, TX - Audie Murphy
By Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum Greenville - On Tuesday, May 5, beginning at noon at the Audie Murphy/American Cotton Museum, Harold Payne and DA Steele will present “Pistol Packin' Mama: The Missions of a B-17,” a truly enthralling war ...

WWII-era B-17 bomber coming to Redding - Record-Searchlight, CA - Jim Schultz
By Jim Schultz (Contact) One of the few Boeing B-17 bombers still flying will land at the Redding Municipal Airport around noon Monday and will be parked by the Redding Jet Center north of the airport. The B-17 will be open to public tours, ...

Warbird museum wants to expand - Florida Today - Rick Neale
BY RICK NEALE • FLORIDA TODAY • May 5, 2009 Packed with planes, the crowded Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum needs space to stretch its wings, tourism officials say.

WASP seek support for Congressional Gold Medal By Tom Norton
The Women Airforce Service Pilots, the legendary WASP, are the subject of a Senate bill that would award them a Congressional Gold Medal for their service during World War II. The surviving WASP, now in their 80s, are asking for support from the public to get the bill passed. The intent of the WASP program was to free up male combat pilots from duties such as aircraft ferrying and flight instruction during the war but, ultimately, it “served as a catalyst for revolutionary reform in the integration of women pilots into the Armed Services,” according to the bill’s author, Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Tex.).
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The May edition of the Heartland Warrior is now available. The official E-Paper of the 434th Air Refueling Wing includes eight pages of stories, photos and features. Top stories include: AFRC Commander visits deployed Airmen, mentoring program gets modernized and Grissom named Tree City for eighth time. For the complete issue, click:/shared/media/document/AFD-090429-058.pdf

Kent Pietsch Airshow Comedy Act / Beale AFB Airshow 2009 from Keith Breazeal Video Productions - by keith

ANG from FenceCheck Forums - Some more 142nd action…

Air National Guard (United States Air Force) from FenceCheck Forums

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