Friday, May 8, 2009

Indy Transponder 8-MAY-09 1030z

Patriotism on display at 2009 air show - Shreveport Times, LA
By Jane Bokun • janebokun@gannett.com • May 8, 2009 It is certainly fitting country music star Aaron Tippin will be performing at the Barksdale Air Force Base Defender of Liberty Air Show at 11:30 am Sunday. "I'm a big fan of our military," Tippin said ...


Blue Angels in Bossier City - KTAL, LA
The US Navy Blue Angels arrived in the Ark-la-tex Thursday morning eager to begin this weekend's festivities. The team practiced their moves throughout the afternoon and tells KTAL they hope Barksdale Air Force Base's annual air show will inspire young ...


Barksdale Air Show ready for lift off - KSLA-TV
By Liz Elan - bio email BOSSIER CITY, LA (KSLA) - It's a calm start to a wild weekend. "It's high performance, it's precision," said Major Nathan Miller.


Branson Air Show and Grand Opening - KY3, MO
By Gene Hartley BRANSON, MO-- The first annual Branson Air Show takes flight Friday, and flies through the weekend. It will feature the Unites States Air Force Thunderbirds, among many others. It's all to mark the opening of Branson's new airport. ...


First Private Airport in the US Opens - BlackBook Magazine, NY
To celebrate the opening, Branson is hosting an acrobatic airshow with performances by the US Air Force Thunderbirds, the US Army Golden Knights, and the Aeroshell Aerobatic Team. The show starts Friday night, with events scheduled through Sunday...


BRANSON GEARS UP FOR FIRST AIR SHOW - In the Ozark hills of Missouri, the city of Branson prepares for its first air show at its brand new airport, which will start commercial flights on Monday. For now, the USAF Thunderbirds and other top performers own the ramp for the weekend. Close to Home Show for Two Thunderbirds

'Bugs to Meet Canadian Snowbirds Pilots - OurSports Central, 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 ...


Golden West Fly-in Announces 2009 Theme 'Bringing Aviation Home' - Aero-News Network, FL
The Golden West Aviation Association has disclosed that "Bringing Aviation Home", a celebration of amateur-built aircraft, is the theme for this year's Golden West Fly-in which will be held on June 12, 13 & 14 at Yuba County Airport in Marysville, ...


Lyon County Fly-In takes off on May 16-17 - Reno Gazette Journal, NV
The Lyon County Fly-In will lure hundreds of private, antique and military aircraft to the Silver Springs/Lyon County Regional Airport, and event organizers are anticipating over 5000 people to attend the two-day event. The Opening Ceremony will be ...


Royal Navy flypast marks century of aviation - Times Online
A flight of Royal Navy aircraft flew over London yesterday, circling the Houses of Parliament in an air show to mark 100 years of naval aviation. The Duke of York, who saw active service as a naval pilot during the Falklands conflict, ...


FRECCE TRICOLORI/ alla festa dell'aeronautica ''Umbria Air Show ... - UnoNotizie.it, Italy
Sar√† 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 svolger√† il 24 maggio a Castiglione del Lago, ...


BIGGIN HILL: Royal Navy aircraft to fly at air fair - This is Local London, UK
On the weekend of June 27 and 28, some of the Royal Navy's most famous aircraft will take to the skies and be on show in the static park. These include a 1930s Hawker Nimrod, a Second World War Fairey Swordfish, a Supermarine Seafire and a Hawker Sea ...


California dreamin' - Emirates Business 24/7, United Arab Emirates
The Team Abu Dhabi pilot will take to the San Diego skies tomorrow to compete in the city's Red Bull Air Race, the second in a six-event world championship series. Arch won the series last year and has since linked up with Abu Dhabi's eponymous race ...


In the Air - iReport.com from http://www.ireport.com
I was in the air! A rare opportunity to find out what it feels like to fly in the Red Bull Air Race by going for a ride as a passenger with Pilot Sergio Pla in an Extra 300L. An experience I will never forget.

Sean Tucker Explains Off-Airport Landing from AVWeb Podcast - Podcast
It's a lesson that every new flight student learns, and it's one that 23,000-hour aviation icon Sean Tucker learned again last Sunday. The legendary aerobatic pilot tells AVweb's Russ Niles why he'll never fly again without first dipping the fuel tanks.


2009 Sun ‘n Fun / Splash In from Kermit's Blog by Kermit
We hosted our second Splash-In event as part of the Sun ‘n Fun Fly-In on Thursday, April 23rd. It was a great success! Last year we had 85 seaplanes and this year we had 101! The weather was perfect and I got a chance to fly the Grumman Duck for everyone. We are beginning to plan and promote our own Seaplane Fly-In during the last weekend of September of this year so keep your eyes peeled for more information. With our great shoreline and seaplane ramp, we have the potential to create one of the premier Seaplane Fly-In’s in the world!...


Free Oshkosh Airventure Camping Guide from PPRuNe Forums by kenair
I wrote this Oshkosh Airventure camping guide this past winter for those that are planning on making the trip to Oshkosh and may want additional information. This is one awesome event, 2009 will be my 7th trip to Osh. The guide is on my site at
Oshkosh cheers -ken

EAA Backs Congressional Effort to Honor WASP from EAA - The Experimental Aircraft Association
EAA has lent its support to two bills under consideration to award the Congressional Gold Medal to World War II Women Air Force Service Pilots (WASP). In separate letters to Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-TX) and Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), EAA President and Chairman Tom Poberezny called the bills, "well deserved recognition of the efforts put forth by all the great women who supported our country during World War II."


Oshkosh Tourism Honors EAA Founder from EAA - The Experimental Aircraft Association
EAA Founder Paul Poberezny received a standing ovation this morning at the annual Oshkosh Tourism breakfast as he received a special award honoring his role in boosting tourism in the region. The annual breakfast is hosted by the Oshkosh Convention and Visitors Bureau.


Takeoff looms for Dambusters Stuff.co.nz from http://www.stuff.co.nz/
Director Peter Jackson has unveiled the first glimpses of his Dambusters movie. Jackson, the King Kong of New Zealand's film industry, visited Hood Aerodrome in Masterton yesterday to oversee a mockup of a World War II airfield, complete with a full-scale replica of a Lancaster bomber.


The only way to float from Things with Wings by Michael Mecham
Airship Ventures, which has graced the skies over San Francisco since last fall with a 246-ft. long Zeppelin called Eureka, is ready for its first commute flight to Los Angeles. Well, it’s not exactly a commute flight...


Memorial Day forum slated at Flying Heritage Collection By Janice Wood
A special Memorial Day forum at Paul G. Allen’s Flying Heritage Collection will feature a panel of veterans and military experts discussing the pivotal role that World War II bomber crews played in the outcome of the war. During the forum, slated to begin at 11 a.m., veterans will be honored at a ceremony. Veterans can attend the event for free. The Flying Heritage Collection is at Paine Field in Everett, Wash.For more information:
FlyingHeritage.com.

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