Saturday, July 11, 2009

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The Seventeen Days in 1910 That Forever Changed American Aviation - Washington Post
Mortimer's tantalizing subtitle, "The Seventeen Days in 1910 That Forever Changed American Aviation," sets up the three events that pilot his book: The dirigible America took off from New Jersey in an attempt to make the first airborne crossing of the ...

Hopes high of Vulcan appearance at Lowestoft show - Norfolk Eastern Daily Press
Hopes are high that an iconic Cold War bomber will grace the skies at this month's Lowestoft Air Festival despite an anxious wait for paperwork before it ...

Vulcan soars after CAA issues new permit to fly from Flightglobal Events
The UK Civil Aviation Authority has accepted a revised application, allowing Avro Vulcan XH558 to resume flight activities ...

Thousands expected for air show - BBC News
More than 36000 people are expected to attend the annual airshow at RNAS Yeovilton in Somerset. Organisers say visitors to the show -which marks 100 years ...

Crowds expected to soar at last air show – StarPhoenix
Other performances this year include the Canadian Armed Forces SkyHawks Parachute Team, the CF-18 Hornet Demo Team and Julie Clark's "God Bless Canada" ...

Stunt pilot: 'It's my absolute passion' - Peoria Journal Star
If that last bit doesn't sound like flying, you're not Michael Wiskus, a stunt pilot performing Saturday and Sunday at the 25th anniversary Prairie Air Show ...

Snowbird country - Orillia Today
Canada's Snowbirds and a Canadian Forces F-18 Hornet created quite a buzz on Tuesday at the Lake Simcoe Regional Airport in Oro-Medonte, as they arrived in ...

Great Chautauqua County Air Show announces lineup of aerial performers - Evening Observer
JAMESTOWN -The Great Chautauqua County Air Show takes off high in the skies over the Chautauqua County Airport Jamestown terminal Aug. 21-23. ...

Peoria Illinoisan » Blog Archive » A stolen Airshow moment, frozen ... by PeoriaIllinoisan
It was the first year the Prairie Air Show was relocated to Peoria from Bloomington and the Blue Angels were in town. As I recall, it rained all weekend - Saturday was pretty much a wash-out, and Sunday was proving to be a bust also. ...

RIP Chandy Clanton

Air Show Performer Chandy Clanton Killed In Crash from AVwebFlash Current Issue
Chandy Clanton, three-time member of the United States Unlimited Aerobatic Team and several time EAA AirVenture Oshkosh performer was killed Friday in her Edge 540 ahead of the Wingnuts Flying Circus in Tarkio, Mo.; she was 36 years old. Clanton was scheduled to fly in the show that will now go on without her and was also scheduled to fly this year at AirVenture. Clanton's aviation history included air show performances and experience in aircraft ranging from the Piper Cub, through the P-51 to the King Air and Lear Jet (Clanton earned a type rating in a Lear 24 with only 400 hours in her logbook, according to her web site).

Air Show Performer Chandy Clanton Killed In Crash – Avweb
Clanton was scheduled to fly in the show that will now go on without her and was also scheduled to fly this year at AirVenture.

Selfridge Air Show - August 22-23 -
On a somewhat irregular basis, the base puts on an air show that is truly something to behold if you are a lover of planes, helicopters, and all things aerial.

Vintage planes visit KC in Wings of Freedom Tour - Kansas City Star, MO
A World War II vintage B-17 Flying Fortress took to the air over Kansas City on Friday, July 10, 2009, from the Wheeler Downtown Airport. The Wings of Freedom Tour, which features the B-17, along with a P-51 Mustang and a B-24 Liberator, will be at the ...

A flight through history: WWII bomber at Batten - Journal Times, WI
The B-17 is at Batten International Airport this weekend, available for half-hour flights or tours. Guns bristle from the turrets on the plane. Its aluminum shell is coated with rivets. Mike Loew, left, and Ben Church, right, stare out the waist gunner ...

Ever Wanted To Fly An American Warbird? -
ABC23s photojournalist, Jerold Brewer, hopped into the T-6G Texan to get a first hand look at the excitement these war birds actually bring. ...

Restored B-17 flies into Mountain Home airport for 3-days of rides ... - Mountain Home News
Flown by the Commemorative Air Force, a non-profit organization that restores historic aircraft to flying condition, the "Flying Fortress" bomber is one of ...

Liberating the Flying Fortress from Airline Pilot Central Forums by pilotbassist

Biggin Hill - Photos from the Early 1950's 1 from PPRuNe Forums by Warmtoast - Following photos are scanned from 3½ x 2½-inch prints in my album so are not of ideal quality. Original negatives were lost in a 1970's house move - which is a pity…

Say What You Want About the Russians.... from Defense Tech by jnoonan ...they can still throw together a great fly-by. Combat employment of the same assets? Dubious.

Avro Arrow model marks 100 years of Canadian aviation history -
The 80-foot model looks just like the original, according to Byron Reynolds, honorary curator of the aviation program at the Reynolds-Alberta Museum.

Frame Grabs of the Other Media Riders from the T-34 Ride from Airspeed by Stephen Force (Steve Tupper)
Not a lot of commentary here. Just wanted to get the frame grabs up so that the other media riders could get to the pics sooner rather than later.

United States - Rhode Island - Rhode Island Open House & Air Show 2009 - Quonset ANGB, North Kin from FenceCheck Forums

United States - Michigan - National Cherry Festival Airshow 2009 - Traverse City - 07/04/09 from FenceCheck Forums - Snort and Chad Thomas of Jetwashimages over the Traverse City burbs. Probably a little higher than both wanted to be.

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