Sunday, July 19, 2009

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Collins to be inducted into Aviation hall - Elmira Star-Gazette
Sean D. Tucker, an airshow pilot who was inducted into the NAHF last year, frequently talks about discovering one's "passion" and living one's dream, ...

Ed White, Jimmy Stewart among aviation inductees - The Associated Press
DAYTON, Ohio - Edward White, who made America's first spacewalk and later died in a spacecraft fire, is among the latest aviation and space pioneers scheduled to be inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame. The other enshrinees in Saturday ...

Former leader of Cessna, Russ Meyer, to be inducted into National ... -
(AP) - Former Cessna Aircraft chief executive Russ Meyer is being inducted into the National Aviation Hall of Fame. Meyer led Cessna during the production of thousands of aircraft and is credited with leading efforts to save the general aviation ...

Astronauts honored at National Aviation Hall of Fame dinner - Dayton Daily News
Aldrin and Armstrong were participating in the National Aviation Hall of Fame President's Dinner Friday evening, July 17 at the National Museum of the US Air Force in Dayton, Ohio.

Yankee Air Museum – Thunder Over michigan air show 2009 Tickets ... by vetty
The Yankee Air Museum's 2009 Chrysler Jeep Superstores "Thunder Over Michigan" Air Show welcomes back the world's most famous military demonstration team, the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels for their only visit to Michigan.
Also featured this year is the Herc Invasion, a special once in a lifetime line-up of mighty C-130 Hercules aircraft in celebration of the Herc's 55 years of global airlift power.

Crowd at Willow Run air show backs up traffic -
Alan Warren, Ann Arbor newsus Navy's Blue Angels perform a maneuver during a practice aerial demonstration. ...

What you need to know before heading to the Air Show this Sunday -
Here are a few things you need to know before heading to the 2009 Fort St. John International Air Show Sunday July 19th. For all the details on the show ...

Buy your tickets online to the Air Show this Sunday -
The 2009 Fort St. John International Air Show is less than 48 hours away! Gates open at 11:00 AM, and the show starts at 1:30 PM, this Sunday at the North ...

Red Arrows drop out of Swanage Carnival - Bournemouth Daily Echo
CARNIVAL organisers have been left in a tailspin after the Red Arrows cancelled their display at the last minute. ...

One killed, two injured in Budapest air show crash - Gaea Times
A child, who was among the spectators at the show, was also helicoptered to hospital with serious injuries. Witnesses said the pilot was attempting a final loop at the end of the show when the accident happened, the MTI news agency reported.

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2009: Affordable Family Fun from Aero-News Network
More Than 10,000 Flying Machines Will Descend On Whittman Regional Airport As the entire ANN staff gears up to head to Wisconsin, because a lot of aviation news is made during the week, EAA says don't forget AirVenture Oshkosh is not only "The World's Greatest Aviation Celebration," it's also an outstanding value for families looking for a unique attraction this summer.

OSH09 Will Be The Best Oshkosh Ever! from Airpigz Blog by Martt Clupper
No, it's not gonna be the best Oshkosh ever because the A380 will be on site, or because Sully will be speaking about landing an airliner in the Hudson. It won't even be the best Oshkosh ever because VirginGalactic's WhiteKnightTwo will be on display, or because of the vast site improvements (including flush toilets!)... it'll be the best Oshkosh ever, for anyone who's there, because the best one is the one you are at right NOW! ...

Me109 Won't Make it to OshKosh - EAA via Twitter
Tough break: Russell Group's Me109 still has issues w/dinged wing & won't be able to make #OSH09. Still, great warbirds group coming to OSH!

Air show expected to pack beaches - Florida Today
The Cocoa Beach Air Show, scheduled for Oct. 1-4 and based primarily at Shepard Park, is unlike the county's long-running Valiant Air Command Air Show at TICO Airport in that it is over the open ocean and will strive to attract a younger, more military-focused demographic, organizers said.

Aviation Day, celebrated by National Air Forces - Financiarul
Romanian Aviation and the Air Forces Day will be celebrated on July 20, the same day with the Great Prophet Saint Ilie TesviteanuÄūs feast day, through a series of events organized by the Air Forces General Staff.

Phase One nearly done for Air Park - Belleville News Democrat
When the 2009 Scott Air Force Base Air Show is over Sept. 20, the chance to become a founding member of the air park project will end as well. ...

Muscular Dystrophy doesn't keep Louisville man grounded - WAVE
On July 14, Mike proved that by skydiving with the US Army's elite Golden Knights skydiving team, the very same team that former President George Bush Sr. ...

P-38 will bring back memories for pilot - Minot Daily News
He also has time in the C-47, which is like the one on display at the Dakota Territory Air Museum in Minot. He said he also had training in the Stearman ...

Riding in a B-25 - North Dakota News
Thousands of these planes were produced during the war, but this B-25, now used by Minnesota's Commemorative Air Force, was one of the last ever built. ...

Greg Sellnow: Bombardier gets back in B-17's nose - Post-Bulletin, MN
When I talked to Jim Bowler, of Rochester, on Thursday afternoon, he was preparing to ride in a B-17 airplane for the first time in 64 years. He was surprisingly calm for a guy whose last ride on a B-17 didn't go so well. Jim, who at 86 still looks fit ...

B-17 Flying Fortress makes weekend stop in Wendover - KSL-TV, UT
A B-17 landed at the airport Friday and will be there until Sunday night so people can go through the plane to see it firsthand. B-17's were stationed in Wendover during World War II, and crews used the desert to practice bombing runs. ...

Today's History Lesson
If Batman had a plane, the B-2 would be it. Nigh on 15 years ago, my good friend (and boss at the time) Brad and I drove to Atlanta to take the DSW Group's first Delphi training course. We pulled into the hotel parking lot and were unloading our stuff when we heard an aircraft pass overhead. I looked up and, about 1000′ above (though it seem much c loser) was a B-2. ...

Nanchang CJ6 Solo from Rodney's Aviation Ramblings
Congrats to Pete from the aero club who got to fly solo in the Nanchang CJ6, ZK-JNA!
Here's a couple of photos of the momentus occasion:

WGAC Completes with Kaminskiy the World Champion from FAI Aerobatics Commission
2009 World Glider Aerobatic Champion Georgiy Kaminskiy2009 World Glider Aerobatic Champion Georgiy KaminskiyThe 13th World Glider Aerobatic Championships was declared closed today at the Hosin airfield in the Czech Republic after the completion of five flight programmes. Contest Director Tom Korinek took the decision to call of flying today because of bad weather, so the final "Free Unknown" programme was not completed.

KC-135R Video Episode from Airspeed by Stephen Force (Steve Tupper)
Here's the video episode from the June 17 KC-135 flight! ...

Lloyd J. Zellmer - Oshkosh Northwestern
Through the Young Eagles Program he introduced many young people to the joy of flying by donating his time giving free, first flights to more than 300 ...

P-38 + F-35 = Lighting - Flickr
Flying Legends, 'The Faces' by Gary Watson
Air National Guard (United States Air Force) from FenceCheck Forums
F-16AM Fighting Falcon taken at Volkel Air Base from JetPhotos

Astronaut's mom watching son in space - WTHR
While David Wolf is planning his work on board the space station, his mother plans her day in Indianapolis around her son's schedule. ...

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