Saturday, July 4, 2009

Indy Transponder 4-JUL-09 1345z

Hometown Hero Vince Vaden Gets a Thunderbird Ride from Airspeed by Stephen Force (Steve Tupper)
Vince Vaden probably didn't think about what it was like to try to breathe with a refrigerator on his chest unless it was to empathize with a victim of an accident or fire that he might rescue. He probably didn't think a lot about jet fuel, either, unless it was as part of his hazardous materials and disaster management training…

Battle Creek paramedic honored with Thunderbirds flight - Lansing State Journal
Vince Vaden, a paramedic for Lifecare Ambulance in Battle Creek, was given a 40-minute flight with the US Air Force Thunderbirds on Thursday. ...

Fest roars in with air show - Traverse City Record Eagle
The Blue Angels, the US Navy's flight demonstration squad, appear at the cherry festival every other, even-numbered year. This year's air show will be from ...

'Fat Albert' Gives the Ride of a Lifetime - WhoWon.com
Following the flight demonstration, Fat Albert headed back to the Elmira-Corning Regional Airport. Before landing, Fat Albert flew over Watkins Glen ...

It's time to fly - Towanda Daily Review
Following the flight demonstration in Binghamton, Fat Albert headed back to the Elmira-Corning Regional Airport. Before landing, Fat Albert flew over ...

Here's hoping the sun shines over CFB Trenton for airshow July 4 ... by kswayze
F-86 Sabre Hawk One joined formation with the Canadian Forces Snowbirds June 21, 2009 at the St. Thomas, Ont., air show. Photo by Kevin Swayze. Click here for the weather forecast. Organizers are expecting 50000 people to drop in for ...

AIRSHO 2009 Reduces Ticket Prices from Aero-News Network
CAF Doesn't Want The Economy To Keep Anyone Away In response to the difficult economy, the 2009 Commemorative Air Force (CAF) AIRSHO presented by Western National Bank (WNB) takes a step back in time with ticket pricing at just $15 for adults and $5 for children ages 6 to 12 when purchased in advance.

Golden Knights Drop In - WBNG-TV
US Army Parachute team the Golden Knights jumped four thousand feet onto the field at NYSEG Stadium tonight. And they fall pretty fast at about 120 miles an ...
Flying with the KnightsDubuque Telegraph Herald

Army post in NC hosting July 4th celebration - WRAL.com
Singer Julianne Hough opens the event with a 5 pm concert, followed by a freefall demonstration by the Army's Golden Knights Parachute Team. ...

Air Show organizers seek volunteers - Examiner.com
Want to guarantee a great location for the August 19 air show, Thunder over the Boardwalk? Volunteer. To apply, contact Elisa Monroe, director of Member ...

Wide Bay Australia International Air Show 2009. - Australia.TO
Wide Bay skies came alive yesterday with the start of the three-day Wide Bay Australia International Air Show 2009. Deputy Premier Paul Lucas said the ...

Red Arrows help Carlisle school celebrate anniversary - News & Star
The Red Arrows aerobatic team swept past Carlisle on Thursday to celebrate the centenary of a local school. Warwick Bridge Primary School is ...

Red Arrows treat at Scissett school - Huddersfield Examiner
But the memory of the day the RAF's Red Arrows flew over a Scissett school will last a lifetime in the young minds of 600 pupils. The excited youngsters sat ...

RAF Waddington Friday arrivals from PPRuNe Forums by 7of9
Well the weather didn't play ball on Friday arrivals so challenging for photographs.
Here is a selection of my favourites.

Flying Competition at Warnervale from Making Time for Flying by Julien
I recently participated in a flying competition organised by the club at Warnervale aerodrome. Another pilot had already put his hand up for ferrying the Warrior from Bankstown for the day, so I decided to drive instead, Warnervale being about an hour drive north of Sydney. And since the weather forecast was good and we had not explored that corner of New South Wales yet, Nina and I decided to make a day trip out of it.

EAA Airventure 2009 - News roundup

Warbirds are thrilling, but expensive to keep flying from The Oshkosh Northwestern Latest Headlines
Vintage Warbirds are among the most popular aircraft at AirVenture, but in many cases the planes mostly from the World War II era are not cheap to maintain, said Bill Fischer, executive director of the EAA Warbirds of America. Depending on the type of plane, parts are not always readily available.

World's largest passenger plane to showcase at AirVenture - Oshkosh Northwestern
Officials from the EAA said the Airbus A380 will be at the venue to perform a flight demonstration to kick off the Tuesday air show at Wittman Regional ...

Pilots who land together, stay together - Oshkosh Northwestern
Mass arrivals for six aircraft groups are planned for July 24-26, with a group of Warbirds arriving en masse during the afternoon air show on July 27. ...

Ten Questions for EAAs Tom Poberezny from The Oshkosh Northwestern Latest Headlines

Jetpack creator returning to AirVenture from The Oshkosh Northwestern Latest Headlines
Since childhood when programs like Lost in Space, The Jetsons and Thunderbirds captured his imagination, Glenn Martin craved his own jetpack.

WomenVenture set to expand in second year from The Oshkosh Northwestern Latest Headlines
WomenVenture will spread its wings during its second year at AirVenture with special events planned all-day Friday.

See the pilots from Miracle on the Hudson from The Oshkosh Northwestern Latest Headlines
First Officer Jeff Skiles never panicked. He raced to help all 155 passengers escape from the wreckage as water seeped into his plane that landed on the ice-cold Hudson River. If anything, he considered the accident an inconvenience.

Dunham flies back for return Airventure appearance from The Oshkosh Northwestern Latest Headlines
Walter the grumpy old man might not have Bette Davis eyes, but he sure has her chutzpah.

WWII Vet Recalls Fight for Freedom from Military Top Stories Center
James J. McGrath was left home with his folks during the early years of WWII while his four older siblings were all serving in the military. Never one to hesitate, he volunteered at age 14 for service with the U.S. Merchant Marine, fudging by one year his true age to meet requirements.

Flugsammlung Leo Junior at Hermeskeil, Germany from PPRuNe Forums by flugholm
Four days ago I visited the Flugsammlung Leo Junior at Hermeskeil in the Hunsrueck area. That's halfway between Frankfurt and Luxemburg. It's a private collection in the middle of nowhere. All aircraft arrived on the road, mostly after having made their last flight to Zweibr├╝cken or Saarbr├╝cken. (As is the case with many museums, obviously some of the aircraft suffer somewhat by being out in the open, but still it's an interesting museum!)

Nazi Stealth Jet Could Have Won War for from Aerospace-Defense News
Meet the "wonder weapon" that could have won the war for Hitler. Called the Horten 229, the radical "flying wing" fighter-bomber looked and acted a lot like the U.S. Air Force's current B-2 a ' right down to the "stealth" radar-evading characteristics.

Didi & Sigi's Excellent Collection - Air & Space Magazine
How do you align your brand with energy, superiority, and effervescence? Build the best private airplane collection in Europe and the most sophisticated museum to show it off.

Evan flies - Home from evanflys.com

Belgium - Koksijde Air Day 2009 - Koksijde / Coxyde - 07/04/09 from FenceCheck Forums
Austria - Air Power 2009 - Zeltweg - 06/26/09 from FenceCheck Forums
Pylon Racing Seminar to wet your appetites for September from FenceCheck Forums






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