Sunday, August 2, 2009

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Aero-TV At Oshkosh 2009: Heritage Flight -- Honoring History At ... - Aero-News Network
The US Air Force Heritage Flight program was established in 1997 to commemorate the Air Force's 50th anniversary. It involves today's state-of-the-art ...

Goulian & Chambliss fly against Ford GT500s at AirVenture from Mike Goulian Airshows by Karin
"Wings versus wheels" at Oshkosh's AirVenture! On Wednesday and Thursday of AirVenture, air show and race pilots, Michael Goulian and Kirby Chambliss had the opportunity to race 2 new Ford 2010 Shelby GT500s.

Remembering those who've gone west from
EAA's Memorial Wall dedication service is today at 11 a.m., located adjacent to the Fergus Chapel near Pioneer Airport. This solemn ceremony honors the memories of those loved ones whose names are forever inscribed on the wall. Guests should arrive no later than 10:30 a.m. The ceremony includes a poignant reading of the names in honor of the new inductees and concludes with a breathtaking "missing man" formation flight overhead along with the playing of "Taps."

EAA AirVenture 2009 Video Series: P-40 Cockpit Tour from AVwebFlash Current Issue
Ever wanted to fly a classic warbird? AVweb's Paul Bertorelli can tell you there are more switches, cranks, and levers that you may be used to in the cockpit of the P-40N. Vintage Wings of Canada's Dave Hadfield walks you through all those mechanisms.This video is brought to you by WxWorx XM WX Satellite Weather and Bose Corporation.

Plane is a stand-in; pilot is the real deal from
When a pilot needs an X-15 in a hurry and none is available, a glossy black supersonic T-38 makes a fine stand-in.
Retired Air Force Maj. Gen. Joe Engle enthusiastically described his experiences in the hypersonic X-15 while using a T-38 as a stand-in during Friday afternoon's Warbirds in Review session.
The NASA/Air Force/Navy X-15 program has been called the most successful X-plane program. The three X-15s performed 199 flights between 1959 and 1968, hitting speeds as high as Mach 6.72—or 4,535 miles an hour— and climbing to an altitude of 67 miles. One was lost with its pilot, Air Force Maj. Mike Adams, in a crash in the Mojave Desert. ...

An Electric Airplane With Room For Two. from Planenews Aviation News Portal
OSHKOSH, Wisconsin: Skipping the majority of the alphabet, the innovative designer who brought the single-seat Electraflyer C to the AirVenture show last year is back with a two-seater called Electraflyer-X...

Photos: The big air show in Oshkosh
The EAA AirVenture event brings out aircraft by the thousands, including Virgin's Eve, the Airbus A380, and Samson's Switchblade concept.

PICTURE: New FAA head boards WhiteKnight Two from Hyperbola by Rob Coppinger
EAA AirVenture 2009 - Oshkosh - 07/27/09 from FenceCheck Forums

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FUTURE AIRVENTURE DATES: 2010: July 26-August 1; 2011: July 25-31; 2012: July 23-29

Blue Angels "behind the scenes": Boeing Field, and more - West Seattle Blog
Those are the Seafair-provided Corvette convertibles that Blue Angels pilots and entourage use to get around while they're in Seattle each summer, ...

WWII Pilot From North Kitsap Invited to Hang With Blue Angels - Kitsap Sun
The fighter ace with seven kills to his credit during World War II spent Saturday visiting with members of the Navy's Blue Angels. ...

Blue Angels make their annual appearance at Seafair in Seattle ... -
While it happens in conjunction with the Chevrolet Cup at Seafair, many consider the Blue Angels the highlight of the weekend. The Blue Angels are the US ...

Annual air show takes off next weekend - Warren Tribune Chronicle
Cook said some residents may be having parties during the air show, so he advised anyone attending those parties to have the address of the home ready if ...

Red: the Frecce tricolori, a missed opportunity - Google Translator
... We believe that this memorable event was organized by the Municipality of Senigallia, hometown of the late Stephen Rosa, solo pilot of "Frecce Tricolori", then moved to patrol acrobatics of "Breitling Devils", who died tragically less than a year ago, while was ultimately to prove some acrobatics for a rally. ...

Cockpit pioneer - Berkshire Eagle
Both women belong to the local chapter of the Ninety Nines organization, a group which raises money to grant scholarships to women in aviation. ...

US aviator shot down in Iraq in 1991 identified - AFP
WASHINGTON — The remains of a US navy pilot shot down over Iraq during the first Gulf War and whose fate had been a mystery for years have been identified, ...

History will fill the sky as B-17 visits Yakima - Yakima Herald-Republic
by ADRIANA JANOVICH Les Amundson, left, piloted a B-17 bomber during WWII while Vern Arnold was a bombardier. The same type of aircraft in which they flew - a B-17 - will be on display at the McAllister Museum of Aviation Aug. 3-6. YAKIMA, Wash. ...

Chico Air Museum to host Doolittle granddaughter during annual benefit - Enterprise-Record
Chico Air Museum's annual fundraiser will host the granddaughter of famed World War II General Jimmy Doolittle during a wine ...

Visit the mid-atlantic air museum in Reading on a rainy day -
... and you are trying to think of something to do that is not too far away and wont break the bank, try the Mid-Atlantic Air Museum in Reading, PA. ...

QANTAS Historians from PPRuNe Forums by Paul O'Rourke
This aircraft was flown by Paul McGuinness (QANTAS) and the photo was taken at Purnim (farmers paddock,) South West Victoria. ... Note the farmer's wives in the aprons.

Young aviation fans soar over Norridgewock - Central Maine Morning Sentinel
This annual Young Eagles Flight Rally encourages young people to learn more about aviation. Their names will be entered into the World's Largest Logbook, ...

Fiddling with my blog post: Sunderland Airshow by Caitra (Rhona)
SAR Wing Finningley 1980's from PPRuNe Forums by 7of9
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