Tuesday, September 22, 2009

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See vintage aircraft on display and in flight Sept. 26-27 - Seattle Post Intelligencer
About 60 historic aircraft will demonstrate the sights and sounds of historic aviation Sept. 26 and 27 in Everett. Vintage Aircraft Weekend is set to be ...

Wings Over The Pacific: Thunderbirds At Hickam AFB Over The Weekend from Technorati
Aloha! Thunderbirds!The 2009 'Wings Over The Pacific' Air Show featured the world famous United States Air Force Thunderbirds at Hickam Air Force Base Open House over the weekend (September 19-20, 2009). There were many aircrafts on display, live entertainment, keiki rides and games, foods and off course, the spectacular aerial performance by the US Air Force Thunderbirds.Photo highlights from Saturday's 2009 'Wings Over The Pacific' Air Show can be viewed via Flickr and more on Posterous. I als

Waukegn Air Show - 2009 from Winging It by Tom
The weather was perfect yesterday and, unlike last year when a money shortage forced it's cancellation, the Waukgan Air Show was on. Georgia and I got there about 11 AM, looked over the static displays, got some lunch and staked out our spots for the ...

Swartkop Airshow from Technorati
The Silver Falcons Tiger MothTwo more images from the Swartkop Airshow. I could have slowed down the shutterspeed a little more to show more movement of the props. (Iused between 1/500 and 1/800)You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.

China fly past ahead of National Day celebrations - ITN
Dozens of fighter jets, helicopters and other warplanes have made a flypast over the Chinese capital, Beijing, in preparation for the country's National Day ...

Former pows honor the missing at event in Burlco - Cherry Hill Courier Post
Slimm was a sergeant, a waist gunner and a POW during World War II who was captured after his bomber, a B-17, crashed in Germany in March 1944. ...

WASP Doris Nathan, Mabel Rawlinson, Sue Parish from You Fly, Girl by Cathy Gale
On Twitter, twitter.com/flygirls keeps you informed of all the WASP news:
Three role models to give your girls flight plans (because girls need flight plans, not fairy tales!):
Female flier cherishes `blessed life'. Kalamazoo Gazette, Sunday Sept 20. ...

Flypast marks Battle of Britain - Mirror.co.uk
A flypast by a Spitfire was the highlight of a service held to commemorate the Battle of Britain. The PR Mk19 Spitfire took to the skies above Westminster ...

Fly in a genuine 1929 Ford Tri-Motor!
EAA's immaculate 1929 Ford Tri-Motor is undertaking a tour at various locations in 2009. Take this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the magic of flight in the world's first mass-produced airliner!

At its heart, a rock beat - Austin 360
Their first release, "Last Flight of the Martyr Aviator," is available this week, and they'll celebrate with a show Friday at the Parish. ...

A labour of love lands at Guelph Air Park - Guelph Mercury
Jahancsik's plane was one of 60 that was on display — and in the air — at the Guelph Air Park Saturday as part of the 29 annual Tiger Boys' Aeroplane Works ...

Florida Air Museum at Sun 'n Fun Offers Free Admission on Smithsonian Magazine's 5th Annual Museum Day from AMTOnline.com
The Florida Air Museum, located at 4175 Medulla Road, Lakeland, FL 33811, will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Museum Day, Sept. 26.

This is how we do it from Letters from Flyover Country by Bob Collins
My Oshkosh friend, Bob Kelly, and his colleague Bud Newhouse, did three great things last week. First, they did a good thing in flying a vet. Second, they told the media about it. Third, they told VAF about it.
It's a great example of doing nothing more than what you love doing with your RV airplane, and getting publicity

Still carrying the mission flag in my bag from The Adventures of Chopper Chick! by Desiree
After it's mission in Iraq and in Skyfox I wanted to frame the flag with a photo of Steve Bennett by putting it in a shadow box on my wall as a reminder of the men and women who fight for freedom every day. But for some reason I feel the flag needs to stay out and airborne. I have it in my luggage with the photo ...

Aviator has high expectations for West Virginia flight school - SmartBrief
Aviator Mark Reynolds opened Elkins Aviation in July, and he hopes to eventually partner with the local Davis & Elkins College to offer students a ...

Today In Military/Aviation History 21 - 27 September from Warbirds Online

Remote control air show comes to Huffman - The Tribune
The International Miniature Aerobatic Club will host a remote control air show in Huffman on Sept. 26 and 27. Admission is free. ...

Space Shuttle on 747 in the air today (Sunday) from ExpressJet Forum
(from http://www.spaceweather.com )
SHUTTLE FERRY ALERT: Today, space shuttle Discovery is flying across the United States on the back of a 747 airliner. The pair took off from California's Edwards Air Force Base at the crack of dawn on Sunday and they are expected to reach the Kennedy Space Center in Florida sometime on Monday. Intermediate stops include Amarillo, Texas, for refueling, and Shreveport, Louisiana, for overnight rest. Sky watchers along the flight path should be alert for the shuttle ferry.

KLEINE BROGEL 18-09 Tiger Meet 2009 from Passione Volo by daol
One hell of an amazing ugly jet, X-31 from Military Photos by Samer

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