Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Indy Transponder 22-SEP-09 2130z

Organizing airshows no easy task - Billings Gazette
The local shows collectively featured almost all the premier US jet teams, plus an Italian team, Frecce Tricolori, in 1986 and the Canadian Forces Snowbirds ...

Featured acts - Billings Gazette
Kent will fly a "dead stick" routine, cutting the engine while performing aerobatic maneuvers, and will also land his plane on a platform attached to a ...

Persistence, luck pay off as Lambert farmer finally gets Canadian ... - Billings Gazette
Bryan Prevost, right, worked for years to bring the Canadian Forces Snowbirds to Sidney for an airshow on September 26 and 27. ...

Submarine Sailors Honored During Reno Navy Week from www.navy.mil
...Finally, before departing back to their command Sept. 19, Behning and his crew were welcomed into the 46th annual National Championship Reno Air Races at Stead Field, just north of the city. The local air show crowd, estimated at nearly 250,000, cheered loudly as the Sailors attended a swearing-in ceremony to welcome new Delayed Entry Program Sailors to the Navy.
"Commander Behning and the entire crew of the USS Nevada were a tremendous asset and they represented the United States Navy with pride and passion," said Lt. Tim Page, field action officer with Navy Office of Community Outreach. "The reception offered by the City of Reno and the northern Nevada area was tremendous. It is very nice to know that the community supports the Sailors out defending the freedom we all enjoy."

AirRacerMovie: Jon Sharp has won the Super Sport Gold race at 407.061 mph. This is Sharp's 15th Championship win a world record in air racing. [Photo] from Chasing the Dream

Red Arrow met problem on way to Gib - Panorama
The damage was such that the plane had to leave the Red Arrows team - and has since been in a hangar at the RAF. A board of enquiry is expected. ...

Singapore Formula One Grand Prix Street Circuit; Oktoberfest in Munich - Wall Street Journal
Members of the Spanish Air Force aerobatic team "Patrulla Aguila" performed a maneuver during an air ...

Airport room, for the centenary exhibition of the Arrows ... - Monte Rosa
The most anticipated is the display of pattiglia Arrows aerobatic Tricolori at the event will air Sunday, October 4 Three shows ...

Nearly 8000 people witnessed the thrilling adventurous air show rehearsal at the Bannimantap Torchlight Parade grounds today as part of Dasara. ...

Iranian military jet crashes during air show - RIA Novosti
MOSCOW, September 22 (RIA Novosti) - An Iranian military airplane has crashed outside Tehran during an air show commemorating the outbreak of the 1980-1988 ...

Wings and Wheels Over Waikato air show organiser in court - Stuff.co.nz
SHOWTIME: Air show organiser Kenneth Ross arrives at the Hamilton District Court for the start of his defended hearing. ...

Cherokee Pilots Already Planning For AirVenture 2010 from Aero-News Network
Will Celebrate 50th Anniversary Of The First Cherokee The Cherokees 2 Osh committee is excited to announce the first mass arrival of Cherokees at AirVenture. The day will begin on Friday, July 23, 2010 with staging in Waupaca, WI, flying the Mass Arrival to Oshkosh, and ending with a celebration dinner in the Nature Center on the EAA's grounds.

Search For WASP Pilot Resumes from Aero-News Network
Santa Monica Bay Search Set For October 5th To 10th Locating the only missing WWII Women's Air Force Service Pilot Gertrude V. "Tommy" Tompkins Silver and her North American Aviation P-51D Mustang fighter plane will be the focal point of this greatly expanded, all-volunteer search effort.

Niagara Helicopters pilot in running for 'aviator of the year' - Niagara Falls Review
Hafen and Sullenberger are two of four finalists for "aviator of the year" in the Flightglobal Achievement Awards which recognize excellence in the ...

Locals take flight over lake in B-17 bomber - Fremont News Messenger
The restored 1945 B-17, named Aluminum Overcast, owned and operated by the Experimental Aircraft Association, will be at the airport today and Wednesday as ...

Large crowd hears stories from local POW/MIA veterans - Richmond Daily News
As a B-17 waist gunner, Ramsey was shot down over Brussels on his seventh mission. He bailed out of the plane and was the only one of the crew to land in a ...

Grand Blanc Teacher to fly in zero gravity - The Flint Journal - MLive.com
The science teacher at Woodland Park Charter Academy said she didn't think she's ever top a teaching-based trip she took to Wyoming, ...

Committee eyes Wright brothers as Ohio icons from AviationDayton
DAYTON, Ohio – The Wright brothers never ran for national offices, but they – or, rather, their visages – might end up in the U.S. Capitol anyway.
Ohio lawmakers are looking for a new representative of Ohio to replace an out-of-favor politician in Statuary Hall of the Capitol. Three members of the National Statuary Collection Study Committee, led by its chairman, State Sen. Mark Wagoner, R-Ottawa Hills, visited the Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park Monday, Sept. 21, to learn about the Wright brothers' aviation heritage.

Aviation history comes alive in Tampa - Tampabay.com
The Liberty Foundation, a nonprofit museum dedicated to preserving aviation heritage, asked the veteran for a trip, kicking off the group's visit to Tampa. ...

Torrance air museum seeking volunteers - Daily Breeze
The Western Museum of Flight at the Torrance Municipal Airport is looking for volunteers. (File photo) The Western Museum of Flight at Torrance Municipal ...

Milford Library News for Monday, September 21 - Milford Daily News
... featured include quartz crystals, original artwork and photography, antique perfume bottles, dolls of the world, wooden puzzles and women in aviation. ...

Clark Environmental Wins Top Award - The Ledger
Fantasy of Flight founder Kermit Weeks is a former aerobatics champion who opened an air museum in Miami in 1985, before moving to Polk City a decade later. ...

Air Force One an impressive sight from wnyt.com
As impressive as it is to see the president in person, seeing the plane he rode in on ranks right up there too.
Air Force One is among the most famous and photographed planes in the world.
Those flying in or out of Albany International Airport got an up close and personal look at the aircraft Monday.
Play the video above to watch Jessica Layton's report.

Air Force One temporarily off display at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force from National Museum of the USAF Top Stories
The Boeing VC-137C SAM 26000, also known as Air Force One when a president is on board, will be taken off display on Dec. 5 to be painted back to its original presidential paint scheme. Painting is expected to take several months and the aircraft is currently slated to return to the Presidential Gallery on Feb. 13, 2010, in time for Presidents Day.
The Presidential Gallery will not be open for touring on Dec. 5 due to aircraft movement, but the regular schedule will resume on Dec. 6. Visitors are asked to plan their trip accordingly.

Two International Leaders Receive Caltech Aerospace Award - AUTO-MOBI.info
... Kent Kresa, chairman of Caltech's Board of Trustees; TRW cofounder Simon Ramo; aerospace engineer Burt Rutan; and astronaut Buzz Aldrin. ...

Astronaut's visit home launches memories - Indianapolis Star
Like a rock star, space-walking astronaut David Wolf was surrounded by fans clamoring for his autograph or a picture Tuesday at his first ...

A dream field from Letters from Flyover Country by Bob Collins
Discovery lands at KSC! from How I Am Becoming An Astronaut
AIRCOBRA(?) found on Kamchatka from Military Photos
YouTube - Simsbury Air Show 9/20/09 PART 2 from OneRiot.com

Digital Camera Photographer of the Year: recent entries, 22 ... - Telegraph.co.uk
The Telegraph is sponsoring the World in Motion category Category: This is Britain. Red Arrows and Rainbow by Tim Bullen, UK, who took this photo at the ...


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