Sunday, September 27, 2009

Indy Transponder 27-SEP-09 2200z

Thunderbirds team to arrive today for air show - Pacific Daily News
The US Air Force Thunderbirds are expected to arrive today for the 2009 Andersen Air Force Base Air Show on Wednesday. The six-man team of handpicked pilots ...

Wings of Freedom Tour evokes thoughts among young, old - Nashua Telegraph
A flight on the B-25 is $400. "It's really a traveling history museum," said Ken Miles, director of operations for the Collings Foundation. ...

Pocatello Regional Airport Hosts Aviation Breakfast -
POCATELLO - Those who love to fly or are interested in becoming part of local aviation in Pocatello got together ...

Persistence, luck pay off as Lambert farmer finally gets Canadian ... - Billings Gazette
The acrobatic team of brothers Warren and Kent Pietsch, of Minot, ND, perform, with Warren flying aerobatics in three planes, including cutting a ribbon ...

Fly-past by 'iconic' Vulcan - Manchester Evening News
AVIATION enthusiasts enjoyed a rare treat when a Cheshire-built Vulcan bomber performed a flypast at Manchester Airport. The recently-restored XH588 was en ...

Aircraft to be offered for sale at Warbirds show - Otago Daily Times
Visitors to next year's Warbirds Over Wanaka inter-national airshow will be able to take home as a souvenir a helicopter, light plane or a boat. ...

Europe Trip #17: RAF Museum Hendon - 12 - Big and Fast from Rodney's Aviation Ramblings
OK, here's two more jet aircraft to gaze longingly at! The Avro Vulcan is an awesome beast! I mean, it is just HUGE! The museum have poked it into the corner [and I mean right in to the corner] of one of the buildings and it seems to stretch out forever!
The other is the mighty Eurofighter Typhoon. This appears to be one of the prototype aircraft, and is a stunning sight and because of the walkways on the second and third levels of the building, you can walk right up to ...

Europe Trip #18: RAF Museum Hendon - 13 - Last of the jets from Rodney's Aviation Ramblings
In this final post about the jets, I've included two of my favourite aircraft - the Hawker Hunter and the Harrier jumpjet.
I've seen a New Zealand-based Hunter flying at Ardmore airfield in past years [ZK-JIL] and it's an impressive sight - and sound! I haven't seen the Harrier flying [apart from video obviously], but it's one of those aircraft that captures the imagination and makes you wonder why they don't build more V/STOL fighter aircraft [OK - I know that the Americans have, but it's 40 something years later!].
Finally, this is the last of my posts from the RAF Museum at Hendon in the UK ...

Can "son of Concorde" succeed? - News & Advice, Travel - The Independent
A time machine: that was Concorde, which flew supersonic for the first time 40 years ago this week. Forget "lunch in London, dinner in New York": you could enjoy lunch in London, lunch at 60,000 feet (and 1,350mph) and lunch in New York, where you arrived – local time – an hour before you had left. On Tuesday, "son of Concorde" will be born. ...

Young Eagles take to the air in Nashua - Nashua Telegraph
More than 150 kids got the chance to experience the world of aviation both on land and in the sky at the Young Eagles and Aviation Heritage Festival at ...

Photo: Spitfire and Hurricane at Kemble Airshow 19 Sept 2009 by gustavfeed
Gar Travis Photography from FenceCheck Forums
EAA AirVenture 2009 - Oshkosh - 07/27/09 from FenceCheck Forums
YouTube - 2009 Greenwood Lake Airshow - Kirk Wicker & Piper J3 Cub from - Tracking airshow
A few pictures I took earlier on from the Airshow on Twitpic from - Tracking airshow
Red Arrows • shutterjunkie from - Tracking airshow
Blue angels jump seat from PPRuNe Forums by The Deec


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