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Vast crew helps get air show off the ground - San Diego Union Tribune
Navy divers Taylor Cohee (left) and Bryan McCurley splashed onlookers yesterday from their dive tank at the Miramar Air Show. ...

Miramar Air Show Begins - San Diego 6
SAN DIEGO - The Canadian Snowbirds military jet-demonstration team joins the lineup of the Miramar Air Show for the first time this weekend, ...

Whole lot in store at Sheppard air show - Jack County Herald
What would an Air Force air show be without showing the various types of aircraft that keeps the skies of the United States safe and work in operations ...

Futuristic Rocket Airplane Being Built In Sebastian Is Key To ... - Futuristic Rocket Airplane Being Built In Sebastian Is Key To Fledgling Rocket Racing League. by Editor on October 2, 2009. Like craftsmen fabricating a custom motorcycle, workers in a nondescript hangar are hand-building a futuristic ...

Early Brazilian plane in Wright brothers country - The Associated Press
Tom Crouch, senior curator of aeronautics at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, DC, said that the Wright brothers were the first to fly in a ...

An airshow to remember - Relive of last weekend's Malta International Airshow highlights in this18-minute feature has produced for its readers.

Aviation history, up close & personal - Corpus Christi Caller Times
This one of Florida's most visited museums is within the Pensacola Naval Air Station, home of the Blue Angels and the birthplace of naval aviation. ...

Honor Flights: A Homecoming for WWII Vets from Military Photos by Ordie
WASHINGTON — For Lawrence M. Hinsley, it was a celebration almost 65 years in the making.Mr. Hinsley, a Navy enlistee who served in the Pacific theater in World War II, says he was greeted with little pomp and circumstance when he returned home in late 1945. “Maybe in New York,” said Mr. Hinsley, now 86, who is originally from Texas. “I went home and went to college.”…

Veterans take flight down memory lane - WHDH-TV
Joseph King, of South Boston, flew a B-17. He was a tail fighter in World War II and Friday's flight took him right back to that day. ...

Soar Over Kissimmee - Central Florida News 13
For World War II veterans and Air Force enthusiasts, the B-17 is a symbol of freedom and pride. Air Force veteran William J. Yepis, 87, spent plenty of time ...

WWII all-Chinese American unit reminisces from Military Photos by Ordie
Harry Lim (from left), Paul Ngim, Tom Luey and Wilfred Eng get together once a year to reminisce about their days serving in one of only two all-Chinese American World War II units. The four grew up in Oakland's Chinatown.

Trailblazers: The early women aviators -
If the women aviators of the early 20th century sometimes seem to have been almost comically courageous, improbably determined – a collection of gung-ho, ...

Innovator In Deep Space Exploration And Champion Of Women And ... - Space Ref
She was inducted into the Women in Aviation Pioneer Hall of Fame in 1996; was named New Englander of the Year by the New England Council in 1996; ...

Veteran Wants War's Fallen Remembered - MyFox Houston
By now the second Japanese torpedo had struck, shearing off the bow of the USS Indianapolis while ensuring the 600-foot-long cruiser would soon rest on the ...

Monocoupe Fly-In at Creve Coeur Airport, Mo - October 2, 2009 from The Aero Experience by PhantomAces
The 2009 Monocoupe Club Fly-In is in full swing at Creve Coeur Airport (old Dauster Flying Field) October 2, 2009. It was too windy to fly, but some Monocoupes were already on hand.

Monocoupe Fly-In Draws LaFayette Foundation Aircraft - October 2, 2009 from The Aero Experience by PhantomAces
Other aircraft are featured at the Monocoupe Fly-In. Planes from the LaFayette Foundation were visiting this weekend. We regret to report that one of the LaFayette Foundation aircraft had an incident on landing yesterday in the windy conditions, but the pilot is fine. However the aircraft was trucked back to Colorado. Please visit the LaFayette Foundation website at for more information about the collection of World War I replica aircraft.

Monocoupe Fly-In Draws Boeing/Stearman Aircraft - October 2, 2009 from The Aero Experience by PhantomAces
Some Boeing/Stearman aircraft were on hand at the Monocoupe Fly-In.

Flight Time Experience helps motivate students - WLBT-TV
The kids and the general public will be able to see planes up close, and the experience this weekend at the Hawkins Field Airshow. ...

In The Museum: Fashion Lighter Than Air from Air & Space Magazine

Indiana Soldier makes history -
"For an aviator, it takes a lot of dedication, a lot of study and a lot of time to get good at what you're doing," he said. Sawyer said he was not the first ...

Military chopper lands for burgers from Military Photos by History
A Canadian military helicopter pilot with a sudden hankering for hamburgers set his aircraft down on a Kenora, Ont., baseball diamond, and walked into an A&W restaurant across the street for a takeout order.

September Photos of the Month published from FenceCheck Forums - With a new month upon us, it's time to look back…

Eddie P. Sarber Photography from FenceCheck Forums - Nellis AFB 2009

Scott AFB, IL Air Park Displays from The Aero Experience by PhantomAces
Scott AFB, IL has produced a nice air park featuring aircraft from the Air Mobility Command (and Former Military Airlift Command).

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