Thursday, October 15, 2009

Indy Transponder 15-OCT-09 0400z

Blue Angels arrive for Air Show - WAVY-TV
The world famous US Navy Blue Angels flew into Virginia Beach Wednesday, ready to headline at the annual Naval Air Station Oceana Air Show. ...

The blue angels adds a little pink in this year's air show - WTKR Your NewsChannel 3
A few of the blue angels will even walk in the race for the cure on Saturday morning. It's a unique way to honor survivors at home and heroes half a world ...

NewsChannel 10 takes Stunt Plane Ride ahead of Tucumcari Air Show - KFDA
Entertainment News from AP Entertainment News from AP Tucumcari, NM -- Ahead of the Tucumcari Air Show on Wednesday, October 7th, world class stunt pilot ...

Sheppard, community come together for 2009 Air Show - Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base
The air show showcased several exciting air demonstrations such as the cutting edge F-15 Eagle and heritage flight, the precision flying shown off by the ...

Martin to fly at Alliance air show - Lake Country Sun
David Martin of Possum Kingdom Lake will perform at the 2009 Fort Worth Alliance Air Show Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 24-25. ...

Event features hot rods, classic military aircraft - AZ
Where: Commemorative Air Force Aviation Museum, 2017 N. Greenfield Road, Mesa. "Planes and cars just go so well together," said event organizer Lance Baker ...

Fort St. John International Air Show gives back -
It was a close call for the 2009 International Air Show. Hamre says two acts cancelled the day before the show, and two inches of rain pounded 8000 ...

Air show enjoys record year - Brantford Expositor
While there is no admission fee for the air show, donations were accepted and there was a cost for on-site parking. Money was also raised through food and ...

"The ADTA's investment in rallying and air racing plays a key role in positioning Abu Dhabi as a global motor-sports hub and this year's hosting of the 2009 ...

EL Airshow: The jets are coming! by Jan Hennop
Fighter planes – possibly including one of the fastest planes ever built for the Royal Air Force, gut-wrenching aerobatics and a trio of grannies jumping from a plane – these are some of the treats which will be on offer at the Elvin Extreme Airshow, to be held at the East London Airport at the end of the month!
The show commemorates the first-ever powered flight in South Africa in 1909 - right here in our very own East London! ...

WICOMICO NEWS: World War II-era aircraft show set for airport - Delmarva Daily Times
The national "Wings of Freedom" tour will feature the North American P-51 Mustang, the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and the Consolidated B-24 Liberator, ...

World War II-era aircraft show set for airport from Diamond Pilots
SALISBURY — Airplane enthusiasts are in for a treat next week, when several World War II-era prop aircraft will be on display at the Salisbury-Ocean City: Wicomico County Regional Airport.
The national "Wings of Freedom" tour will feature the North American P-51 Mustang, the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress and the Consolidated B-24 Liberator

On Tuesday morning, Bill Varnedoe climbed aboard a B-17 bomber to take his first ride in a Flying Fortress since 1945, when he flew the ...

Veteran relives his mission on B-17 bomber - WAFF
He also remembers the last time he stepped off a B-17. "Right at the end of the war, when I got off that airplane, and flew it back to the states, ...

Completing a part of aviation history - Hartselle Enquirer
On March 26, 1910, Orville Wright soared above the cotton fields west of Montgomery. It was the first flight of an airplane ...

Flying with the 'Dambusters' from PPRuNe Forums
Posted on the BBC. Images taken from inside the cockpit of a Lancaster during a flypast to celebrate the 65th anniversary of the Dambusters.

History Flies Again (Long)... from Pilots of America Message Board
According to Wikipedia, in May of 1947, a B-17 (well, actually, a PB-1W) with the BuNo of 77235 was assigned to the VX-4 squadron at NAS Quonset Point. Her later military career had her assigned to VW-2 at NAS Patuxent River, and VW-1 at NAS Atsugi, before being retired to NAS Litchfield Park, Arizona, in 1956. In 1957, she was purchased by the Aero Service Corporation of Philadelphia, PA, and given the civilian registration of N7227C. She was then used as a high-altitude aerial surveying platform with a wide variety of equipment at different times.
In 1967, the (then) Confederate Air Force purchased N7227C from Aero Service Corporateion for $50,000.00. She was repainted olive drab with a dark green camouflage pattern. It was decided that they would not choose to commemorate a single particular aircraft that flew during World War II, so she was named ...

New Aviation Newsletter by P-38 Owner from P38assn by P-38
Allied Fighters, in Chino, CA, has a newsletter online now that you're going to enjoy. This is the outfit, as you know, which owns one of the few surviving and very active P-38s. One of their pilots, Jeffrey Harris, is a good friend to the P‑38 National Association and can often be found at the [...]

Pilots to give free flights to kids at Young Eagles Day from Diamond Pilots
Shasta County youngsters will get the chance Saturday - depending on the weather - to fly like an eagle.
Chapter 157 of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) in Redding and the Mt. Shasta 99s, an organization of female pilots, once again are sponsoring a Young Eagles Day from 9 a.m. to noon at Benton Airpark off Placer Street in Redding.
The event offers free airplane rides for youngsters between the ages of 8 and 17.
Organizers say experienced pilots of both flying groups are volunteering their time and aircraft to give free flights to children to ignite excitement about flying and maybe even inspire them to pursue aviation careers as they get older.
Children must be accompanied by a parent or adult guardian to take a free flight. ...

Compiled from past issues - Peabody Gazette Bulletin
Ann Birney of Admire portrays Amelia Earhart, perhaps America's most fascinating female aviator. Birney's performance was Oct. 17 in the basement of the ...

Halley selected 'Tailhook Aviator of the Year' - Clarksville Leaf Chronicle
11 in Reno, Nav., Captain Tom "Comet" Halley was selected by the Tailhook Association Board of Directors as the 2009 "Tailhook Aviator of the Year. ...

AOPA convention could draw up to 10,000 visitors from Aviation eBrief
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association convention could attract up to 10,000 attendees, according to AOPA spokesman Chris -More-

Zero Gravity Corporation Reduces Prices to Celebrate 5th Anniversary of Flying - SYS-CON Media (press release)
Ozzy Osbourne, Joey Fatone, Rob Dyrdek, Buzz Aldrin, Martha Stewart, Princess Beatrice of York, Professor Stephen Hawking, Billy Bush, Burt Rutan, ...

Armadillo grounded temporarily from RLV and Space Transport News
John Carmack says on the aRocket forum that their plans to begin flying up to 5000 feet near their facility at Caddo Mills airport have been stymied for the past month by "yet another regulatory hassle". Someone in the AO-100 aviation section of the FAA, who was previously unaware of Armadillo, saw ...

NASA Television to Broadcast Cargo Ship Arrival at Space Station
from NASA Breaking News
The residents of the International Space Station will receive a new shipment of food, fuel and supplies at 8:41 p.m. CDT on Saturday, Oct. 17.

Open Lines, tuesday, 10-13-09
from The Space Show
Guest: Open Lines. Topics: why human spaceflight, NASA, Fox News, making the case for space, different paths to space development. In the first segment of this Open Lines program, I talked about making the compelling case for human spaceflight. I mentioned

Veterans show true colors #1, #2 from Photos
ANG from FenceCheck Forums
KAFW - Fort Worth Alliance Airport (Civil Aviation Board) from FenceCheck Forums
Beautiful Concept Airship Looks 85 Years into the Future [Airships] from Gizmodo by Danny Allen
Aerial Photography - Lee Bottom Flying Field by George A Kounis
If Flight awarded Oscars, this Rafale clip might get 'best picture' from The DEW Line
Gibraltar Airport from Wright Squawks by Roger Chua


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