Sunday, October 25, 2009

Indy Transponder 24-OCT-09 2345z

Snowbirds' Season Over - Discover Moose Jaw
It was a busy year for the Snowbirds Air Demonstration Team in 2009 with 100 flyovers celebrating the 100 years of powered flight in Canada added to their ...

Alliance Air Show - TheNewsPk
Alliance Air Show:Here's a reason to crane your neck and look up in the sky this weekend — not to mention brave Interstate 35W traffic that can be rough no matter what day it is.

History made in EL - Dispatch Online
Next Saturday, October 31, pilots from all over South Africa will be converging on the East London Airport for the city's biennial airshow – the Elvin ...

2009 Seoul Airshow - by 68wSteve
So, this took place next door to the Army Base I'm Stationed at. We share the same runway as the Korean Air Force. They put on a Air and Defense show.

Celebrate Smithsonian's Museum Day at Sun n Fun and Bok Tower Gardens by h.shah
The Florida Air Museum at Sun 'n Fun, Florida's official aviation museum and education center and Bok Tower Gardens, will offer free admission to visitors that have the free pass that can be printed on the Smithsonian's website. ...

Hawker Beechcraft Donates T-6 Trainer Flights to Benefit Corporate Angel Network from Diamond Pilots
Two flights to be auctioned off during 2009 NBAA Charity Benefit
ORLANDO – Hawker Beechcraft Corporation (HBC) today announced that it is donating two flights in its Beechcraft T-6 military trainer at a live auction to raise money for the National Business Aviation Association's (NBAA) Charity Benefit. The sole beneficiary of this year's Charity Benefit is Corporate Angel Network (CAN), a charitable organization that ...

NATO fighters intercepted silent A320 bound for Copenhagen from Military Photos by one-niner (in Danish)
Two German F4 Phantoms were scrambled to establish visual contact with a Portuguese Airbus 320 from TAP carrying 147 passengers and 7 crew as the pilots didn't respond to radio calls from Eurocontrol. ...

P-40 gear collapse in Lincoln, NE from Pilots of America Message Board by Cap'n Jack
I was at the airport today- wish I brought a camera. A p-51 and P-38 both took off.
A P-40 didn't make it off the ground- looks like the right gear collapsed. I thought it was on a taxiway, but the link below claims it was on the runway:dunno: don't bother with the video- all I get are two ads that repeat.
People at the FBO told me he was taxiing...hardly a crash...

Vintage Plane Crashes On Lincoln Runway - No Injuries Reported In Duncan Aviation Incident from Diamond Pilots
LINCOLN, Neb. -- Lincoln fire officials said a vintage military airplane crashed on the runway at Duncan Aviation.
The plane was already on the ground when it crashed Saturday morning. Fire officials says there was a small fuel spill.
No injuries were reported.
Duncan provides aircraft maintenance in more than a dozen states at more than 20 service locations. The company is based in Lincoln. ...

Pilots were bringing vintage plane back to Florida when tragedy struck Fuji LM 1 Nikko N2121J from Diamond Pilots
LADY LAKE -- The family of a Korean War veteran who died in a plane crash alongside Lake County civic leader Scott Strong on Thursday said they hope to carry out his dream of being buried in a veterans cemetery.
David Garber, 81, flew planes as a member of the Air Force before flying another 27 years as a captain for Pan American. ...

Vintage plane's visit recalls past for Arkansan - Pine Bluff Commercial
Edward Dunn probably never thought he would be spending the day before his 84th birthday on a B-17 bomber _ an airplane he remembers well ...

GROSSE ILE TWP: World War II planes fly in for winter storage - Southgate News Herald
These planes now are all rare commodities, with a total worth between $5 million and $7 million, said Larry Amprim, Yankee Air Museum dispatch rider manager ...

Extraordinary feeling of power - Captaining Putin's amphibious plane gave Berlusconi "extraordinary feeling of power" from Diamond Pilots
Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin and Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi both clad in orange life-jackets ride out to a Russian Beriev Be-200 amphibious aircraft on a speedboat for a demonstration flight in Saint Petersburg. ...

Touring Spaceport America from RLV and Space Transport News
Space tourism, of a sort, starts in NM:
/-- NM spaceport opening 'hardhat tours' to the public: New Mexico spaceport officials will open paid 'hardhat tours' of construction to the public - AP - Oct.23.09 (via
/-- Spaceport America Hardhat Tours Announced at ISPCS - Spaceport America - Oct.23.09

Power Beaming Challenge ready to shine from RLV and Space Transport News
Next week three teams will compete in the Mojave area for prize money in the Northrop Grumman Lunar Lander Challenge competition. The subsequent week, starting on November 2nd, the Power Beaming Challenge event will get underway at Dryden AFB, also in Mojave. ...

Max Air to Air
Hello Plane Folks,
This week I bring you an essay on the Hamilton Standard Metalplane.
The Lysdale Family kindly pulled it out into the gleaming sunlight
so I could get some nice shots of it before. . .

SNEAK ATTACK! - Aviation Airshow Air Race Photography Discussion
Images from USS Nimitz from Military Photos by easyand
Merlin Engines from Plane-A-Day by Tom
San Francisco Fleet Week 2009 Photo Gallery - Keith Breazeal Video Productions
Just had a great practice flight. The airshow has begun! from
I hope the fans had as much fun at the Alliance Airshow as I ... from
CSAF honors fallen Airmen in moving ceremony from Photos
Video: Southwest Airlines "'Just Plane Fun' Shuffle" Music from Diamond Pilots
Go Guard! SC Air & Ground Show 2009 - McEntire JNGB, Eastover - from FenceCheck Forums
Military Aircraft at Fort Smith Regional Airport from FenceCheck Forums [A-10s]

One nation united from Grissom Air Reserve Base, Ind.
A KC-135R Stratotanker from the 434th Air Refueling Wing emblazoned with "One Nation United" nose art stands vigilant on the flightline. The 434th ARW is the largest tanker wing in the Air Force Reserve Command and plays an important role in our nation's defense. (U.S. Air Force photo)


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