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UP IN THE AIR: Jets ready to roar at Nellis air show - Las Vegas Review – Journal

The eighth consecutive Las Vegas air show is expected to draw more than 100000 spectators to the base, according to a Nellis spokesman, making it the ...

Fly-In Cumberland Airport - WCBC Radio

Friday, November 13 – Sunday, November 15 – B-25 Fly-In - Cumberland Airport B-25 "Mitchell" Bomber "Briefing Time" flies into the Cumberland Airport for a ...

Red Arrows get female pilot - BBC News

The Red Arrows, the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, unveils its 2010 line-up - and for the first time, it includes a female pilot. ...

Blue Angels leave lasting memories - Pensacola News Journal

Once Berkenkamp, the Blue Angels' avionics supervisor, hitched a white-knuckle ride on one of the team's F/A-18 Hornets, taking a dip on a theme park ...

Classic Blue Angels by Brett

Went to Jacksonville Beach yesterday afternoon with family and friends to see the Blue Angels perform. I look forward each year to their November visit to Jax. The Blue Angels started here in Jacksonville 63 years ago. ...

Airshow Pilot Matt Younkin Hurt In Crash But Will Fly Again from AVwebFlash Current Issue

Airshow pilot Matt Younkin was injured on Tuesday afternoon when the Mullicoupe he was flying crashed in a field, but he is expected to make a full recovery in time for the 2010 airshow season, according to a statement at his Web site. "During his flight he experienced a loss of power and was forced into an emergency landing," the statement reads. The airplane came down next to a model airplane field south of his home in Siloam Springs, Ark. A local TV station reported that the airplane hit shrubs and trees, and parts of the airplane were torn off. The FAA is investigating the crash.

World War II-era plane makes emergency landing - Seattle Times

The P-51 Mustang was doing flyover as part of an event at the Heritage Flight Museum and was preparing to land when a resistor in the cockpit overheated, ...

Another Mustang Returns to the Air from Another Time by Dan Linn

CAF Loses Appeal To Keep Twin Mustang – Avweb

The Commemorative Air Force announced on Wednesday that is has lost an appeal to hold on to a rare F-82 Twin Mustang that ...

Question of the Week: Too Rare for the Air? from AVwebFlash Current Issue

The Commemorative Air Force lost its bid to keep a one-of-a-kind F-82 Twin Mustang when its appeal of an earlier court ruling in favor of the Air Force reclaiming the historic aircraft was rejected. The CAF originally wanted to restore the aircraft to flying condition, which prompts our latest Question. We'd like to know what you think about putting one-of-a-kind historic airplanes into the air.Plus: We previously asked AVweb readers about the proposed legislation to ban laptops and other electronic distractions in the cockpit; click through to see how you responded to last week's Question.

Teen aviator owns the sky in a P-47 - East Oregonian

Milford (Mel) Peterson doesn't remember fearing death as a 19-year-old World War II fighter pilot. "We were young and invincible and pretty ...

Armed Forces Day: departures from downtown Rome from David Cenciotti's weblog - the most visited Italian Aviation Blog by David Cenciotti

The following images, showing the departure of the helicopters attending the exhibition in Rome for the Armed Forces Day celebration, were taken by Giovanni Maduli on Nov. 11, 2009. All but the EH-101 of the Marina Militare (Italian Navy, ItNy), that experienced a failure, and the A109 of the Guardia di Finanza, that returned to its homebase via ground transportation, took off from the Circus Maximus; the ruins of Ancient Rome on the Palatine Hill provided a striking background to the pictures.

Suryakirans thrill Nagpurians - Times of India

"This is the first time we are performing at an air show. It is an immense honour for us and a proud moment," said Shubham Banabakode, a student who played ...

Saga Rose Sails From Southampton For The Last Time - Cruise Critic

The ship will sail at 4:30 pm packed with celebrity guests, with an aerial display from the Blades aerobatic team as tribute. ...

Women Military Pilots A WWII Secret -

"You actually had to fly in those days," said the former WASP pilot Goot. "We didn't have any autopilot or anything like that. You actually had to fly the ...

Miss USA 2009 Kristen Dalton Gets Called to Duty By the USO and Will Spend ... - SYS-CON Media

11 /prnewswire/ -- On Veterans Day, Kristen Dalton, Miss USA 2009, visited the historic Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum where she announced that she has ...

On This Day in Aviation History: November 12th
by Phil Derner Jr.

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