Monday, March 29, 2010

Indy Transponder 29-MAR-10 0245Z

Red Arrow tourism threat - Western Morning News
WESTCOUNTRY tourism could be severely hit if plans to replace the Red Arrows jets with a smaller, slower alternative are approved, industry leaders have ...

Air show  brings famous flyers, celebrates 100 years of flight - Public Affairs -
Visitors to this weekend's Maxwell Open House & Air Show 2010 will see two of the military's most famous and honored flying groups: The Air Force's Thunderbirds and the Army Golden Knights. Both will take to the air over Montgomery ...

18th Annual Riverside Air Show to include warbirds, skydivers and high-performance military jets - Kathryn Report |  RIVERSIDE – Vintage warbirds, skydivers and high-performance military jets are expected to entertain some 70,000 spectators today at Riverside Municipal Airport during the 18th annual Riverside Air Show.
The daylong event is set to begin at 9:50 a.m. with a jump by the "Just In Time" skydiving team, which will drop onto the airfield with a giant American flag, according to organizers.
The team's arrival will be followed at 10 a.m. by welcoming remarks by Riverside Mayor Ron Loveridge and show coordinator Tom Miller. ...

The U.S. Navy's renowned Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron is to showcase its members' dynamic flying skills Saturday and Sunday, April 10-11, during the Southernmost Air Spectacular presented by Naval Air Station Key West.
Admission is free to the air show, scheduled to take place at NAS Key West's Boca Chica Field, located at mile marker 8 on U.S. Highway 1 just north of Key West. Gates are to open at 9 a.m. both days, with action scheduled to continue until 5 p.m.
The legendary Blue Angels are internationally recognized for their superb formation flying. The squadron, whose winter home was NAS Key West in the 1960s, is to ...

Georgia - WWII Heritage Days 2010 - Peachtree City / Atlanta - 04/24/10 from FenceCheck Forums
WWII Heritage Days 2010 | Peachtree City / Atlanta | Georgia | United States | 04/24/10 - 04/25/10 |

Catalina flying boat a hit at aero club open day - The Dominion Post
As thousands of people arrived at Wellington Aero Club's open day, there was no doubt what they wanted to see.
New Zealand's only Catalina twin-engine World War II amphibious flying boat was the centre of attention at the event on Saturday, which was also the club's 80th jubilee.
It is the only one in New Zealand and Australia that is airworthy.
The plane was mainly used for submarine hunting and search-and- rescue missions in the South Pacific.
Club spokesman Tony Rollason said the Auckland-based Catalina left a big impression on the 4000 people who turned up at Wellington Airport. ...

The Final 4 - Abu Dhabi 2010 From
Paul Bonhomme wins the Red Bull Air Race World Championship opener in Abu Dhabi! With another dazzling run through the 13 Air Gates, Bonhomme was in...
The first race of the 2010 Red Bull Air Race World Championship season will take to the air this afternoon in Abu Dhabi, where scorching temperatures and shifting winds will make the 5.657-km long...
Red Bull Air Races take off from General Aviation News

Reaching for sky pays off for pilot - Hastings Leader
... The Old Aeroplane Company at Tyabb airport rebuilds and maintains vintage, classic and military aircraft.
Ms Pay employs six engineers, helped by volunteers passionate about historic aircraft.
She owns eight planes, which she flies at air shows around the country. She can fly just about anything: Spitfires, Mustangs, Tiger Moths and Trojans.
One of her labours of love has been the 20-year restoration of a World War II Kitty Hawk, rescued from the jungle in Vanuatu.
Completed on April 22, 2009, it is the only flying Kitty Hawk of its type in the world.  ...

Sun 'n Fun goes green from General Aviation News
When you think of environmentally friendly products and services, aviation may not be the first industry that comes to mind. But Sun 'n Fun officials are working to change all that with the return of an exhibit area known as "GreenSpace," which will have a prominent location at this year's fly-in, slated for April 13-18 at Florida's Lakeland Linder Regional Airport (LAL). ...

More on the WASP from You Fly, Girl by Cathy Gale
As the Congressional Medal ceremony has brought new attention to the WASP, a lot of local newspapers are printing stories about "their" WASP.
Hodgson recalls honor, courage of WWII WASPs
Despite Challenges, Female WWII Pilot Has Fond Memories of Experiences
Remembering the Women Air Force Service Pilots of WWII

Japanese fighter plane arrives - Otago Daily Times
A Japanese fighter plane has arrived in Wanaka ahead of Easter Weekend's Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow. The Mitsubishi Zero, one of the most ...

CAP aircrews rack up hours in flood missions from General Aviation News
Aircrews from the Minnesota Wing of the Civil Air Patrol have accumulated more than 100 hours of high-tech flying time in recent days, supporting disaster relief efforts in the Red River Valley in North Dakota. ...

Virgin Galactic's VSS Enterprise's First Flight - NETCOMPOSITES
Founded by Burt Rutan, Scaled developed SpaceShipOne which in 2004 claimed the $10m Ansari X prize as the world's first privately developed manned ...

Uncontrolled Airspace #176 "Three For The Show, Two For The Go"
The boys discuss a rash of stupid pilot tricks... the possible reincarnation of a legend... and the virtues of having only one prop blade. All this and more ...

Formation flight Sunday from Planeshots [T-2 Buckeye, The Polish air force team, F-117s, Concordes]
B-25J Executive Sweet by keith


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