Friday, April 30, 2010

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Weekend Events - Fencecheck

5/01/10 |  Thunder Over The Empire 2010
5/01/10 |  Dyess Big Country AirFest & Air Race 2010
5/01/10 |  Sound of Speed Open House & Air Show 2010
5/01/10 |  Acadiana Airfest 2010
5/01/10 |  Yak Attack 2010
5/01/10 |  Plasy Fly Days 2010
5/01/10 |  Scottsboro Fly-in 2010
5/02/10 |  Wings of Freedom 2010
5/02/10 |  Abingdon Air & Country Charity Show 2010
5/02/10 |  Spring Air Display 2010
How the US Navy protects America - Kansas City Star
From April 24 to May 2, sailors will be at the Sound of Speed Air Show in nearby St. Joseph, and at events throughout the Kansas City metropolitan area to ...

No Runway operations at Abingdon Air & Country Show – Official Statement by Flightline UK
Due to circumstances beyond the organisers' control, no fixed-wing aircraft will be operating from Abingdon Airfield for the Abingdon Air & Country Show on Sunday 2nd May 2010.  This is due to an issue surrounding the sign-off by Defence Estates, which owns the airfield, of the licence which is required to operate fixed-wing aircraft from Abingdon for the event. The show's flying display will still be going ahead as planned. ...

Unsung hero sought for jet ride - Delmarva Daily Times
Hundreds of thousands of spectators will take in June's OC Air Show with necks craned, oohing and aahing the high-flying maneuvers of fighter jets skimming the ocean and Boardwalk.  But just one person will get to ride shotgun with the Thunderbirds.  Air show organizers are looking to fly a lucky local in a Lockheed Martin F-16D for a one-hour Thunderbird orientation flight. ...

Aviation Days land at Lunken -
Get up close to jets, warbirds, sport airplanes and the people who fly, repair and control them during Lunken Airport Aviation Days, 10 am-4 pm Saturday and ...

Tickets on Sale for 2010 Red Bull Air Race New York - MarketWatch

In the Red Bull Air Race, fifteen of the world's best pilots race individually against the clock for the fastest time through an aerial race track made up ...

Bonhomme eager to get revenge on Arch at Rio Red Bull Air Race From
Red Bull Air Race World Championship leader Paul Bonhomme will be looking to show his resurgent rival Hannes Arch of Austria why he is the title holder at the third race of the 2010 season in Rio de Janeiro on May 8/9. The Englishman saw his three-race winning streak snapped in dramatic fashion by Arch in Perth, Australia and will be eager to show the Austrian his place in Brazil in what is shaping up to be the most exciting season in race history with a ...
"How We Did It" Red Bull Glider Skydiver Transfer from AVwebFlash Current Issue
Say, how did those guys pull off that skydiver glider-to-glider transfer that's getting some much attention on YouTube and Red Bull's site? Here's the inside story from Ewald Roithner, the lead pilot. He spoke with AVweb's Paul Bertorelli.

Patrouille Suisse meets Patrouille de Glaciers - 24th April 2010 from AirSpace
... One of the Highlights each time is the famous Patrouille Suisse during the ceremonies at the end of the race. This year with the new leader, Capt Marc 'Zimi' Zimmerli, I've seen the Team for the first time in 2010. ...

Part of the joy of posting information is sharing what other people have written about their experiences.  I just received an email from Ken Kula, who wrote the following eyewitness account of the last reunion of the Doolittle Raiders-- and the flyin of the B-25's, along with some of the photos he took. There were more than a few WASP who flew the B-25, so this is completely relevant to our ...

Residents say MAPS is 'hidden treasure' - Akron Leader Publications
We are longtime local residents and had never taken the opportunity to visit the nearby MAPS Air Museum. That is, until we partook in their most recent pancake breakfast on Sunday, April 25, and had the double pleasure of touring the facility as part of the breakfast. We had heard of the museum, we had read about happenings at the museum, but we'd never been to the museum. Boy, were we missing out on this gem of a treasure! I'm certain we will be returning, ...

Celebrating Aviation History - Apple Bazaar Blog
There are basically four personalities that have made huge contributions to aviation history – Daniel Bernoulli, the Wright Brothers (Orville and Wilbur) and Carl Gustaf Patrik de Laval. Daniel Bernoulli ...

The Doolittle Raid: Part 1 - Hometown Focus
After months of covert planning and training, Doolittle, his crew of 80 raiders and their 16 fully loaded B-25 Mitchell bombers were aboard the aircraft ...

Amelia Earhart (Part Three Of Four) Taking Flight by Gregory Branson
At the age of 34, on the morning of 20 May 1932 Earhart set off from Harbour Grace, Newfoundland with the latest copy of a local newspaper (the dated copy was intended to confirm the date of the flight). She intended to fly to Paris in her single engine Lockheed Vega 5b to emulate Charles Lindbergh's solo flight. Her technical advisor for the flight was famed Norwegian American aviator Bernt Balchen who helped prepare her aircraft. He also ...

Wings Over Salina Museum Gets Donation by Milt
Along with a significant military aviation history, Salina is the boyhood home of former NASA astronaut Steven Hawley. The town made aviation history twice in the mid 2000s. In 2005, Steve Fossett flew the first solo nonstop airplane ...

April 30 from Cut and Paste Aviation
... 1928 -- British pilot Lady Mary Bailey lands to complete a flight from England to Cape Town, South Africa. She took off on March 9. ...

Sonja Locke: Flying to New Heights! from Flight To Success
Friday's Fabulous Flyer is my friend Sonja Locke. Not only is she an inspiration to all, but Sonja is an example of what can be accomplished when you put your heart, soul, and energy into a dream.  ...

Inwood Historic Film Night --Tuesday, May 4th at 7:30 PM at the ... by Cole Thompson
If you're not aware of Inwood's role in Aviation history, then you are in something special. But, that's just the opening act. Curtiss landed on the grounds of the Isham family–today Isham Park. After that well learn about the amazing ...

Listen to #EAA Radio interview on Learn to Fly Day effort from #EAA - Twitter Search

A Pretty Girl & A B-17 Bomber from Military Photos
Thunder Over The Empire 2010 - March ARB, Riverside - 05/01/10 from FenceCheck Forums
The Kyūshū J7W1 Shinden from x planes
Air Force Week in Photos from Air Force Link Top Stories


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