Thursday, July 22, 2010

Indy Transponder 22-JUL-10 0230z

AirVenture Cup takes off this weekend from Mitchell airport - Daily Republic
The skies will be alive in Mitchell this weekend during the 13th annual launch of the AirVenture Cup, the world's largest cross-country air race. ...

New Book Documents Life and Flights of Aviation Icon Clay Lacy - PR Newswire
Lucky Me: The Life and Flights of Veteran Aviator Clay Lacy, a limited-edition biographical book, is the story of an aviation icon as revealed through rare ...

Homeowners displaced by air show - Idaho State Journal
... open for the air show at 9 am on Saturday and Sunday. Shows start at 11 am on Saturday and noon on Sunday. The Blue Angels will perform at 3 pm both days.

First Coast native new Blue Angels commanding officer - Florida Times-Union
Navy Cmdr. David E. Koss, a fighter pilot and First Coast native, has been selected as the next commanding officer of the Blue Angels flight ...

FHS grad touches the sky - Farragutpress
The US Navy Blue Angels air show team welcomes US Marine Corps Maj. Brent Stevens, a Class of 1994 graduate, to its 2011 team. As next year's only Marine ...

Vermont Air Show Supports Guard Families - WPTZ The Champlain Valley
So with those thoughts in mind, the Parkers put on their annual air show to help close to 4000 guard families. At the July 3rd show in Warren they took ...

Steve Peterka, the ferry pilot and long-time friend of Mohr Barnstorming, passed away suddenly on Thursday, July 15 in North Dakota. Steve is survived by his wife Lynn and sons Taylor and Evan.
Memorial services will be held Friday, July 23 at 2:00 p.m. in the Golden Wings Museum in Blaine, Minnesota. In lieu of flowers, Steve's family has asked that contributions be made to the Fargo Air Museum, Burnsville Athletic Club, the Humane Society, or the Crosslake Firefighters.

Wing & Wheels Spectacular at Owls Head - VillageSoup Belfast
A spectacular Aerobatic Air Show will be held both days from 1:30 to 3:00, featuring high-speed performances by Kendal Simpson in his Pitts S-2S and Dan ...

Touching down at the Vulcan Airport for the annual Fly-In Breakfast - Vulcan Advocate
Hundreds of people travelled by car, motorcycle and airplane to attend the 25th annual Fly-in Breakfast on Sunday at the Vulcan Airport. ...

Almost Blue Angels time! Museum of Flight announces schedule - West Seattle Blog
Almost that time of year when longtime WSB'ers know we go a little crazy for the Blue Angels during their Seafair visit. The not-too-far-away Museum of ...

Blue Angels Week at The Museum of Flight Aug. 5 – 8
Special programs, extended hours, and close-up views of the Blues while the Navy flight demonstration is based at the Museum for Seafair air show SEATTLE ...

Air show will take to the skies in Dawson Creek -
The Dawson Creek air show will showcase the Snowbirds and various other aerobatic talents for residents of the area on Wednesday. Darlene Hamre is the show ...

Saturday - Sunday, Oct 23-24, 2010 - Wings Over Houston Airshow, Houston, TX from Aviation Events
October 23-24, 2010. Wings Over Houston Airshow- The 26th annual CAF airshow featured acts include: The USAF Thunderbirds, Team Oracle, Julie Clark, John Klatt, Smoke-n-Thunder jet car, CAF WWII and Vietnam power demonstrations, A-10, F-16, C-17, F-18C, C130, USCG Ellington Airport www.

Red Arrows to visit Shoreham Airshow to launch RAFA "Wings Appeal" from Flightline UK
This years RAFA Shoreham Airshow has been chosen by the Royal Air Forces Association to launch their 2010 Wings Appeal.  Director of Fund Raising Rachel Huxford said, "Shoreham has now raised over £1,500,000 for our organisation from its airshow's with a record sum last year of over £160,000 and we felt it is time the organising team under Don Bean MBE received the thank you they fully deserved from RAFA.  Shoreham 21st airshow is an ideal venue to launch our Wings Appeal for this year which provides friendship, help and support to all those who have served or are serving in today's Royal Air Force and their dependants." ...

Alberta International Airshow – Warbird Radio LIVE! – Thursday
THURSDAY – Robb Engen from the Alberta International Airshow joins us on Warbird Radio LIVE!  This year Hawk 1 will be performing as well as Tora! Tora! Tora!.  Details tomorrow morning at 10am (EDT).  Plus… Mike Chilson will check in with WRL's Matt Jolley whose's preparing to fly from Driggs, ID to the airshow in [...]

Willkommen beim Flugmeeting Emmen 2010 am 24. Juli 2010
Der Höhepunkt des Jubiläumsjahres "100 Jahre Luftfahrt in der Schweiz 1910-2010"?
Zweifellos das grosse Flugmeeting am 24. Juli auf dem Militärflugplatz Emmen!

Day 4 Switzerland: 4way for Both Teams from US Army Golden Knights 
It was another scorcher of a day. Day 4 of the competition started off with womans 4way.  The girls got a good jump on the competition right off the start. In their first round they posted  a 24, 8 points ahead of France and in first place.  After a long morning of waiting, the girls [...]

B-17 built during WWII to visit Albany, Syracuse, Buffalo areas - WCAX
1 of the few B-17 "Flying Fortress" bombers still in flying condition will be available for public flights ...

My 2010 Rookie School shots... from

Aero Club to Host Alabama's First Lady of Flight Event from Alabama Aviator - Aviation News
BIRMINGHAM AL- "How rare is it to be a women aviator at age eighteen and still be paid to fly at eighty..." The extraordinary life of Nancy Batson Crews will be honored with a new exhibit and program featuring acclaimed author Sarah Byrn Rickman at the Southern Museum of Flight Thursday, August 19 at 7:00pm.

Tributes paid to Second World War veteran George Barrett - The Press, York
Mr Barrett was also a supporter of the Yorkshire Air Museum at Elvington, and helped them out many times over the years. Rachel Semlyen, a trustee, ...

A&S Interview: Story Musgrave - Air & Space Magazine
Former astronaut Story Musgrave is a veteran of six space shuttle flights on five different orbiters. He has seven academic degrees, including a doctorate in medicine. During his 30 years with NASA, he worked as a part-time trauma surgeon. As a pilot, Musgrave has logged 18,000 hours in 160 types of aircraft. He is the author of The NASA Northrop T-38: Photographic Art from an Astronaut Pilot.

Pilot rescued some, was rescued himself - The Desert Sun
During World War II, B-17 pilot Donald Blodgett flew air-sea rescue missions over the cold North Atlantic Ocean. Blodgett and his crew were on the lookout ...

Paraplegic pilot in solo flight attempt - CNN
Scheduled to fly in early September 2010, "Spokes" or "Wheely Dave," as he is known, will embark on a one-man mission through 18 countries, ...

Young aviatrix honored with statue - Morning Sentinel
YOUNG AVIATRIX: Vicki Van Meter, 11, leaves on her cross-country flight in 1993. A statue in her honor is now at Augusta's airport. ...

July 21 from Cut and Paste Aviation 

Floating Airplanes or Flying Boats? - Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
All of the aircraft pictured above, except for one, are on display at the Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum— Udvar-Hazy Complex. ...

Phantom Ray UAV To Borrow Space Shuttle's 747 - DefenseNews
Boeing officials revealed that NASA will use its 747 Space Shuttle Transporter to ferry the Chicago company's stealthy Phantom Ray UAV from St. Louis, Mo., to Edwards Air Force Base in California for testing in the "very near future" to prepare the drone for its first flight sometime in the next year.

Virgin Galactic Spaceship's 1st Glide Test Could Occur This Fall -
A private spaceship built to launch space tourists on suborbital joyrides could by flying on its own by this fall, has learned.
The SpaceShipTwo spacecraft VSS Enterprise, which the space tourism company Virgin Galactic has been flying on test flights attached to a huge mothership, could make its first drop flights over California's Mojave Desert for glide and landing tests.

Episode 106 – Walking the Elk from Airplane Geeks Podcast 
Uncontrolled Airspace #196 "There's Something in the Cheese"

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