Sunday, July 25, 2010

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Blue Angels to put on an even more exciting show in Idaho Falls - KIDK
The summer of 1984, that was the last time the Blue Angels made an appearance in Idaho Falls.
Snake River Landing held a public meet and greet earlier this morning as a way for the public to talk to the pilots and hear their stories. ...

2010 Thunder Over the Boardwalk from Kings Media 

The Great Chipmunk Adventure – Lethbridge Video Update!
from by Matt
WARBIRD RADIO – Enjoy a quick video of our flight from Driggs, ID to Lethbridge. The Alberta International Airshow is going on…and we’re taking it in before we head to Oshkosh. The CF-18 that crashed can be seen during the arrival clips. The pilot is ok. The airplane…didn’t fair so well. [...]

Seeing a lot of helicopters Saturday? It's part of Valley air show - Los Angeles Times
According to the Los Angeles Fire Department, the helicopters are part of an air show. The department released a statement noting that the large group of ...

Rhyl Airshow to pay tribute to The Few from
THE family of a Battle of Britain hero are being invited to be guests of honour at North Wales’s biggest airshow.
Paul Davies-Cooke was one of ‘The Few’, gallant young fighter pilots who 70 years ago won the battle of Britain and kept Hitler at bay.
Sadly, he was one of the 544 who lost their lives over South East England as Britain stood alone and the Luftwaffe bombing raids reached their height.
Organisers of the Rhyl Airshow have invited his great nephew, also called Paul Davies-Cooke, to this year’s event on August 7 and 8.

Sunderland International Airshow 2010 - BBC News
The 22nd Sunderland International Airshow took off with BBC Newcastle's Sue Sweeney in amongst the crowds, bringing the show live from the action. ...

Come to AirVenture, The Show Will Go On from The Fabricator 
Preparations for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2010 continue at a brisk pace, despite the rain the Oshkosh area has experienced in the past week. People and planes are still coming, and EAA is welcoming all, though some may find themselves temporarily displaced to alternate locations until convention grounds dry. ...

AirVenture racer takes to the skies with VW engine in plane - Daily Republic
Today, Lange, 39, will take to the air with his plane as part of the 2010 AirVenture Cup Race. About 60 pilots are expected to take off Sunday from Mitchell ...

New Book Documents Life and Flights of Aviation Icon Clay Lacy -
An airline captain, experimental test pilot, air race champion, aviation record-setter, aerial cinematographer and entrepreneur, Clay Lacy has touched upon ...

Speakers at the AOPA Aviation Summit, Nov 11-13, 2010 from You Fly, Girl by Cathy Gale
Got my august 2010 issue of AOPA today.
It's got a list of the forums scheduled for the AOPA Aviation Summit.
Of the 33 forums scheduled, only 4 are given by women.
Now, I'm not complaining. Women are supposely only 6% of pilots (and that percentage has been steady since the beginning of aviation) so any more than 4 women making presentations would be disproportionate. I just think its an interesting statistic. ...

Video: Lockheed P-38 Lightning Flight Demonstration – Up Close ! -  orbit friends
Hangar 25 Air Museum - Big Spring Herald
Hangar 25 Air Museum is now accepting registration for the 2010 Kid's Klub Summer Workshop, new Administrator Joy Hays announced. Kid's Klub at Hangar 25, ...

On this day in 2000: Concorde Flight AF4590 crashed from Flight International 
Ten years ago today, a catastrophic fire took hold of Concorde's port wing during the take-off roll, which began at 15.44 at Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) airport.
Flight wrote that the aircraft was the oldest operational Concorde, built in 1975. It entered service with Air France on 23 October, 1980. It had accumulated 11,989 flight hours and 3,978 cycles. Its last "C" check was performed on 28 April 2000, while a more extensive "D" check was completed in September 1999. ...

Graf Zeppelin Arctic Flight: July 24, 1931
from Airships: A Hindenburg and Zeppelin History Site 
On July 24, 1931, Graf Zeppelin began a seven day flight to explore the Arctic, and in honor of today’s anniversary I have prepared a detailed description of the Arctic expedition.
Read more about Graf Zeppelin’s Arctic flight of July, 1931.
Breaking Barriers: Like famous Amelia Earhart, Danville pilot enjoys challenge
Danville Advocate | In her spare time, she is a pilot and recently competed in the Air Race Classic, an event that traces its roots back to the very beginnings of women's air ...

Mad Mike Hughes to recreate Evel Knievel's jump over the Snake River
from The Original Rocket Dungeon 
I just received notice of this via email.  On Friday October 15th 2010, Mad Mike Hughes will attempt
to recreate Evel Knievel's famous attempt to jump over the Snake River in his rocket powered X-1 Skycucle.  Mike will pilot  ...

Farewell to US Navy Super Tucano from FenceCheck Forums
Gate Guards and Base Displays (not museums) from FenceCheck Forums

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