Sunday, October 10, 2010

Indy Transponder 10-OCT-2010 1000z

Blue Angels wow San Francisco crowds -
... to watch the elite flying squad erfom. "So excited to watch the Blue Angels, my heart is racing, it's just the best," Palo Alto resident Yael Valek said.

San Francisco Fleet Week bigger this year - Santa Rosa Press Democrat
The Navy's Blue Angels fly through past the Golden Gate Bridge on Thursday Oct. 7, 2010 in San Francisco. (AP Photo/San Francisco Chronicle, Mike Kepka) By ...

Air show is at the LRAFB through Sunday, October 10th - Today's THV
This weekend more than 200000 people are expected to land at the base to watch the air-show. Saturday, the sky was the stage for performers of "Thunder over ...

Vets Discuss Midland Airsho - [w video] Entertainment News from AP by Nick Lawton MIDLAND - The CAF Airsho took-off on Saturday at the Midland Airport. Warbirds, including the famous B-29 bomber ...

Airsho dives into Midland - Odessa American
Tahoe Mickle, a 12-year-old from Corsicana and his mom Grice Mickle and 6-year-old brother Garner, made the 400-mile trip to the air show primarily to see ...

Planes dazzle in skies over Daytona Beach - Daytona Beach News-Journal
While the air show is free, some areas charge admittance fees, including the Bandshell. Gary Kohn of Rockford, Ill., said he was here with 150 residents ...

Redlands gets air show - Redlands Daily Facts
Mike Mangold flies his L-29 Viper jet plane past spectators during the Redlands Air Show at the Redlands Municipal Airport on Saturday. ...

Annual air show takes flight in Vacaville -
And I like Mustangs," said Golden, who was impressed with the air show's free admission and the amount of participation from pilots and attendees. ...

Aviation memorabilia features some famous fliers - Daytona Beach News-Journal
From there, Walker launched his venture, Dixie Aviation Collectibles. He added to his inventory: signed balsa wood models of famous pilots' famous planes; ...

Meet and Greet with two air show pilots - Campus News
Tomorrow, Wednesday October 6, the Sport Aviation Club brings you the chance to talk with two of the most popular pilots on the air show circuit. ERAU sponsored pilot Matt Chapman and Red Bull Air Race competitor Mike Goulian will be ...
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WWII bomber to stop in Concord - Charlotte Observer
The B-17 Flying Fortress "Aluminum Overcast" will be at Concord Regional Airport Oct. 23-24 in celebration of its 75th anniversary. ...

IAF's Surya Kirans to soon fly Hawks - Hindustan Times
IAF's formation aerobatic team Surya Kirans have taken the first step to switch from the present Kiran MkII aircraft to the 'Hawks' Advanced Jet Trainers ...

'Battle of Britain' air show axed -
The Biggin Hill International Air Fair featured displays by wartime and modern aircraft, including the Spitfire and the Red Arrows. ...

Duxford Air Show Dates 2011 from Flightline UK
Imperial War Museum Duxford have announced their 2011 air show calendar at today’s Autumn Air Show.
Duxford Spring Air Show – Sunday 22nd May
Flying Legends 2011 – Saturday 9th – Sunday 10th July
Duxford Air Show – Saturday 3rd – Sunday 4th September
Duxford Autumn Air Show – 16th October

Harrison Ford – Aviation's Greatest Advocate by tvrphoto
Aside from his acting career, he also has a deep interest and passion for aviation, which has led him to assume the Chairmanship of EAA's Young Eagles program on March 8, 2004. With both fixed-wing and rotorcraft certifications under ...

Oshkosh Stories Part 3 - Episode 23 from Mile High Flyers Podcast
As Doug and Mike drop off, we call and add Stewart Stoll (@CFIStew) to get his thoughts about Oshkosh.
Adam Fast continues on with Stew and Nate, and we finish up with an invitation by Stew for everyone to come on down to Texas this fall for the Alliance Airshow, and burgers!  Burgers and F-22's, what could be better?!

Flew a Hero from Pilots of America Message Board 
Was priviledged to fly this gentleman from KBOI to KORD last week. Major Bernie Fisher, USAF. We were loading up when a retired AF chaplain recognized him in the gate area and mentioned his name to our flight attendant and the fact that he was a MOH winner. She mentioned it to me and I

B-52 Cockpit and Gunner images from Military Photos 
I thought some of the members may find these images interesting. The cockpit image (H model) was posted on MP earlier in 2010, but I was unable to locate it using the MP search engine.
I sent the H model image to my older Brother, who had 183 combat missions during Vietnam as a ...

On This Day in Aviation History: October 10th from 
A Boeing 727 is shot down in the Congo, an Austral Lineas Aereas crashes in Uruguay, a United Airlines flight becomes the first victim of a bombing, and more...

The Genesis of the Airbus A320 from Aviation Trivia of the Day 
As far back as the late 1960s while the Airbus Industrie was still a start up finalizing the design of the A300 was there a realization among the major airframe manufacturers of Europe that there would be a need for a single-aisle aircraft to replace the aging fleets of BAC One-Elevens, Tridents, and Caravelles. A multitude of designs emerged from the various companies as there was a common desire 

Axalp (-Ebenfluh) Airshow 2010 - Training on the shooting range - 8th October 2010 - the other Side ! from AirSpace 
Sorry for the delay of posting the pics  - but I had to regain my breath after the 5h up - and 4h down walk for 'my position' on the other side since 2003. I was surprised by a lot of snow up there, making the ascend heavy (icy snow) and the descend difficult (weak snow). ...

Astronaut Brothers to Become First Relatives to Rendezvous in Space - The Ledger
The stars may have finally aligned for the world's only space sibling team.
Astronaut Scott Kelly is circling the planet, fresh into a 5 1/2-month space station mission.
His identical twin, Mark, will join him next year, if NASA's shuttle schedule holds up. ...

Virgin Galactic travel agents explore southern New Mexico - Las Cruces Sun-News
"Burt Rutan (space craft developer) is developing his project in a safe way. He is driven by the desire to do it properly and environmentally friendly as ...

“Airplane!” without the jokes from The Unwanted Blog 
Turns out the movie gets cut down to 14 minutes when you remove the humor:
Oddly enough, the plot actually holds together reasonably well.
There is one running gag that carries over, though. Since the video was created by simply editting out jokes, rather than reworking the soundtrack, the sound of the airliner (a jetliner, but with the sound of a piston-engined prop job) carries though.

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