Friday, October 22, 2010

Indy Transponder 22-OCT-10 1145z

Your air shows for the weekend! - Fence Check

10/23/10 |      Leesburg Executive Airport Airshow & Open House 2010
10/23/10 |      JGSDF Yao Airshow 2010
10/23/10 |      Wings Over Houston Airshow 2010
10/23/10 |      NAS Jacksonville Airshow 2010
10/23/10 |      Cancelled - St Petersburg Airfest 2010
10/23/10 |      JGSDF Metabaru Airshow 2010
10/24/10 |      JASDF Gifu Airshow 2010
10/24/10 |      Wings, Wheels & Rotors 2010

Wings Over Houston: USAF Thunderbirds - SportsRadio 610
Wings Over Houston welcomes back the USAF Thunderbirds as the featured act of 2010. The demonstration show team of the United States Air Force will grace the skies over Ellington Airport with amazing four-and six-ship flight formations, ...

167th Airlift Wing Shines During Open House Air Show - WInchester Daily Monitor
Air show spectators line up to get a look inside the C-5 Galaxy aircraft on display at the 167th Airlift Wings Open House. The 167th Airlift Wing, West Virginia Air National Guard unit in Martinsburg, WV held an open house in conjuction ...

Thunderbirds Air Force Show
Thunderbird Lead Solo: Major Rick Goodman, 34, in his second season as the Lead Solo of the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, “Thunderbirds,” flies the No. jet. Major Goodman entered the Air Force in 1997 as a graduate from the ...

Winging it - TriValley Central
If they taxied to the east end of the runway, they'd end up at Sentimental Journey, a B-17 owned by the Commemorative Air Force. ...

Celebrating 40 Years - Discover Moose Jaw
The Canadian Air Force Snowbirds gave thanks for everything our city has done for them over the last 40 years. The team is celebrating their anniversary ...

Photos from NBAA 2010 from AVweb Top News
Click for more photosIt takes a lot of work to put together a show as large and well-organized as the National Business Aviation Association's annual convention and conference. This year, NBAA pulled it off without a hitch in Atlanta, Georgia and before we sign off and head home, here's a quick snapshot of the professionalism and effort that go into the static display area at the show (including shots of some of the show's most important airplanes).

Gold Team Joins the Fans in Reliant Stadium from US Army Golden Knights 
The cheers from the crowd at Reliant Stadium could be heard from two thousand feet under canopy, as the members of the Gold Demonstration Team could tell you. The Team jumped the game ball into the Houston Texans v the Kansas City Chiefs game on Sunday. As each jumper entered the retractable roof stadium, the [...]

Gerald Martin from
... Gerald Martin passed away a couple days ago down in Texas. Gerald was one of the original CAF members, was one of the four CAF pilots who flew Buchons in the Battle of Britain movie, and he raced twice at Reno...once in his P-51 in 1974, and once in the CAF FM-2 Wildcat (Yes, Virginia...Air Biscuit was not the first....) in 1977.  ...

.. Al Wimer passed away today. For those who didn't know Al, he retired as a Colonel in the Air Force and flew B-24's in WWII, P51's. F80's. and F86's in Korea, C47's during the Berlin Air Lift , and an assortment of aircraft in Vietnam. At Reno, he was a Formula 1 historian and has a record of that classes races dating back to the 40's. He was the epitome of the 'greatest generation'. ...

Lorus Watches celebrates collaboration with The Blades - Retail Jeweller
Lorus Watches celebrated its sponsorship of civilian formation aerobatic display team The Blades by taking a group of buyers to spend the day with The ...

Wings over Atlanta airshow 16-10-2010 'Aviation Faces' by Gary Watson

B-17 flight tours come to Concord - WCNC
The B-17 was the heavy bomber vital to winning World War II. Exactly 12731 B-17s were built from 1935-1945. Over 4500 were destroyed in combat. ...

Nice picture of a Boeing B-17 - Seattle Post Intelligencer
Luke Genovese (seated left) and Mel Tiensvold talk with visitors about their plane, a Boeing B-17 G Flying Fortress, Oct. 21, 2010 at the Casa Grande, ...

Friday Minute: 'Sentimental Journey' — the value of changing direction - Mormon Times
From the co-pilot's seat of Sentimental Journey, Clay Richardson peered out the window of his B-17 Flying Fortress, a WWII workhorse. ...

WWII Warbirds from Military Photos 
These sort of formation flights use to be very common in the past. Now they are rare. ... [videos]

"Indradhanush 2010" - from fox2magazine 

Women's Wing offers inspiration, connections - AOPA Pilot
From early pioneers to current industry leaders and innovators, the Women's Wing at AOPA Aviation Summit will shine a spotlight on women in aviation. ...

Oshkosh here I come!! Kenya Aircraft builder Gabriel Nderitu from The Kathryn Report 
By Kenya Citizen TVOver 2 weeks ago, we brought you the story of an it specialist who has been assembling an aircraft in his backyard in Kahawa West estate in the outskirts of Nairobi. Last week, Gabriel Nderitu devoted his time and money to the crucial ground trials in some sort of a runway in Kangundo, optimistic that his brain child will lift from the ground. Unfortunately, the aircraft   ...

Celebrating fifty years of Hawkeyes in the sky from - News Feed
NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER, Md. -- Fifty years ago today, the Navy’s first specifically designed carrier-based airborne command-and-control aircraft, the E-2A Hawkeye, took to the skies for its maiden flight over Bethpage, N.Y.The Navy, after determining that it  …

October 22 from Cut and Paste Aviation 

WK2/SS2 videos from NM spaceport ceremony from RLV and Space Transport News
Here's the FlyAware Tracking page for the return of WK2/SS2 to Mojave. Hasn't left yet.
Here are a couple of videos from the Spaceport America dedication ceremony of the WK2/SS2 fly-over and taxi up to the crowd: ...
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