Wednesday, October 27, 2010

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Shuttle Launch, Cocoa Beach Air Show, Air Force Week and Port-of-Call by ... DigitalJournal.com 
... and F-18 Hornet, F-15 Strike Eagle, the Navy Seals Leap Frogs parachute team, and Patrick Air Force Base's 920th Rescue Wing on both days. ...

US Air Force Thunderbirds roar into Brevard - Florida Today
"They already realized how big the (Cocoa Beach) air show was becoming in its second year, so it just made sense for them to come here," said David Waters, ...


Video: Thunderbirds fly over Disney World's Magic Kingdom for Air Force Week - Examiner.com
Click the video at left to see the United States Air Force Thunderbirds flying over Main Street at the Magic Kingdom in Disney World today (October 26). ...

Over a Quarter Million Attended Weekend Air Show - First Coast News
The show each year features aerobatic demonstrations from the nation's finest pilots and demonstrations of several military aircraft from several ...

Boston-Portsmouth Air Show 2010 from MILAVIA 
On August 28-29 the Boston-Portsmouth Air Show took place at Pease ANGB at the Portsmouth International Airport, featuring the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and Brazilian Air Force Esquadrillha da Fuma├ža. Report with over 100 photos, including arrivals, displays, statics and departures. ...

100th Anniversary of Naval Aviation Foundation Announces Centennial Sponsors from PR Newswire: Airlines/Aviation
-- The 100th Anniversary of Naval Aviation Foundation welcomes The Boeing Company as the Presenting Sponsor for the 100th Anniversary of Naval Aviation Events in 2011. Boeing leads a group of prestigious sponsors, including Platinum Sponsors Lockheed Martin and  ...

Tryouts Week 6 get a Special “Smoke” session from US Army Golden Knights 
Six weeks have elapsed. Seems an eternity to us as candidates. No doubt even the Cadre are feeling some wear. The good news is we can see the light at the end of the tunnel. We know the next week should yield our jackets.  We also know many of the things we are doing now [...]

Wings over Atlanta: the Dobbins Air Reserve Base airshow by David Cenciotti
In the last few weeks readers of this blog have had the opportunity to read articles and watch pictures taken at airshows all around the world: in September, with a series of posts, I described the 50th Anniversary of the Frecce Tricolori airshow in Rivolto; then, I reported about the RAAF Williamtown airshow thanks to the pictures and report provided by Ed Armstrong and a few days ago, I wrote a post about the famous Axalp airshow, attended this year by Simone Bovi. The “world airshow tour” completes with another interesting report, this time by Moreno Aguiari, a former Italian commercial and Cropduster pilot living in the USA, who  ...

Axalp (-Ebenfluh) Airshow 2010 - the other pictures from Swiss Air Force 
Tomorrow is the last official basevisit in Meiringen for this year, but before I've got some pictures left from two weeks Axalp. I hope you will enjoy them
   
Wakatipu Aero Club lands 40th anniversary bash - Scene Queenstown
The guest speaker will be prominent local aviator Jules Tapper. There will also be an aviation trivia quiz. The club has trained many pilots who have gone ...

La Russa in Trieste - Friuli
... Of paratroopers, helicopters flying over the ESRC and a Tricolour Arrows, followed by performances of the fanfare of Sharpshooters and Alpine. ... 

IWM Duxford enjoys soaring summer air show success by Flightline UK
Imperial War Museum Duxford is delighted to announce that a record number of visitors – over 96,000 – attended the museum’s air shows in 2010. This compares favourably with total air show visitors of 76,444 in 2009.
In a superb year that commemorated not only the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain but also the 65th anniversary of B-17 Flying Fortress Sally B, visitors flocked to IWM Duxford to celebrate the iconic aircraft of the Second World War and to honour the bravery of the men that flew them. ...

Airshow attracts industry leaders - Gulf Weekly
Aviation executives from around the world are already making plans to attend and feature in the second Bahrain International Airshow ... in 2012. ...

Nine-O-Nine, Witchcraft & Betty Jane in Greenville, SC Oct 26-27 from FenceCheck Forums
FYI for anyone in the area of Upstate South Carolina, the B-17 Nine-O-Nine, B-24 Witchcraft & TP-51C Betty Jane are at the Greenville Downtown Airport today and tomorrow. ...

World War II aircraft coming to Decatur - al.com
The B-17 "Nine 0 Nine," the B-24 Liberator "Witchcraft" Heavy Bomber and the P-51 Mustang "Betty Jane" will be landing Wednesday at approximately 2 pm as ...

Centennial of Women Pilots from Flight To Success 
Last week I had the opportunity to write about the incredible woman Mireille Goyer. She is behind the Centennial of Women Pilots Project, a grass root campaign that is working toward introducing a record number of girls and women to the joy of flying. Men-- you're involved too!

Girls DO Fly Solo! from WAI Connect Blog 
Gabby Gress of Orlando, Florida has set a new record as the youngest pilot to fly solo in airplanes and a helicopter on the same day. The teen, an American, had to fly to Caldeon, Ontario, to break the current record on her 14th birthday. Canada permits pilots as young as 14 to fly solo in powered aircraft, while in the U.S. the age for soloing powered aircraft is 16.  ...

Women in Corporate Aviation Awards Scholarships from WAI Connect Blog 
Women in Corporate Aviation announced eight scholarship winners at NBAA 2010 on Wednesday 20th October ...

2010 NBAA Convention Declared a Success from www.ainonline.com 
According to NBAA’s final tally for its 63rd annual meeting and convention held last week in Atlanta, there were 1,083 exhibitors, eight more than last year; the static display was sold out, with 93 aircraft at DeKalb Peachtree Airport; and attendee registration was up more than 5 percent from last year to 24,206. “It has been a pretty challenging couple of years for ...

Our Hangar is Haunted from myemail.constantcontact.com
On Saturday October 30, we're having some ghoulish fun as our hangar is decked out with special guests from plane wrecks past. Trick or treat - you never know who you'll meet! Special event admission is in effect at $5.00 per person. Join us from 6:30 to 8:00 pm.

Colonel Cahoon to address Indianapolis Rotary from Grissom Air Reserve Base, Ind.
Colonel William T. "Tim" Cahoon, 434th Air Refueling Wing commander, will be the featured guest speaker at today's meeting of the Downtown Indianapolis Rotary Club in Indianapolis, Ind.
Col. Cahoon's presentation to the Rotary Club is part of the 434th ARW's community outreach program.  Recently, he has given presentations to the Peru Rotary Club and the Monticello Kiwanis Club.  Today's presentation will cover the world-wide impact of the 434th ARW and Grissom ARB.  ...

October 26 from Cut and Paste Aviation

Last B-52 Delivery - First Pan Am 707 Flight - October 26th in ...
On This Day in Aviation History: October 26th. October 26th, 2010 • By Matt Molnar. Pan Am 707 Idlewild. The first Pan Am 707 awaits departure to Paris on the tarmac in New York. (Photo courtesy Pan Am, via National Air and Space Museum ...

F-22 Engineer Saved A Life By Crashing Into Him On Purpose - Gizmodo Australia
He is in charge of Boeing's incredibly complex F-22 fighter program. But how smart is it to crash your car on purpose? When it saves another person's life ...

Billings pilot lands at every public airstrip in Montana - Billings Gazette
Growing up, Steve Kriner had a burning passion to learn to fly airplanes, but life — including medical school, his work as an anesthesiologist, marriage and children — delayed his dream.
So, three years ago when Kriner, 50, finally decided to pursue his childhood ambition, he went all out. In 11 weeks he received his pilot’s license. Most people take 11 months. ...

Former leader in Central Texas aviation honored with street renaming - Community Impact Newspaper
AUSTIN — General Aviation Avenue near the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport was renamed Emma Browning Avenue on ...

Top Gun 2 Update: Tom Cruise Would Play Lead Role, Says Christopher McQuarrie
New York Magazine
Two weeks ago, Vulture broke the news that Paramount and its co-financier, David Ellison's Skydance Productions, were developing a sequel to 1986's classic ...

Three Million Miles in Ten Days - Air & Space Magazine
Floating off to sleep, Earthgazing, making sure the capsule doesn't depressurize: all standard on a space vacation. ...

11 Superb Space Shuttle Photos from ASB.tv 
We at AirShowBuzz recognize that the aviation community has lots of different interests.  One interesting topic is shuttlecraft.  Since our last several posts have been more about airshows and warbirds, we thought we’d go a different direction this time and go above the stratosphere and take a look into the world of  ...

Virgin Galactic Eyes NASA Crew Program from AviationWeek.com Homepage
The company is considering options for competing in the agency's upcoming Commercial Crew Development follow-on program.

Virgin Galactic Plans Space Hop, Skip and Jump - Discovery News
So far, the VSS Enterprise, a six-passenger, two-pilot spaceship designed and built by Burt Rutan's team at Scaled Composites in Mojave, Calif., ...

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