Saturday, April 9, 2011

Indy Transponder 09-APR-2011 0414z

Tora Tora Tora do flybys over USS Yorktown - WCDB | Air show squadron TORA TORA TORA did multiple flybys Friday in different attack formations over the USS Yorktown at Patriots Point as part of preliminaries to the Air Expo at Joint Base Charleston on Saturday...

Survivors of law enforcement officers to jump with Golden Knights - Fay Observer | Twelve survivors of law enforcement officers across the country will be jumping with the Army's Golden Knights parachute team in Scotland County on Tuesday and Wednesday...

Sea-Air-Space Exposition Must Go On! - AWST | The Navy League’s annual Sea-Air-Space Exposition scheduled to start next week just outside DC will go on, although with a lineup of pinch-hitters, thanks to the threat of a government shutdown...

Franklin Crash Investigation Update - AVweb | Before the crash of Kyle and Amanda Franklin's 1940 Waco UPF-7 biplane at the Air Fiesta in Brownsville, Texas, on March 12, fire shot from the engine and investigators have now had that engine examined...

Jet combat - Marlborough Express | Enthusiasts at the Classic Fighters airshow in Blenheim during Easter weekend will have the chance to see a Royal New Zealand Air Force combat jet...

The California Capital Airshow Extends Scholarship Program Application Deadline to Meet Demand - Business Wire | ACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The California Capital Airshow (CCA) (www.californiacapitalairshow.com), a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the importance of aviation for continued economic growth, inspiration and educational opportunities for today’s youth, and enhancing awareness for the service and sacrifice of our military men and women, today announced that it is has extended the deadline of its scholarship program...

EAA Aviation Experience at Van Nuys Airport Brings Flight's Past, Present and Future Together - AMT |  A new kind of aviation event is coming to Van Nuys, Calif., on April 15-17 – one that connects the past, present, and future together in an exciting, visual showcase of the world of flight...

Video of Note: Formation flying with Virgins Galactic and America - Flightblogger | It started with the Global Observer crash, then quickly moved to the Southwest 737-300 fuselage rupture, Gulfstream G650 crash, the discovery of Air France 447 and the United A320 emergency landing in New Orleans, that guy invented an emergency to land on Rockaway Beach for fun, and now the US government may shut down tonight...

Hawaii State Senate honors past, present and future of naval aviation - Hookele News | The senate of the 26th Legislature of the state of Hawaii presented a resolution to honor 100 years of naval aviation at the State Capitol in Honolulu on April 5...

Flashback Fridays: Newark Memories - Nuts About Southwest | Recently, I was fortunate enough to attend the launch of Southwest’s service at Newark Liberty International Airport.  Inaugural service festivities are always a lot of fun, with tons of excitement, celebration, and SWA Spirit, and this one was no different!...

Luftwaffe Dornier 17 at Goodwin Sands 'still intact' - BBC | The discovery of a unique German warplane off the Kent coast left experts "incredulous". New images suggest the Dornier 17 is still intact and there are hopes that it will go on show...

Deeply buried missing planes challenge ‘slow and gradual’ preconceptions - Creation | From a secret US Army air base in Greenland, six P–38 Lightning fighter planes and two gigantic B–17 Flying Fortress bombers rose into the early dawn. The date was July 15, 1942, and they were headed for a British airfield to join the war against Hitler...

Virgin Galactic Hiring SpaceShip Pilots - AWST | Virgin Galactic is looking for a few good pilots—very good pilots—to fly paying customers to the edge of space and back in its SpaceShipTwo rocketplane...

NASA's Space Shuttles at 30: Q&A with Former Shuttle Chief Wayne Hale - Space | NASA's space shuttle program may be coming to an end later this year, but the agency's fleet of orbiters is preparing to celebrate an important milestone next week – the 30th anniversary of the very first space shuttle flight...

NASA to Reveal New Museum Homes for Retired Shuttles Next Week - Space | NASA is expected to announce the final resting places of the agency's space shuttles Tuesday (April 12), on the 30th anniversary of the first-ever shuttle mission...

L-39 ALBATROS FLIGHT TRAINING EXPERIENCE - My Flight Blog | "Watch for the secondary stall. You've got a 10,000 pound airplane here, your flying it" I am severely behind this 5 ton jet as we move from a secondary stall into a the onset of a spin, and my CFI has made it clear this is my problem to resolve...

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