Friday, May 6, 2011

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Blue Angels headline NO air show this weekend - The Republic | Marking the centennial of naval aviation, the Navy takes flight for the 2011 N'Awlins Air Show on Saturday and Sunday at the Belle Chasse Naval Air Station. The Times-Picayune reported the Blue Angels team will be the headliners. ...

N'awlins Air Show marks 100 years of the Navy taking flight - NOLA.com | John Klatt, shadowed by fellow Air National Guard Aerobatic Team member Bill Kerns, inverts his plane as they practice for this weekend's N'Awlins Air Show at the Belle Chasse Naval Air Station on Wednesday, May 4, 2011. Air Show Practice Flights ...
   
Look to skies over Smyrna for Great Tennessee Air Show - The Daily News Journal | This weekend's signature aviation event will also include performances by air show legends Gene Soucy and Wing Walker Teresa Stokes; Michael Goulian, USA pilot in the Red Bull Air Race World Championship; Jason Newburg flying the Viper; Cheryl Stearns, ...
   
New show of Strizhi aerobatic team: live broadcast at EN.RIAN.RU - RIA Novosti | The Russian Strizhi (“Swifts”) aerobatic display team celebrates its 20th anniversary on May 6 with a new air show at the Kubinka airfield near Moscow. Watch the show live at 1.00 pm Moscow time (09.00 GMT) at EN.RIAN.RU. “This year, the pilots will ...

PAS11: Russia drops Su-30 from Paris Air Show line-up from The DEW Line | The Su-30 has been pulled from the flying display and the static line.

Loving the steely hues in this photo of a MATS (Military Air... from You like airplanes, too? | Loving the steely hues in this photo of a MATS (Military Air Transport Command) C-121 Constellation doing a lovely photo pass at the 1993 Livermore Airshow. Photo by Tom Hardin.

The Tigers are coming!! - Apache Roll | No preview before their performance at the Tiger Meet 2011 and before the public meeting May 15 at Cambrai-Niergnies, here are photos of 2000 "1 / 12 Cambr├ęsis" and the Belgian F-16, taken by photographer Katsu Aeronautics Tokunaga. ...

"Loss of Separation" UCAP #234 from Uncontrolled Airspace: General Aviation Podcast | Amy Laboda joins us in the virtual hangar.

Air Museum names speaker for opening - In-Forum | FARGO – National Vietnam Veterans Association President John Rowan will be the keynote speaker for the opening ceremonies of the Vietnam Veteran Memorial Exhibit at the Fargo Air Museum. FARGO – National Vietnam Veterans Association President John ...

First Hungarian woman pilot: Lilly Steinschneider from You Fly, Girl | From:   The life of Lilly Steinschneider, (January 13, 1891, Budapest – March 28, 1975, Geneva) Hungary’s first qualified female pilot during the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy, was no less adventurous. Lilly was trained as a pilot in Wiener Neustadt, Austria, flying Etrich aircraft, she got her license in 1912. Although she could not yet try her skills in a much-awaited competition in August 1912, thousands of people witnessed the ascent of the fist Hungarian female pilot to the altitude of 50-60 metres in the same year. ...

Pima from Jetcareers forums [photos] | Just a few. Went there yearly w/my pops when I was a youngster. Had the opportunity to slip out with the crew car to see the old birds. Too bad it was a Sunday because I would have loved to tour the Boneyard again.  ...

U. of Maryland's Human-Powered Helicopter Aims to Make Aviation History Next Week - POPSCI | Two years, 50 graduate students, countless man hours, and mankind’s insatiable need to prove he can defy gravity will all come to a head on Wednesday when a team of University of Maryland Students attempts to fly its human-powered helicopter, Gamera. They won’t be flying very high, but the payoff could be tremendous; hanging in the balance is a world record, an aviation “first,” and a claim to the $250,000 Sikorsky Challenge. ...

Bill Chases the Hindenburg from AirSpace | May 6th marks the anniversary of the tragic end of the airship Hindenburg, destroyed by fire as it came in for a landing at the Lakehurst Naval Air Station, New Jersey, in 1937. Last year, to commemorate the anniversary, we posted the story of Anne “Cookie” Chotzinoff Grossman, who, on October 9th, 1936, spotted the Hindenburg in flight from her Connecticut schoolyard. She took off in hot pursuit along with her brother  ...

Video: Piper Pilot Needs Just 10 Feet To Take Off - from Autopia | KNIK RIVER, Alaska – Unlike other places where speed may dominate pilot discussions, up here it’s all about how slow you can go. It’s directly related to how quickly you can get off the ground and how little room you need to land.  It’s called STOL, or “short take-off and landing,” and here in Alaska it is synonymous with flying.  This weekend pilots, pilots from throughout Alaska and  ...

Hanna Hunhoff from Flight To Success | Friday's Fabulous Flyer! | Hanna Hunhoff - With beauty, brains, and the love of flight, Hanna Hunhoff has been bitten by the aviation bug. When I meet young people like Hanna, with a history of aviation in her family, I have to wonder if this passion is more than a bite, but flowing in their blood.   Hanna's great uncle flew as a co-pilot on the P-17. Another great uncle was a pilot for the 491st  ...

Learn to fly at Barnstormers Air Festival (5/6) - The American Press (blog) |  ... with tahe help of the Jeff Davis Tourist Commission, the Jeff Davis Airport Commission and the Louisiana Department of Transportation-Aviation Division, will sponsor the second annual Barnstormers Air Festival 10 am-4 pm at the Jennings Airport. ...

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