Monday, June 27, 2011

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Video: A Flight On 'Fat Albert' - Patch.com | It may not fly as fast or as nimbly as the F/A-18 Hornets, but the Blue Angels' Fat Albert is definitely a showstopper. This plane typically carries the cargo, equipment and support team for the Blue ...

RI air show draws big crowds, closes gates early - Boston Globe | NORTH KINGSTOWN, RI—Organizers of a Rhode Island air show say it has drawn so many spectators that its parking lots have reached full capacity and they must close the gates early. Lt. Col. Dennis Riel says that before Sunday, the Rhode Island National ...

ARC Activity Day from Air Race Classic 2011 | Saturday June 25 was a day of activities.....from getting our scores (but not the final rankings), attending tours of Teledyne Continental and the Battleship Alabama....and participating in an Adopt a Pilot graduation for the local Girls Club.  It was a busy day.  But we had  ...

Photos: Big Names And Big Planes At The International Air Show in Paris, 2011 - Techie Buzz | It’s an extravaganza and Paris is the place to be if you’re an aircraft enthusiast. The International Air Show, being held in Paris at the Le Bourget Airport, was thrown open to the public yesterday, four days after it started on the 20th of June. You might want to hurry, as it closes on the 26th of June. Here we give you the scoop on the gala event – the big news, the big names and some stunning photos. ...

Solar Impulse flew this morning for the first time at Paris Air Show from AVIATION-NEWS | Paris 26 June 2010 – The Solar Powered Plane was unable to fly due to bad weather at Paris Air Show, only on Sunday morning the aircraft was able to fly at the air show. The technical team was up early to prepare the aircraft and Markus Scherdel, the test pilot, was at Solar Impulse [...]

World's Small Airplane Performs Aerobatics on Electric Power - EV World | In September 2010, the world first four-engine all-electric aerobatic plane took off for its maiden flight from the airport near Paris, which hosts the international aviation event every two years. Since the first flight, the team has carried out an ...

Airshow - Rencontres Internationales des Oldtimers (RIO) - Ecuvillens (CH) - from AirSpace | For the 20th and last time, the Aerotique-Association called in a RIO on the small airfield near the city of Fribourg. With the famous Catalina and the PC-7 Team of the Swiss Air Force they announced already two top acts - and both where there on time. And due to the good connections and perfect meteo, quite a lot of Oldtimers found their way to the land of Milk and cheese  ...

Flight days of giving Tower: When the stomach loops beats - Main Post via Translator | "Look Dad, where we live," says the 6-year-old Konrad, pointing the finger at one far behind and below the window distant point. He and his father can see through the glass with concentrated expression. Despite the drizzle on Saturday, the city of W├╝rzburg is clearly visible. ...

Race #44 Judy Pylon Pass from TAKEOFF TUBE | Formula 1 racer # 44 ;quot;Judy;quot; at the 2011 Pylon Racing School at Stead, NV

NATO TIGER MEET 2011 - Aviation Report | Between 9 and 20 May 2011 took place on the new appointment with the NATO Tiger Meet. This year has been characterized as one of the largest (in terms of participation of structure planes) ever.  ...

Formation flight Sunday. “U.S. Navy Carrier Air Wing... from Planeshots | Formation flight Sunday. “U.S. Navy Carrier Air Wing Fourteen (CVW-14) aircraft from the USS Carl Vinson (CVN-70) fly in formation above their carrier in the Persian Gulf during a deployment. The squadrons represented are ...

Wright Plane Visited Grosse Pointe a Century Ago - Patch.com | Oakes, who authored United States Women in Aviation through World War I which was produced for the Smithsonian Studies in Air and Space, No. 2 in 1978 documented the Grosse Pointe flying event in detail, as well. The Detroit Free Press headline for ...

BBMF over Kenley from PPRuNe Forums | At 16.30pm today the BBMF flew over the Kenley Tribute that stands as a memorial to all of the personnel who died at this most famous of Battle of Britain airfields. ...

Final flypast as Hercules depart - Swindon Advertiser | THE Hercules will bid a final farewell to Wiltshire on Friday as the last of the iconic fleet flies out of RAF Lyneham. The last planes, with the few remaining airmen and the station commander on board, will do a symbolic lap of Wiltshire before they ...

Ford "Blue Angels" Mustang to Be Sold at EAA AirVenture | For the fourth straight year, the Ford Motor Company has created a unique, "one of one" aviation-themed vehicle for auction to benefit the EAA Young Eagles program. The one-of-a-kind 2011 "Blue Angels" Mustang GT will go to the highest bidder at the Young Eagles Auction during EAA AirVenture 2011, which will be held July 25-31 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh. ...

Crashing Plane Picture: Miracle On The Hudson Plane Arrives At Charlotte from I Love Planes | ... The wreck of N106US, Flight 1549-”Miracle on the Hudson” arrives a little after 12:00 on Friday, 10 June 2011 at the Charlotte Airport. This plane went into the Hudson River next to ...

Convair Model 200 from The Unwanted Blog | The Convair Model 200 was a 1973 design similar in some respects to the F-35. While stealth was lacking, it was designed as a single-engined jet fighter than could be built in both VTOL and CTOL (Model 201A) configurations. For VTOL, the single Pratt & Whiteny JTF22A-30A was equipped with a  nozzle that ...

Pioneer Alaskan aviator releases book from General Aviation News | "Winging It! Pioneer Alaskan Aviator" by Jack Jefford is the newest addition to the "Caribou Classics" series from Alaska Northwest Books. ...

Free Rocket Day at museum from General Aviation News | The International Women’s Air & Space Museum is hosting a free Rocket Day Wednesday, July 13, at 1 pm. The Rocket Day program lasts approximately one hour and includes presentations on rockets by representatives from NASA Glenn Research Center and Alphaport, Inc. ...

Aviator had impact on local youth - Houma Courier | He's got a building on the Houma airbase named for him, but very little is known locally about Lt. Charles E. Boston. Boston is not what you would call a common local name, although he was listed in a wartime Courier as having been killed in battle. ...

Youths fly free in Wheeling - Chicago Daily Herald | Young people ages 8-17 are invited to take to the skies free on Saturday, June 25, as Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Field Representatives host a Young Eagles Flight Rally at Signature Flight Support's executive ...

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