Thursday, July 7, 2011

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Air Show promises thrills this weekend - Citizen Telegram | Stunt pilot Gary Ward of Denver puts his airplane through it's paces while practicing for the Garfield County Air Show in 2008. The air show runs Friday and Saturday and has entertainment for all ages. It's expected to be warm this weekend and those ...

AirExpo takes flight July 16-17 in Eden Prairie, Minnesota from You Fly, Girl | The Wings of the North, a nonprofit organization founded in 1998 to preserve and present aviation history, will be presenting the eleventh AirExpo at Flying Cloud Airport from Saturday-Sunday, July 16-17. The AirExpo will feature appearances by aviation heroes, aircraft and ...

Naval Aviation Centennial and More in Warbird Area - from News from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh | The Warbird area at AirVenture is always among the most visited on the grounds, as it is one of the largest annual gatherings of warbirds in the world.

Vintage Aircraft Association Celebrates Air Mail History from News from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh | This year marks the 100th year since the first piece of mail was sent by way of airplane in the United States, and EAA's Vintage Aircraft Association has a lot of celebration planned for the Vintage area of AirVenture 2011, located just south of ConocoPhillips Plaza on the flightline.

Boomerang Coming Back to AirVenture from News from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh | Burt Rutan called it the most significant GA airplane he ever designed and used it as his personal ride for years. That airplane is Scaled Composites Model 202, the asymmetrical five-place, twin-engine 

Stellar Movie and Presenter Lineup at EAA Fly-In Theater from News from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh | An AirVenture tradition continues nightly from Sunday, July 24, to Saturday, July 30, as AirVenture attendees can kick back, relax on their lawn chair or blanket, and watch a full-length movie outdoors on a five-story-high projection screen. The films will be introduced by some of the biggest names in Hollywood, including George Lucas, Harrison Ford, and Robert Hays.

Fort Lauderdale draws competing air show plans for next year - Sun-Sentinel | The city has gone from no air show for four years to having two planned for next year. Competing groups of promoters are planning air shows to take place on the beach the last weekend in April. The sudden turn of events has ...

Lighting up the sky from AF.mil Photos

Airdrie Regional Air Show - Global Toronto | The two-day show will feature the Canadian Forces Snowbirds, a CF 18 Canadian Demo as well as numerous other performers new to the Airdrie show. Come early to take in all of the excitement on the grounds before the show takes to the air! ...

Pylon Racing Seminar from aroundthepattern.com | Being retired has it’s advantages in that I can pretty much guarantee that I will be in town for events that I would like to attend. Sometimes the home projects even line up with the right free time.T-6 class rounding the home pylon.  I was working in my hangar the week that this year’s Pylon Racing Seminar was being conducted at the Reno-Stead Airport. If you are not familiar with the Seminar you can check out this article I wrote on PRS after the session in 2009.  There seemed to be a lot more Sport planes and jets a ...

B-29 SUPERFORTRESS WILL VISIT KANSAS CITY JULY 14-17 - Kansas City Star | (Olathe, KS) Over 15 former World War II B-29 veterans and their families will greet FIFI, the only flying B-29 Superfortress in the world, when she arrives at the Commemorative Air Force(CAF), Heart of America (HOA) wing's hangar at New Century ...
       
Wings of Freedom starts Friday - The Coloradoan | Mac McCauley of Seal Beach, Calif., cleans the propeller of a Boeing B-17 at the Fort Collins-Loveland Municipal Airport during the 2010 Wings of Freedom event. This year's festivities begin Friday. COLORADOAN LIBRARY The Wings of Freedom Tour will be ...

Photos: Marine MV-22B Osprey Folds and Unfolds Its Wing on Fair St. Louis Airshow Ramp from The Aero Experience  

Largest Plane in the World from I n f o r m a t i o n 2 S h a r e | Aircraft records can indeed be confusing. If you need any reminder of that observation, try looking through the records on the FAI website. FAI, short for F้d้ration A้ronautique Internationale, is the international body that officially recognizes aviation and space records. However, most of the information on that site concerns aircraft performance, such as speed and altitude, rather than size. ...   

Film and TV star Ray Winstone takes a flight in a P-51 Mustang at Imperial War ... - Saffron Walden Reporter | ... The Horsemen, the world's only P-51 Mustang formation aerobatic team, displaying as a two-ship with pilots Dan Friedkin and Ed Shipley showcasing the aircraft that made America great, and The Flying Bulls' Lockheed P-38 Lightning reg. ...

Memorial flight ready for Bournemouth Air Festival - Bournemouth Echo | HISTORY fans will be able to see three iconic World War Two planes on every day of this year's Bournemouth Air Festival, thanks to a new sponsorship deal. The Battle of Britain Memorial Flight – made up of a Spitfire, Hurricane and ...

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World's largest airship lands in Milwaukee - Newsradio 620 | ... who I think described it best. It's like sitting in your favorite armchair, floating on a cloud." The Farmers Airship will return to Wisconsin at the end of July for the Experimental Aircraft Association's AirVenture event in Oshkosh.

Vintage flights were fantastic - Edmonton Journal | Big thanks to astronaut Chris Hadfield and the pilots of Vintage Wings of Canada for the terrific flyby and great flights for the public at Airfest at the Alberta Aviation Museum on Canada Day. ...

Annual balloon fest and air show July 22-24 - Waxahachie Daily Light | Entertainment will take to the sky at Mid-Way Regional Airport for the annual Summer Balloon Classic and AirFest on July 22-24. The event offers something everyone can enjoy and take part in over the weekend. “This is not just an event ...

The Other Archie Pennie Cornell from Vintage Wings of Canada | Photo: Henning Henningsen Of the hundreds of thousands of pilots and aircrew that participated in training and/or combat operations during the Second World War, a mere handful can find an airplane from their log book entries that is still flying today. That is because perhaps 99 percent of all combat and training aircraft 

Manfred von Richthofen “Red Baron” - Information 2 share | Manfred Albrecht Freiherr von Richthofen (2 May 1892 – 21 April 1918), widely known as the Red Baron, was a German fighter pilot with the Imperial German Army Air Service (Luftstreitkr√§fte) during World War I. He is considered the ace-of-aces of that war, being officially credited with 80 air combat victories, more than any other pilot. ...

FIRST GENERATION - 1940s USAAF/ USAF HARDSHELL FLIGHT HELMET from Heritage flight gear | This article will review the development of the first generation jet pilot flight helmet types leading up to the common P-1/P-series.

Jeff Skiles to Speak at Teachers' Day - from News from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh | Jeff Skiles, first officer on US Airways 'Miracle on the Hudson' Flight 1549, will speak at Teachers' Day on Tuesday, July 26, during EAA AirVenture Oshkosh.

Junior aviators learn about flying - Odessa American | The Commemorative Air Force Museum, based near Midland International Airport, is teaching its Junior Aviation Academy this week for kids aged 10 to 15 years old. The four-day course covers the history of World War II, flight navigation, air combat and ...

Final Space Shuttle Mission - STS-135 from How I Am Becoming An Astronaut | It really hasn't hit me yet that this is the last space shuttle mission. I am sure that if I still worked out at Kennedy Space Center, I would most definitely have that eerie feeling as the co-workers you worked with for so long start taking different paths and the workload starts decreasing. You don't realize how much of the country is in the dark about spaceflight until you're not in states like Florida or Texas where shuttle missions and spaceflight are always in the news. ...

Billionaire tries to make space tours a reality - CBS News | Burt Rutan of Scaled Composites - the company now contracted to Virgin Galactic - built the first private-manned space vehicle - named SpaceShipOne - and flew it successfully into space. Today - Rutan is now contracted to build five SpaceShipTwos for ...

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