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Crash at Duxford air show - News - Cambridge First | ... The pilot of one plane parachuted to safety before it crashed into trees and the other aircraft was able to fly away safely and land. No one was injured in the crash which involved a P-51 Mustang and a Skyraider. ...
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Blue Angels to perform at show - South Bend Tribune | The Yankee Air Museum says the Blue Angels military demonstration team is coming to southeastern Michigan this month. The US Navy's Blue Angels will perform during the "Thunder Over Michigan" air show on July 23-24. The Blue Angels team uses F/A-18 ...

Formation flight Sunday Panthers from Planeshots | more

Air Show Takes Flight in Tarkio - KQ2 | StJoeChannel | Saturday marked the 8th annual Wing Nuts Flying Circus Airshow, a show dedicated to the men and women in the armed forces. Congressman Sam Graves was on hand. Not as a lawmaker but as a pilot. "I love aviation, everything about aviation and the impact ...

Flying a lot of fun for Barnstormers - Owen Sound Sun Times | With a 27-inch prop, 110 cc motor, for eight horsepower, and an 89-inch wingspan, The Beast is a duplicate of a modern-made aerobatic biplane currently touring the world's air shows. It will do much more than Bennett – who described himself Saturday as ...
   
Princeton air show promising to be bigger and better - Global Saskatoon | The town of Princeton will be holding its fourth annual air show and the community is promising it will be bigger and better than years past. The two planes that make up Team Rocket will be performing in the show. Patrick Robins, director of air show, ...

Yeovilton Air Day 2011 from Aviation News - Airplane-Pictures.net | The RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day 2011 this year celebrated 40 years since the first flight of the Lynx aircraft, but the star of the show was the Polish Air...
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Sun shines on RAF Woodvale celebrations - Formby Times | Excited children took the opportunity to examine aeroplanes and helicopters, while crowds were wowed by stunning aerobatic displays. The event was capped off by a music concert on the day the station was awarded the Freedom of Entry to Sefton. ...

Spitfires take to the skies over England with 'Messerschmitts' for the first ... - Daily Mail | Former enemies shared the skies at an airshow when iconic Second World War fighter planes from both sides flew in formation. The Flying Legends airshow at Duxford, Cambridgeshire, featured Spitfires flying together with 'Buchon' ...

Coming to Windsor - Windsor International Air Show | The C130 is a four-engine turboprop tactical transport aircraft with a rear cargo ramp, rugged landing gear, good short-field performance and high ground clearance for engines and propellers, used for troop transport, tactical airlift (both palletized and vehicular cargo), search and rescue, air-to-air refueling, and ...

The Galloping Ghost from Moose Peterson Aviation Photography | My first experience with Galloping Ghost was last Sept at Reno. There was a hush to one’s tone when they mentioned it. For the year prior, the rumors of it coming back past along the ramp. The “Ghost” was ...

Racing into the Big Sky - The Bozeman Daily Chronicle | Bozeman pilot Dennis Guentzel taxis his 1929 Waco Taperwing to the starting line of Saturday's Big Sky Air Race in Three Forks. The 140 mile course had pilots head north from Three Forks and around Canyon Ferry Lake. ...

B-17 bomber to visit YW Regional Airport - Youngstown Vindicator | Since 1994, the organization has flown the B-17 bomber nationwide. The organization is offering flights aboard the plane during its visit to the airport. Flights aboard the plane are $439 per person and $399 for EAA members. Also, there will be ground ...

Radio-controlled planes take to the sky - Iowa City Press Citizen | Phillips and his fellow member of the Iowa City Aerohawks answered plenty of questions during their 19th annual air show from wide-eyed children and their parents, including the usuals: how high do they go, how fast do they go and how much do they cost ...

The B├╝cker "Breitling" of Charbo - Apache Roll | New Breitling come into the park, the Bucks Charbo is not only the pride of its owner and driver, but will make the joy of fans and photographers who have the privilege to admire ... 

AMA 75th Anniversary Event - from ama75.com | You’ve always wanted to visit the AMA headquarters, tour the National Model Aviation Museum and fly at the 1,100 acre International Aeromodeling Center. Consider this the red carpet treatment.

Aerobatics Contest Results from Executive Flyers | EFA won big at this summer's competition in Springfield.

Ford’s EAA Preview – Warbird Radio LIVE! – Monday – 10am (EASTERN) from WarbirdRadio.com | MONDAY – Kevin Keling from Ford Motor Company joins us with a preview of this years EAA Air Venture!  Tune in to Warbird Radio LIVE and hear all the details.  To contact the show just use the contact information posted below.  Thanks for tuning in! QUICK LINK: Ford Motor Company STUDIO LINE:  478.787.4768 SKYPE:  warbirdradio [...]

Marion Coles Passes - via ICAS FB Wall | Marion Cole, a member of the Air Show Hall of Fame and an air show legend throughout the second half of the 20th century, passed away recently. Marion flew as part of the original Cole Brothers Air Shows after World War II, then established the Marion F. Cole Air Shows which operated off and on until the early 1990s. He was also the 1952 National Aerobatic Champion and a member of the International Aerobatic Club Hall of Fame.
   
Veterans recall their experiences with Boeing B-29 bombers - Lawrence Journal World | Rides on Fifi, as well as other planes, are available from July 15 to July 17 during the Annual Air Expo put on by the Heart of America Wing of the Commemorative Air Force, an organization that restores old military planes. According to Bysom, B-29s ...

Don't Miss the Next MO Aviation Historical Society Meeting - B-29 Pilot Recounts 35 Missions Over Japan from The Aero Experience | The next meeting of the Missouri Aviation Historical Society: July 14, 7pm.  As a primer for the upcoming visit to Spirit Airport of the CAF's restored Boeing B-29, "FIFI", we are honored to have MAHS member, Dick Windler, relate to us, what it was like to fly this giant airplane, as he recalls his 35 missions over Japan.  ...

P-51 wreckage found in Germany brings family closure - Post Crescent | A Western Union telegraph dated Dec. 28, 1944, brought unspeakable sadness to the Des Jardins family.  "The Secretary of War desires me to express his deep regret that your son, 2nd Lt. James A. Des Jardins, has been reported missing in action," the message read.  More than six decades later, an email from Einhausen, Germany, forwarded to nephew John Des Jardins, an Outagamie County judge, brought closure to the family who has sought answers since learning about the soldier's death in World War II. ...

Lynx World Speed Record Helicopter Restored After 25 Years from AvStop | After a four year restoration by a team of AgustaWestland apprentices, the record breaking Westland Lynx helicopter, which is still the official holder of the helicopter World Speed Record, was unveiled on Thursday by AgustaWestland’s CEO Bruno Spagnolini and the apprentices at AgustaWestland’s factory in Yeovil, England. “To have held the ...

F-22 deliveries halt as grounding continues - AirForceTimes.com | Deliveries of F-22 Raptors to the Air Force have been halted due to the continuing suspension of flight operations for the stealthy fifth-generation air superiority fighter. Even though manufacturer Lockheed Martin ...

Students Complete Unique Aviation Summer Academy Hosted by Aviation Museum - Cape May County Herald | Naval Air Station Wildwood (NASW) Aviation Museum graduated its 2011 Aviation Career Education “ACE” Academy class last week at the Lower Cape May Regional Performing Arts Center. The week-long summer day camp (sold out in 2010 and 2011) recruits students ages 12-17 with an interest in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (“STEM”). Throughout the week students gain a glimpse into possible careers utilizing the “STEM”  ...

Superb Space Shuttle HDR shots from The Original Rocket Dungeon | Trey Ratcliff commemorates the Shuttle program with some of his favorite HDR (high dynamic range) shots - Best of NASA.  I repeated three of them below. Check out his blog for even more and for a description of how he works his magic. ...

Purdue's alumni astronauts from News | Beginning with the civil and mechanical engineering programs that were founded in 1874, Purdue University's College of Engineering has grown to become one of the nation's pre-eminent programs. It has educated 22 of America's astronauts: ...

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