Thursday, July 28, 2011

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First Blue Angels plane arrives in Great Falls - KRTV Great Falls News | The skies above Great Falls are about to get pretty exciting, as the US Navy Blue Angels aerial demonstration began arriving on Wednesday. The first of seven F/A-18 fighter jets flew in this morning, with the rest of the team scheduled to arrive in ...

If the Blue Angels Can't Make you Sick… - Positively Northern Nevada | Zorching around in the back of an F-18 takes guts on any level, but right after moving across the country?  What kind of crazy person would do that?  I watched the flight, took pictures for an article.  And I asked him the usual question.  And no, they didn't make him sick. ...

Japanese Zero and aerobatic airshow headline Wings and Wheels Spectacular at Owls Head - Midcoast Beacon | High-speed aerobatics, classic cars, high-wheel bicycles and military aircraft will highlight the Owls Head Transportation Museum’s most impressive show of the summer on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 6-7.  The annual Wings & Wheels Spectacular is the museum’s longest-running event, now celebrating its 36th season.  This year’s Aerobatic Air Show will be held 1:30 to 3 p.m. both days and feature high-speed  ...

Air show returns to Saskatoon - StarPhoenix | Auto Clearing Motor Speedway is getting ready to host Saskatoon's revamped and relaunched air show. After last summer's quiet sky, the Cameco Canada Remembers International Air Show will be reborn Aug. 6-7 as the Cameco Canada Remembers Festival for ...

MCAS Miramar Releases Air Show App - ASB | Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is introducing its official app of the 2011 Miramar Air Show.  Designed for both the iPhone and iPad, this app provides an interactive tour for fans of all ages.  Air show photos, videos and detailed history are included regarding performers such as the Blue Angels, as well as displays, pilots, schedule, FAQs, site map and more. ...

Picturing Flight: A Look Back at the 2011 Vectren Dayton Air Show - TippNews DAILY | The best view of an air show is always atop daddy's shoulders. Spectators braved temperatures of 98 degrees in the shade to see world-class aerial acrobatics. After displaying the utmost precision in the air, Thunderbirds pilots celebrate on the ground ...

The sky's the limit at Flying Club Airshow and Picnic - The Daily Grafton | ... and even pit their birds against each other in combat games over the fields off River St. in Holden — and this coming Sunday the club is inviting residents to enjoy a day of fun and flight at their 4th Annual Airshow and Picnic. ...

Tricolour Arrows Salesi to greet the sick children - Google Translator | The National Aerobatic Sunday, July 31 will be engaged in the sky of the waterfront of the city of Fano to give life to an Air-Show, year after year attracts more and more, thousands of enthusiastic spectators. Friday, July 29, however, some of the Tricolour Arrows pilots of the Air Force, at around 12:00, they will visit the Department of Oncohematology Pediatric Hospital "G. Salesi" of Ancona and stop to greet the children and the medical staff and the nursing department. ...

Tsunami Air Racing -- Rebuilding A Legacy  - Classic Aero-TV | It was one of the most aggressive efforts to energize American air racing... an one of its greatest tragedies... Tsunami, the first original homebuilt unlimited racer built since 1939, was designed for speed record ...

Doolittle Tokyo Raiders planning 70th anniversary reunion and historical aviation event from Air Force Link Top Stories | The Doolittle Tokyo Raiders are in the final stages of planning their reunion commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Raid. The reunion will be held at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, April 17-20, 2012.  The reunion will include autograph sessions, a memorial service at the museum, as well as a public lunch and banquet. ...

Tuskegee Stearman from AOPA Live: Latest videos | Tuskegee Stearman thumbnail An Air Force captain discovers his Stearman has a unique history, which he is going to share with the world. ...

Crashed WWII aircraft located in Lake Muskoka - Vancouverite | BRACEBRIDGE ON – The wreckage of a World War two fighter plane and personal effects of its missing airmen which crashed over Lake Muskoka in 1940 were discovered Monday by a special police underwater search and recovery unit. The initial discovery was ...

Stringbag - a First Flight from Vintage Wings of Canada | Once again, Gatineau Executive Airport in beautiful Qu├ębec, Canada was the site of an historic flight. After nearly five years in the overhaul abyss, the hearty Bristol Pegasus engine powering the Vintage Wings of Canada Fairey Swordfish coughed to life in a cloud of oily smoke this afternoon, July 26th, 2011 and pulled the big, broad “Stringbag” into the air for the first time in many years. With today's long overdue and much anticipated flight, Vintage Wings becomes only the second operator of this historic aircraft type on the planet. Other than Vintage Wings, only the Royal Navy's Historical Flight in Yeovilton, England presently flies a Swordfish. ...

The Spruce Goose: Evergreen Museum's Crown Jewel - Aero-TV | After his death, Hughes' holding company, Summa Corporation, donated the aircraft to the non-profit organization Aero Club of Southern California where it remained displayed adjacent to the RMS Queen Mary in Long Beach ...

Life in limbo leads Alberta Aviation Museum director to indefinite leave - Edmonton Journal | Tom Hinderks, executive director for the Alberta Aviation Museum Association and the Edmonton Aviation Heritage Centre, sits in the cockpit of a Canadian Forces F-86 Mk-1 Sabre jet at the ...

First F-35C catapult launch from Sky Talk | Another day and another first for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter development testing program. An F-35C. the JSF carrier variant, was launched today (Wednesday) using a steam catapult like those found the Navy's aircraft carriers.  Now, it's not a launch off a heaving flight deck in miserable weather conditions, but the  ...
     VIDEO - First F-35C Catapult Launch from Ares

100 Years of Ladies Taking Flight: Local women pilots carry on proud aviation ... - Wet Mountain Tribune | Flying with her feet, Jessica Cox became the first person without arms to earn a sport pilot certificate which also got her into the Guinness world Book of Records. In 1942, US women flew military aircraft and created Women Air Force Service Pilots, ...

Mark Perez of Westfield on quest to preserve memory of 2 Air Force pilots killed in 1952 airshow crash  - masslive.com | ... Danell was a veteran F-86 pilot who received numerous citations including the Distinguished Flying Cross during the Korean War. Stevens, also a recipient of the Flying Cross, was a veteran P-47 Thunderbolt pilot during the China-Burma-India Theater of World War II, according to Perez’ research. ...

The blimp is back from Sky Talk | High in the sky over Akron, Ohio early Wednesday was a blimp -- the Lockheed Martin developed first-of-its kind High Altitude Long Endurance-Demonstrator (HALE-D). Apparently the first flight didn't go nearly as well as hoped although it's being billed as a success.  The aircraft launched at 5:47 a.m. and reached an altitude of approximately 32,000 feet, according to Lockheed.  But the flight was curtailed before attaining the target altitude of 60,000 feet by a "technical anomaly." The ...

Ken Borek Air from AirSpace | Kenn Borek Air Ltd. started with a vision by one man ... Kenn Borek.  Born and raised on a farm in Stettler, AB, Borek has been described as a true pioneer.  Starting with one tractor in 1955 - Borek cleared land for farmers in the Peace Country and worked with the oil industry pulling water trucks, supplies, cutting seismic lines and site preparation for drill rigs. ...

My ACE Academy Aviation Adventure With Delta from Delta Air Lines Blog | Hello, my name is Oreva Aki and I‘m a 15 year old rising Junior at North Gwinnett High School in Atlanta. Today I want to share with you my experiences with Delta and the ACE Academy, which is a program sponsored by the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) designed for young adults, ages 14-18, to learn more about aviation. During this program, the attendees go on field trips to tour aviation facilities, learning more about aviation history and the career choices in aviation.

EAA announces Young Eagles program will expand to include adults - Examiner.com | The Young Eagles 'graduates' span over 90 countries, aided in experiencing flight by over 42000 volunteer pilots. The program has been a huge success, surpassing its goal of 1 million young eagles flown faster than anticipated. ...

Watch Out! International Space Station To Crash Into The Pacific After 2020 Retirement from TechCrunch | ... The ISS will eventually follow the path blazed by Skylab and MIR and fall to Earth. The intent is to have it crash harmlessly into the Pacific Ocean. However, as Australia will confess that, plans don’t always work out. See Skylab history. ...


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