Monday, August 8, 2011

Indy Transponder 07-AUG-2011 1159z

Talent, passion fly high at the Milwaukee Air & Water Show - OnMilwaukee.com | World Advanced Aerobatic Champion Rob Holland's Veteran Home Loans MX2 is an award-winning Air Show draw. Holland's crew plays a crucial role in keeping flights safe. Michael Wiskus' Lucas Oil Model 11 biplane is one of only three such ...

Video/photos: Go sky-high with the Blue Angels' 'Fat Albert' - West Seattle Blog | Of course I immediately jumped at the chance to fly aboard the Blue Angels' C-130 support aircraft that they call “Fat Albert.” But it wasn't until after I enthusiastically said “yes” that I did a bit of research on what the flight would entail. ...
   
2011 Nelson Airshow goes 'Big' and packs in the crowds - The Nelson Daily | The Nelson airstrip was a busy place as aviation acts wowed the crowds during the 2011 Nelson Flightfest Air Show. — Bruce Fuhr photos Move over Abbotsford Air show Nelson is coming up from behind. ...

Air show organizers begin countdown to Thunder in the Valley - Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier | Roger Pease is chairman of the committee organizing the Thunder in the Valley Air Show. He and Kiwanis International talked Chris Harshbarger into making it happen. "This is going to be the largest air show in Iowa in many, many years, if ever," Pease ...

2011 Chicago Air & Water Show Guide from My Flight Blog | In just under two weeks approximately, 2.2 million people will flock to the shoreline of Chicago with the bulk of that crowd converging on North Center Beach, the epicenter for the 2011 Chicago Air & Water Show. The annual show,...

The Tricolour Arrows inaugurate "in celebration of the Province" in Palermo - Translated | "It was a special event more exciting, meaningful and in line with the spirit of this fourteenth edition of 'Festival in the Province', the exhibition of the National Tricolour Arrows aerobatic team. A moment of great involvement for all of us, reminding us of the values ​​of our national identity, this year's theme, the unification of Italy in the 150 th, the Feast, along with two other important anniversaries: 150 years since the birth of our Province and 50 years after the first democratic elections of its institutional bodies. " ...
   
Jet glitters at museum show - Victoria Times Colonist | The gold-painted F-86 Sabre was on site in Sidney with pilot Dan Dempsey, a former Snowbird commander, who will be flying the plane in the Abbotsford Airshow next weekend and could be seen flying over Victoria last week. "Those of us that have flown ...

Fly-in a succes - The Barrie Examiner | Aviation enthusiasts landed in droves Saturday at the Edenvale Classic Aircraft Foundation's annual Gathering of the Classics at the Edenvale Aerodrome.  The annual fly-in will featured upwards of 300 bi-planes, classic aircraft and war planes as well as homebuilts, ultralights and other flying machines. There was also about 200 classic cars of every description. ...

Taste of Flight Gala slated from General Aviation News | The 5th annual Taste of Flight Gala at Planes of Fame Air Museum in Chino, Calif., is slated for Oct. 22. ...

Island Hopping by The GYROX Team | This weekend we have been fortunate to receive a full length blog post from Norman himself. Whilst he has been waiting for those long awaited permits to allow him to continue to Russia he has managed to find the time to write a fascinating travelogue of his journey through the Japanese islands and also explains the delay that is keeping him in Japan for the moment. Enjoy!

Tuskegee Airmen, aviation excellence celebrated in D.C. from Air Force Link Top Stories | More than 650 people gathered for the 40th annual Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. convention Aug. 3-7, with events happening throughout the National Capitol Region.  This year's theme, "70 Years of Aviation Excellence: Then, Now, the Future," celebrates the 70th anniversary of the Tuskegee Airmen legacy.  Sixty-seven original Tuskegee Airmen registered for the convention; among them was retired Col. Charles E. McGee. ...

Trying something new tomorrow for Warbird Radio LIVE! It's our first ever trivia show by Warbird Radio | Trying something new tomorrow for Warbird Radio LIVE! It's our first ever trivia show. The first person to call in plays until they don't have an answer or bombs out with the wrong answer. The caller gets one lifeline and can call one friend for help. At the end of the show we tally up the points. The caller with the highest score wins (each question is worth one point). Sound fun? Thoughts?? ~Matt

Heaven On Earth: 2011 Oshkosh Video Recap From 'Slick' from AirPigz | Youtuber slickhutto has just completed his 2011 Oshkosh recap video. He's got skills, so you're sure to enjoy this look back at the greatest aviation event in the world. If you haven't seen his past work, check out  ...

AirVenture Oshkosh 2011 QuickCast 6 from The Pilot's Flight PodLog | David is at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2011, and he is bringing you some daily QuickCast from the the grounds!  David, with the help of   ...

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Spitfire treasure retrieved from Donegal bog - BBC News | The tail wheel of a WWII Spitfire has finally made it home to the runway it took off from 70 years ago. In 1941 an American RAF pilot was returning to base after an afternoon sortie when he had to jettison from his Spitfire as its engines failed. ...

Fisheye shot of the oh-so-roomy Grumman OV-1D Mohawk’s... from You like airplanes, too?

91 Year-Old Palm Harbor WWII Veteran Tells His Dramatic Story - Patch.com | Norbert Swierz holding a photo of him and Nathaniel on their B-17 adventure. Palm Harbor residents Fred Kaufman and Norbert Swierz are two exceptionally humble men. But they have more in common than that, the country of France is ...

3 airmen get French medal for rescuing pilots from Air Force Times | Three airmen have received one of the French military’s highest honors for saving two helicopter pilots in Afghanistan. ...

The First Stewardess Uniforms from I n f o r m a t i o n 2 S h a r e | The first stewardess uniforms were designed to be durable, practical, and inspire confidence in passengers. The first stewardesses for United Airlines wore green berets, green capes and nurse’s shoes. Other airlines, such as Eastern Air Lines, actually dressed stewardesses in nurses’ uniforms. Perhaps reflecting the military aviation background of many commercial aviation pioneers, many early  ...

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