Monday, August 29, 2011

Indy Transponder 29-AUG-2011 1015z

Acro Camp: IP Don R Weaver took the Pitts up last night with smoke to wring it out for the onlookers. Plenty of pics were posted to the Acro Camp FB wall yesterday.

AcroCamp: Acro Camp 2: Days 1 and 2 from www.acrocamp.com | It's Day 3 here at at Ray Community Airport, where we're filming Acro Camp 2. Day 3 is a built-in break day so the crew can catch up with ingesting video, look at the video we're shot to date, and rest. The campers are also resting and either hanging out at Ray or otherwise amusing themselves. Kevin Copeland is here with the Northwestern Michigan College Super Decathlon and he's flying with crew members today. ...

Acrocamp — Rest Day from UCAP Blog by Jack Hodgson | Today, Sunday, has been a scheduled rest day for AcroCamp. ...

Air show to include Thunderbirds - Youngstown Vindicator | The Cleveland National Air Show will return next weekend, Sept. 3, 4 and 5, at Burke Lakefront Airport. The US Air Force Thunderbirds will headline the three-day event, said Chuck Newcomb, director of the air show. Kent Pietsch, Jelly Belly extreme ...

Video: Kent Pietsch at Abbotsford Air Show from AVweb Top News | Most of us who go to air shows have seen Kent Pietsch's Interstate Cadet routine. Here's an up-close look at what makes it one of the most impressive flying displays on the circuit.

Stunt planes loop, swoop at air show - Daily Eastern News | Coles County residents watched in awe as airplanes performed aerial tricks at the Coles County Air Show on Saturday. While the air show may seem to have the same premise every year, attendees said they always find something new to enjoy. ...

Thunder Over The Coconino 2011 from PHXspotters by Felipe Garcia | ... We got a chance to walk around the Planes of Fame Air Museum when it was nearly empty, and in general avoided the crowds. Notable planes included a P-51D Mustang (NL5441V), which lost most markings, paint and the “Spam Can” name between June 25h and yesterday, I didn’t know it was the same plane from June until I got home and started browsing through the photos; a T-28C Trojan (NX363W), same one from June; a Curtiss-Wright Travel-Air 6000, a Stearman, a Bell Helicopter and a Curtiss Robin. Unlike the June event, this one had a good fly-in participation, in fact, one  ...

'Pilots of the Caribbean' take to the open sky - News-Press Now | The sight of a plane dropping low enough to touch the tassels in a cornfield might draw nervous gasps from most air show crowds. Of course, the 'Pilots of the Caribbean' event put on Sunday by the St. Joe Barnstormers was not your standard air show. ...

The elite pilots again pulled crowds to Radom - TVN24 | In Radom the first time the Polish audience presented the acrobatic team of Croatian Air Force and Defence "Krila Oluje" (Wings of Storm). The team has done kilkunastominutowy show at altitudes from 150 to 1000 m. ...

The Russians did not want to fly over Radom - Our Journal | Besides, the French group "Patrouille de France" (the Alpha Jet) and the Swiss "Patrouille Suisse" (F-5) and the Croatian "Krila Oluje" (Wings of Storm) on machines Pilatus PC-9M. Acrobatic performance group is always much more than just ...

European Cup of helicopters and the Patrouille de France has the honor among ... - La Voix du Nord | The Patrouille de France will be showcased over the station at 15 pm Saturday 30. To mark the 75th anniversary of Le Touquet airport and 50 years of SEMAT ... (Which manages the structure), the French Federation of giraviation organizes on Thursday ...

An Out-of-Plane Experience with the U.S. Army Golden Knights - My Flight Blog | My body is quickly accelerating to nearly 120MPH as I fall away from the de Havilland Twin Otter that I occupied at 13,500 feet just a few moments before. On most days a pilot would be extremely concerned by this predicament, but this is no ordinary day. Although the wind is ripping past my ears at speeds that  ...

Ultralight Fly-In at Lake Sangchris Air Park Has Variety of Participants from The Aero Experience - Celebrating Midwest Aviation | This weekend's Midwest Ultralight/LSA Rendezvous at Tommy Georges' Lake Sangchris Air Park attracted a variety of ultralight, LSA and GA aircraft.  The lower temperature and low humidity also brought some  ...

JMSDF HSS-2 66 from Helikopter Hysterie - The Helicopter Blog | We're going to Japan today. This is a Misubishi HSS-2A Sea King of the 101st Squadron of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF). Its registration number is 8066. This Mitsubishi HSS-2A is a licence built version of the Sikorsky S-61B(SH-3D), which was used for anti-submarine warfare. 28 were built.  ...

Giant scale aircraft show this weekend - Dayton Daily News | The 16th annual Giant Scale Radio-Controlled Model Aircraft Air show will take place Sept. 2-4 with more than 100 pilots will entertain audiences as they perform aerobatic maneuvers with RC jets, war birds and helicopters from all eras of aviation ...

The T-33 Shooting Star from Moose Peterson Aviation Photography | The Lockheed T-33 was the mostly widely used jet fighter trainer in its day. Basically a two seat version of the F-80, to this day there are some T-33s still in military service. The T-33 had a six gun nose could be fitted to the T-33 with some early models even had 1000 lb. bomb shackles on the wings.The only major  ...

Best of Show! The Very Best/Worst of Oshkosh '11! (Part 1) from Aero-News Network: Sport Aviation | Compiled By The Staff and Readership of the Aero-News Network and Aero-TV-- Part 1 For quite a while, we have recognized the highs and lows inherent in the general and sport aviation community -- and yes, we've had a bit of fun in the process. There are but a few places where that is ...

It's a miracle! B-2 Spirit resurrected! from Black Horizon | 88th Air Base Wing Public Affairs 8/23/2011 - WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio -- Sadly, we've seen too many comrades return home bearing the scars of war -- enough that the term "wounded warrior" has become entrenched in the American lexicon and merits millions of hits on Google.  So when a 'wounded warrior' - a veteran which has stood ready to answer its   ...

Big Band records lie with B17 bomber - Inishowen News | A STASH of rare 120 Tommy Dorsey records evoking the wartime Big Band era would be music to the decompressed ears of scuba divers searching for them on the wreck of a B17 bomber in Co Donegal. The vinyl records by the American ...

Alberto Santos-Dumont in Print and on Video from Flight Monkeys | You’ve heard of the Wright Brothers, the first team to get a heavier than air machine off the ground, over the sand, and land it under control somewhere downstream from where it took off. You might even have heard of Glenn Curtiss, the former motorcycle racer who became an aviation pioneer, and arch nemesis of the Wrights. But the odds are you’ve never heard of Alberto Santos-Dumont, the Brazilian transplant who took up residence in Paris and attracted the eyes of the world. ...

Today in Aviation History – August 29 from CRUFC

Walking on Air: THe Aerial Adventures of Phoebe Omlie from You Fly, Girl by Cathy Gale | ... Aviation pioneer Phoebe Fairgrave Omlie (1902-1975) was once one of the most famous women in America. In the 1930s, her words and photographs were splashed across the front pages of newspapers ...

Monday Motivation: Lack of Limitation from Flight To Success by Karlene Petitt | ... No limitations. No fear. Spread your wings and you too shall fly!

Podcast: 88NV Here Today, Gone Next Week from AVWeb Podcast - Podcast | Black Rock City Municipal Airport (88NV) is likely busier than most Nevada GA airports for the next week, but after that it will be gone. AVweb's Russ Niles spoke with Dean Siracusa, the airport's communications director, about the airport and the event it supports, Burning Man.

Teen tours nation with vintage bomber - KPCnews.com | Instead of spending it at the pool or at grandma's house, Waterhouse spent a total of six weeks traveling across the country with the Experimental Aircraft Association's B-17, “Aluminum Overcast,” a completely airworthy and restored flying World War II ...

Young Eagle Week - The Banner-Graphic | In the last seven years, the local EAA has flown 880 Young Eagles. To promote the goal of getting more kids up in the air, Greencastle Mayor Sue Murray recently proclaimed the week of Sept. 5-11 as Harold Broyles Young Eagle Week in the city. ...

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