Thursday, September 1, 2011

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Blue Angels will fly at Miramar air show - NavyTimes.com | SAN DIEGO — The Blue Angels flight demonstration team will highlight this year's Miramar Air Show, the Marine Corps announced Friday. The Navy's blue-and-gold team of F/A-18 Hornet fighter jets will perform during the annual air show, which runs Sept. ...

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WAC Day 0 from per Ardua ad Astra by Grant Piper | Wended my way down to Foligno Aeroporto this morning to catch up with the guys. Both Rich and Paul flew early in the box - the first time they had while still cool. Both looked comfortable and flew well. The 300S with 4-blade prop isn't as fast as ...

Bid to Be Part of “Team Goulian for a day” – AOPA’s Fundraiser from Mike Goulian Airshows | You can help make General Aviation better. Bid now to be one of Mike Goulian’s “Crew for a Day” at the Quonset, RI air show in June of 2012!  This auction will help fund critical preservation and improvement initiatives that the AOPA Foundation supports to ensure the future of general aviation including community airports, pilot safety education, growing the pilot population and educating the public on the benefits of GA. ...

Pietschs to be featured at Sunday’s airshow - The Ticket Depot | This year, Kent and Warren Pietsch – pilots and operators of the Pietsch Airshow will be featured as they take to the air for their comedy act, dead stick act, aerobatic act and performing dual act.  ...

Disabled American Veterans Airshow Outreach B-25 Flight Team: Disabled American Veterans Brings Message to Patuxent River Air Expo ’11 from davflightteam.blogspot.com | NAS Patuxent River, MD – Disabled American Veterans (DAV) brings its message of service and volunteerism in support of our nation’s combat-wounded men and women to the Patuxent River Air Expo – September 3-4.  More than sixty-five years ago, sixteen B-25 Mitchell bombers launched off an aircraft carrier to conduct the famed Doolittle Raid over Japan. The mission proved to be one of the most galvanizing events of the Second World War – establishing the B-25 as a symbol of American military strength ...

Memphis Airshow 2011 | Join the 2011 Memphis Airshow in celebrating 100 Years of Naval Aviation at Millington Regional Jetport September 17 & 18.

2011 COPPERSTATE Fly-In & Aviation Expo Offers Something for Everyone - Examiner.com | Its cache includes the B-17 Flying Fortress “Sentimental Journey,” which rolled off the Douglas assembly line in 1944 (shown, left); “Maid in the Shade,” a B-25 “Mitchell” twin-engine bomber; and the SNJ T-6 “Texan,” a two-person pilot-trainer aircraft ...

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21st Annual Fly-in/Cruise In | Marion Municipal Airport, Marion, IN | Saturday, September 3rd, 2011 is the date for the 21st Annual Fly/In Cruise/In at Marion Municipal Airport in Marion, Indiana. The action starts early at 7:00am and runs until 2:00pm. This annual event features antique, classic, homebuilt , ultralight, rotorcraft and warbird aircraft as well as vintage cars, trucks, motorcycles, autocycles and tractors. An all-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast is served, with all proceeds benefitting the Marion High School Band.

Let's Fly! Aviation history coming to Des Moines - Highline Times | Information: (206) 878-1642 John McEvoy is an expert of aviation history with practical predictions for the airline industry and employment requirements. September 13th, John will feature the airplane itself from start to delivery. ...

PICTURES: Red Arrows resume training with eight Hawks - Flightglobal | The Royal Air Force's Red Arrows aerobatic display team has begun flying rehearsals to appear at its first public event since suffering a fatal incident on 20 August. Eight of the team's distinctive BAE Systems Hawk T1s were photographed ...

Dreadnought Flies the Line! from Moose Peterson Aviation Photography | “Dreadnought” is a Hawker Sea Fury owned by famed Sanders Aeronautics with a long lineage of performance. The history of this Hawker tells the story of an amazing home of restoration. From the Dreadnought website, “This Hawker Sea Fury T Mk.20 was delivered in 1957 as VZ368 and transferred to  ...

Matt Hall announces new 2011 performance schedule - Australian Flying | Aussie Red Bull Air Race ace Matt Hall has announced a raft of new aerobatic demonstrations he'll be performing at events throughout the country for the remainder of 2011. Over the next five months a very busy Hall will thrill crowds with his dynamic ...

Ruby Riptide goes to Acro Camp | 3 thoughts on “Acro Camp Day -1”. Larry Overstreet on August 25, 2011 at 4:57 am said: Ruby,. You are doing this for you, your son, and for each of my four girls. Thanks for getting out there and showing them what is possible! ...

Jet man sets his sights higher - Jersey Evening Post | JET Man Yves Rossy is preparing to rocket back over the skies of Jersey – but has been forced to cancel his planned low flypast. Last month, event organisers said that the stuntman might be able to swoop down to just 600 ft over St Aubin's Bay after ...

2011 Viper West Ride A Long - YouTube | Come "Ride-A-Long" with Capt Garret "Mace" Dover, your 2011 Viper West Demo pilot, as he performs a full Demo during the 2011 Heritage Flight Training Conference at Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ, March 2011! This is also a video we like to play for the kids during our numerous school and community visits to go along with our presentation!

B25 Roll out Ceremony at Alberta Aviation Museum. from Aviation.ca News | From the flying the pitch black battlefield skies of Europe in the Second World War through standing guard over Canada’s North through the Cold War in the 1950s as well as Search & Rescue and humanitarian missions through to the...

First black naval aviator honored in new film - The Boston - Bay State Banner | At the age of 24, Brown became the first African American naval aviator in the United States Navy. In a new documentary film produced by the University of Central Florida and the Zora Neale Hurston Institute for Documentary Studies, Brown is honored ...

Centenary Of 1st Air Mail in UK from What's On at RAF Museum London | 30 August 2011 - 9 September 2011 | On 9th of September at 11.00am we will be commemorating the 1st Air Mail Flight in the UK with a helicopter flight from the Museum to Windsor Great Park retracing the exact route taken by Gustav Hamel in a Bleriot aircraft on 9th of September 1911. This flight will be carrying letters to Her Majesty The Queen. As part of this commemoration, the Museum will be providing children with the opportunity to place a letter to  ...

Spectacular WW2 aerial displays at heritage site - Horncastle Today | The Lincolnshire Aviation Heritage Centre at East Kirkby, near Spilsby, will be holding the special event all day on Monday, August 29. And those who pop along to the centre will be in for a treat - with flying action from iconic aircraft such as the ...

See history in action at vintage aircraft fest - Mukilteo Beacon | It takes you there a little bit.” The festival is sponsored by the Cascade Warbirds, Castle & Cooke Aviation, Flying Heritage Collection, Future of Flight, Heritage Flight Museum, Museum of Flight, Paine Field, Port Townsend Aero Museum and KUOW.

Collings Foundation aircraft return to MAPS - Suburbanite | The Collings Foundation is a non-profit educational foundation devoted to organizing "living history" events that allow people to learn more about the aviation heritage of these famous aircraft. The foundation has been flying the tour for 22 years and, ...

Air Museum may move near brewery - Tillamook Headlight Herald | The owners of the Tillamook Air Museum are in negotiations with the Port of Tillamook Bay to relocate to a facility that would be built alongside the planned Pelican Pub Brewery. The owners are looking to move the museum from the space it currently ...

Walk around photo's of AH-6M Littlebird 160th SOAR from Military Photos | Hi guys are ther any walk around pictures of the AH-6M that the 160th SOAR use with the six blade rotor head anywhere. I remember seeing some but ...

Convair Fish - Eric Hehs | We noted in the first part of this four-part series that the Convair Super Hustler had to be small because it was to be launched from below a B-58 Hustler. It had to be fast to deliver its payload without being intercepted. And it had to fly high to reach supersonic speeds and to avoid detection. Small, fast, and high-flying were characteristics that also made the aircraft a logical candidate for a reconnaissance platform to replace the Lockheed U-2. ...

Balloons take to sky this weekend for 17th annual bash - Mywesttexas.com | ALPINE -- Around 20 hot-air balloons will launch at daylight Labor Day Weekend from the Casperis Airport during the 17th Big Bend Balloon Bash.  "I've been doing it for a long time," said Kenneth Clouse, president of the Big Bend Balloon Bash Inc., a non-profit group sponsoring the hot air balloon activities. "I've flown quite a bit. Every flight is different. I don't care how many times you've flown, every one of them is going to be different. No two are going to be the same."  Time for flight is ...

AF: Raptors could resume flying 'soon' - DoD Buzz | Norton Schwartz says he expects a report soon that will lay out the next steps for getting the F-22 Raptors back into regular service, Air Force Magazine reported Wednesday in its must-read Daily Report. Schwartz told air scribe John Tirpak that the ...

The First Boeing 747 from I Love Planes by Rafael

NASA's 17 Apollo Moon Missions in Pictures from SPACE.com | NASA's Apollo program put the first humans on the moon. See how the missions flew in this photo tour.

Video:  Human Space Flight: A Look Ahead from Spaceports