Wednesday, March 14, 2012

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Snowbirds nesting at Waukegan Air Show - Lake County News Sun | But Tuesday's 65-degree weather welcomed a variation from the Great White North to Waukegan Regional Airport — the Royal Canadian Forces Snowbirds, an air demonstration team that is scheduled to be the star attraction at this year's Waukegan Air Show,...
   
Thunder Over Utah puts a buzz in the air - St. George Daily Spectrum | The Blue Angels will be part of the Thunder Over Utah Air Show on Saturday and Sunday. Photo Courtesy of mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Rachel McMarr / US Navy ST. GEORGE - It's going to be a busy week in Southern Utah....

Red Arrows air show for Volvo week is shot down - Galway News
There will be no air show as part of the Volvo Race this year. “We'd asked them to be involved and they've not confirmed one way or the other but it is my belief that it (Galway) is not part of the RAF's schedule. It is not part of our programme ...

CALENDAR OF PERFORMANCES OF PAN-YEAR 2012 Comments for this picture - Translated | 2012 events program tricolor arrows aerobatic team It 'was officially announced by the Ministry of Defence Staff Air Force calendar of performances of Aerobatic Training Squadron 313 - Tricolour Arrows - Aerobatic Team for 2012. The following dates this year....

One dead in military plane crash in Turkey - Aviation News | A pilot died today (13) when their training aircraft crashed in the province of Konya, in the region of Central Anatolia, Turkey, reported the Do─čan news agency. The plane Northrop F-5 Freedom Fighter, the Air Force in Turkey, fell around noon (local time) on a tractor factory, killing the pilot....

Air display ready for lift-off - This is Grimsby | Festival director and MD of Cleethorpes Air Show Limited, Adam Johnson, said: "Today is the culmination of a lot of hard work from the organising committee and we are delighted that the festival has finally got the green light....
   
Air Force Jet Joins Air Show Lineup - Patch.com | “We are thrilled to welcome back the renowned F-22 to the Bethpage Air Show lineup," said Rose Harvey, the commissioner of the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historical Preservation. "Tri-state area residents are in for a treat with an ...

Women Aviators Recognized at Harriet Quimby Celebration | | Daily Event Blog - Across the Channel:. - www.womenofaviationweek.org | Women of Aviation Worldwide celebrated Harriet Quimby's 1912 English Channel crossing at Headcorn Aerodrome and Le Touquet Airport.

Women in Aviation Are Doing Big Things. Dallas 2012, Nashville 2013. from Flight Monkeys by Chief Monkey | We told you last week about Girls with Wings and the effort they’re putting into inspiring and motivating girls to get involved with aviation. Well this week it’s time for us to wave the flag for another estrogen rich organization with some very aviation friendly goals. We’re talking about Women in Aviation, International. Their International Conference just wrapped up in Dallas, with the next one planned for Nashville in 2013....

The Women Fly it Forward Frederick Recap from Toriaflies | Although her parents always told her she could do anything she put her mind to, Madeleine, age seven, told her father that she didn’t think she could become a pilot because “it was a boy thing”.  So Madeleine’s family came out to Frederick Municipal Airport for the 2nd annual Women Fly it Forward event aimed at introducing women to aviation...

Episode 189 – Darryl Jenkins from Airplane Geeks Podcast | Guest Darryl Jenkins is a seasoned airline analyst, Chairman of the American Aviation Institute, and author of the Handbook of Airline Economics....

In for the Spin! Shot at 1/15th of a second hand held... from TVR Photography.com's Facebook Wall | In for the Spin! Shot at 1/15th of a second hand held, Ken Erickson spins the Oracle Extra 300 earthward at a nauseating rate. An extremely tricky shot not recommended for many people as...

How to take pictures through a canopy from Apron 6 | After taking the Pitts pictures I remembered a blogpost I once wrote for another blog. It was titled: ‘how to take pictures through a canopy’. The Pitts pictures were taken from the Extra 300. Ideal for...

Vulcan from Apron 6 | First Vulcan picture. What an experience to see the Vulcan closing in on us, hearing it’s engines growl and seeing the...

Experimental Plane loses brakes and exits the runway at Atlanta - Translated | Mechanical testing of engines did when they had problem with the brakes. | Without passengers, aircraft suffered damage and stopped lying on the bank. | A model airplane company Boeing 737 Delta Airlines suffered serious damage after escaping from the runway in Atlanta International Airport, one of the world's busiest, officials said on Tuesday (13). A spokesman said the company's mechanics were doing a test when the plane's engines had a problem with the brakes at about 5 am....

The Boneyard Project from Bayou Renaissance Man | A rather 'different' aviation-related art project is on display in Arizona until the end of May....

Truesdale’s Neptune Finds from Travel for Aircraft | Reader John Truesdale is a well traveled person enjoying a well earned retirement. Like many of us he has been fascinated with aircraft from a young age and luckily he has especially sought out the unusual aircraft as his subjects. Equally fortuitous John has...

F-22 Crash Widow Sues Lockheed Martin for Wrongful Death - ABC News | The widow of the F-22 Raptor pilot who died after a malfunction in his jet cut off his oxygen system during a training mission in Alaska is suing the F-22 manufacturer, Lockheed Martin, and other major defense contracting companies for wrongful death,...

Cincinnati Blue Ash Airport Officially Gets The Axe from Aero-News Network | City Informs FAA That The Facility Will Close Pilots in the greater Cincinnati, OH, area are about to lose an airport. Cincinnati City Manager Milton Dohoney Jr. has sent a letter to the FAA expressing the city's intention to close Blue Ash Airport no earlier than June 8th....

Dream Prize from Randy's Journal | Most of you know I’m a music lover. That’s why I was thrilled to learn the 787 Dreamliner has taken home the equivalent of a Grammy. The airplane was honored today with the Robert J. Collier Trophy for 2011. This is the pinnacle— one of the most prestigious honors in our...

St. Louis Science Center First Friday in March Offers Space Activities for the Whole Family from The Aero Experience | The St. Louis Science Center hosted its March First Friday event last week as an on-going promotion of Star Trek, The Exhibition.  The monthly event provides a variety of science education activities for all ages in the...

China paving the way for first female taikonaut from NASASpaceFlight.com by Chris Bergin | China appears to be on the brink of selecting female taikonaut for the up-coming Shenzhou 9 mission, likely to launch in early June. Following the success of last year’s Shenzhou-8 and Tiangong-1 unmanned docking, 2012 is expected to mark another first, with a crewed Shenzhou-9 set to launch and dock with Tiangong 1....

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