Friday, May 11, 2012

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Kellie Pickler Goes Flying with the Blue Angels – The Country Vibe | Kellie Pickler soared to new heights yesterday when she went flying with the famous Blue Angels, the United States Navy's flight demonstration squadron. After her experience she tweeted, “I just landed! It was INCREDIBLE!

Blue Angels Air Show will go on, thanks to unlikely benefactor - Gulf Breeze News | BY LISA NEWELL Gulf Breeze News lisa@gulfbreezenews.com Although their reputation is tarnished by the 2010 oil spill, BP is helping to ensure the Blue Angels Air Show goes on as planned. The popular event was in question for a time because Santa Rosa ...

Famous 'Wing Walker' Added to Manassas Air Show - Patch.com | Jane and her high-flying act were added this week to an already-impressive lineup of air show performers that include Sean Tucker and the US Army Golden Knights. Jane's routine includes hanging upside down with only her legs keeping her secure, ...

New Bedford airport to promote aviation through family event - SouthCoastToday.com | The event is being co-hosted by Atlantic Aviators, the Southeastern Massachusetts chapter of Women in Aviation International. "It really shows what we have to offer here and what a special place the airport is," said Lisa Rodriguez, vice president of...

Military Air Show Takes to the Skies This Weekend - Patch.com | More than 300000 people are expected to attend the 2012 Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Open House & Air Show this weekend, May 12-13. Editor's Note: The following are two news releases that were issued by the Office of Public Affairs, ...

Red Arrows to return to East Fortune Airshow - BBC News | The Red Arrows are to return to an East Lothian airshow for the first time in five years. The aerobatic team last visited the show at the National Museum of Flight at East Fortune in 2007. Tickets have gone on sale for the 28 July airshow...

Riding Along In Red Bull's Stunt Plane Won't Help Your Fear Of Flying - Gizmodo | But when you strap them all over Red Bull's air racing plane while it's being piloted by champion Kirby Chambliss, well then you've got a real excuse to put away that spreadsheet for a few minutes. It also doesn't hurt that Chambliss happens to be ...

Brazilian Smoke Squadron to make Oshkosh debut - EAA | Brazil's famed Esquadrihla da Fuma├ža - "Smoke Squadron" - military flight team will bring its thrilling aerial displays to Oshkosh for the first time this summer, headlining the afternoon air show at AirVenture. The Brazilian group will be at Oshkosh for the entire week and will fly on several days to be announced as they are finalized....

AIRSHOW NEWS: Wings and Wheels at Henham Park Cancelled – 13th May 2012 from Flightline UK - UK Airshow News by Flightline UK | Another victim of the recent heavy rainfall is the popular Wings and Wheels Event at Henham Park, Suffolk which has been CANCELLED. Please visit the show’s website for further information.

Warbirds fly over Virginia Beach at the WWII Airshow May 18-20 - Smith Mountain Eagle | -Join us for the Annual Warbirds Over the Beach Air Show May 19 & 20 at the Military Aviation Museum. The Museum's aircraft from the 1940's and earlier, which are all meticulously restored to flying condition will be on display and flying maneuvers....

Just Doer, Todd - Vintage Wings of Canada | About the same time that Brian May, of the rock band Queen, was penning Fat Bottomed Girls, the United States Navy was getting ready to say goodbye to their own Fat Lady, the North American T-28 Trojan.  Entering US Navy service in the early 1950s, the airplane trained thousands of Naval aviators up until its final flight in 1984....

Aviation Legends Gather For Lindbergh Foundation from AVwebFlash Current Issue | The Lindbergh Foundation marks its 35th anniversary on Friday, May 18, with a gala event at the Explorers Club in New York, featuring special guest speakers Apollo astronauts Neil Armstrong, Jim Lovell, and Gene Cernan, and airshow legend Bob Hoover. "I can't think of a more compelling roster of speakers to help us celebrate our anniversary," said Larry Williams, chairman. "All of them encourage us to remember the significance of the contributions made by Charles and Anne Morrow Lindbergh to our lives today, 85 years after the historic New York-to-Paris flight." A few tickets are still available for the black-tie event, Williams told AVweb this week, at a suggested donation of $1,000 each.

Nelson pilot had vision - Nelson Star | By Greg Nesteroff - Nelson Star George (Hank) Coleman, a former Nelson city councillor and Regional District of Central Kootenay chair who wired Kootenay Lake hospital and once competed in a transatlantic air race, has died at 85....

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