Wednesday, May 30, 2012

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Air show arrives in Kitchener-Waterloo - Sarnia Observer | The "top guns" will put on an adrenaline-pumping exhibition of aerobatics and powered flight over the skies of Kitchener-Waterloo, Ont. on June 2 and 3, 2012. The Waterloo Air Show had its start four years ago as volunteers created an annual spectacle... 

US Naval Academy graduation - Washington Post | Graduates cheer as the Blue Angels fly over during the US Naval Academy graduation and commissioning ceremonies in Annapolis. Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta greets graduate Kevin Hillery. Panetta gave the graduation address at the US Naval Academy... 

Thunderbirds InFlight Refuelling Operations from TAKEOFF TUBE  

Esquadrilha da Fuma├ža from TAKEOFF TUBE

Episode 199 – Airshow Interviews
from Airplane Geeks Podcast | David brings us some of his interviews from the May 11-13, 2012 Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst air show which returned after a four year hiatus. He spoke with: Col. Chris Patterson from the 621st Contingency Response Wing, Jim Record, #7 form the Geico Skytypers,Martin Sheehan, Jeffrey Daniel, and Morten Stoverud from the Northeast Raiders...

Vintage WWII aircraft visit Sacramento
- Sacramento Bee | This weekend McClellan Field will host Wings of Freedom, a national tour of vintage World War II aircraft. The event features a B-17, B-24, P-51 and a special unannounced appearance by a German Messerschmit. Visitors will have the opportunity to tour... 

WWII B-17 Makes South Valley Visit - KSEE | The B-17 was his airplane. He calls the left seat home. Back then every flight was dangerous. "I brought one back, it was so badly shot up, they pulled it into the bullpen." He's going back up for a Sentimental Journey. This time he's a passenger...

Adria Air race: Passengers aircraft flying 50 meters above Jarun
- Dalje.com | On the 9th of June Zagreb will host this year's International Air Race 2012. This race of aircrafts will have two disciplines happening only few meters of Zagreb's Jarun lake. It will be a complete spectacle. for the first time the citizens of Zagreb...

Brother: 'He put his life on the line for this'
- KBOI-TV | Sawyer flew for the Air Force in China with a squadron known as the Flying Tigers. He later died in 1978, and after his death the airport in Emmett along with a street in Garden City were named after him. Chuck's wife Edith recently died and when she...

Mountains yield hundreds of WWII-era planes
from History News Network | Nothing James Browne learned in flight school prepared him for "The Hump," a perilous, Himalayan no-man's land that became a graveyard for hundreds of fearless WWII-era fliers who battled Japanese fighters, impossible weather and a supply route from hell....

Podcast: Jim McCartney's Pilot Stories from AVweb Top News | Jim McCartney's decades-long career as an airline pilot spanned bankruptcies, deregulation, and forced retirement. He captured his story in a book that he wrote with his sister, Angela McCartney Miro, before his death earlier this year. It offers a glimpse into the cockpit of an earlier age.This podcast is brought to you by Bose Corporation...

INTERNATIONAL LEARN TO FLY DAY SET FOR JUNE 2 AT FREDERICK MUNICIPAL AIRPORT from State Aviation Journal by Kim Stevens | Teaming with Maryland's Frederick Municipal Airport, the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association (AOPA)  is set to host International Learn to Fly Day on Saturday, June 2.  The event, part of a worldwide effort, will include a free day-long event designed to introduce the local community to general aviation...

President Obama Awards John Glenn with Medal of Freedom
from SPACE.com | John Glenn joins an elite group of astronauts to receive the nation's highest honor.

SNC Captive Carry test sees Dream Chaser take flight from NASASpaceFlight.com by Chris Bergin | Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) took their spacecraft for a ride on Tuesday, allowing it to taste the Colorado air via a Captive Carry test near the Rocky Mountain Metropolitan airport. Lofted by a Sikorsky Skycrane helicopter, the Dream Chaser was being tested ahead of its debut Free Flight Test later this year...

NASA TV Coverage for SpaceX Dragon Reentry and Splashdown
from PR Newswire: Aerospace/Defense | NASA Television will provide extensive coverage of the departure of the SpaceX Dragon capsule from the International Space Station before its reentry and splashdown on May 31...

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