Thursday, June 14, 2012

Indy Transponder 14-JUN-2012 0200z


Air Force Thunderbirds prepare for air show - WRNI | The Air Force Thunderbirds are in Rhode Island for this weekend's air show in Quonset Point. The aerial team arrived in North Kingstown Tuesday in preparation for the weekend's air show...

Travelers Heading to the 50th Annual Seattle Seafair June 20 – August 5 Book ... - Seattle Post Intelligencer | Seafair festivities include a torchlight run and parade, hydroplane races, and an air show featuring the Blue Angels, and the fleet arrival and tour. Travelers making their annual trek to Seattle for the festivities are booking private vacation condo ...

Scott holds anniversary fest - STLtoday.com | The Missouri Wing of the Commemorative Air Force will be on hand with a B-25 Mitchell and L-3B craft displayed. The B-25 Mitchell was a twin-engine bomber used by the Allies in WWII in every theater of the war. It was also one of the types of aircraft...

Unofficial air show attendance at 35000 - Mankato Free Press | The official attendance for the air show won't be known until next week, but it appears that about 35000 paying customers attended the two-day event. It will be a month or so before the city will know if a profit was made. That will determine if or how ...

Army 237th birthday from AF.mil Photos

8th annual Kalkaska fly-in to feature antique engines, pancake breakfast - Morning Star | BY MATT KEETON The 8th annual Kalkaska Fly-In and Community Celebration, sponsored by the Village of Kalkaska and Kalkaska Pilots Association, is scheduled to take place at the Kalkaska Village Airport on Saturday, June 23rd from 7 am until noon...

Newcomers to the Warbirds Area at EAA AirVenture 2012 from News from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh | The Warbirds area, always among the most popular attractions at AirVenture Oshkosh, will feature hundreds of aircraft that attendees can see up close and personal throughout the week. Among the T-6s, P-51s, Stearmans, T-28s, and other assorted jets, fighters, bombers, and trainers, a number of distinctive aircraft are expected - including some first-time attendees, according to Bill Fischer, EAA Warbirds of America executive director...

Classic Fighters airshow's future under a cloud - Marlborough Express | The next Classic Fighters Omaka airshow is set to go ahead next year in Blenheim, but nothing is certain beyond that, the event organisers say. Omaka Aviation Heritage Centre chief executive Jane Orphan said for the past two shows the event had run at...

Vintage B-29, P-51 Mustang to stop at airport - The Southern | While at SIU Carbondale, Oliver was heavily involved in student organizations and the aviation program, He was the 2006 International Aerobatic Club (IAC) National Collegiate Aerobatic Champion and part of an SIU Carbondale-affiliated team coached by ...

B-17 bomber won't come to Roseburg - NRToday.com | The much-anticipated Roseburg visit of the B-17 bomber “Sentimental Journey” has been canceled due to problems with an engine filter. The visit of the World War II plane was originally scheduled for Monday, but the plane set down in Medford to replace ...

Aluminum Overcast Back in the Air from EAA - The Experimental Aircraft Association | EAA's B-17 Aluminum Overcast conducted a successful flight test at Denver's Centennial Airport this week following replacement of several flight control surfaces that were damaged extensively by a sudden hailstorm on Wednesday, June 6. New ailerons and elevators were trucked in from Oshkosh on Friday and EAA mechanics worked over the weekend to install them...

Liberty Belles take to the skies for Air Race Classic - Liberty News | Two teams of pilots departed from Liberty University School of Aeronautics Wednesday morning en route to the 2012 all-female Air Race Classic, set to begin June 19 in Arizona. Racing under the name “Liberty Belles,” the two-person teams will be flying...

AIRSHOW NEWS: Celebrating the iconic Spitfire with a day of nostalgia at IWM Duxford from Flightline UK | We’re thrilled to be presenting a brand new event, Spitfires, Merlins & Motors, on Sunday 5 August. We’ll be celebrating the legendary Supermarine Spitfire, the unmistakable Merlin engine and the close relationship between this classic flying machine and the four-wheeled speed demons of the golden age of motoring and beyond...

Keep Your Eyes on the Sky this September - MarketWatch | SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jun 13, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- The United States Air Force Thunderbirds Jet Demonstration Team will rock the skies of Sacramento headlining the California Capital Airshow (CCA) this September 8th and 9th at Mather Airport...

Arctic Tigers: the most interesting participants at the NATO Tiger Meet 2012 at ├śrland, Norway from David Cenciotti's weblog | This year’s NATO Tiger Meet was hosted by the 338 Skvadron of the Royal Norwegian Air Force at ├śrland MAS, in Norway between May 29 and Jun. 8. As always, many aircraft sported...

First Light from Apron 6 | I just came across this trailer for a movie about Geoffrey Wellum, pilot during the Battle of Britain. His experiences are written down in the book ‘First Light’. I have actually...

The Sky's No Limit - Vertical Magazine | Determined to increase awareness of the historical achievements of women in aviation, and inspire women to consider careers in aviation, Goyer has worked tirelessly and encouraged other female aviators worldwide to do the same...

Amelia at Hart - NBC Los Angeles | IN THE SHOW: An Amelia Earhart doll and the flying helmet and gloves of early aviatrix Bobbi Trout. Don't you miss the day when pilots donned flying helmets? Well, perhaps not, since many of those pilots steered open-air bi-planes...

Honoring SAC and STRATCOM - Beatrice Daily Sun | The Strategic Air & Space Museum recently dedicated a memorial to the service and sacrifice by the men and women of the Strategic Air Command. On May 31, 1992, SAC's mission ended after 46 years of vigilance. I introduced a resolution in the Senate ...

F-22 Pilots Told to Stop Wearing Pressure Vest Routinely - San Francisco Chronicle | The US Air Force has instructed pilots of the F-22 Raptor to stop wearing a pressure vest during routine flights as the service continues to investigate oxygen- deprivation incidents on the Lockheed Martin Corp. fighter jet....

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