Wednesday, July 25, 2012

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Paul Poberezny Hosts Test Pilot All-Stars Forum from News from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh  | In an effort to enhance safety for amateur-built aircraft builders, EAA Founder Paul Poberezny hosted a forum Tuesday providing information and recommendations for builders and their test-flight programs. Joining Paul were some of the more well-respected test pilots around: Charlie Precourt and Robert 'Hoot' Gibson - both astronauts, test pilots, and homebuilders - along with fellow builder Terry Lutz, Airbus test pilot of the A380.

Sikorsky Breakfast Kicks Off Salute to Veterans Day Friday from News from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh | Sikorsky is joining EAA in saying thank you to the courageous men and women who have served our country proudly by offering a free breakfast to all veterans on Friday, July 27, to kick off AirVenture's daylong Salute to Veterans festivities that includes the annual Parade of Veterans presented proudly by Oshkosh Corp.

Former Foes Find Friendship from News from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh  | Brig. Gen. Dan Cherry says it's hard to describe the details of a dogfight, since it all happens so fast and in three dimensions. But he gave a good accounting of the April 16, 1972, engagement near Hanoi, in which he maneuvered his big, fast F-4 Phantom II jet into position behind a smaller MiG-21 and loosed an AIM-7 missile that tore the right wing off the enemy fighter....

Podcast: Airventure 2012 UPDATE Day 3 – www.warbirdradio.com | WEDNESDAY – Our intrepid warbird reporters are braving the heat yet again… to capture the stories you want to hear from Airventure 2012...

"It's Like Roebuck" UCAP Daily #298-delta from Uncontrolled Airspace: General Aviation Podcast | Dave Higdon returns from his mysterious absence, and joins Jack Hodgson and Jeb Burnside on the AirVenture West Ramp to review all the great planes on display.

Boise Pilot's anti-drug campaign lives on - KIVI-TV | A year ago on July 24, the aviation community was shocked by the heart attack that killed Boise's world famous aerobatic pilot -- Greg Poe in his prime. Poe spent his last decade promoting the Ryan J Poe foundation, named for his son who died at a ...

Stunt pilot remembered on anniversary of his death - KTVB | To mark the anniversary of famous stunt pilot Greg Poe's passing, the man who bought Poe's show plane visited Caldwell on Tuesday. "Super Dave" Mathieson gave plane rides to ...

Red Arrows to fly over Newcastle on Friday - newcastlerocks | Indeed the Red Arrows will be colouring the skies over Newcastle with their nine ship 'battle' formation and hopefully draw roars of approval from the crowds below on Friday 27 July as part of the Olympic Ceremony. All those disappointed by the 'arrows ...

'12 Wetaskiwin Air Show ready to fly high above - Wetaskiwin Times Advertiser | Want to have the ultimate experience as a spectator or business at the 2012 Wetaskiwin Air Show? Organizers are offering an array of packages, and prices, which goes beyond spectator bleacher seating. A frontline food and beverage tent will be part of ...

Passing the Baton - Credit Union Times | The United States Army Golden Knights Black Demonstration Team presented the ceremonial baton to Service Credit Union President/CEO Gordon during the recent 2012 Service Credit Union Boston-Portsmouth Air Show at the Portsmouth International ...

Golden Knights decorate sky at air show - United States Army | Golden Knights decorate sky at air show. July 24, 2012. By Sgt. Ashley M. Outler, 28th Public Affairs Detachment. Sgt. 1st Class John D. Berentis, above, a team leader and Staff. Performing as one. Sgt. 1st Class John D. Berentis, above, a team leader ...

Sky's the limit for Darcy Grimes - Watauga Democrat | Grimes, a third-grade teacher at Bethel Elementary and the N.C. Teacher of the Year for 2012-13, joined the U.S. Army Golden Knights for a tandem skydive July 18 at Fort Bragg. "It was an amazing experience, and I am pretty sure I am the first Teacher ...

Grand Pier Air Show - our pictures - Weston & Somerset Mercury | THE Red Arrows was among the eye-catching, high-flying displays that delighted hundreds of thousands of people who watched the spectacular Grand Pier Air Show this week - and here are some of our favourite photographs from the Mercury photographer.

Lowestoft Air Show to end after cash blow - ITV News | Organisers of the Lowestoft Air Show have announced that the event held in June will almost certainly be its last. The event - which relies on donations from visitors - failed to raise enough cash to make it a viable proposition for next year. Poor...

Rare B-29 puts on show for riders at EAA's AirVenture - The Oshkosh Northwestern | Crew chief and flight engineer Rick Garvis calls to a crew member while checking the fuel levels of a B-29 Commemorative Air Force plane at Outagamie County Regional Airport on Monday in Greenville. Passenger flights were offered Monday afternoon...

Restored B-17 Bomber Coming Back to Oxford Airport - Patch.com | “Aluminum Overcast," the Experimental Aircraft Association's (EEA) restored B-17 bomber, will descend upon the Waterbury-Oxford Airport in Oxford on August 7th and 8th as part of its 2012 "Salute to Veterans" national tour. The "Aluminum Overcast ...

Reno Air Races could get sponsorship from state from RGJ.com | Nevada's state tourism commission is considering kicking in some money to help prop up the Reno National Championship Air Races.

Flying solo : Local widows and widowers association promotes group travel - Los Altos Town Crier | A member of the legendary World War II Flying Tigers, Frost's husband nevertheless nixed her suggestion that they go to China. He “didn't go anywhere that he couldn't go in his plane,” she said. During his last year, Frost had her pilot's license ...

Amelia Earhart expedition returns without evidence - The News-Press | In a March 10, 1937 file photo American aviatrix Amelia Earhart waves from the Electra before taking off from Los Angeles, Ca., on March 10, 1937. Earhart is flying to Oakland, Ca., where she and her crew will begin their round-the-world flight to...

WAI On the Jim Bohannon Show from WAI Connect Blog | Listen here to find out about Sally Ride, Amelia Earhart and Women in Aviation, International, as Aviation for Women Editor Amy Laboda speaks on the nationally syndicated Jim Bohannon Radio Show, on the anniversary of...

Blériot's Cross-Channel Flight - blog.nasm.si.edu | Louis Blériot sitting in his Bleriot XI at the start of his cross-Channel flight of 25 July 1909. NASM-2B02568, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum Archives...

Olympic Air - airspacemag.com | From the Eurofighter Typhoon to the Goodyear Blimp, see what's flying at the 2012 Olympic Games.

U.S. Air Force Weapons School veteran visits Nellis from Air Combat Command - Top ACC Stories | Retired Col. Ronald E. Catton, a graduate and instructor of the weapons school, visited the U.S. Air Force Weapons School Airmen July 13 to share his knowledge and experiences. Catton attended the then Fighter Weapons School more than 50 years ago. He was the first of only two students ever to complete the course with a 100 percent score in all academic subjects. Catton also flew with Col. John Boyd, then the chief of academics at the Weapons School....

Crew chiefs launch jets in desert heat for Red Flag 12-4 from Air Combat Command - ACC Headlines | Red Flag 12-4, an air combat exercise known for its realistic combat training missions, also provides a certain realism for maintainers on the flightline- desert sands, 100 degree heat, and an increased operations tempo generating aircraft around the clock. The 23d Aircraft Maintenance Squadron, 74th Aircraft Maintenance Unit from Moody Air Force Base, Ga., has more than 160 maintainers here and 153,000 pounds of equipment. In their care are 14 A-10Cs, which are flying combat training missions at the nearby Nevada Test and Training Range...

Red Bull Stratos: Baumgartner Jumps From 96,640 Feet from Aerial Sports Feed | Felix Baumgartner successfully completed his final test jump over Roswell, New Mexico, setting himself up for a record attempt from 120,000 feet.

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