Sunday, August 5, 2012

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Hillsboro firefighter's Thunderbird ride scheduled for Sunday - OregonLive.com | View full sizeAndrew Theen/The OregonianHillsboro firefighter Eric Keim gets an hour-long flight on a Thunderbird F-16 fighter jet. The on-again off-again jet ride for a Hillsboro Fire and Rescue firefighter is on again and scheduled for Sunday morning.

Day one of air show included Vancouver native with Golden Knights   - OregonLive.com | Day one of the 25th edition of the Oregon International Air Show is in the books. From the 12500-foot flights of the U.S. Army Golden Knights to the low-flying stunts and aerobatics of Melissa Pemberton, crowds cheered the aviators at the Hillsboro ...

A Hillsboro native's Oregon International Air Show fly-by, 25 years in the making - OregonLive.com
Mark Hoaglin stood by a single rope suspended over a grassy stretch, the marker between the taxi area and the runway at the Oregon International Air Show. It was 1989, the first year of the air show. Hoaglin, a Hillsboro native who was 19 at the time ...

Flying in Formation with the Navy Blue Angels - Military Times (blog) | Team Oracle stunt pilot Sean D. Tucker flies in formation with U.S. Navy Blue Angels pilots Lt. C.J. Simonsen, top, and Lt. David Tickle (obscured) Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012, over Lake Washington, in Seattle. Tucker and the Blue Angels are in town for the ...

Pilots Found Inspiration to Fly from Air Shows - abc40 | CHICOPEE, Mass. (WGGB) — Much planning and practice has gone into tomorrow's Great New England Air Show, but passion is what's making these performers soar. “I'm a lucky kid. I grew up flying airplanes since I was fifteen years old. I was actually ...

Canada Remembers Our Heroes Air Show takes to the skies - 650 CKOM News Talk Radio | The skies of Saskatoon are full of action this weekend with the Canada Remembers Our Heroes air show taking over the Auto Clearing Motor Speedway. "We only had a short time to put this show together and we were on a limited budget. So, this year is ...

Southport Air Show to take place next month - Liverpool Echo | Sefton council leader┼áPeter Dowd said: “The ┼ácalibre of displays being confirmed at this year's Southport Air Show just seems to get stronger. “There seems to be a buzz surrounding the show and I hope as many people as possible head to Southport beach ...

Plan to bring Red Bull Air Race to Gold Coast - Herald Sun | THE Queensland Government and Red Bull Air Race supremos are in talks to lure the lucrative event to the Gold Coast, The Gold Coast Bulletin reports. The event, which features displays of high-speed aeronautical acrobatics, has long been coveted by the ...

Wing-walking Vicky takes to air for wishes - Shoreham Herald | Vicky Fenton completed the wing walk this week to raise money for the Make a Wish Foundation, a charity granting the wishes of children and young people with life-threatening illnesses. She chose the charity because her father, Alan, who died in the ...

CoolPix: OSH12 - Big Prop P-51 In The Morning Sun! from AirPigz by Martt | ...With that morning sun lighting up the back of the prop, that big spinning disc really came alive here. Plus, the low sun was really making the all the warbirds in the pic look vibrant with so much light on them. So I thought the combination of the big prop and the layering of two additional P-51's and a P-40 made for a pretty interesting image. And while jets are really cool, I just don't think you can beat a massive prop to sit behind!..

My Oshkosh Experience - Part 3 from Toriaflies | Our Thursday at Oshkosh was filled with emotion. It started full of inspiration and pride and ended with lots of frustration then a giggle. That morning started as Bob and I left to find our way to the Ninety-Nines International tent for breakfast. Yes, men were invited too! There we were greeted by my fellow female pilot friends which included Lin from our home airport and my fellow...

Honor flight documentary premieres at Miller Park - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel | In addition to the film, the event will include World War II re-enactors, music, fireworks, a military flyover and the Navy's "Leap Frogs" parachute team. Tickets are $11. Field of Honor organizers are hoping to break the Guinness world record for ...

Hot air balloons take flight over Billings - KAJ18 Kalispell Montana News | Dennis Waldron, the president of Magic City Hot Air Balloon, explained, "When the Big Sky Fest ended, we decided we wanted to keep balloons here and we've been going at it ever since. It's just a passion." It takes quite a bit of skill and prep work ...

Vertical skydiving world record broken in Illinois from Latest news updates from RGJ.com |
Falling at speeds of up to 220 mph, a group of nearly 140 skydivers shattered the vertical skydiving world record as they flew heads-down in a massive snowflake formation in northern Illinois.

Ithaca's Tommy plane earned reputation in World War I - Ithaca Journal | The Army realized that the little plane could meet an urgent new need for an aerobatic advanced trainer that no other company could provide. They asked for a modified ... Jim Rundle is a board member of the Ithaca Aviation Heritage Foundation. For more ...

SUPERSONIC BIPLANE - the resurrection of the biplane from Aviation by K.P. | The biplane/triplane designs largely died out in the 1930's due to the fact that they are very inefficient compared to monoplanes. However, recently, university teams in Japan and the United States are trying to revive a biplane design conceived by aviation engineer Adolf Busemann in the 1930's. This biplane, although still bearing the inefficiencies of its core design, has a significant advantage over monoplanes; the plane does not produce a sonic boom on crossing the supersonic barrier....

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