Thursday, August 9, 2012

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'Thunder Over the Boardwalk' marks 10 years Aug. 17 - Shore News Today | Advertised as one of the very best air shows in the country, the lineup includes military and civilian flyers, vintage aircraft and the latest in high-tech aerial hardware. It will be capped by the awe-inspiring U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds ...

Abbotsford Airshow marks 50 years in 2012 - Yahoo! Philippines News | The Abbotsford International Airshow in British Columbia, Canada, celebrates its 50th anniversary from August 10-12.  This year Abbotsford International, one of Canada's largest airshows, will feature military and civilian aircraft from Canada and the US as well as some foreign aircraft. The annual show, hosted at Abbotsford International Airport, is expecting over 100,000 visitors this year....

National Guard recruitments soaring to new heights  - CBS News Video featuring John Klatt | The spectacle of air shows is pushing recruitments to the Air National Guard to new heights. Seth Doane reports....

Navy's Blue Angels will roar over 2013 ShrinersFest - Evansville Courier & Press | The Blue Angels are tentatively scheduled to fly July 5, 6, and 7. ShrinersFest organizers are currently ironing out specific details involving the aerial performances. Thomas said they won't be the only act in the air show, organizers are scheduling ...

Top attractions ready to take flight - Eastbourne Herald | THE 20th Airbourne festival gets underway on Thursday – minus the Red Arrows but boasting a string of stop display teams. Having instead opted for a fly by over Red Square in Russia, the crowd favourites will be conspicuous by their absence this weekend.

2012 Reno Air Races - Wingster | If you have not been to the Reno Air Races now is the time to go. The Reno Air Races date back to 1964 when Bill Stead organized an air race near Reno. The event has only been cancelled once, in 2001, when all airplanes were grounded.
The Reno Air Races consist of 5 days of action packed, adrenaline pumping, wingtip to wingtip racing. I look at the Reno Air Races as competitive formation flying where everyone is fighting to be the lead pilot.... 

Tricolour Arrows in Moscow - Russia Today | The sky of Moscow will color the green flag, white and red. There will also Tricolour Arrows in the celebrations of the centenary of the Russian Air Force, which will be held at the airport "Ramenskoye" of Zhukovksy, not far from the Russian capital...

Boeing B-29 “FiFi” at Oshkosh from Julie in the SkyJulie in the Sky by Eric James Swearingen | “FIFI” the Boeing B-29 Superfortress was by far the most impressive warbird at AirVenture 2012. This historic bomber was flown at EAA’s AirVentures 2012 Oshkosh by the Commemorative Air Force (CAF). Their mission is collecting, restoring and flying vintage historical aircraft and the CAF has been accomplishing this obligation for more than fifty years. The [...]

CoolPix: OSH12 - Duggy! (The Little Yellow Aluminum Overcast : ) from AirPigz by Martt  | ... It's hard not to notice Duggy at Oshkosh. A beautiful all yellow DC-3 with a smile on the nose that also doubles as a workhorse for the airshow skydivers. I just happened to be in a good spot one day as the airshow was preparing to begin and had this view of Duggy almost directly overhead. (I'm all about the details: note the tailwheel, it's not on the centerline... a clear sign that the airplane isn't actually 'directly' overhead)....

Preparing for Airventure, Part I: Lodging - Clear of Clouds | This year I attended my first ever EAA Airventure, commonly known as OshKosh.Airventure, for those not in the know, is the single largest aviation event in the United States. Originally just a convention for EAA members, Airventure has grown to a event of epic proportions, with well over half a million people in attendance this year alone. Airventure features airshows, expositions, forums, meetings, workshops, and a truly massive flightline available for the walking...

The Indianapolis 2012 Airshow By Mike Heilman  | The United States Navy’s Blue Angels named the Indianapolis Airshow their 2011 Airshow of the Year. Though the Blue Angels were not part of this year’s 2012 Indianapolis Airshow, once again the show organizers put together a great event. The 16th annual show was held June 22 to 24 at the Indianapolis Regional Airport. Headlining this year were the United States Air Force Thunderbirds. The Thunderbirds closed the show each day performing in the...

Timeless Voices - John Nicol by eaavideo.org | John Nicol is the founder of MakerPlane, an organization that is bringing the ideas of open source technology and the do-it-yourself maker subculture to the world of homebuilt aviation.

Tuskegee Airmen compete, win 1st ever weapons meet, receive recognition 46 years later from Air Combat Command - Top ACC Stories | U.S. Air Force retire Lt. Col. James Harvey and his team of Tuskegee Airmen came to Las Vegas in 1949 and won the first ever Air Force Weapons' Meet (Top Gun), but their victory was hidden for years and the trophy was nowhere to be found...

'Honoring our Past - Ensuring our Future': Tuskegee Airmen mentor Las Vegas youth from Air Combat Command - Top ACC Stories | Tuskegee Airmen, Inc. held a youth lunch at the Las Vegas Hotel and Casino Aug. 2 in an effort to share past experiences and provide mentorship for youth in and around the Las Vegas area. The Tuskegee Airmen are the men who enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps and became America's first black military Airmen....

Ravi the Raviator - Airplane Geeks Podcast |Ravi gives motivational presentations designed to encourage people to become involved in aviation. Ravi has presented at AirVenture, Sun 'n' Fun, AOPA Summits, ATAC (Air Transport Association of Canada), Embry-Riddle, ...

Model Air Show buzzes into Erie - GoErie.com | Approximately 50 to 100 planes (including helicopters and World War I and II fighters) -- will swoop and soar in the Thermal-G RC Club's 16th annual Model Air Show on Saturday. Most will be radio-controlled, though some turbine models -- which can zoom ...

Tour historic aircraft Penn Yan Chronicle-Express | The B-25 is available at select locations for flight experiences. Flight experiences on the B-25 are $400 for forward fuselage seats, and $325 for waist gun seats. Flight training in the TP-51C "Betty Jane" will be at most locations on the Wings of ...

Tickets on sale for balloon fundraiser - Corvallis Gazette Times | The balloon ride and other prizes associated with the ATI Northwest Art & Air Festival are being sold to raise money for the Albany Firefighters Community Assistance Fund. The drawing tickets are $20 each and are being sold at River Rhythms concerts at ...

We Remember video from stickandrudderWTO

Laird and Aeronca Pre-Register for the Fly-In from Antique Airfield News Walt Bowe's Laird and Frants Madsen's pre-War Aeronca 65CA headline today's pre-registered aircraft for the 2012 AAA/APM Fly-In, Cow Pastures to Commercial Airways, along...

Taylorcraft Fly-In Announcement at Osceola, IA from Antique Airfield News | Taylorcraft aircraft from across the midwest are invited to the 2012 Fly-in at Osceola, IA Sunday September 2 - Monday September 3:

In Flanders Fields Museum Ypres from Apron 6 | It’s almost 100 years ago that World War I drew a line of trenches through Europe; in the renewed ‘In Flanders Fields’ museum in Ypres you can relive these waryears. Yesterday I paid a visit...

The Air Race Continues through Siberia - Tailwinds | The Air Race Continues through Siberia. Share. The race route from Irkutsk to Yakutsk was 1197 miles. We had the pre-flight briefing the night before the early morning take-off. Bernard, the race director, decided that it would ...

Chesapeake Sport Pilot offers flight training to wheelchair aviators from General Aviation News by Janice Wood | Chesapeake Sport Pilot in Stevensville, Maryland, now offers flight training to pilots who require hand controls rather than traditional aircraft foot controls to fly. This training is made possible by a specially outfitted CT LS light sport airplane that is being leased to Chesapeake Sport Pilot by Joseph D'Aguiar.

Will Generation Y be pilots? from General Aviation News by Drew Steketee | Several recent, seemingly unrelated reports pose issues in our hopes for a new generation of pilots. Boeing’s July announcement that half a million airline pilots will be needed worldwide by 2031 made big news. But many of us have heard such news before. And this time, there are new caveats and wrinkles...

Sunexelec – Recharging in Flight from CAFE Foundation Blog by Dean SiglerThe Club d’Ultra L├ęger d’Alsace is a group of French enthusiasts in Strasbourg, on the German border about halfway between Luxembourg and Switzerland. They have been building ultralight aircraft since 1983, tackling technological innovations such as carbon fiber leading edges, motorization, electrification, and now solar power. They were the first to motorize a Swift, and with one of their craft electrically powered...

Boeing 797: Fact or Fiction from Flight To Success by Karlene Petitt | BOEING 797 | It can
comfortably fly 10,000 Miles at Mach 0.88 or 654 mph with 1000 passengers on board!

We're Hiring! ANN Puts Out 'Help Wanted' Sign
from Aero-News Network | ANN Is About To Grow -- Again -- And Is Seeking EXCEPTIONAL New Staffers The 2010-2011 time-frame has been about as challenging a time as we can recall... but we survive and look forward to 2012 and what we see as a very rewarding (and yes, still challenging) year for ANN

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