Saturday, September 1, 2012

Indy Transponder 01-SEP-2012 1230z


Air Force Thunderbirds team visits Muscatine students - Muscatine Journal | Several members of the Thunderbirds, a U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squad, came to Muscatine from Mount Joy, where they will perform in the annual Quad City Air Show this weekend. MHS senior Jake Drahos said having the Thunderbirds at his school ...

F-22 demo team visits plant where parts made - AirForceTimes.com | Members of the Air Force's F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team — in town for the Fort Wayne Air Show — visited employees of BAE Systems on Thursday, giving workers a rare firsthand glimpse at the important role their product plays in the Raptor's overall ...

Fort Wayne's first air show was more than a century ago - News Sentinel | This weekend's first Fort Wayne air show in 13 years brought to mind accounts of the first-ever public air show in the Summit City. It was in 1910 — more than 100 years ago at the dawn of flight in America — and a bit of history was made here at that ...

Thousands Expected For Fort Wayne Air Show - Indiana's NewsCenter | The first air show in 13 years in Fort Wayne is expected to draw large crowds. Officials from the 122nd Fort Wayne Air National Guard Base say their goal is 50-thousand visitors for both Saturday and Sunday. Col. David Augustine said the base has been ...

Up, Up and Away! Golden Knights Parachute Into Fort Wayne - Indiana's NewsCenter | At the Fort Wayne Air Show on Friday, seven parachuters with the U.S. Army's renowned Golden Knights boarded a plane and climbed 12,500 feet into the sky before jumping out. They sped down to the ground below at an astonishing 120 miles per hour...

Gearing up for the 2012 Air Show - Torontoist | ... and the historical ship the HMCS Ville de Qu├ębec. Torontoist got a sneak peek at a few of the event's main attractions, including a bird's-eye view of renowned air acrobat Mike Wiskus as he did a preview performance of his signature high-flying ...

Video: Flying with the snowbirds - Toronto Sun

More planes this year at CNE air show - Globe and Mail | Budget cuts being made by the U.S. Air Combat Command mean they are sending fewer demonstration teams to air shows this year. But air show organizers say it hasn't made a dent in this weekend's event, where there will be more aircraft over all than ...

Wingwalker Jane Wicker dares in the air, but puts safety first - Plain Dealer | CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Jane Wicker considers her act a throwback to the original barnstorming days of wingwalking: She plays to the crowd with daring and exuberant moves that appear death-defying. Behind the athleticism and drama, however, there's ...

High-flying wing walker practices for Cleveland air show (photo gallery) - Plain Dealer | Enlarge Thomas Ondrey, The Plain Dealer Wing walker Jane Wicker takes a leisurely look over the Cleveland landscape as she rehearses her act as part of the Cleveland Air Show on Friday, August 31, 2012. Walker performs, at times untethered, atop a 450 ...

Shoreham Airshow 2012: Day one preview - Worthing Herald | ORGANISERS are bracing themselves for the 23rd annual Shoreham Airshow today (Saturday, September 1) with a host of great displays, both in the air and on the ground, lined up. Highlights at this year's airshow, celebrating 100 years of the RAF Central ...

Bournemouth Air Festival evacuation following false alarm  - BBC News | Police set up a 400m cordon and Bournemouth Air Festival visitors in the area were evacuated. The festival events were unaffected. The cordon was lifted at 22:40 BST and no further disruptions are expected. The festival runs until Sunday. Last year's ...

The Patrouille de France star tunes  - Le Parisien | Alphajet eight of the Patrouille de France will evolve in close formation, just before leaving ... To read the rest of this article. I purchased this article I subscribe for 3 € / week. Already on LinkedIn you. Remember me Forgot ...

Frecce Tricolori to offer the Grand Hotel Rimini  - the Journal  | Saturday and Sunday 8:09, on the coast of Rimini exhibition of the Frecce Tricolori. "The Flying Days - Air Show Excellence" is the title of the event with the participation of the Pan National Aerobatic Team. Are expected on the coast...

The Black Eagle Air Show - Arirang News | And that was the case at an air show hosted by the Korean Air Force on Saturday to promote advancements in Korea's aircraft technology. [Reporter : ] " The T-50 Black Eagle behind me was made with Korean technology. And with the help of Korea's finest ...

Simsbury Fly-In and Car Show Sept. 23 at Simsbury Airport - Foothills Media Group | SIMSBURY — The Simsbury Fly-In and Car Show, the largest event of its kind in New England, will be held Sunday, Sept. 23 at Simsbury Airport, 94 Wolcott Road, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. More than 600 beautiful airplanes and cars of virtually every type and ...

Vintage planes to be at Stanley Fly-In this weekend - TheChronicleHerald.ca | STANLEY — Hants County skies will be buzzing with activity this weekend with the 41st annual Stanley Fly-In taking place. Organized by Stanley Sport Aviation, the event is the largest of its kind in the Maritimes and one of the longest running fly-ins ...

PHOTOS: Sullivan Regional Airport Fly-In A Success! - Sullivan Journal | SULLIVAN - The airport's annual fly-in was very well attended Aug. 25, 2012, thanks to Mother Nature and a lot of support from the community. At least 81 kids took a free flight courtesy of the Young Eagles Program and the pilots that donated their ...

Open Cockpit Day at Castle Air Museum in Atwater - Modesto Bee | Airplane buffs and others will enjoy the Castle Air Museum's annual Fall Open Cockpit Day on Sunday in Atwater. More than 30 of the museum's 55 vintage military aircraft will be open. There will be helicopter rides, model airplane making for kids ...

Veterans share memories of Flying Fortress - Rome News Tribune | A view of the nose of a restored Boeing B-17 "Flying Fortress," featured in the movie "Memphis Belle," was on display, Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, during the Liberty Foundations 2012 Salute to Veterans Tour at the Raleigh Executive Jetport at Sanford-Lee ...

WWII veterans relive memories with flight on B-17 'Yankee Lady' - News-Herald.com | World War II veterans took flight Friday in a restored four-engine heavy bomber B-17 plane that was much like what they spent their time in during the 1940s. Members of the Army Air Force 95th Bombardment Group gathered for their annual reunion, which ...

COLLINS B-24 ARRIVES AT THE AMERICAN AIRPOWER MUSEUM video from American Airpower Museum's Facebook Wall  | Collins Foundation B-24 Arrives At The American Airpower Museum for the Labor Day Weekend

Aviation history on display as planes make stop in Missoula - Ravalli Republic | Aviation history drifted from the sky on Monday morning as a dozen classic planes joined a World War II B-25 bomber for a brief visit. “We're up to our eyeballs in airplanes,” said Museum of Mountain Flying director Stan Cohen. “I can't begin to tell ...

Vets Take Flight in 1940s B-25 Bomber - Indiana's NewsCenter | The flight team on this B-25 has taken so many veterans up and they all talk about how each one has a different and incredible story to tell. "It's one way to keep the history alive. It's so important to know where we came from so we know where to go ...

World War II Vet Awarded Distinguished Flying Cross from Aero-News Network | Second Lt. Samuel Smith Flew 24 Bombing Missions Over Nazi Germany Family, friends, senior leaders and pilots gathered Aug. 24 to honor a World War II B-17 Flying Fortress pilot during an award ceremony at Joint Base San Antonio-Randolph, Texas where he was award the Distinguished Flying Cross medal.

History takes wing - Santa Maria Times | Comprised of seven 4- by 8-foot panels of aluminum sheeting, each panel depicts a different era of women in aviation stretching from Harriet Quimby, the first licensed woman pilot in America, to astronauts Peggy Whitson, who became the first female ...

Michelle Kole's First Tailwheel Landing from Acro Camp's Facebook Wall | Camper Michelle Kole's first solo tailwheel landing. This happened on Day 3 of the first Acro Camp.


First Biplane Ride for Tamara Williams from Antique Airfield News | Tamara Williams got her first biplane ride today in Bob Juranich's Command-Aire biplane at Blakesburg. Bill Juranich flying, Bob helped with...

Friday Fly-In Photo Sampler from Antique Airfield News | Photos by Gilles Auliard.  | Sunset at Antique Airfield

Dog of War - Air & Space magazine | Think of Yankee Lima Four Two as a time machine: Jump in and you're back in Vietnam.  | Its official name was the Sea Horse, but they called the big helo the Dog. Not because it flew like one but because you’ll never get a Marine to call any weapon by the name the Corps gives it. Marines use...

Near Silent (Boom) Supersonic Ninja Star Jet? from AVwebFlash Current Issue | A team of researchers at the University of Miami has received $100,000 in NASA funding to further develop their ninja-star-looking bi-directional flying wing jet, that rotates 90-degrees in flight to achieve supersonic speeds with virtually no ground-observable sonic boom. The aircraft design is...

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