Monday, November 12, 2012

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Blue Angels coming Wednesday to make air show plans - St. Cloud Times | Representatives of the U.S. Navy Blue Angel team will be in St. Cloud this week to meet with officials in preparation for the team's show here in July. Lt. Ryan Chamberlain and Lt. Cmdr. Michael Cheng are expected to arrive just before 4 p.m. Wednesday ...

No tax funds for local air show - Waterloo Record | It would truly be a shame to see the Waterloo Air Show crash as an event because it has run out of money. Its displays of marvellous aircraft on the ground as well as the breathtaking aerobatics it stages high in the sky captivate and thrill crowds ...

Silver Falcons logo sting from Latest Vlog | Take a look at Silver Falcon #5, Beau Skarda's latest After Affects work. A man of many talents both up in the sky and behind the editing suite of After Affects!

Famed 'Memphis Belle' Takes to Tallahassee Skies [SLIDE SHOW] - WCTV | Our B-17 & P-40 mission for today is to educate the people of America about the courages WWII veterans, and remember those brave aircrew who never made it home. "Memphis Belle" is a living museum, our heritage not in mothballs or the pages of a dusty ...

Veteran's message: Women pilots served, too - South Bend Tribune | As aviator Bernice "Bee" Falk Haydu can attest, she and other women pilots did their part for the war effort and sometimes gave their lives even though they would not receive any recognition for their service until the 1970s. Haydu, a New Jersey ...

Our Dinner With Harry from Vintage Wings of Canada by Dave | In the late winter of 1944-45, Warrant Officer Harry Hannah had been sitting, alone, with nothing to warm him but his thoughts, in a small, cold, and damp solitary confinement prison cell in Poland for the worst part of a year. Before that he had spent another year as a prisoner of war at Stalag Luft 4. It doesn't take much of an imagination to figure out what he thought about to sustain himself through the long periods of abject loneliness – food, drink, friends, home, family, peace, flying, warmth, women and a future that was quite possibly about to be taken away from him. I smile when I think that he could not possibly have imagined that all of these things would be given back to him and that 70 years into that doubtful future, he would see them all come together on a cold and blustery night, far from Poland in a land he had, just a couple of years before, travelled through. In May of 2012, the beautiful Yellow Wings Boeing PT-27 Stearman was dedicated to this elegant, quiet, and understated gentleman, in a moving ceremony at our Gatineau, Qu├ębec hangar. Following the ceremony, Stearman pilots...

Monday November 12th 2012 - Canadian Air & Space Museum - Canadian Skies | "During this time of Remembrance, our message is even more poignant, that institutions like the Canadian Air & Space Museum act as monuments and legacies to the historical value made by our veterans. It is becoming increasingly crucial to preserve ...

The Latest from Antique Airfield:

Convair XF-92A — first jet aircraft with a delta wing from Travel for Aircraft by joseph_may | Convair XF-92A — first jet aircraft with a delta wing Dr. Alexander Lippish (famed for the Me 163 Komet rocket powered interceptor) pioneered radical wing designs in the 1930s and 1940s though Convair was the company which first produced a delta winged jet, the XF-92,which first flew in 1948. Only three years after the end [...]

Hawaii's F-22 squadrons reach milestone - KPUA | JOINT BASE PEARL HARBOR-HICKAM, Hawaii (AP) — The Hawaii Air National Guard says the Hawaii squadrons that fly F-22 fighter jets have achieved a status that will allow them deploy. The 199th Fighter Squadron of the Air National Guard and the Air...

U-2 touch and go as seen from the most original point of view ever…. from David Cenciotti's weblog - the most visited Italian Aviation Blog by David Cenciotti | We have already seen several U-2 videos. Among those showing the aircraft taking off or departing, this is the one filmed from the most original point of view: the left wheel of the plane’s chase car at Beale Air Force Base, California, home of the 9th Reconnaissance Wing...

Sporty’s founder receives Chamber of Commerce award from General Aviation News by Janice Wood | Sporty’s Founder and Chairman Hal Shevers has received the Edward J. Parish Pacesetter Award, presented by the Clermont County, Ohio Chamber of Commerce, on Nov. 8.

Because this is what Airplanistas do from Airplanista Aviation Blog by Dan Pimentel |...I'm not talking about big favors, or giant business ventures on the cheap (or free), or about pilots taking advantage of other pilots. I'm talking about the small things, the no-brainers that we aviators do for our aviation family members...

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