Tuesday, December 4, 2012

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Entebbe air show set for December 15-16 - eTurboNews | Air Uganda has already offered to fly disabled children on a special flight on their MD 87 aircraft while the general aviation community from Kajjansi, the Kampala Aero Club, MAF aka Mission Aviation Fellowship, and Ndege Juu will join hands with their...

Al Ain Aerobatic Show postponed for a year - The National | Al Ain Aerobatic Show postponed for a year. Thamer Al Subaihi. The 2012 Al Ain Aerobatic Show has been postponed until 2013. When asked about the reason for the delay a spokesperson for the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority, the air show's...

Rare Mosquito confirmed for airshow - Stuff.co.nz | Airshow director Tom Williams said securing the Mosquito was a major coup for the event. "The Mosquito was one of the fastest operational aircraft in World War II and the only one to be constructed almost entirely of wood. ''Its significance to World...

Blue Angels Arrive in Lynchburg to Prepare for May Air Show - WSET | Lynchburg, VA - The Blue Angels are in town, flying through the sky and touching down in Campbell County this afternoon. Blue Angels Number Seven landed at Lynchburg Regional Airport for a preseason winter visit before they perform in May. After the...

It’s Official, Kristal, the french team, is now the new... from Bonjour BlueSky | freefly World Champions. Congrats D...

Oldest Fly-in Breakfast Club to land at GMU from General Aviation News by Janice Wood |
On the morning of Sunday, Dec. 9, The South Carolina Breakfast Club will be landing at the Greenville Downtown Airport (GMU). They have been traveling to airports, in and right around South Carolina, since 1938, ceasing meetings only during World War II when there were restrictions on aviation fuel. The club has no dues, no attendance requirements and no bylaws; they have just one rule “Safety First.” Breakfast is about $6 a plate and is ready at about 9 am. It’s that simple...

Advance Purchase Ticketing Opens for AirVenture 2013 from News from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh | Advance purchase admission tickets and camping are now available for the 61st annual EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, scheduled for July 29-August 4 at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh. Daily and weekly admissions are available, as is the ability to join EAA and immediately receive the best possible admission prices available only to EAA members...

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2012: Orbis International DC-10 Flying Eye Hospital from The Aero Experience - Celebrating Midwest Aviation by Carmelo Turdo | One of my top priority assignments in covering EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2012 for The Aero Experience was to visit the Orbis International Flying Eye Hospital, a 1971 McDonnell Douglas DC-10-10 airborne eye health training and surgical center. The importance of this feature to our team stems first and foremost from the use of aviation to perform humanitarian work around the world...

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Rare WWII-era bomber could join South Carolina collection - Charleston Post Courier | The S.C. Historic Aviation Foundation has located one of the rare planes in a nearby state. ... “The heritage of the B-25 is particularly unique in South Carolina, and having a flying example would be a much more tangible tribute to all the airmen that...

OV-10 Bronco Association museum at Veterans Memorial Air Park from Travel for Aircraft by joseph_may | OV-10 Bronco Museum at Veterans Memorial Air Park 32º 48′ 12″ N / 97º 21′ 15″ W During the Vietnam War the Forward Air Control (FAC) mission evolved into Light Armed Reconnaissance Aircraft (LARA) — which was a specification issued by the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps for a two crew aircraft which could [...]


Japanese WWII Aircraft Event - AirShowVid.com | PLANES OF FAME AIR MUSEUM’s DECEMBER LIVING HISTORY EVENT | The Planes of Fame Air Museum had their last living history event for 2012 Dec. 1 at themuseum’s Chino California location. This living history event was focused on Japanese WWII aircraft and featured two of the museum’s Japanese aircraft the Aichi D3A1 (Val) Carrier Bomber Val replica, used in the movie Tora!Tora!Tora!. We will be flying the Val (in actuality, a modified Vultee BT-15 Valiant) and on static display will be a Yokosuka D4Y-3 Type 43 Suisei (Judy) that is currently being restored to operational taxing condition....

Explore California’s Castle Air Museum from Airplanes Channel: Aircraft, Pilots, Heritage, Photos, Video, Events, News by Editor | Located in Atwater, California, the Castle Air Museum originated with the closure of the Castle Air Force Base in 1994. A group of aviation enthusiasts in the area decided to take steps toward preserving the collection of aircraft at the base, and the non-profit organization, Castle Air Museum Foundation, Inc. was formed. The goal behind assuming custody of the aircraft was to restore them and make them available to the public to view. Through the...

Larry Howard's Sopwith Pup from Antique Airfield News | Addison Pemberton was out visiting yesterday and sent us these photos: A visit to Sky Meadows and Larry Howard's shop in Spokane yesterday shows amazing progress on Larry's Sopwith Pup project...

Colorado and Texas Chapter December Newsletters from Antique Airfield News

Solar Impulse On '60 Minutes' from AVwebFlash Current Issue | Solar Impulse, the record-setting solar-electric aircraft built by Bertrand Piccard and his team in Switzerland, will visit the U.S. next year, according to a 60 Minutes report that aired on Sunday. The aircraft will launch from California and fly across the country to Virginia. No details have been released about the planned itinerary or public displays. Piccard's team is on track to attempt an around-the-world solar-powered flight in 2015, according to the report. That flight will take 20 days and 20 nights, in a new second-generation aircraft now under construction...

Dulles at 50: The 1970s - Leesburg Today | It was promoted as the world's largest air show featuring the new wide-body planes, high speed trains and the latest automated transit systems. More aviation firsts were to come, with Concorde supersonic service starting in 1976. On May 24 of that year...

Aviation: The Gift That Gives from Flight To Success by Karlene Petitt | ...She is funding this scholarship by donations. But this is a donation with a twist. Ruth has a talented friend, Brett Wilson, who designed a Christmas Card and Ruth wrote a poem (both are copyrighted). With this Christmas campaign you are able to donate on the behalf of someone else, and send them this priceless card. Your...

NORAD provides website, apps to track Santa from Air Force Link Top Stories | Children of all ages will be able to track Santa Claus on his annual journey, thanks to the North American Aerospace Defense Command.

Sun 'n Fun Offers Flights for Kids - The Ledger | Sun 'n Fun is offering free airplane flights for 12 children in a program called the Twelve Flights of Christmas. The flights are offered for children ages 8 through 18. Relatives, neighbors or friends may nominate children through Dec. 20 using a form...

NASA’s spooky plane on the way back to the U.S. after Tour of Duty in Afghanistan from David Cenciotti's weblog | After completing a BACN deployment at Kandahar Airfield in Afghanistan, one of the NASA’s last two flying WB-57Fs is on its way back to Ellington Field, Texas. Wearing the typical white color scheme, used to keep a “low profile” and appear similar to general aviation aircraft during its rather clandestine mission, the highly modified Canberra registered N926NA arrived to RAF Mildenhall, UK, from Souda Bay, Crete, on Dec. 2 and left the British airport to Lajes field, Azores, on Dec. 3....

Calling all Band Nerds -- Join the WAI Jazz Band from WAI Connect Blog by Pat | Imagine a group of women who are all passionate about aviation – great, smart, fun women – who wouldn’t want to hang out with them? But there’s a bonus. These women also share your passion for music. Gather them all together and you have the Women in Aviation, International Jazz Band. We’d like you to come be part of the band.

The Association of Space Explorers celebrates Women Of Aviation Worldwide Week  by Intl Team Leader | ...With a worldwide pilot population standing at less than 1 million, pilots are pretty special as they stand at less than one in 7,000. Female pilots are rarer: approximately one in 175,000 human beings. However, given the current world’s birth rate, a pilot is born every half hour and a female pilot is born every half day. There are even rarer individuals among us: cosmonauts and astronauts....

Voyager's Ride on the Magnetic Highway from Spaceports | NASA's Voyager 1 spacecraft has entered a new region at the far reaches of our solar system that scientists feel is the final area the spacecraft has to cross before reaching interstellar space....

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