Friday, January 25, 2013

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It's all go for airshow - Auckland | RACE ON: New Zealand aerobatic pilots Wayne Ormrod, left, and Grant Benns will take on Australians and an American in a head to head aerobatic race at the New Zealand International Air Show this weekend.

What's New at Sebring 2013 from EAA - The Experimental Aircraft Association | The ninth annual Sport Aviation Expo in Sebring, Florida, that ended January 20 was a bit like paradise to northern aviators escaping zero and sub-zero temperatures back home.

Red Arrows to move to Cranwell during runway maintenance at Scampton - This is Lincolnshire | The Red Arrows are to temporarily relocate to RAF College Cranwell to enable essential maintenance work on the runway at RAF Scampton. They arrive at Cranwell on Tuesday, January 29, with training flying starting on Thursday, January 31. Most of the ...

Wayne Boggs Stars in Own TV Series- AIR BOSS from Alabama Aviator - Aviation News | Recently awarded the International Council of Air Shows' prestigious Sword of Excellence, Wayne Boggs prepares for his 2013 air show season ready to star in his own TV series.   'Air Boss' will not only tell the stories of air show performers in a way only the producers of The Aviators can, but Wayne will help viewers unlock the secrets of this exclusive world so we can present air shows like you've never seen them before....

Organizers prep for Doolittle Raiders reunion The Northwest Florida Daily News | There will be a flyover April 19 on Okaloosa Island that organizers hope will include a B-25, the plane the Raiders flew, as well as other aircraft from fleets at Hurlburt Field and Eglin, Corcoran said. Gen. Mark Anthony Welsh III, chief of staff of ...

Hangar 3, Fleming Field from CAF Red Tail Squadron's Blog | On a recent frigid Wednesday afternoon (well, OK - two days ago...), Mike and I dropped in at the CAF Minnesota Wing's wonderful 1940's era Quonset-style hangar at Fleming Field in South St. Paul, Minnesota. I had a wonderful time taking pictures of the work going on and Mike enjoyed getting acquainted with the airplanes and meeting some of the people who give their time to keeping the Wing's wonderful group of vintage airplanes flying.

CoolPix: Hughes H-1 Racer (AirPigz NASM MeetUp Starts Tomorrow!) from AirPigz by Martt | The third AirPigz MeetUp starts tomorrow, Friday January 25, and this year we’re meeting up at the
National Air and Space Museum! The first two MeetUp’s took place in late January (2011 and 2012) at the Air Force Museum in Dayton Ohio, but I’m currently en route via car to the Washington DC area so I can gather with 15 or more avgeeks on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the two NASM facilities....

Mr. Arango’s Aeroplanes - Air & Space | A World War I aircraft enthusiast’s collection tracks the evolution of the species.

GoPro HD Movie: Timika Bush Flying by Matt Dearden | It took me nearly a week to upload this video from here in Timika, Papua thanks to numerous power-cuts and internet blackouts but finally here's the first of what I hope will be many videos showing the flying we do out here in the mountains of Papua:

Podcast: A Confederate Helicopter from AVWeb Podcast - Podcast | As part of its commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the American Civil War, the National Air and Space Museum has posted drawings from its collection of a Civil War-era helicopter design. AVweb's Mary Grady talks with museum technician Tom Paone for more about the story.

Video: Pardo's Push - McDonnell F4 Phantom from AVwebFlash Current Issue | "Pardo's push" of March 10, 1967 was preceded by a similar event. In 1952, fighter ace Robbie Risner pushed fellow flyer Joe Logan 60 miles. The two men were flying F-86 Sabre jets and successfully cleared hostile territory, but Logan bailed out over water, was tangled in his canopy lines, and drowned. Risner was deemed a hero, but by Pardo's account, pilots were not encouraged to partake in similar activities.

RAF Typhoon FGR4s arrive to train with 1st FW F-22 Raptors from The DEW Line by Dave Majumdar | A squadron of British Eurofighter Typhoon FGR4s has arrived at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia, in preparation for their participation in Exercise Western Zephyr. Before the exercise begins, the Royal Air Force's XI Squadron will work on integrating with the 1st Fighter Wing's (FW) Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptors, based locally at Langley....

Fleming’s model Hustler from Travel for Aircraft by joseph_may | Fleming’s model Hustler Ft. Worth Meacham International Airport has two cases on display of aircraft models made by master Charles Fleming — and presented in this post are images of his Convair B-58 Hustler.

WAI Atlantic Aviators Chapter Closing in on its Goal from WAI Connect Blog by Amy Laboda | The nonprofit Atlantic Aviators — the Southeastern Massachusetts Chapter of Women in Aviation, International — is determined to make an aviation-themed playground at the New Bedford Regional Airport a reality.

Captain Luis Adelshon from Flight To Success | Friday's Fabulous Flyer

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