Wednesday, April 24, 2013

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Reno Air Races Looks Ahead to 50th Anniversary - KTVN | Planes have been zooming around the Reno Championship Air Race course in Stead for decades. It's the only race of its kind in the world. Last September, racers and fans paused to remember ten spectators and a pilot who were killed in a crash in 2011...

Shaw pilot joins Thunderbirds squadron - Greenville News | Half of the officer positions with the Thunderbirds, based out of Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada, are rotated every year. Also named to the squadron at the same time as Larsen were Lt. Col. Matthew Bradley of Tyndal Air Force Base in Florida; Maj ...

Desert Sun & Fun - The Mojave Experimental Fly-In (12 Pix) from AirPigz by Martt | The Mojave Experimental Fly-In last Saturday drew a diverse collection of aircraft under a typical sunny desert sky. It's pretty cool to see these aircraft gathered in front of the hangars of some of the most cutting-edge experimental aerospace companies in the world!...

Trig Aerobatic Team HD - YouTube | The Trig Aerobatic team fly Pitts Special biplanes and are based in the UK flying airshows all over the UK and Europe see more at www.trigaeros.com

ROSE GARDEN EVENT AIR AIR SHOW 2013: May 12, 2013 - Translated | On May 12, 2013, with testing scheduled for the day before May 11, 2013, the air show will take place in Roseto degli Abruzzi "Roseto Air Show 2013"...

DH-98 Mosquito from FenceCheck Forums | First US Engine Run - (Click for video done with the 7D.)

WWII planes stop by Palm Springs in freedom tour - The Desert Sun | The last Liberator: A B-24J World War II -era heavy bomber is displayed on Tuesday, April 23, 2013 during the Wings of Freedom warbird tour stop at Atlantic Aviation in Palm Springs. The aircraft, known by the nickname Witchcraft, is the only one of ...

Warbirds over Sydney to salute ANZAC remembrance - Crikey (blog) | Three superbly restored and maintained veteran warbirds will fly over Sydney and Illawarra landmarks this ANZAC day. They are a Catalina flying boat, a C-47 Dakota transport and a DHC-4 Caribou tactical airlifter, all owned by the Historical Aircraft ...

Probe: Pilot error likely cause in Valley City air show crash - In-Forum | 7 crash that killed veteran pilot Bob Odegaard as he was practicing for an air show near Valley City in his vintage war plane. Witnesses reported that Odegaard, 66, of Kindred, had completed the initial portion of his routine at the Barnes County ...

Aunt Ju Flying! - Iron Annie Airborne from Travel for Aircraft by joseph_may | Tante Ju Fliegend! — Iron Annie Airborne This J√ľnkers Ju 52 was photographed in flight at an airshow in the late 1970s or early 1980s. The Ju 52 had no official name but Luftwaffe personnel used the affectionate nickname Tante Ju (Auntie Ju) due to her predictable and desirable flying characteristics or “Iron Annie” from her ability [...]

Join a Marines “Jump Jet” on a flight over the Mediterranean sea off USS Kearsarge from David Cenciotti's weblog | Take a seat and watch the following interesting video. It shows Capt. David Neely, an AV-8B Harrier Pilot assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 266 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), during a mission off the USS Kearsarge (LHD3), Mediterranean Sea, Mar. 28, 2013.

Broken Arrow incidents: when U.S. B-52 bombers lost their nuclear weapons during the Cold War
from David Cenciotti's weblog | ...During the “MAD age” there were several B-52 crashes that involved not only the airframes alone, but also the nuclear weapons aboard the aircraft: these ere code named “Broken Arrow” incidents....

The Flying Life from Aviation Mentor by John Ewing | ...The controller called traffic, an experimental solar aircraft at twelve moving to one o'clock at three thousand five hundred. "You gotta take your foggles off and look at this" I told my student. The controller had given us a rare treat: The 250 heading would have the one-of-a-kind, Swiss-made Solar Impulse right underneath us. Sadly, I didn't have my good camera with me so here is a cropped iPhone photo....

Brazilian wins space trip in promoting international  - Translated | He was the only one to guess the height of a balloon released in the U.S.  | Award contest world KLM is space travel.  | ...The promotion, called "Space Flight", was released on Monday (22) a balloon high altitude desert in Nevada, in the United States....

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