Monday, June 24, 2013

Indy Transponder 24-JUN-2013 1045z

Jane Wicker Tribute cinziava | Dedicated to the memory of Jane Wicker, who lost her life while performing her Wing Walking demonstration on June 22, 2013, at the Vectron Dayton air show. This video contains footage of Jane that I've taken over the years.

The bar is set high for Atlantic City Airshow on Wednesday - Press of Atlantic City | This year's Atlantic City Airshow might not draw the record-breaking crowds of years past, but that doesn't mean it can't pack a significant economic punch, officials charged with marketing the show under new circumstances say. Crowd estimates in one report by the Center for Regional and Business Research at Atlantic Cape Community College place attendance at last year's show at a record 908,000. While that number might prove unattainable Wednesday, the measure of success for Greater Atlantic City Chamber President Joe Kelly will be how many people come to the resort who wouldn't have come on a typical Wednesday in June, before the heart of the summer...

Green Party Takes Aim at Austria’s Airpower Air Show - Warbird News | Austria’s premiere biannual air show, Airpower, has recently come under criticism from the Green Party. Airpower13 is being held this Friday and Saturday at Hinterstoisser Air Base located just north of of the town of Zeltweg, in the province of Styria....

Red Arrows provide real rush on Armed Forces Day - Belfast Newsletter
Thousands of people packed into Carrickfergus on Saturday for Armed Forces Day in Northern Ireland. This is the fifth year that Armed Forces Day has been held in the Province. National events won’t take place until next weekend with Armed Forces Flags being raised throughout the United Kingdom this week.

Check out the vintage warbirds, and notice some of the nose art, in this photo album. Unfortunately, they were all queued up for destruction :-(
Oh the stories that Ninety-Nines members tell about participating in the Women O... · Women of Aviation Worldwide Oh the stories that Ninety-Nines members tell about participating in the Women Of Aviation Worldwide Week celebrations. Rea the Ninety-Nines' magazine and enjoy.

Home grown hero receives aviator award - NBC40 | EGG HARBOR TWP. - "Acts of valor happen everyday, they're happening as we speak," says Lt. Col. Eric Grace. And one act of valor from Egg Harbor Wownship native is definitely not going unnoticed. "As a close air support pilot, we want to make sure that we can do everything we can to protect the friendlies on the ground." Protecting troops on the ground in Afghanistan was all that was on his mind back on February 8th of last year, as Grace made a groundbreaking decision by commanding the use of a low collateral missile, one that saved many soldiers lives...

Video: NASA's Flying 747 Observatory - AVweb | How do you cut a hole the size of a two-car garage door into the side of a 747 and fly with it at 0.8 Mach without turning the thing into a 300-ton organ pipe? In this exclusive AVweb video, find out how NASA did exactly this for the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy (or SOFIA). AVweb recently visited the program at its Palmdale, California headquarters.

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