Thursday, August 15, 2013

Indy Transponder 15-AUG-2013 1700z

Plenty of thrills in store for Chicago Air & Water Show - Chicago Sun-Times | ...New this year is the All-Veteran Parachute Team, an inspiring team of 10 active or retired military parchutists. New also is the British Aerospace Sea Harrier Jet, a Vietnam-era Skyhawk jet, the Aerostars aerobatic team, an A-4 Skyhawk jet and the Geico Skytypers flying six vintage WWII aircrafts. Expect also the return of the popular AeroShell Aerobatic Team, the Sean D. Tucker and Team Oracle, Lima Lima Flight Team, the Firebirds Delta Team, Matt Chapman Airshows, Bill Stein Airshows and Dave Dacy in the Super Stearman. Returning also is pilot Chuck Aaron in the Red Bull Helicopter. He is the only helicopter pilot in the United States that is certified by the FAA to do aerobatic air shows.... 

Jim Cornelison to Skydive & Sing National Anthem at the Chicago Air & Water Show- myflightblog.com | Jim Cornelison well known for his emotional renditions of the National Anthem at Blackhawks games will skydive into the Chicago Air & Water Show. Cornelison, will be be the guest of the All-Veteran Parachute Team and join them for a tandem skydive to kick off the 55th Annual Chicago Air & Water Show. After landing at show center at 10am he will sing the National Anthem....

Snowbirds provide a tour to young cadets in Prince Rupert - Prince Rupert Northern View | ...Snowbirds pilots and technicians met with members of the Captain Cook Sea Cadets of Prince Rupert and the 737 (Unicorn) Squadron Air Cadets of Terrace and talked to them about their flight and the work of the forces before beginning final preparations for the 4 p.m. show over the harbour....

CAF museum to display Mustang airplanes and cars - Midland Reporter-Telegram | The Commemorative Air Force will showcase air- and horsepower at the annual Mustang Stampede and Car Show later this month. The event, presented by Rogers Ford, takes place 11 a.m. Aug. 24 at CAF Airpower Museum, 9600 Wright Drive. Tickets are $5 per person; children under 5 are free.

Cromer Carnival fun to kick off this weekend - Norwich Evening News | ...One of highlights on Wednesday will be a display by the Blades – the most experienced display pilots in Britain – at noon....

Jeff Baum to be inducted in Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame - General Aviation News | WATERTOWN, Wis. — Jeff Baum, founder of Wisconsin Aviation, the state’s largest FBO, will be inducted into the Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame in October. Baum is one of Wisconsin’s most successful aviation entrepreneurs and business operators — and has been for the past 32 years, according to Hall of Fame officials....

Museum celebrates Whitehead's first flight - Fairfield Sun | The Discovery Museum & Planetarium and the city of Bridgeport will host a celebration to honor the 112th anniversary of Gustave Whitehead’s historic first flight on Saturday, Aug. 17, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., with a post-event hot air balloon ride opportunity for a limited number of guests from 5 to 7...

Legendary Monino Air Force Museum to be open on Aug 18 - Russia Beyond The Headlines | The Central Air Force Museum will have an open day on August 18 dedicated to the 101st anniversary of the Russian Air Force, spokesman for the Russian Defense Ministry's press service and information department Igor Klimov told Interfax-AVN on Wednesday. "The Air Force Museum is the only air museum in the country and the basis of its exposition is comprised of full-size planes, helicopters, gliders and other aircraft," Klimov said....

Hungarian fighter colours - Let Let Let - Warplanes | There is no doubt that plastic modelers are the most prominent customers of aviation publications and one of the favorite subjects is the titles related to the camouflage and markings. And this one will be for sure a jewel for all those who like such a subject. This is the latest book from MMP Books, Hungarian Fighter Colours 1930-1945!...

Bakersfield Flying Club hosts local kids - General Aviation News | On July 26, the Bakersfield Flying Club in Bakersfield, California, provided a club tour and free simulator rides to more than 20 children from the Society of Disabled Children as part of that group’s STEM program.

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