Friday, August 23, 2013

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Old warplanes fly in for air expo - Kansas City Star | Read more News Spotlight. Vintage World War II aircraft of the Commemorative Air Force AirPower History Tour were arriving Thursday at the New Century AirCenter for the CAF Heart of America Wing's annual AirExpo this weekend. Check here for the...

Preview to Wings Over Waukesha Airshow - WDJT | WAUKESHA--- The Wings Over Waukesha Airshow opens to the public on Saturday, August 24th at 10:00am. Adult admission is $10 and child admission is $5. For an additional cost, you can ride a B-17 bomber plane from World War II or a Ford TriMotor. Airshow guests can also talk to pilots, watch flight demonstrations, and listen to live music.

The Jetman:From EAA Oshkosh to the Reno Air Races - Photorecon |· Dave Budd | Brave? The Right Stuff? That doesn't even start to cover it somedays. Yves Rossy is an amazing pilot, if you want to call him that. He clearly breaks into my list of the greatest pilots in the world; ranking with Bob Hoover, Steve ...

One of the world's rarest planes flies into Gardner - fox4kc.com | GARDNER, Kan, – It’s the worlds only flying B-29 Superfortress and it landed at New Century Air Center in Gardner on Thursday afternoon for the annual air expo. The historic plane and at least 25 others was met with fanfare from local veterans. As one of the rarest World War II Bombers still in the air today, the B-29 brings with it history and stories becoming almost as rare by the day...

Despicablimp in St. Louis: Extreme Walk-Around Tour - The Aero Experience | The Despicablimp is in the middle of its stay at St. Louis Regional Airportthis week, casting its conspicuous shadow on the St. Louis Metropolitan Area. The Despicablimp, named "Stuart," is on tour across the country promoting the movie, Despicable Me 2, and is currently making stops throughout the Midwest. Media flights were conducted yesterday, and today The Aero Experience was given a detailed tour of the blimp as it remained moored for the day in the grass inside the gate across from the F-4C Phantom II on display. The Despicablimp, piloted by Mr. Allan Judd, a Swiss-born, 20-year veteran...

Pressure of Red Arrows to perform as many displays as possible 'could have been a factor in death of pilot' killed when his ejector seat went off - Daily Mail | Pressure on the Red Arrows to perform as many displays as possible could have been a factor in the death of a pilot, a hearing has heard. Flight Lieutenant Sean Cunningham, 35, died in November 2011 after his ejection seat went off while he was on the ground at RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire. He was thrown into the air and his parachute failed to work...

Sean Doolittle gets lesson on Gen. James Doolittle - KTVU San Francisco | ALAMEDA, Calif. — Sean Doolittle tugs gently on his bushy red beard and soaks in a history lesson as he strolls in silence along the 872-foot wooden flight deck of the USS Hornet. He checks out old war planes while gazing at spectacular views of San Francisco and the bay, then climbs dozens of stairs to take a turn in the ship's "air boss" seat. At the USS Hornet Museum, the Oakland Athletics reliever hears all about then-Lt. Col. James "Jimmy" Doolittle and his lead role in the first attack against the Japanese home islands after Pearl Harbor, a daylight barrage on April 18, 1942...

Visiting the NAS Wildwood Aviation Museum - Toriaflies | A weekend trip to Cape May with Bob and Turbo concluded with a visit to the Naval Air Station Wildwood Aviation Museum at the Cape May County Airport (WWD) in New Jersey. From April 1943 to February 1946 the NAS Wildwood was an active base focused on training dive bombers during World War II. Now it is a museum housed in an all wood, 92,000 square foot hangar featuring many aircraft on...

Ohio Air News #248 - Charles Johnson | 2013 Sport Aviation Association Fly In, Mount Vernon, OH Photos By Bob Seevers, Orient, OH.

MiG Fury Fighters’ North American FJ-4B Fury: The Last of its Kind Warbirds News | Every year a gathering of people and aircraft come together in one big celebration of freedom, technology and patriotism. That event is EAA Airventure in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. For one week people of all ages and nationalities come out to watch the performances of some of aviation’s best. During that week hundreds if not thousands of aircraft line the runways 2 7 and 3 6. Everything from homebuilt, to antiques, to warbirds, and modern jets are there supporting the event. With this great diversity comes some truly rare planes, one of which seen this year was the North American FJ-4B Fury, BuNo 143575....

Welsh TV Host Hopes To Follow Amelia Earhart Around The World - Aero-News Network | Flew First Solo Flight, Which Was Broadcast On Live TV, Wednesday | The host of the television program "Loose Women" in Wales, U.K., has an ambitious goal; retrace the flight of Amelia Earhart around the world ... solo...

Sharon Menear - Flight To Success | Friday's Fabulous Flyer | Sharon Menear | From Flight Attendant to Airline Pilot to Award-Winning Author | ...During my career, I also flew many antique and exotic experimental aircraft on my days off. I helped my husband restore antique airplanes and build experimental aircraft. My flight favorites were the fully aerobatic B├╝cker Jungmann biplane, Italian SIAI Marchetti SF260, Glassair III, Swearingen SX300, Russian Yak 52, and my Piper Cub Special, which played a role in my thriller novel, Deadstick Dawn, but that’s a story for the next blog..."

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