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Watsonville Air Show director steps down - Register Pajaronian | Watsonville Fly-In & Air Show manager Mike Hennessy has stepped down effective immediately, leaving the 49-year-old show without leadership just days before it opens, Hennessy said Wednesday. Hennessy said he quit due to troubles with the air show's ...

Aviation World Pays Its Respects to Paul - EAA - The Experimental Aircraft Association | The passing of EAA Founder Paul Poberezny last week confirmed the depth and breadth of admiration that people from all walks of life had for him. Tributes from aviation enthusiasts and others, organizations, and companies around the world came pouring in and continue to do so.

See incredible flying machines at Paine Field - Heraldnet | Grumpy has a heroic history.Bad Kitty was rescued from a graveyard. Impatient Virgin was harvested by archaeologists. These planes -- a B-25D Mitchell, F7F Tigercat and P-51B Mustang that earned nicknames at the Historic Flight Foundation...

Warbirds take to the skies over AMA - The Star Press | The skies above certain fields on the east side of Muncie are going to be filled with warplanes this weekend. Luckily for those below, they’ll be models.The event is the Academy of Model Aeronautics’ Indiana Warbird Campaign, which runs today and Saturday, and it will bring more than 100 model pilots and hundreds of their pristine aircraft here....

Podcast: New for Reno from Mojave -- The Wasabi Racer - AVweb Podcast By Mary Grady | Aircraft designer Elliot Seguin got together with some friends from around Mojave, many of them fellow employees at Scaled Composites, with the goal to create an airplane that could compete in the Reno Air Races. Their Wasabi Racer now is flying, and the team will bring it to Reno for the races, which start September 11. Seguin explains to AVweb's Mary Grady how the team pooled their ideas and skills to create the one-of-a-kind Wasabi Racer.

Leuchars Airshow: RAF Voyager set to draw crowds at this year's show - Scottish Daily Record | THE largest plane in the Royal Air Force is to feature in this year's Leuchars Airshow. Voyager, the newest aircraft in the fleet, will be on display at the base during the popular annual show on September 7. Normally based at RAF Brize Norton, Voyager ...

Keep your eyes on the skies! - Express & Echo | Popular as always will be the Red Arrows, but also taking to the skies throughout the day will the RV8tors, one of the UK's most popular and consistent display teams, making a debut at the show. "You'll see plenty of aerobatics," said Gareth. "But you ...

Red Arrows join the party at Heywood Charities Fete - Manchester Evening News | The famous Red Arrows are to fly over the town as part of this Sunday's Heywood Charities Fete. A fly-past has been scheduled over Queen's Park at 1.43pm, coinciding with the arrival of the parade at the park gates. The RAF aerobatic team plans to fly...

Some of the most interesting “hardware” showcased at this year’s Radom Air Show in Poland - The Aviationist | On Aug. 24. and 25 Radom Sadk√≥w Airfield in south-central Poland hosted one of the largest air shows in Eastern Europe. This year’s Radom Air Show was somehow unique, as it marked the 95th anniversary of the Polish military aviation....

Oshkosh Hosts Its First Aerobatic Competition in 30 Years - EAA - The Experimental Aircraft Association | Last weekend 27 pilots competed in the first Oshkosh Air Maneuvers Challenge, an IAC regional competition sponsored by International Aerobatic Club Chapter 1, of northern Illinois. It was the first aerobatic competition at Wittman Regional Airport since the World Aerobatic Championships were there in 1980, and the first-ever regional meet in Oshkosh.

AirVenture Dates Set Through 2020 - News from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh | EAA AirVenture Oshkosh has set its dates for the next seven years through 2020.

WWII B-17 Flying Fortress “Sentimental Journey” to visit air museum Sept. 3-8 - Blair Enterprise Publishing | Members of the Commemorative Air Force – Airbase Arizona and its B17 aircraft will arrive on Tuesday, Sept. 3, and stay through Sunday, Sept. 8. During that time visitors may opt for short fights and or tours of the aircraft. Additional military ...

Culture and Heritage Commission Supports Aviation Museum - Cape May County Herald | NAS Wildwood Aviation Museum will also have a concert during the 17th Annual AirFest, preformed on Aug. 31 from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. by Bob Ferris and the Swingtimers Trio. This program is made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on...

RAAF-Restored F-111C Going to Hawaiian Museum in an Amazing Gesture of Goodwill - Warbirds News | In surprising news, the Royal Australian Air Force, which recently had restored six of their venerable General Dynamics F-111Cs and distributed them on loan to museums around their country, is sending a seventh restored plane, gifted outright, to the Pacific Aviation Museum in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii....

Day 5: Red Bull -· Mike Collins, AOPA Pilot Blog: Reporting Points | We spent much of today at Hangar 7 in Salzburg, Austria, home of the Red Bull aircraft collection and the Flying Bulls. That’s somewhat of a misnomer; all the aircraft fly–and the specific aircraft on display in Hangar 7 change frequently because they’re rotated in and out as they fly and undergo periodic maintenance.

New Additions to EAA Board- Flying Magazine | ... and served as the chairman for the 60th reunion of the Tuskegee Airmen. As an RV enthusiast who has co-built an RV-6 and is in the process of building an RV-6A, Clark is also a member of Team Aerodynamix, which flew at this year's AirVenture Oshkosh.

Young Eagles to soar over Merced - Merced County Times | rudders," the teenager said. "Making a turn is not exactly the way you would do it in a car." Bonstein experienced the flight thanks to a friend who told him about the annual Young Eagles Day at the Merced Airport. Once again this year, on Saturday, Sept.

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