Friday, October 4, 2013

Indy Transponder 04-OCT-2013 0230z

Canceled Miramar air show: Marine colonel apologizes to San Diego - Los Angeles Times | The commanding officer of the Miramar Marine Corps Air Station said Thursday he was disappointed that the federal government shutdown had forced the base to cancel its popular air show this weekend. “Personally, I'm disappointed, but professionally ...

Fort Worth Alliance Air Show Presented by Bell Helicopter - TV Spot | This year's show will be held October 19th and 20th at the...

Doolittle Raider showcased in free annual Wings and Wheels Festival - Sussex Countian | The 6th Annual Wings and Wheels Georgetown Fall Festival returns to Sussex County this weekend with one of the four surviving Doolittle Raiders as its special guest.

Aerobatic team works out over Ellis County skies - Waxahachie Daily Light | Former member of the U.S. Aerobatic team Pilot Jeff Boerboon practices his aerobatic performance at Mid-Way Regional Airport on Wednesday afternoon. Boerboon is practicing with pilot Petr Kopfstein, who is a member of the Czech Republic National Aerobatic team, for the World Aerobatic Championships that takes place in Denison on Oct. 9....

Victor Valley's airshow features aerobatics, warbirds, wingwalkers, and more! - Highland Community News | Other favorites such as Rich Piccirilli with Just In Time Skydivers, radio control airplanes, the N-9M Flying Wing and warbirds such as the F4U Corsair, P-38 Lightning, B-25 Mitchell, P-51 Mustang, P-40 Warhawk, Fw190, and all from Planes of Fame Air ...

Fly in 'Fifi,' other warbirds at Summit - AOPA Pilot | Step back in time with rumbling radial war machines at AOPA Aviation Summit. The Commemorative Air Force AirPower History Tour and Cavanaugh Flight Museum will have warbirds on display and give flights throughout the event in Fort Worth, Texas...

Flyer: Airstravaganza to Be Held at Greenville, IL Airport Saturday - The Aero Experience

Top Civilian Performers Take to the Air at Memphis Airshow By Leo Cachat, Fred Harl - The Aero Experience | Memphis Airshow organizers provided top-tier civilian performers for last weekend's airshow at Millington Regional Jetport in Shelby County.  In addition to the Canadian Forces Snowbirds Demonstration Team (see previous post), the airshow audience was treated to breathtaking performances by...

Northrop Grumman Sponsors 2013 Chennault International Airshow - Sacramento Bee | LAKE CHARLES, La., Oct. 3, 2013 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) was a premier sponsor of the 2013 Chennault International Airshow Sept. 28 and 29 in Lake Charles, La. The company also sponsored the Twilight Show...

Plane races Bentley during Reno Air Races · General Aviation News Staff | Breitling’s CAP 232 airplane challenged Bentley’s Continental GT Speed flagship coupe to an exhibition race at the world famous National Air Race Championships in Reno, on Sunday, Sept. 15. Reaching speeds of nearly 200 mph, the Continental GT Speed Le Mans limited edition proved victorious, narrowly defeating the plane through the course...

New sport aircraft display at Warbirds Over Wanaka - Voxy | An Airborne Trike, a Team Rocket and a homebuilt Murphy Rebel are three of around 25 sport aircraft heading to Wanaka next Easter, but organisers of the Warbirds Over Wanaka International Airshow are looking for more. Microlights, ultralights...

Peter Boschert visits Buchel - Photorecon | Figher-Bomber-Wing 33 was formed at B├╝chel in 1958. In the last 55 years, it flew the F-84F, 1962 it transitioned to the F-104G which was replaced in 1985 with the still flown Tornado IDS. From 01st October 2013, the Wing...

A Rosie the Riveter original, still on the job at 93 By Mike Taibbi, Correspondent, NBC News LONG BEACH, Calif. -- Remember that cliche 'Age is just a number?' Meet Elinor Otto, 93, who gets up at 4 a.m. each morning and drives to the Boeing plant in Long Beach, Calif.,...

B-17e “Desert Rat” Restoration Project Update · Warbirds News | Mike Kellner, with much assistance from Chris Gibson, has just completed the arduous task of installing the top turret shroud on the Desert Rat.  The tolerances required were exacting.  In combat, the flight engineer manned this position.  ItsYourAirplane.com, the corporate sponsor of this restoration, sells an amazing account of one such individual...

Fight over Pearson Air Museum halted as Pearson Trust, Parks Service agree to ... - OregonLive.com | While mediation over the fate of the Pearson Air Museum in Vancouver continued behind closed doors, dozens of airplane buffs and curious kids poked at antique airplanes and flight simulators during a recent public celebration at Pearson Field Airport...

Strategic Air & Space Museum open; not affected by government shutdown - Lincoln Journal Star | The museum receives no direct funding or subsidy from the federal government or the U.S. Air Force. As a nonprofit organization, it relies on individuals, foundations and corporations to support daily operations, the museum said in a news release...

Small drone crash lands in Manhattan - ABC |  NEW YORK (WABC) -- A small helicopter drone flying high above buildings on the East side of Manhattan crash landed just feet away from a businessman during the Monday evening rush hour. The drone is small but the FAA says it should not have been flying hundreds of feet above a crowded Manhattan sidewalk...

Book Shows How The Best Dogfighting Scenes Were Filmed In 'Top Gun' - Business Insider | We discover that the movie's director, Tony Scott, filmed the first intercept of the MiG-28 (the movie's fictional name for the F-5) over the Pacific from a Learjet 25 that belonged to air-racing legend Clay Lacy. After two head-on passes between the F...

NBC to Air Virgin Galactic Reality Show at Parabolic Arc · Doug Messier | NEW YORK, NY, Oct. 3, 2013 (NBC PR) – NBC today announced an exclusive deal with Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic, the world's first commercial spaceline, and Mark Burnett's One Three Media to create the...

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