Wednesday, November 20, 2013

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US aircraft moved from Dubai Airshow ahead of storm - Reuters | DUBAI (Reuters) - The U.S. military on Wednesday began moving 12 U.S. aircraft on display at the Dubai Airshow to a nearby maintenance facility ahead of a major sandstorm and thunderstorm expected to hit the region, a spokesman for U.S. Air Force Central Command said...

Video: Aerobatics at Dubai Air Show - arabianbusiness.com | A stunning multicoloured aerobatics display has wowed attendees of the Dubai Air Show. The skies were painted various shades as daredevil pilots exhibited to maneuverability of their aircraft, while multi-billion dollar deals were taking place on the ground below.

Red Arrows visit Dubai students - gulfnews.com | Dubai: Pupils in Dubai got the opportunity to talk about rainbow-coloured smoke and death-defying air stunts with one of the world’s most renowned air force aerobatic teams, The Red Arrows, during a visit the pilots made to the school on Wednesday. The British Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team visited the Dubai English Speaking School (DESS) as part of their outreach programme while they are in the UAE to take part in the Dubai Air Show....

Video: Blue Angels announce St. Louis show - KSDK | LOUIS COUNTY (KSDK) - The US Navy Blue Angels soared into town Tuesday afternoon. They landed at Spirit of St. Louis Airport to announce next year's air show. The pilots are part of a team that will perform at the 2014 Spirit of St Louis Air Show and...

Golden Knight Assessment and Selection 2013-4 * US Army Golden Knights | This video is about GKAS 2013-4. SFC Greg Windmiller talks about Golden Knights Assessment and Selection and what you might do to prepare for future selection.

Senate passes bill to award Doolittle Raiders Gold Medal - AF Times | The Senate passed a bill today that would award a Congressional Gold Medal to the surviving members of the Doolittle Raiders. Bill S.381, introduced Feb. 26, would honor the 17th Bombardment Group with six gold medals. Five of the medals were meant for the five surviving members. However, only four of the World War II airmen who participated in the daring raid on Japan survive today...

1st Composite Aircraft — maybe not what you thought? by travelforaircraft | When thinking of http://travelforaircraft.wordpress.com/2013/11/20/1st-composite-aircraft-maybe-not-what-you-thought/composite aircraft (one aircraft initially mounted atop another much larger aircraft) most think of either the Short Mayo Composite (Short S.21 Maia flying boat which lofted a Short S.20 Mercury to altitude for air mail delivery purposes) in 1938 or the Luftwaffe Mistel pairings (fighter atop a drone bomber). Actually, just barely a decade after the historic Wright Brothers flight in 1903...

Fairchild C-123 Returns To Its Home - Warbirds News | As reported on the museum’s website the Hagerstown Aviation Museum is in the process of preparing it’s Fairchild C-123 Provider N681DG to fly home to Hagerstown, Maryland. This Vietnam War era veteran was manufactured in 1956 at the Fairchild Aircraft Company in Hagerstown. The US Air Force used the C-123 to...

B├╝cker Bestmann - Apron 6 |A picture from another photoflight we did during the Hahnweide oldtimer treffen. This one is also made from...

Senator Moves to Block A-10 Warthog Retirement - Military.com | A Republican senator on a leading defense panel in Congress has moved to block the Air Force's plans to retire the A-10 Warthog attack plane. Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., working with Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., has introduced an amendment to the 2014 National Defense Authorization Act that would limit the service's ability to retire the aircraft. The legislation sets policy goals and spending targets for the fiscal year that began Oct. 1...

North Shore student wins aviation awards - Massey News (New Zealand) | “At the same time my mother started working towards her pilot's licence at the North Shore Aero Club and I went up with her and got hooked,” he says. Mr Vialoux says it was important to him that he obtain a degree alongside his pilot's licence to ...

Student-Built Satellite [Launched Nov 19] - Examiner | ...Amongst the satellites that will be placed in space by this launch is one designed, built, and tested by high school students from NASA's CubeSat Launch Initiative. The initiative was begun in hopes of increasing student interest in the STEM fields -- science, technology, engineering, and mathematics...

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