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Video: Incredible helmet camera footage of Red Arrows flying at 400mph just ... - Mirror.co.uk | http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNGW_Mhw8XOUn-1w8cRMQY8XETV7fg&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&ei=ojKEU9D_LpCRgQfDnoDgDQ&url=http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/video-incredible-helmet-camera-footage-3610776Squadron Leader Jim Turner has been in charge of the Arrows for the last three years and says the biggest danger pilots face is G-force of up to 7G

Tillsonburg Regional Airport To Host Two Airshows This Summer - Am980 London News  | Two airshows will take place at the Tillsonburg Regional Airport this summer — including one next month featuring some of the most famous aircraft in all of Canada. The first will be on June 14th and 15th when the Canadian Snowbirds and CF-18 Demo Teams take to the sky as part of Ontario’s South Coast Airshow...

Despite weather, air show big draw - Portales News-Tribune | A little thunder and rain wasn’t enough to keep air show enthusiasts away Sunday morning as the second and final day of the 2014 Cannon Air Force Base Open House and Air Show kicked off. After a couple of hours of rain and a brief period of thunder, during which Cannon personnel secured air show attendees in aircraft hangars, the sun crept out from behind the clouds just in time for the Thunderbirds show...

Annual airfield weekend a success despite damp weather. * shropshirestar.com | The event, which was organised by Shropshire Aero Club in partnership with the Military Vehicle Trust, saw two German B├╝cker Jungmann planes entertain visitors with flying demonstrations alongside the military vehicles on show. Roy Dolton, president of ...

Thunder over the Valley highlights * The International Council of Air Shows | ICAS member and air show announcer Ric Peterson put together this highlight reel from the Thunder over the Valley Air Show in Youngstown, Ohio.

Warbirds Over the Beach 2014 – Air Show Report * Warbirds News | Jerry Yagen and his staff and volunteers at the Military Aviation Museum in Pungo, Virginia put together a spectacular air show in mid-May. Warbirds Over the Beach is a must-see air show, not just on the US east coast, but globally. There are few places in the world which can rival the line up of perfectly restored, and beautifully maintained flying machines in such an intimate, and yes, unique setting....

The Bremont Horsemen at Chino 2014 · Mark Hrutkay, Photorecon.net | The Planes of Fame Airshow at Chino is without a doubt the finest Warbird show in the country. This year they managed to attract one if the few F-22 Raptor flight demonstrations. But there were other, even better acts at Chino this year. The Horsemen were at the show. The Team started 10 years ago with Tom Freidkin, Ed Shipley, and Jim Beasley flying P-51s in a three ship formation show. They flew a some other acts including a rare three Bearcat show. Jim Beasley left the team and was replaced by Steve Hinton....

RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team in 1971 | Vintage footage of the RAF Falcons Parachute Display Team in 1971 as they visit RAF Sharjah in the Persian Gulf just before closure, Australia and Hong Kong including…

Vintage aircraft to be on display in Santa Maria - KSBY San Luis Obispo News  | Some vintage military aircraft will be flying into the Central Coast on Tuesday. The Commemorative Air Force is bringing its Boeing B-29 Superfortress bomber FIFI to the Santa Maria Airport. The B-29 Superfortress flew during World War II and the Korean War....

WWII B-17 Flying Fortress Coming to Topeka - Kansas First News  | One of the last flying WWII B-17 bombers, “Sentimental Journey,” will be on display and available for rides and tours at the American Flight Museum at Forbes Field Airport, June 2nd – June 5th, 2014. Nose art of the Sentimental Journey features Betty Grable, the number-one pin-up girl of the World War II era. The aircraft is named after a song made popular by Doris Day in 1945. Built during 1943, this heavy bomber has...

New England Air Museum to Hold Open Cockpit Event · WarbirdsNews The New England Air Museum will hold its next Open Cockpit event on Sunday, June 15th, Father’s Day. Visitors may climb into the cockpits of up to twelve vintage aircraft in the museum as well as a full-motion flight simulator, and two static flight simulators. The aircraft currently scheduled for opening to the public include a North American F-100 Super Sabre, Republic P-47D Thunderbolt, Fairchild A-10 “Warthog”, Lockheed F-104 Starfighter, several helicopters and more. There will be additional hands on activities for younger visitors during the event as well, and for the convenience of all, a food vendor will be on site all day....

Happy Birthday To The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II · WarbirdsNews | By Aviation Enthusiasts LLC | The McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II flew for the first time fifty-six years ago today. The most important western fighter of the postwar period, more than 5,000 F-4s were built between 1958 and 1981. The aircraft began life as the F3H-G naval strike fighter and was adapted to meet a Navy requirement for a fleet defense fighter in 1955. A two-seat multirole fighter, it...

Parks Service to operate Pearson Air Museum · General Aviation News | Despite attempts at mediation, the Pearson Air Museum near Portland, Ore., will remain under the control of the National Park Service. In February 2013 the NPS, citing concerns about operations at the museum, which is on NPS property, ordered the Fort Vancouver National Trust, which operated the museum, to turn over the keys to the building....

Stilwell and Flying Tiger Museums in Chongqing, China * Sandra Scott's Travel Columns | Travel has a way of connecting the dots. A few years ago John and I were in St. Charles, Louisiana where we visited the Imperial Calcasieu Museum. While browsing the displays I overheard someone say, “Claire Chennault! He is known by every school child in China.” It caught my attention. Claire Chennault, the commander of the Flying Tigers, a group of volunteer military men who trained in Burma, now called Myanmar, lived in St. Charles. The Flying Tigers helped defend the Chinese against the Japanese before the U.S. entered the war....

The Illustrated History of No 126 Wing RCAF D-Day to VE-Day · Warbirds News | The Illustrated History of No 126 Wing RCAF D-Day to VE-Day is Donald Nijboer’s first ibook. From D-Day to VE-Day No 126 Wing RCAF was the most successful fighter wing in Europe. As a...

A compelling story from aviation history  * Bayou Renaissance Man  | Not many people today are aware that the Soviet Union copied the US B-29 Superfortress after World War II to produce its first strategic bomber, the Tupolev Tu-4. It was based on three B-29's that landed in far eastern Russia after raids on Japan in 1944-45, and were interned there (their crews being returned to the USA)....

Characters from Disney’s ‘Planes’ team with Smokey Bear · General Aviation News | http://generalaviationnews.com/2014/05/26/characters-from-disneys-planes-team-with-smokey-bear/WASHINGTON, D.C. — In an effort to educate Americans about how to prevent accidental wildfires, Disney is joining the Ad Council, the U.S. Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters (NASF) to launch a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) featuring characters from upcoming animated film “Planes: Fire & Rescue.”  The PSAs are an extension of the Wildfire Prevention PSA campaign, featuring the iconic Smokey Bear, who celebrates his 70th birthday this summer....

Aviation Students  * Flight To Success  | Raisbeck Aviation High School Freshmen invite you to their second annual Space Exploration Fair

Chesapeake Sport Pilot to host aviation workshop * My Eastern Shore | August flew for the first time in his life, as CSP hosted the Young Eagles Program to encourage children to learn how to fly. August is the great-grandson of Italian Guiseppe Bellanca, creator of Bellanca Aircraft, of New Castle, DE, one of the first ...

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