Thursday, August 14, 2014

Indy Transponder 14-AUG-2014 1630z

http://www.nj.com/atlantic/index.ssf/2014/08/thunderbirds_wow_the_crowd_at_the_atlantic_city_airshow.html
Thunderbirds wow the crowd at the Atlantic City Airshow * The Star-Ledger | For one day Atlantic City forgot about casino closings and looked to the sky. A huge crowd lined the beach and boardwalk area for the Atlantic City Airshow. A flotilla of pleasure boats also watched the show from the ocean. The nearly four hour show...

Check Out the Highlights From The Atlantic City Airshow [VIDEO] By Tom Morgan

Wings over Halls air show is this weekend * Jackson Sun | She got involved with the air show four years ago after she retired and started volunteering at the museum. The Veterans' Museum is located on the site of the base, and admission is $2. People can enjoy the museum before or after the airshow. The...

Air show soars back to Rochester this weekend * Rochester Democrat and Chronicle | Federal budget cuts grounded last year's Rochester air show, but the event will roar back into the sky this weekend. At least 14 acts will fly over Greater Rochester International Airport on Saturday and Sunday. The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will...

Island set to welcome iconic Red Arrows * Barry and District News | THE leader of the UK's iconic aircraft display team has flown to Barry ahead of his squadron's fly-by as part of the Barry Wartime Weekend. Squadron leader Mike Ling, 'Red Ten', of the RAF Red Arrows display team recently landed in Barry for a site visit.

Ipswich/UK: Former Ipswich schoolgirl flying high with the Red Arrows display team * Ipswich Star | But former Ipswich schoolgirl Victoria White was not in the bustling crowds – she was playing her part as one of the Red Arrows 'Circus' engineers. Corporal White, 29, is responsible for servicing the Red 5 aircraft as soon as possible after transit...

Patrol France fly over the town on August 23 * St. Méloir-des-Bois (translated) | On 9 November http://www.le-petitbleu.fr/2014/08/14/la-patrouille-de-france-survolera-la-commune-le-23-aout/ 2013, the municipality of Saint-Méloir des Bois paid tribute to the Norwegian aviator January Guer Von Tangen, whose plane had crashed on its territory during the Second World War, in 1943 this occasion, the Mayor Michel Desbois, could slip, with many personalities present his wish that one day, the Patrouille de France, making his tribute to the pilot tower disappeared. It has...

Changes at Paradise Airshows · Paradise Airshows | Paradise will no longer be performing aerobatics at air shows. Static display and fly-bys are all that will be available.

Independence Airport Hosting Annual Fly-In * Polkio.com | A shuttle will take people from the Marquis Spa parking lot to the airport, Noell said, adding that the public should not park at the Starduster Café's parking lot for this event. For more information about the fly-in, Young Eagles or teen aviation...

Kerry Sanders, NBC Correspondent Tandem Parachute Jumps With Golden Knights * U.S. Army http://armygk.armylive.dodlive.mil/2014/08/13/kerry-sanders-nbc-correspondent-tandem-parachute-jumps-with-golden-knights/Parachute Team "Golden Knights" | Mr. Sanders and SFC Watts began their morning at about 6:30 a.m. with an interview on NBC Today Show on Green Ramp at Pope Army Airfield. Mr. Sanders said, “ I am honored and thrilled to be part of the Hiring Heroes Plan and to thank all of the Soldiers for service to their country and to be with this program to help with what you do in the civilian world.”...

Aerobatic Performers and Champions Take To The Skies Over Daytona Beach * Live Trading News | In addition to performing at air shows, Gene flies a T-6 in the Reno Air Races and has finished in the top five since 1986.

Model planes take to the air Saturday * Arizona Daily Star | He and his wife, Patricia, also started a company called Nemesis Air Racing and design full-size kit aircraft. Sharp's love for flying started when he and a friend would go to the park when they were kids and fly remote controlled airplanes all day...

Lend Me Your Ears: Flight on iconic B-17 'Memphis Belle' evokes tears, triumph ... * Hudson Hub-Times  | For Mills, a POW for a year in Germany's Stalag Luft 4 after being shot down May 12, 1944, in the B-17 "Princess Pat" (later to become "Princess Patches" in honor of the heavy bomber's final resting place in a German farm field), the flight brought...

Greenwood Lake Air Show honors Tuskegee Airmen * NorthJersey.com | Also on hand will be the Commemorative Air Force's traveling exhibit honoring the Tuskegee Airmen. Air show guests will watch a P-51 Mustang roar through the skies and perform maneuvers that the pilot's of WWII aimed to perfect. "We were just kids...

Flying high at Cruden Bay * Aberdeen Press and Journal | To mark the centenary of the flight, a commemorative flypast by the Buchan Aero Club will take place at 2pm. David explained that the connection between Gran and Cruden Bay is only part of the reason behind the flypast: it's also worth marking as an...

Airport looking to host women-only race in 2015 * Stafford County Sun | The Stafford Regional Airport is looking to host the launch of the Air Race Classic in June of next year. The regional airport authority gave unanimous conceptual approval on Tuesday to a proposal to host the beginning of the race at the local airport.

Martin Mars Movements… * Warbirds News | The last operational Martin JRM-3 Mars water http://www.warbirdsnews.com/warbirds-news/martin-mars-movements.htmlbomber seems set to retire this year, judging by a recent announcement in the Coulson Group’s August 2014 news letter. Sadly the provincial government in British Columbia, where the Mars is based, has eliminated the Mars from contention for fire fighting contracts, despite its proven superior performance, price structure and 54 year track record. The last operational example, nicknamed “Hawaii Mars”, has been...

Georges Jacquemart Chief Pilot Flying Club of Normandy in 1937  * Xavier Cotton | Georges Jacquemart was born on the 08/06/1892 at Aubrives in the Ardennes. He joined the Army September 7, 1910 and after training Caudron G3 at the School of Aviation Caudron brothers Crotoy (Somme), he obtained...

Milwaukie landmark B-17 bomber touches down in restoration effort (Video and ... * The Oregonian | The B-17 bomber, a famous landmark on McLaughlin Boulevard in Milwaukie, was lowered to the ground Wednesday, part of a long-term restoration effort to restore the "Lacey Lady," a World War Two bomber, to flying condition.

F-104 for the Palm Springs Air Museum Open Cockpit * Warbirds News | This Saturday, from 1 – 3 PM, aviation enthusiasts will have the opportunity to sit behind the controls of an F-104 Starfighter at the The Palm Springs Air Museumin Palm Springs, California. This Starfighter is...

History's Alive with Amelia Earhart * Martins Ferry Times Leader | MOUNDSVILLE - Go back in time to when long-lost aviatrix Amelia Earhart is about to embark on a round-the-world flight A History Alive!-style performance by Patty Cooper as Earhart will take place at the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library on...

WomenVenture Boosts Visibility of Women at EAA AirVenture * WAI Connect Blog | Gone are the days when "Women's Activities" meant arts and crafts projects. Women attending EAA AirVenture 2014 had the opportunity to network and participate in a day-long roster of women-centered events, all geared toward their active involvement in the aviation community...

Airbus E-Fan Electric Airplane Receives EAA Award * evWorld | The E-Fan, Airbus Group's all-electric general aviation training aircraft, was honored with the prestigious Personal Aircraft Design Academy (PADA) award and trophy August 1 at the AirVenture Oshkosh Airshow. The PADA Trophy is awarded each year by the Comparative Aircraft Flight Efficiency (CAFE) Foundation to the world's best personal aircraft designers and engineers....

Pilot, Avgeek, Airplanista: A Guide to Aviators, for the Non-Flying Public  * Airplanista Aviation Blog

Young Eagles flight rally to soar Saturday * Hopkinsville Kentucky New Era | Ever pondered what Hopkinsville would look like from the sky, or wondered how to become a pilot? If the answer is yes, Saturday's Young Eagles Flight Rally offers the opportunity to experience flying and learn from pilots first-hand. Local children...

Rosetta Comet Chaser Reaches Destination * Aero-News Network | After A Voyage Of 3.7 Billion Miles, Satellite And Lander Embark On Search For Primary Matter The Rosetta comet chaser has arrived at its destination after flying for more than 10 years and travelling more than 3.7 billion miles. It is now ready to swivel into an orbit around the comet called 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko. The mission assigned to Rosetta and to the Philae lander that it is carrying, is to examine primary material from the nursery of the solar system 4.6 billion years ago over the next one and a half years...

2 comments:

JetAviator7 said...

I miss having a chance to see the Thunderbirds this summer, but had some eye problems because I didn't wear my aviator sunglasses and sunburned my eyes!

mamad alay said...
This comment has been removed by a blog administrator.