Friday, August 6, 2010

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USAF Thunderbirds Flight Surgeon Serves 130 Team Members | Space ... by Tom Palermo | Cocoa Beach Air Show Features Thunderbirds BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – The US Air Force Thunderbirds will headline the second annual Cocoa Beach Air Show on ...

AirVenture honors DC-3, B-17 from General Aviation News by Meg Godlewski | The Douglas DC-3 and the Boeing B-17 are two of the most iconic airplanes ever built. Both aircraft celebrated their 75th anniversary at AirVenture this year…

Exercise Pitch Black 2010 from Military Photos by Sandgroper | Exercise Pitch Black 10 (PB10) is a three week multi-national air combat exercise, to be conducted in Northern Australia over the period 16 Jul – 6 Aug 10. PB10 will be the largest RAAF Field Training Exercise for 2010 and will involve a combination of day and night flying from RAAF bases at Darwin (DAR) and Tindal (TDL)…

Brownback speaking at Aero Club by Merry Python | Brownback speaking at Aero Club. U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback will be the speaker at the Wichita Aero Club's monthly luncheon at noon, Aug. 24, in the Wichita Airport Hilton Executive Conference Center…

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August 6, 2010 - Yavapai College Performance Hall
August 10, 2010 - Yes Cinema in Columbus, IN
September 4th, 2010 - Antique Aircraft Association and Airpower Museum Fly-In

Oshkosh: images of EAA AirVenture 2010 – Gizmag | Electric aircraft like the Yuneec E430 also had a strong presence in the exhibition grounds along with some Gizmag favorites such as the ICON A5 and the ...

Wright Squawks by Roger Chua - AirVenture 2010 which is touted as World's Greatest Aviation Celebration just ended with programs and activities that can be found nowhere else," EAA president Tom Poberezny said. There was even a night airshow - Here are the facts and figures:
--Attendance 535,000 – Decrease of 7 percent from 2009.
--Total aircraft: More than 10,000 aircraft arriving at Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh and other airports in east-central Wisconsin.
--Total showplanes: 2,380, including 1,106 homebuilt aircraft, 635 vintage airplanes, 374 warbirds, 115 ultralights, 120 seaplanes and 30 rotorcraft.
--Commercial exhibitors: 777
--International visitors registered: Nearly equal to 2009, with 2,167 visitors registered from 66 nations, with Canada (586 visitors), Australia (350), and Brazil (221) the top three nations. (NOTE: This total includes only non-U.S. visitors who register at the International Visitors Tent, so the actual international contingent is undoubtedly larger.)
--Total estimated campers (fly-in and drive-in camping areas): Estimated at more than 36,000.
Click here to go to the AirVenture website

C-17 Globemaster III from FenceCheck Forums - I have shots of 0173 visiting McChord just weeks before the crash, but I don't feel like posting photos. Here are two beautiful birds still flying:

More Pre-Registered Aircraft from Antique Airfield News - Pre-registration for the 2010 AAA/APM Fly-in continues strong with a plethora of interesting airplanes and their owners planning to attend. Here are a few more of the airplanes you can expect to see this year at Antique Airfield…

"Wings" Video from Antique Airfield News | Just for fun, something about and for the young at heart. Video by Brent Taylor.

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