Sunday, August 1, 2010

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Fallen Airmen honored at Arctic Thunder from Air Force Link Top Stories 
Commanders from the 3rd Wing and the Alaska Air National Guard's 176th Wing here spoke to local media July 31, discussing the weekend's Arctic Thunder air show and the tragic C-17 Globemaster III crash July 28 which killed four crewmembers.
Maj. Michael Freyholtz, 34, from Hines, Minn., and Maj. Aaron Malone, 36, from Anchorage, Alaska, both pilots assigned to the Alaska Air National Guard's 249th Airlift Squadron; Capt. Jeffrey Hill, 31, from York, Pa., a pilot assigned to Elmendorf's 517th Airlift Squadron; and Senior Master Sgt. Thomas Cicardo, 47, from Anchorage, a loadmaster with the 249th Airlift Squadron, were killed in the crash. ...

EAA's AirVenture winds down - WKBT
There's also an afternoon air show featuring historic warbirds. Since it started July 26, the aviation convention has also featured a commemoration of the ...

'Women Soar, You Soar' Program Is For Women Interested In Aviation from Aero-News Network
EAA AirVenture Program Uses Power Of Flying To Grow Leadership In Young Women Thirty-seven inspirational women aviators devoted three full days this week at AirVenture, mentoring ninety-four young women (grades 9 - 12) about aviation careers as part of EAA's sixth annual Women Soar You Soar.

Rare warbirds draw crowds at AirVenture - Oshkosh Northwestern
A Japanese Zero fighter with its rising sun insignia and a Supermarine Seafire 15 used by the British are displayed in the Warbirds section of the ...

Behind The Scenes With Airventure Air Traffic Control, Part I from Aero-News Network
A Visit To The Control Tower Cab, Fisk, And A MOOCOW It's no secret that for one week each year, Wittman Regional Airport in Oshkosh, WI, transforms from a quiet Class Delta airspace to one of the busiest airports in the world. Sorting out all the traffic that arrives, departs, or flies by Oshkosh falls to the dedicated air traffic controllers from across America.

Jeff Skiles' WACO from AVwebFlash Current Issue
Jeff Skiles is co-chair of the Young Eagles program, along with Chesley Sullenberger. Check out the WACO cabin Skiles is using to introduce Young Eagles to the magic of flight.This video is brought to you by Conoco-Phillips and Lightspeed Aviation.

Flying display at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh from Flight Image of the Day 
Today's Image of the Day was taken by Billypix and posted to our AirSpace section. The photo depicts the flying display at EAA Air Venture Oshkosh, which is occurring all this week. Our special Oshkosh section has more photos as well as video, articles, Tweets, interactive daily magazines and more. Check it out here.

Video: Gene Soucy at EAA AirVenture's Night Time Air Show from AVwebFlash Current Issue
Oshkosh AirVenture PhotoBlog-Snapshots From A Day at America's Biggest Airshow - MySKyMom
Oshkosh 2010 Pic Stream #5 - Sunny Thursday (And Wearing Down) (12 pix) by Martt

Uncontrolled Airspace #198-echo "A Magic Moment"
UCAP Daily! Really late Friday night, the boys check in from Jack's Super 8 room. Tired, but still pumped up on adrenaline, the boys make a valiant attempt to report on the first half of AirVenture Oshkosh 2010. All this and more on Uncontrolled Airspace #198-echo "A Magic Moment"

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Rockford AirFest fans cheered when skies cleared - Rockford Register Star
Tony Kazian hangs upside down during a wing walking performance with Dave Dacy Airshows Saturday, July 31, 2010, at AirFest at the Chicago Rockford ...

Rockford Airfest 2010 - Rockford - 07/31/10 from FenceCheck Forums

RFD Airfest Show Attracts Thousands - WIFR
The Rockford Air Show also gives spectators a chance to see what a real military aircraft looks like. That means stepping into the cockpit and actually ...

Wife Brings Airfest to Husband - WIFR
Going to Airfest is also new to one woman - who's main purpose of going to the event was to bring today's memories back to her husband ...

Pre-Registrations and Attendee Pics for the Blakesburg Fly-In from Antique Airfield News [photos]
Pre-registrations for the 2010 AAA/APM Invitational Fly-in (Sep 1-6) are arriving daily in the mail. Besides our "theme" and featured aircraft we thought it might interest our viewers to see what other notable antique, classic, warbird, neo-classic and homebuilt aircraft are planning on attending. ...

White Night, and tricolor red zone - InAbruzzo
L'Aquila - A sleepless night in the red zone and Aquila tricolor arrows in the sky of Pescara. A range of colors for this last day of July. ...

Frecce Tricolori a bersaglio - Il Tempo
Era lo show dell'aria, tutto da gustare per i cento anni del volo a Pescara, ma lo spettacolo aeronautico per eccellenza era quello delle Frecce Tricolori. ...

Katie takes a ride on a WWII B-17 Bomber - KTIV
It was restored by the Arizona Commemorative Air Force and flies from May to October around the country. You must be logged in to rate this story. ...

A piece of aviation history makes Yakima stop - Yakima Herald-Republic
A Grumman F7F-3 Tiger belonging to John Sessions taxis in near a small group gathered to see it outside McAllister Museum at Saturday, ...

Air museum contributes to quality of life - Sioux City Journal
... new downtown public museum, Siouxland Historical Railroad Association museum and air museum (to name just a few), as well as architecture preservation ...

Kansas Aviation Museum Unanimously Elects Former Trustee and Wings Over Kansas ... - Earthtimes
Chance is a former News Consultant/Correspondent and TV Producer for Wingspan Air & Space Channel, under the Chairmanship of Walter J. Boyne, ...

Crash closes M11 - Haverhill Echo
A MODEL aeroplane crashed during a display at Imperial War Museum Duxford, setting alight a field and closing the M11 on Sunday.
Members of the Large Flying Model Association were having their annual visit to the museum when one model plane crashed and set fire to some crops.
The M11 was closed between the A505 and A11 due to the smoke, causing delays and diversions.

Aviation Trivia of the Day
by JP Santiago
For a six-week period in the summer of 1945 as fighting raged between American and Japanese forces on the island of Luzon in the Philippines, six helicopter pilots flew the first rotary-wing medical evacuations under enemy fire in history. Although the helicopter had been used in combat in the Burmese theater of operations in April 1944, the Luzon
Martin M-130 from Planeshots 

July 31
from Cut and Paste Aviation   
This Week in Space History: Dannenberg 'a specialist' in combustion
- Alamogordo Daily News
Burt Rutan, who won the $10 million X-Prize in 2004 with SpaceShipOne, offered Dannenberg a seat on a future flight. Dannenberg pointed out to Forbes, ... 

SPACE RACE The private firms aiming to fly you to the stars
- TMCnet
In 2004 he signed a deal with the US inventor Burt Rutan to use the spaceplane technolog y that he had just developed. When flights begin, a small craft ... 

Gary and Rob flew out to visit!
from A mile of runway will take you anywhere. 
It took three tries (thanks to less-than-cooperative summer weather) but I finally met fellow bloggers Gary and Rob this afternoon! We tried to schedule a visit in May and were rained out; we then had the same problem in June. The stars finally aligned and they flew out together from Wilmington, DE (ILG) early this morning in Gary's Sundowner and landed at Wright Brothers around noon. ...

Maintainers resurrect F-16s that will become targets - from Air Force Link Top Stories 
Maintainers are towing F-16 Fighting Falcons out of retirement from the "boneyard" here July 29 and preparing them to become the Air Force's newest platform for target training. 

Lockheed Martin HC-130J Takes First Flight from - Aviation Blog 
The new Lockheed Martin HC-130J personnel recovery aircraft took off for the first time on July 29. Due for delivery to the U.S. Air Force's Air Combat Command in September 2010, the HC-130J is scheduled to reach initial operational capability in 2012. An Air Force Special Operations Command MC-130J variant of this aircraft will fly in early 2011. 

Red Flag 10-4
from FenceCheck Forums


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