Monday, August 2, 2010

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AirVenture finishes strong from EAA - The Experimental Aircraft Association
When EAA Chairman/President Tom Poberezny took to the podium Sunday afternoon for his annual wrap-up briefing, he had the relieved look of a man who just won a 15 round prizefight with a challenging opponent.

Focus shifting to 2011 from EAA - The Experimental Aircraft Association
With one of the most challenging Oshkosh conventions ever near an end, let's all catch our collective breath and start thinking about 2011!

Photos, video: AirVenture closes, with night air show still drawing raves - Green Bay Press Gazette
Yet when the end to festivities arrived today, talk of the storms' impact had given way entirely to raves about AirVenture's first night air show on ...

Soldier proposes on Aluminum Overcast from EAA - The Experimental Aircraft Association
Brandon Scott, of Reedsburg, Wisconsin, knew he would propose marriage to his girlfriend this year, but he wanted to make it an extra special event.

EAA Radio covered it all and everyone listened from EAA - The Experimental Aircraft Association
In its 16th year EAA Radio's 45 volunteers were very busy through the eight days of live AirVenture programming. Broadcast locally on 93.3 FM and on the Internet, 8,000 people listened to the webstream for an average of 23 minutes.

Videos prove popular part of AirVenture experience from EAA - The Experimental Aircraft Association
Photos from EAA AirVenture 2010: More Airplanes! from AVweb Top News
Photos from EAA AirVenture 2010: Seen Around the Grounds! from AVweb Top News

'You have to do this air show' -
The Snowbirds, the Canadian military aerobatics team, perform above a C-17 cargo jet on static display during Arctic Thudner activities July 31, 2010. ...
Veterans To Be Honored At Upcoming Madras Air Show -
MADRAS, OR -- Currently, there are two World War II Veterans Historic Highway signs in Madras, but a third will be added before the Madras Air Show, ...

Model planes make big impression at Kellogg air show -
KELLOGG — Not even a single cloud dared to compete for the attention of spectators during the sixth annual air show held in Kellogg Saturday. ...

2010 Boston / New England Airshow from Kings Media 

Where To Get Tickets Locally from Windsor International Air Show 
Air Fair, Plymouth Airport - Sunday, September 5th - 95.9 WATD-FM
Air show at 11:30 am and 2:30 pm . Event is from 10 am to 4 pm and features fly-bys, plane rides, helicopter rides, static display, helicopter golf ball ...

Idaho Falls Air Show - Series on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Air festival nearly here! - Bournemouth Echo
In less than three weeks' time the town is expected to host more than one million visitors anticipating breathtaking aerobatics, ...

High flying training mission over Tampa Bay - MyFox Tampa Bay
Joining the free fall is Michael Elliot of the Golden Knights. Elliot jumped with George HW Bush to celebrate the former president's 85th birthday. ...

Celebrating 100 years of naval aviation - The Virginian-Pilot
O'Hanlon is helping to commemorate the early days of Navy aviation. "Military aviation's come a long way," he said. (US Navy) Online: For information on ...

Naval Aviation, ca 1970 from Neptunus Lex  
Courtesy of | More romantic than I remembered it. Jazzier, too.
Update: Army Aviation, ca. 1945, in the form of an interactive, 360-degree view of the inside of a P-51.

Local author tells the story of Germany's WWI ace - The Bristol Press
NEW BRITAIN — Local author Peter Kilduff was having lunch in April 2009 with his British book editor, John Davies, in the restaurant of the J.P. Morgan Library in New York City. Davies asked if he had thought about his next book project. ...

Taiwan to trade F-5E for B-26 from Alert 5 - Military Aviation News 
Taiwan's air force museum announced that it will soon trade a decommissioned F-5E for a B-26 that was used formerly by its legendary Black Bats squadron. The museum is also eying a U-2 for display once the aircraft is retired.

Documents bring back memories of war for Wagnon - Gadsden Times
At the time he was a 21-year-old pilot in a squadron of B-25 medium bombers flying tactical missions in support of US ground troops in Italy and France. ...

New air museum attracts young and old alike - Sioux City Journal
JIM LEE People look at exhibits during the grand opening ceremony at the Mid America Museum of Aviation & Transportation Saturday, July 31, 2010. ...

Monster Bomber - Air & Space Magazine
At the Pima Air and Space Museum, the B-36 is the largest U.S. warplane ever rebuilt.

B-25H Cutaway Art from The Unwanted Blog

WWII veteran receives missing dog tag from Air Force Times
WASHINGTON, Mo. — The last time Sgt. Duthiel "Dutch" Borcherding, remembers having both of his dog tags with him was right after the B-24 Liberator bomber he was aboard crash landed in a Dutch farmer's field Jan. 30, 1944, during World War II.

Earhart explorer remains determined to find plane from Aerospace-Defense News
Posted on Aug 01, 2010 by Christopher Pratt . A deep sea explorer, who was traveling through Cedar Rapids Saturday, said he remains determined to find the plane of Amelia Earhart.

Happy Birthday U-2 from The DEW Line 
The Lockheed U-2 Dragon Lady today celebrates the 55th anniversary of its official first flight. History buffs will recall of course that the U-2's first real flight occurred three days earlier, but it was an accident. Lockheed test pilot Tony LeVier inadvertently lifted the U-2 prototype off the ground during a ground taxi test, a fact he wouldn't discover until he attempted to apply brakes to end his "ground taxi". Truly, the U-2 is an aircraft that wants to fly.

August 1 from Cut and Paste Aviation 

On This Day in Aviation History: August 1st from 
Happy birthday NORAD! Also today, the founding of ALM-Antillean Airlines. And we mourn the death of CIA U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers.

Sharing a love of aviation, model planes - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Members of the club come together near the college to share their love of aviation and maintain their ever-growing collections of model planes. ...

This Week in Space - July. 31, 2010 from RLV and Space Transport News


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