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Atlantic City Airshow - Best Air Shows - Thunder Over the Boardwalk
ALERT! The Atlantic City Airshow will take place rain or shine as long as the cloud ceiling and visibility are within Federal Aviation Administration minimums for flying aircraft. There is no rain date for the show. The AC Airshow has never been cancelled in its eight years in Atlantic City. ...

California Capital Air Show 2010 from Airplanes Channel: 
The skies over Downtown Sacramento will come alive with breathtaking aerial displays and thrilling fighter jets, as the 2010 California Capital Air Show gets underway. The show will offer visitors the opportunity to browse through vendor stores and exhibits and participate in a variety of activities, but it is the performers that steal the limelight at the shows, and will include Robosaurus, unmanned flights, Tuskegee Airmen, F-22 Raptors and many more.
For more information regarding the California Capital Air Show, visit their official website at
Date: 11 – 12 September 2010 | Mather Field | Sacramento, California | United States of America

WW1 Air Show 2010 - Airplanes Channel
The WWI Biplanes and Zeppelins Air Show, is an event that is hosted by the Military Aviation Museum, located at the Virginia Beach Aerodrome. It is a journey into the past, with restored combat aircraft taking to the skies, ...

Pilots Fly In for a Fun Weekend at the Bayport Aerodrome - Patch
Pilots from across the country gathered at Bayport Aerodrome for the Antique Airplane Club of Greater New York's annual "fly-in." By Krystle L. DiNicola ...

Edwards AFB hosts first GA fly-in from General Aviation News 
Edwards Air Force Base in Southern California is hosting a general aviation fly-in Oct.1. A lottery will be held to determine which 100 GA pilots will have the chance to fly their aircraft into Edwards’ airspace and land on on historic Rosamond Dry Lakebed. ...

Tags to keep air show children safe - Clactonan Gazette
A TAGGING scheme will be used to stop parents losing their children at the Clacton air show. The Clacton Lions will provide free wristbands for any child ...

Evanston Airport Day and Airshow: Free for entire family! - Uinta County Herald
With everything from exciting aerobatic tricks and loops to good food and fun in the sun, the annual Evanston Airport Day Airshow and Fly-in celebration ...

Radio-control air shows, taildragger fly-in coming from AviationDayton 
Aviation festiivities abound Labor Day weekend with an air show and Taildragger Fly-in at Red Stewart Airfield near Waynesville, the giant scale radio-control air show at the National Museum of the United States Air Force and the R/C Warbird Fly-in in Hamilton.

Director named for Ohio Aerospace Hub in Dayton from AviationDayton 
DAYTON – A selection committee has named retired Air Force intelligence officer Kerry Taylor as the first director of Dayton's state-supported Ohio Aerospace Hub of Innovation and Opportunity.

Historic B-24 aircraft in the sky - Suburbanite
B-24 Liberator and a B-17. We were given the choice of which plane we would like to ride back to Akron so three of the vets and I made our selection of the ...

Chance to see Red Arrows this Bank Holiday - Lynn News
THE world-famous Red Arrows aircraft dispay team will be at Norwich International Airport this bank holiday when they use it as a base while they feature in ...

Spitfire and Hurricane flypast on 70th anniversary from Flight Image of the Day 

Wings Over Wine Country Air Show 2010 - Santa Rosa - 08/20/10 - Fence Check

Windsor International Air Show 2010 - Warbirds and Airshows
Windsor International Airshow, Ontario, Canada
August 21-22, 2010 (Photos taken 8-22)
Diversity is good.  Especially when it allows me to find and visit new and different airshows with warbirds I have not seen before.  The 2010 Windsor International Airshow fits my definition exactly.  I visited this second year show and was able to view several warbirds not seen before but also witness several non warbird acts for the first time, such as the ...

Windsor International Air Show 2010 - Windsor - 08/21/10 from FenceCheck Forums

World War II veteran flies again in B-17 -
The last B-17 plane Chuck Huber flew in was shot down in World War II, but on Monday he got to fly again, over Springfield. Huber was flying over Germany on ...

Earl Newton Thomas, 88 - The
Thomas completed basic aviation training and advanced training in the B-17 “Flying Fortress” at a number of different bases in the US He earned his ...

Velma Wallace to receive first Wichita Aero Club trophy - GA News
The Wichita Aero Club will present its first Wichita Aero Club Trophy to Velma Wallace. The trophy, which is awarded annually to a living person or persons with a strong relationship to the Wichita area who has distinguished himself or ...

Concorde's grace and beauty take your breath away - Bristol Evening Post
The sleek and statuesque aeroplane that waits for us in a secluded spot beside Filton Airfield was one of the 20th century's true high-flyers and a ...

B-22 w F-22 escort - Planeshots

Secret X-37B Space Plane Has Changed Orbit. from Planenews Aviation News 
The U.S. Air Force's secretive X-37B space plane apparently boosted itself into a new orbit Aug. 9, according to reports from seasoned satellite trackers around the world, has learned.

Quietly Soaring into History: First African American in Space by The National Air and Space Museum
As August 30 approaches, a significant anniversary in American history may come along virtually unnoticed, just as it almost did twenty-seven years ago. Two months after Sally K. Ride rode into history as the first American woman in space, a shy Philadelphia-born African American also flew into history on the next space shuttle mission. The media, even magazine covers, celebrated the milestone of the first American woman in space with fanfare, but in comparison, the next space milestone received little attention. Considering his quiet and humble demeanor, this may have suited him just fine. Who is this, you ask? Colonel Guion (Guy) S. Bluford Jr., the first African American in space. ...

August 24 from Cut and Paste Aviation 

Last German Phantoms detachment in Decimomannu by David Cenciotti
14 F-4 Phantom belonging to the JG71 of the German Air Force have been operating from Decimomannu airbase, in Sardinia from Aug. 2, 2010. Most probably, this will be the the last F.4 deployment in Italy for the German Phantoms, as they are expected to cease the operations at Wittmund airbase next year. The F-4s were ...

747-8 heaviest takeoff in Boeings history from AVIATION-NEWS 
The new Boeing 747-8 took off from Victorville, California with a weight more than one million pounds. After a four-hour flight, Capt. Stemer and the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration’s Capt. Bob Stoney landed RC521 safely back in California, completing the flight that began with the heaviest takeoff in Boeing’s history. Boeing engineers stretched the fuselage [...]

Employers visit Grissom from Grissom Air Reserve Base, Ind.
Civilian employers of reserve personnel at Grissom recently visited the base and flew on an orientation flight aboard a KC-135R Stratotanker.
During the mission, the employers we able to interact with aircrew and get a close-up view of the in-flight refueling mission of the 434th Air Refueling Wing as the KC-135 refueled a B-52.
The group was also able to get a tour of Grissom and meet with members of the Indiana Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve.  ...

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