Thursday, August 26, 2010

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700000 estimated in A.C. for annual air show -
An estimated 700000 people packed the beaches and boardwalk in Atlantic City as jets roared overhead during the 8th annual air show. ...
Skyfest aerial show lands at Fairchild AFB - Cheney Free Press
The West Plains skies will be roaring a bit more than usual this weekend with Fairchild Air Force Base's air show, Skyfest, taking place ...
Air show descends on Broomfield this weekend - Daily Camera
TAKING FLIGHT AT SUNSET: The Colorado Sport International Air Show and Rocky Mountain Regional Fly-In will ...

At annual awards event Portsmouth Chamber to host dinner Thursday for air show ... - Foster's Daily Democrat
PORTSMOUTH — Pilots from the US Navy's Blue Angels are expected to join members of the Greater Portsmouth Chamber of Commerce on ...

Wings Over Wine Country Air Show 2010 - Santa Rosa - 08/20/10 - FenceCheck Forums

American Heroes Air Show Lands in Georgia - Helicopter Association International
In the community of Canton, outside Atlanta, Mike Grier and his team have created a special event that is much more than just an air show. ...

Skyfest aerial show lands at Fairchild AFB - Cheney Free Press
Based out of Nellis Air Force Base in Las Vegas, Nev., the Thunderbirds have been thrilling audiences with aerobatic formation and solo flying unofficially ...

Fly-in organizers looking for volunteers - Springfield News Sun
By Staff Reports Updated 9:55 AM Wednesday, August 25, 2010 Organizers for the Mid-East Regional Fly-in in Urbana next month are asking for volunteers to ...

Golden Knights Coming To LHS September 7 - Lakewood Observer
The US Army Parachute Team the Golden Knights, in town Labor Day weekend for the Cleveland Air Show, will make a special drop-in appearance at Lakewood High ...

Safety Training Pays Off in Real World Situation from US Army Golden Knights 
Anyone who has seen the Golden Knights perform can attest to the high degree of precision and teamwork it takes to do what Golden Knights do…and the only way to do what they do is to TRAIN. Training is a huge part of what the Golden Knights do between demonstrations, sometimes jumping up to six [...]

The Red Arrows will provide thrilling aeronautical action over the skies of ... - BBC News
The Red Arrows will top the bill of the 19th Clacton Air Show on Thursday, 26 and Friday, 27 September. Around 140000 people are expected to attend the ...

Wings & Wheels To Salute Harrier Return With Special Flypast by Flightline UK
Wings & Wheels are thrilled to announce that on Sunday 29th August the airshow will be paying tribute to the Harrier and celebrating 50 years since the first vertical take-off, which took place at the aerodrome in October 1960, with a very special flypast.
Having taken a break from the airshow circuit for four years, the Harrier is back and joining the Show on both days and in a unique twist organisers have teamed up with the RAF Red Arrows to bring the crowds something a little bit different. ...

Shoreham Airshow 2010 – Swift Aerobatic Display Team statement by Flightline UK
The Swift Aerobatic Display Team were honoured to be asked to display at the 21st Battle of Britain Airshow at Shoreham this year. The south coast was plagued by bad weather for the entire weekend, including the displays at Bournemouth and Shoreham. The glider closed the display at Shoreham on Saturday, and opened the show on Sunday morning. ...

Plans are underway for Southport Air Show in September - Formby Times
PREPARATIONS are taking off for Southport Air Show, the largest aviation event in the North West. Southport will again host the event at the seafront on ...

2010 Reno Entry List Posted from
Hopefully, this isn't the "Final" list of entries. I know there are a few notable teams standing down this year. I am surprised that Daryl and Rod's #33 Super Sport isn't listed as well as the turbo diesel Big Frog NXT Kevin was talking about. ...

What da Focke?? from
A FW-190 is a pretty clean airframe, and was a great low altitude performer in WWII. The 2800 is no slouch either.
Definitely faster then a F-4u Corsair, P-40 and an A model mustang.
But will it's reduced drag make up for the missing displacement when going up against 3350 powered Sea furys? ...

EAA's B-17 - Aluminum Overcast from

October 1-3|Cincinnati, OH|Cincinnati Municipal Airport-Lunken Field
October 5-6|Lexington, KY|Blue Grass Airport
October 8-10|Asheville, NC|Asheville Regional Airport
October 12-13|Greenville, SC|Greenville Downtown Airport
October 15-17|Atlanta, GA|Gwinnett County Airport-Briscoe Field
October 19-20|Columbia, SC|Columbia Metropolitan Airport
October 22-24|Charlotte, NC|Concord Regional Airport
October 26-27|Talladega, AL|Talladega Municipal Airport
October 29-31|Bloomington, IN|Monroe County Airport   
EAA is offering historic flight experiences in its beautifully restored B-17G Flying Fortress “Aluminum Overcast.” This aircraft is an example of the American heavy bomber that helped turn the tide of battle in World War II. Fly a mission back in time and feel the might of this magnificent aircraft, just as those brave young men did more than 50 years ago.  

The Helldiver Story – Warbird Radio LIVE! – Thursday from 
THURSDAY – National Naval Aviation Museum Director – CAPT Bob Rasmussen (USN Ret) joins us with an update on the recently recovered SB2C “Helldiver” on Warbird Radio LIVE.  The Helldiver has been underwater since 1945 in the Lower Otay Reservoir outside Chula Vista, California.  If you’d like to call in…just use the contact info posted [...] 

Aviation and Military Museum to be expanded in Louisiana - Paul Fraser Collectibles
The hangar will hold historic aircraft used by Lieutenant General Claire Lee Chennault's Flying Tigers. Chennault was a fierce advocate of pursuit or ...
New Chanute museum board may meet this week - Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette
RANTOUL – The newly elected Chanute Air Museum Board could meet this week to begin work on saving the financially strapped entity. Air museum foundation ...
Stratofortress Sim — the B-52 that couldn't fly - Seattle Post Intelligencer
Castle Air Museum* is a short trip from Oakland and even nearer to Yosemite National Park where Ansel Adams photographed so many of his landscapes. ...

World War II's 'Last Mission' started, ended on Guam from Air Force Link Top Stories 
Guam's history is one of bloodshed and celebration, hardship and prosperity. It's also one of significant events that would later alter the course of history.
Sixty-five years ago, on August 14, 1945, servicemembers at Northwest Field Guam, saw the launch of 143 B-29 Superfortress aircraft assigned to the 315th Bombardment Wing for what would become the last combat mission of World War II.
The mission would be the longest continuous mission ever attempted by the 20th Air Force, logging more than 17 hours of flight and covering a distance of 3,760 miles to destroy the largest remaining oil reserves in Japan, at Akita. ...
WWII Vet Aide to Col. Jimmy Doolittle - WKRG-TV
Jimmy Doolittle, the mastermind of the plan that used b-25 bombers flown off the Hornet's flight deck. That had never been done before. ...

a very nice BoB anniversary poster by Erik Chipchase... from x planes

Teenager Delivers A J-3 Cub Over 3,200 NM from Aviation Blogs 
A Canadian teenager has delivered a 1946 J-3 Cub on a ferry flight of more than 3,200 NM for a $20 Per Diem and the chance to build up some hours. The white-and-red plane’s new owner is 70-year-old Quebec pilot Serge … Continue reading →

August 25 from Cut and Paste Aviation 

OSU Buckeye Bullet 2 sets new battery-powered speed record from Engadget 
Ohio State's Buckeye Bullet 2 has just set a new battery-powered vehicle record after hitting a speed of 291 mph averaged over two separate runs done back-to-back in opposite directions. Yes, it's technically slower than the two-way land speed record of 300.992 mph the original Bullet set back in 2009, but that car was powered by ...

X-51A / X-51 Waverider Record Breaking Hypersonic Mach 5 Flight from Aviation Blogs 
In its first flight attempt, the Boeing  X-51A WaveRider today successfully completed the longest supersonic combustion ramjet-powered flight in history — nearly three and a half minutes at a top speed of Mach 5. The unmanned aerial vehicle was released … 

Parker teen earns pilot's license - Parker Pioneer
Parker resident Jeremy Davalos earned his pilot's license Aug. 15. He's a senior at Parker High School. He's seen with his Piper Cherokee 140 at Avi Suquilla Airport in Parker.
Parker High School senior Jeremy Davalos has achieved something few 17-year-olds have - he's a licensed pilot. He received his private pilot's license Aug. 15. This was his second attempt at qualifying for his license. He came up short on his first attempt on Aug. 3, which also happened to be his birthday. ...

Bullis aviation camp invites children to pilot planes - Business Gazette
He was decked out in aviator-style sunglasses and a camp T-shirt with a helicopter on the front. The campers each had about 15 minutes of flying time, ...

"Flying Studio" Set For Stratosphere Jump from AVwebFlash Current Issue
Felix Baumgartner is working to break the longstanding freefall record by jumping from a balloon gondola at the edge of space later this year, and this week Red Bull said it has developed a "flying video production studio" to capture the event for live streaming over the Internet. When the current record was set, 50 years ago this month, USAF Col. (Ret.) Joe Kittinger documented his jump from 102,800 feet using spring-wound motion-picture cameras warmed by hot-water bottles. The Red Bull Stratos capsule will be equipped with nine high-definition ...

The Red Bull Stratos Camera Systems from Aerial Sports Feed 
Falling from Space: Lights, Camera, Action! The Stratos mission team gives an exclusive look at the custom camera systems that will record and broadcast Felix Baumgartner’s stratospheric mission


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