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Sunday, November 29, 2009

On the Ramp with The AeroShell Team from Airspeed by Stephen Force (Steve Tupper)
These are the show notes to an audio episode. The AeroShell Team has been thrilling airshow audiences for years with a low and precise four-ship T-6 formation aerobatics demonstration. I caught up with the team this summer at the Battle Creek Field of Flight Airshow and Balloon Festival.

Sunday, November 22, 2009

Sky's the limit for French female pilot - Jordan Times
AMMAN –– Anticipation gripped the audience before the Patrouille de France (PAF) took to the skies over Mafraq on Sunday. ...
Jack Beckman news - Motorsport.com
Derek Routt, the Thunderbirds Operations Officer who has logged more than 2500 hours of flight time in the F-16, launched from Nellis Air Force Base. ...

First female Red Arrow comes from RAF Marham - Watton and Swaffham Times

THE first female pilot to join the Red Arrows team has spoken about her “awesome job” for the first time since she started training with the prestigious ...

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Aerial Displays Wow Show's Spectators - Khaleej Times

The programme ended as it began, with another acrobatic aerial display, this time from the Italian Air Force's Frecce Tricolori (translated as 'The ..

Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Kirsty is proof women really can reach for the skies - Belfast Telegraph
Then we heard the roar from the skies as the Red Arrows practised overhead and we laughed in exhilaration. I am sure the flypast must be the Queen's ...

Monday, November 16, 2009

Kirsty Moore joins Red Arrows video - You Fly, Girl by Cathy Gale
Flight Lieutenant Kirsty Moore, 32 yrs.,has joined the team, based at RAF Scampton- Lincs., home of the famous 617 squadron-The Dam Busters.
Flt Lt Moore is a local Lincolnshire girl, from Stamford, last station was RAF Marham in Norfolk,near Kings Lynn.,joining the Royal Air Force in 1998...
Thunderbirds wow crowd at Nellis AFB - Las Vegas Sun
F-16 jets in the US Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron Thunderbirds perform during the 2009 Aviation Nation air show Saturday at Nellis Air Force Base. ...
Blue Angels go out with a bang - Pensacola News Journal
Pensacola Naval Air Station officials estimated more than 147000 people turned out for the second day of the Blue Angels homecoming air show Saturday, ...
French Pilots Open Air Display - DefenseNews.com
DUBAI РThe élite Patrouille de France aerobatic team are due to open the flying displays at 2 pm local time here, to be followed by the Rafale strike ...
'The French Patrol' thrills crowds with daredevil display - Khaleej Times
Daredevil stunt team the Patrouille de France (translated as 'The French Patrol') kicked off proceedings, enchanting crowds at the Airport Expo with a ...
Season wraps up today with day/night shows - Pensacola News Journal
The Blue Angels began their final air show of 2009 under pristine blue skies, allowing thousands of screaming fans to soak up the sun along with the roar of ...
Killed air show pilot named - News24.com
The Silver Falcons, the Air Force's official aerobatic team, flew a missing man formation after it was announced that Stock had died. ...

A perfect homecoming - Pensacola News Journal

The Blue Angels began their final air show of 2009 under pristine blue skies, allowing thousands of screaming fans to soak up the sun along with the roar of ...

Sunday, November 15, 2009

The Blue Angels take to the sky - WALA-TV FOX10

That's how our flight briefing started. I climbed aboard with a handicam strapped to my wrist and it only got more intense once the plane took off. ...

Blue Angels ready to fly - Pensacola News Journal

The Pensacola mom, an air show veteran, has a game plan. DiRusso knows exactly where to park, what to bring and who to look for during her beloved Blue ...

Coming Home: Blue Angels Shows Today, Saturday - NorthEscambia.com

... Patty Wagstaff will be pushing her Extra 300S to its limits and Dale Snodgrass will fly his P-51 Mustang as part of the Air Force Heritage flight. ...

Editorial: The Blue Angels team: The best in the business - Pensacola News Journal

With 43 members of the Blue Angels' support team leaving after this weekend's season-ending airshow, it is an appropriate time to acknowledge the men and ...

No. 2 pilot ready for last show - Pensacola News Journal

A Blue Angels' pilot is about the closest thing the Navy has to a rock star. "There's nothing better than going around, touring America and representing the ...

The last of a Blue Angels tradition - WALA-TV FOX10

PENSACOLA NAS - The economy is hurting even the Blue Angels. After this weekend, they will no longer use booster jets on Fat Albert. ...

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Blue Angels: Show lineup, parking, what to take - Pensacola News Journal
David Graham in a Heritage Flight formation with a P-47 Thunderbolt piloted by Tom Gregory. • "Fat Albert," the Blue Angels' C-130, ...
The first woman to become a Red Arrows pilot said today she had been inspired to join the RAF by her father. Flight Lieutenant Kirsty Moore, 32, ...
Suryakirans thrill Nagpurians - Times of India
Despite clouds playing spoilsport, the spectacular show by Indian Air Force aerobatic team Suryakiran and skydiving team Akash Ganga still managed to thrill the visitors at Air Force station Sonegaon on Wednesday. Presence of clouds over the

Red Arrows get female pilot - BBC News

The Red Arrows, the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, unveils its 2010 line-up - and for the first time, it includes a female pilot. ...

UP IN THE AIR: Jets ready to roar at Nellis air show - Las Vegas Review – Journal

The eighth consecutive Las Vegas air show is expected to draw more than 100000 spectators to the base, according to a Nellis spokesman, making it the ...

Blue Angels leave lasting memories - Pensacola News Journal

Once Berkenkamp, the Blue Angels' avionics supervisor, hitched a white-knuckle ride on one of the team's F/A-18 Hornets, taking a dip on a theme park ...

Suryakirans thrill Nagpurians - Times of India

"This is the first time we are performing at an air show. It is an immense honour for us and a proud moment," said Shubham Banabakode, a student who played ...

Sunday, November 8, 2009

Indian Air Force stages air show in Raipur - VideosFromIndia
An air show by Indian Air Force (IAF) enthralled the locals in Raipur on Saturday. The two-day gala air show was held on the occasion of 'Chhattisgarh Rajyotsav-2009, marking the ninth year of the state ...
Dolphin's coach will be flying high on Tuesday - Gulf Coast Newspapers
By the time 2009 is in the books, the Blue Angels aflight Demonstration Squadron will have performed 69 air shows at 35 different sites across the United ...

Friday, November 6, 2009

Thunderbirds Roar Into Town For Homestead Air Show - CBS4 Miami
The U.S. Air Force's jet fighter show squadron The Thunderbirds roared into Homestead Air Force Base Thursday for this weekend's "Wings Over Homestead Air Show." The free shows, which will...
A Homecoming For Some Blue Angels Team Members - First Coast News
But just as important to the Blue Angels' heart stopping show is all the work that goes into it on the ground. "It's an honor to be associated with a ...
Jacksonville Sea & Sky Spectacular has all the flight stuff - Florida Times-Union
The Blue Angels cutline goes ehre and goe sher. The Blue Angels cutline goes ehre and goe sher. The Blue Angels cutline goes ehre and goe ...
Judith Henderson takes flight with the Blue Angels - Whittier Daily News
Judith Henderson, Ph.D., wife of Whittier Mayor Bob Henderson, was invited to fly with the Blue Angels the Wednesday before the air show at Miramar ...

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Wings Over Homestead
After a 17 year absence, the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will once again fly over the skies of Homestead ARB. The world famous jet fighter acrobatic team will headline the "Wing's Over Homestead" Air Show, Nov. 7 - 8, 2009, at Homestead Air Reserve Base.
Blue Angels Defy Gravity This Weekend - News4Jax.com
While the Blue Angles are entertaining, their air show is a snapshot of reality. Their maneuvers cross over to military tactics. ...

Air Force Reserve pilot from Palmetto Bay to fly with Thunderbirds - MiamiHerald.com

But some high-flying action whisks him and family back home this weekend for the Homestead Air Reserve Base's Wings Over Homestead Air Show. ...

'Angels' flying here? - Andalusia Star-News

Andalusia Homecoming 2010 organizers are trying to schedule the US Navy's “Blue Angels” for a show next ...

Students Experience Blue Angels Simulator - News4Jax.com

Math and science lessons came to life for some high school students, as they experienced the Navy's Blue Angels simulator. The simulator visited Trinity ...

Red Arrows will move to new home base Waddington - (aerobaticteams.net)
In 2011 the RAF aerobatic team Red Arrows is planed to move to new home at Waddington Air Base, Lincolnshire...

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

The new Chinese J-10 fighter painted in August 1st colors - (aerobaticteams.net)
Its look like the Chinese Air Force has an idea to equip its aerobatic teams August 1st with J-10. For incoming 60th anniversary of National Day military parade in Tiananmen Square at Nov 11...
Thunderbirds wrap up 2009 Far East Tour via Air Combat Command
The U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron left their home at Nellis Air Force Base, Nev., six weeks ago to embark on a whirlwind journey that took them halfway around the world.
Thunderbirds Soar Over Homestead In Free Air Show - CBS 4
Read more in our Privacy Policy The world famous Thunderbirds will headline the air show at Homestead Air Reserve Base. For the first time since Hurricane ...
First female Thunderbird to make special appearance at museum via National Museum of the USAF Top Stories
Maj. Nicole Malachowski, who became well known as the first female pilot on any U.S. jet demonstration team, will discuss "America's Women Military Aviators: From WASP, to Thunderbirds, to the Future" at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 17 at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.
Red Arrow pilot cleared over RAF Cranwell crash - Sleaford Today
A RED Arrows top gun has been let off by the RAF's top brass after writing off a £5million Hawk jet when he failed to put the wheels down to land. ...

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Silver Falcon's passenger eject incidentally - (aerobaticteams.net)
Civilian passenger who flew with South African Air Force aerobatic team Silver Falcons on Wednesday Oct 28 at Langebaanweg Air Force Base, ejected from th back seat of the Pilatus PC-7 Mk. II Astra.

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