With recent FAA data revealing that aircraft bird strikes in the United States continue to pose a significant threat to both civil and military aviation, the services of the Bird Strike Committee USA are more necessary than ever before…
Chicago Rockford International Airport is the venue for the rock Airfest 2012 on June 2-3. Promoted as a “Celebration of Freedom” this family-fun event will be featuring the spectacular US Air Force Thunderbirds…
Researching and studying the holes that are made by aircraft in clouds, referred to as canals or hole-punches, has revealed very interesting facts for researchers. A team of researchers concentrated on six airports in particular, including the very busy Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. By looking at the effect that aircraft had on the clouds, it was found that their disruption of the clouds could lead to either snowfall or rain within a sixty mile radius around the airport. The unusual holes can therefore set off a reaction to create additional rain or snow.
Located in a picturesque setting alongside the Hood River at the Oregon airport, the Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum (WAAAM) is home to an impressive collection, including more than 80 aircraft and over 130 automobiles, motorcycles, tractors and military jeeps, the majority of which are still in good working order. With over two acres of indoor hangar displays, a visit to the WAAAM is not dependent on the weather and is a great venue for a family outing. Moreover, on the second Saturday of every month the displays get mobile, with planes taking off and landing, and antique vehicles cranking up to go.
The 15th Annual Indianapolis Air Show has much to offer visitors. A number of aerial performances will take place and included in the line-up is Red Eagle Air Sports, The American Military Heritage Foundation’s Lockheed PV-2 “Harpoon”, and Billy Werth. Static displays will include the US Civil Air Patrol, Grace on Wings, KC-135R Cockpit Mocup [...]
A great day out for the family, the Valkaria Air Fest 2011 will feature a number of exciting activities, including the newly introduced Aviation Flea Market. Visitors can enjoy aerobatics and aerial demonstrations by Patty Wagstaff, Gene McNeely, Corky Fornof, John Black, Mark Sorenson, Chuck Vincent, Skydive Sebastian, Fred Cabanas and more. The static aircraft [...]
2011 will be the 36th Anniversary of the air show at Cable Airport. Activities at this exciting event will include the Freedom Skydivers, Corona RC Club, Flight Demonstrations, interactive opportunities for children and a car show. Stars of the show include Rob Harrison, Frank Donnelly, Seamus McCoughley, Mike Montgomery, and Steve Stavrakakis. Date: 8 & [...]
The Leesburg Executive Airport 2010 Air Show will be hosted on 23 October 2010, and the entry to the show is free of charge. Magnificent aerial and static displays will be available, with displays of flight schools, experimental aircraft, helicopters and aircraft manufacturers on the ground. In the air, visitors can look forward to seeing [...]
The theme of the 2010 Tuscaloosa Air Show will be Salute To All Veterans, offering four hours of breathtaking aerial displays, each day of the air show. Held at the Tuscaloosa Regional Airport from the 8th to the 9th of May 2010, this year’s event will feature some of the best performers in the aviation [...]
Gyroplane enthusiasts from all over the country will be attending the Bensen Days 2010 event, as it is dedicated to these fascinating aircrafts. It will be the events’ 37th celebration, and will be focused on paying tribute to one of history’s most celebrated gyroplane pioneers, namely Igor Bensen. Benson Days 2010 will be hosted by [...]