Archive for September, 2012

2012 Reno Air Races – Heritage Invitational Award Winners

Posted on September 28th, 2012 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

Here are the 2012 winners of the National Aviation Heritage Invitational. This year the Grand Champion was awarded the Neil A. Armstrong Aviation Heritage Trophy. Congratulations to all who were on the ramp and to those receiving trophies. Take a look at the planes entered in the 2012 National Aviation..
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Space Shuttle Endeavour’s Tour of California

Posted on September 23rd, 2012 · Posted in Gun Camera Videos

Shuttle Endeavour Flyover of Dryden (Entire 27 minute Flyover & Landing) by SpaceVidsNet Shuttle Endeavour Antelope Valley Flyover by AirBoyd Endeavour Salutes Mojave Spaceport by Kevin Baird Endeavour aerial view during Tour of Southern California by NASA Dryden Space Shuttle Endeavour over San Francisco Bay by Moulfrit Productions SCA-Endeavour Griffith..
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50th Anniversary of JFK’s Moon Speech at Rice University

Posted on September 12th, 2012 · Posted in Aviation News

Here is the original, unedited speech by President John F. Kennedy given on September 12, 1962 at Rice University near Houston, Texas expressing the commitment of the United States of landing an astronaut on the Moon. Here is Dr. Buzz Aldrin’s remarks on the 50th anniversary of the speech. Here..
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92-year-old World War II bomber pilot restores German V2 rocket

Posted on September 6th, 2012 · Posted in Pilots & Everyone Else

Helping to restore a German V2 rocket has brought back a flood of memories for 92-year-old World War II bomber pilot, Harry Howe. Towards the end of the war almost 3,000 people were killed by V2s. Stirling pilot Harry Howe and his crew bombed the factory where they were made,..
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Double Ace – Col. Ralph Parr

Posted on September 3rd, 2012 · Posted in Pilots & Everyone Else

Retired Col. Ralph Parr flew a P-38 Lightning in World War II and an F-86 Sabre during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He is the only military member to be award the Distinguished Service Cross and the Air Force Cross. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Vernon Young Jr.)..
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Marine MV-22 Ospreys Showcase New Weapon System

Posted on September 1st, 2012 · Posted in Aviation News

The 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit has a new, unique weapon to add to its MV-22 Ospreys – capable of firing 3,000 rounds per minute. The 24th MEU’s Aviation Combat Element, Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron 261 (Reinforced), received and mounted several Defense Weapon Systems at Camp Buehring, Kuwait, July 29, 2012,..
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