FORT WORTH, Texas – Frenchman Nicolas Ivanoff won the Red Bull Air Race held over the weekend of Sept. 6-7 at Texas Motor Speedway with a time of 54.118 seconds. Britain’s Nigel Lamb took second in 54.253 and Canada’s Pete McLeod finished third in 54.666.
The Virginia Beach Airport will once again host the Military Aviation Museum’s World War I airshow Oct. 4-5. This year’s show commemorates the 100th anniversary of the start of the war, museum officials note.
The annual weekend airshow will include re-enactors, as well as flights of rarely seen aircraft from the first World War.
For more information: 757-721-Prop or VBairshow.com
STORY and PHOTOS By HAYMAN TAM
Colorado is the home of several airshows and mile-high airshow fans turned out in force to welcome the birth of a new airshow in the state. The inaugural Pikes Peak Regional Air Show took place in August at Colorado Springs Airport (COS). The show benefits two museums in Colorado Springs: The National Museum of World War II Aviation and the Peterson Air and Space Museum.
The Scheme Designers Scavenger Hunt at this year’s AirVenture drew contestants of all ages and nationalities. Ultimately, the winners of the scavenger hunt was a team of sisters, Amelia Stagg, 11, and Piper Stagg, 9, of Lancaster, Pa. (shown in the photo below with Craig Barnett, Scheme Designers president).
LiveAirshowTV has released its annual preview of the planes participating in the National Aviation Heritage Invitational during the Reno Air Races. This year over 25 planes are entered.
CULPEPER, Va. — Culpeper Air Fest will serve as a home base on Friday, Oct. 10 for the ground-breaking Potomac Flight, a unique flyover of Washington D.C.’s greatest landmarks including the Pentagon and Arlington National Cemetery.
This once-in-a-lifetime flight will feature the North American T-6 Texans, [Read more...]
By MICHAEL TAYLOR, Silver Wings Fraternity PAO
The Silver Wings Fraternity Aviation Scholarship Foundation will host its 2014 annual convention in Pensacola, Florida, from Oct. 2-4.
SocialFlight, a web and mobile app for finding events and interesting places to fly, is expanding worldwide. This includes international aviation events, airports and Points-of-Interest (POIs) within walking distance of airports and aviation events. Local aviation METAR weather is also provided for most airports.
Following this latest expansion, SocialFlight now contains nearly 30,000 airports around the globe and 300,000 restaurants, hotels, attractions, transportation options, campgrounds and aviation businesses — all within walking distance of an airport or aviation event.