Hitting one of those hard-to-miss pylons
Red Bull Air Race
September 22, 2007 San Diego, CA
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Video of the race (Note: Do not click on Full Screen)
This update is fairly long. Just look at the summaries and view only those articles which look like they may be of interest to you.
Minutes of the Airport Commission – July 11, 2007
Current meeting agenda of the Chandler Airport Commission Includes Date, Time and Place
City of Chandler scheduled meetings
Viewer – It has come to our attention
that some readers are unable to view articles because they do not have
PowerPoint Viewer on their computer. If
you click on this URL, you can download PowerPoint Viewer 2003. The download is free.
Aviation News – Selected latest news articles.
Photos – You can’t be afraid of heights and do this job. Courtesy of, member Bob Earl.
B-40 Mailplane - The first Model 40 was built for a 1925 U.S. Post
Office competition as a replacement for the converted military de Havillands
that had carried the airmail since 1918.
Courtesy of member Jim Parish
Landing – (Video 2.5 mb – Make it full screen) Sit
in the cockpit and view a carrier landing.
Courtesy of member Bob Earl.
B-29 - The world’s largest Radio Controlled model plane – 1/5 scale. Click on the lower right corner of the
menus’ to enlarge to full screen.
Courtesy of member Bob Earl
Voltage Power Worker – (Video 5.0 mb) –
Dangerous work on high voltage power lines.
Courtesy of member Richard Peak
q Paragliding Adventure (in the front seat) with Mitch
Bogden – I think this
may be the first time Marc Chirico has ridden tandem in the front seat. He is an instructor and rides in the aft
WOW!! ... Tumbling (Looping) Paraglider Aerobatics
on the Personal Blimp – Dan Nachbar is
constructing a new Personal Blimp named Hugo in memory of Hugo Eckner, It will be somewhat more streamlined.
Do you hate to fly the airlines? A Look at the West African version could
change your perspective.
largest helicopters in the world – Plus the largest plane in the world.
Force Anniversaries – Courtesy of member Tom Malthaner
– America’s new fighter with text.
Courtesy of member Bob Earl
eFlyer If you are searching for a
plane to buy, you may want to subscribe to the free monthly Barnstormers
email. Lots of other interesting
information also. Courtesy of member Gary Vacin
Travel Tips – Bob Green has been a member of SLAC for many years. We are saddened to learn that he and his
wife, Barbara, are moving to Sun City, Texas.
Bob has given us Travel Tips for a long time and many
readers have benefited from his tips..
Weather Service Enhanced Radar –
National and Regional. Courtesy of
member Bob Earl
Email – Some excellent does and don’ts.
Well worth reading.
Courtesy of member Harold Thomas
Peigneur, LA – Very interesting event that drained an 11 foot deep, 1,300
acre fresh water lake and re-filled it to make a 1,300 foot deep salt water
lake. Story and video. Courtesy of member Eugene Evans
Interesting And Timely True Stories From Snopes – A couple of them apply to
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