Tue, Jul 25, 2006
Now, THIS Is A Jet!
As promised, Air Force Captain and Wisconsin native Kyle Wilson
screamed into AirVenture 2006 Monday in his B-1 Lancer at 1430...
right on time.
As ANN reported in June, Captain Wilson is a member of the 34th
Bomb Squadron from Ellsworth Air Force Base, and his story is an
incredible one. Diagnosed with cancer in 2001, Wilson battled the
disease and was able to continue his career as a combat pilot. To
cope with the uncertainty during his treatment, he tackled building
ANN had front row flightline seats for the arrival, and Kyle and
his beloved “BONE” didn’t disappoint.
“It’s just a pretty airplane, really slick.”
said David Hampton from Chicago. He flew in on Sunday with Greg
Waligroski, of Lafayette, CO in Greg’s Kitfox.
“Impressive, the afterburner flyby... just an incredible
amount of power.”
Shortly after shutdown, ANN spoke with Captain Wilson about his
homecoming. “It’s just an awesome feeling to show up,
taxi in and see 30 or 40 of your friends and family sitting there
waiting to greet you, and another couple hundred or a thousand
people sitting here watching us…its just awesome.
The B-1B will be parked at AeroShell Square until it departs on
Friday, July 28.
Will Become President And CEO Of The National Safety Council NTSB Chair Deborah A. P. Hersman is stepping down from her position. The announcement came in a brief statement posted >[...]
ANN Announces AEA 2014 Convention Aero-TV Live Webcast Schedule The staff of the Aero-News Network is hard at work in preparation for its FIFTH LIVE EVENT Coverage of the 57th Annu>[...]
Also: Russian 'Bear' For Sale, Project Morpheus, Bahamas Jacks Prices On GA, AC/DC Drummer Keeps Ticket This year’s Women in Aviation Conference, the 25th such event, was to >[...]
One of GA's True Leaders Sets A Course For Her Constituency's Survival Original Webcast, 04.17.13: Like each year before it, the 2013 AEA Convention and trade show had much to boas>[...]
AD NUMBER: 2014-05-06 PRODUCT: Eurocopter Deutschland GmbH (ECD) Model EC135 and MBB-BK 117 C-2 helicopters.>[...]