Monthly Archives: September, 2013

F-22 Raptor

I have been interested in aeroplanes for some time and After having visited RAF Cosford and Duxford and various other fantastic aviation museums a few times over the years as well as seeing various Air Shows and seeing The Battle of Britain Memorial flight and Red Arrows numerous times,  I have developed a really keen …

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Apache AH-64 Helicopter

The Boeing/Hughes AH-64 Apache helicopter first flew on 30 September 1975. The Boeing AH-64 Apache is a four-blade, twin-engine attack helicopter with a tailwheel-type landing gear arrangement, and a tandem cockpit for a two-man crew. Originally, the Apache started life as the Model 77 developed by Hughes Helicopters for the United States Army’s Advanced Attack Helicopter program to replace the AH-1 Cobra, and was first flown on 30 September …

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Jumbo Jet Debuts 1968

The Boeing 747 wasrolled out and shown to the public for the first time at the Boeing Everett Factory on September 30 1968. The Boeing 747 is a wide-body commercial airliner and cargo transport aircraft, often referred to by its original nickname, Jumbo Jet, or Queen of the Skies. It is among the world’s most recognizable aircraft and was the first wide-body ever produced. Manufactured …

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Standing on the edge of the Hoover Dam – happy birthday David Berbe

David Barbe, American bass player and producer with the American alternative rock band Sugar was born 30 September 1963s. Formed in 1992, Sugar were led by the singer and guitarist Bob Mould (ex-Hüsker Dü), alongside bassist David Barbe (ex-Mercyland) and drummer Malcolm Travis (ex-Human Sexual Response)Their first concert was on February 20, 1992, at the 40 Watt Club in Athens, Georgia, after a few weeks warming …

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Get it on -Tribute to Marc Bolan

Marc Bolan, English singer/songwriter musician with Glam Rock band T.Rex was Born September 30th 1947. Formed in 1967  T.Rex originally formed as Tyrannosaurus Rex, After a solitary performance as a four-piece the group immediately broke up. Bolan retained the services of percussionist Steve Peregrin Took and the duo began performing acoustic material. The combination of …

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tribute to Tintoretto

Ialian artist Tintoretto was born 29  September 1518 in Venice. His real name was Jacopo Comin, and he was a notable exponent of theRenaissance school. For his phenomenal  energy in painting he was termed Il Fuioso. His work is characterized by its musculr figures, dramatic gestures, and bold use of perspective in the Mannerist style, while maintaining color and …

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tribute to Caravaggio

Italian artist Michelangelo Merisi or Amerighi da Caravaggio; was born 29 September 1571. He was active in Rome, Naples, Malta, andSicily between 1592 (1595?) and 1610. And his paintings, which combine a realistic observation of the human state, both physical and emotional, with a dramatic use of lighting, had a formative influence on the Baroque school of painting. Caravaggio trained as a …

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World Rabies Day

World Rabies Day is an international campaign coordinated by the Global Alliance for Rabies Control, a non-profit organization with headquarters in the United States and the United Kingdom. It is a United Nations Observance and has been endorsed by international human and veterinary health organizations such as the World Health Organization the Pan American Health Organization, the …

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World Heart Day

The 29 September is World Heart Day. It was set up by The World Heart Federation which is a nongovernmental organization based in Geneva, Switzerland dedicated to the prevention and control of heart disease and heart foundations from over 100 countries covering the regions of Asia-Pacific, Europe, East Mediterranean, the Americas and Africa.The World Heart Federation traces its origins to the International …

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TSR 2

The British TSR-2 aircraft XR219 makes its maiden flight from Boscombe Down in Wiltshire.28September 1964. The British Aircraft Corporation TSR-2 was a cancelled Cold War strike andreconnaissance aircraft developed by the British Aircraft Corporation (BAC) for the Royal Air Force (RAF) in the late 1950s and early 1960s. The TSR-2 was designed to penetrate a well-defended forward battle area at low altitudes and very high speeds, and then attack high-value …

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