Hawgsmoke 2016 – A-10 Thunderbolt II Action In The Desert

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In the hot Arizona desert south of Tucson lies Davis-Monthan AFB, where aircraft and aircrews representing A-10 units stateside and abroad were present to see who would be the best in the biennial Hawgsmoke competition. Hosted by the previous winners, the 47th Fighter Squadron (FS) known as the Termites, the 2016 Hawgsmoke competition centers around… Read more

TBM Avenger Gathering Kicks Off Summer With A Bang

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Aviation fans got an early treat this year when a whopping ten TBM Avengers came together for one special weekend in April. The event, held at the Illinois Valley Regional Airport in Peru, IL, grew out of an annual private get together organized by local TBM owner Brad Deckert. The idea for this year was… Read more

Airpower Over Hampton Roads Thunders Back To Life With Excellent 2016 Show

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After a five year absence, airplanes and skydivers once again soared through the skies of Hampton, Virginia at Joint Base Langley-Eustis’ Airpower Over Hampton Roads airshow April 22nd-24th, 2016. Langley, which was scheduled to hold an airshow in 2013 but had to cancel it due to sequestration. The return of Airpower Over Hampton Roads kicked… Read more

EAA Skiplane Fly-In 2016 – Oshkosh, WI

Once again, there was plenty of snow on hand for the 2016 edition of the Experimental Aircraft Association’s Skiplane Fly-In at Pioneer Airport. The event took place on relatively cool and overcast February 6th. In all, 28 aircraft from four states flew in for the one day event, and more than 1,000 spectators gathered to… Read more

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015 Photo Albums Uploaded: Over 400 Photos And 50 Videos!

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Hey AirshowStuff fans, all of our full photo albums from EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2015 have been updated with over 400 amazing photos to browse through! Check out some sample images below, and click the links to view the complete albums! EAA AirVenture 2015 – Ryan Sundheimer View full photo album: EAA AirVenture 2015 – Ryan… Read more

Photo Albums Uploaded: Cleveland National Airshow and Battle Creek Airshow 2015

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New photo albums have gone up in our photo gallery! Check out a preview of each below and then be sure to follow the links to view the full albums. Cleveland National Airshow 2015 – Ryan Sundheimer View full photo album: Cleveland National Airshow 2015 – Ryan Sundheimer Battle Creek Airshow 2015 – Patrick Barron… Read more

Heavy Bombers Weekend 2015 Photo Albums Uploaded

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Two new albums have been added to the AirshowStuff photo gallery from Heavy Bombers Weekend 2015 in Madison, WI. We’ve covered the event here in a previous post, but since then it has been announced that the 2016 edition will take place in Janesville, WI instead of Madison. The plan is to rotate between the… Read more

Photo Albums Uploaded: Thunder Over Michigan 2015, Abbotsford Int’l Airshow 2015, and Battle Creek Airshow 2015

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New photo albums have gone up in our photo gallery! Check out a preview of each below and then be sure to follow the links to view the full albums. Thunder Over Michigan Airshow 2015 – Ryan Sundheimer View full photo album: Thunder Over Michigan Airshow 2015 – Ryan Sundheimer Abbotsford International Airshow 2015 –… Read more

Behind The Scenes With The 300mph Jet-Powered School Bus

Earlier this year, we had the fantastic opportunity to go out to the runway with Paul and Therese Stender of Indy Boys Inc. at the Battle Creek Field of Flight Airshow and Balloon Festival. You might recognize their names, but you certainly would recognize the vehicle; the world famous “School Time” jet-powered school bus! There… Read more