[UPDATED] Thunder Over Louisville Announces Lineup – USAF Thunderbirds and Super Hornet No Longer Performing

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UPDATE [2:47pm]: We are hearing reports that more restrictions have been imposed on the performers than previously announced. Rumor has it that acts such as the T-33 Shooting Star (“Ace Maker”) and F-86 Sabre will also be restricted to non-aerobatic maneuvers. We will update further as we learn more. ORIGINAL POST: Thunder Over Louisville announced… Read more

Canadian Forces Snowbirds Add Four New Dates to 2015 Schedule

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Recently the Snowbirds have announced four additions to their 2015 schedule. We already reported on the cancellation of the show in Waterloo, ON and subsequent announcement that the Snowbirds will be performing in Evansville, IN that weekend instead. In addition to that change, the team has added performances in Winston-Salem, NC on May 13th, Saint-Isidore,… Read more

US Navy: Blue Angels Will Transition To Unmanned Aircraft Next Year

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In a surprise announcement today, the US Navy announced that the Blue Angels will transition from their current F-18 Hornets to unmanned F-47 aircraft for their next airshow season. The team will still fly a full ‘delta’ aerobatic routine, including tight formations, using six of the cutting edge drones. The only difference is that the… Read more

Vectren Shrinersfest (Evansville, IN) Adds Canadian Snowbirds to Lineup

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The Vectren Shrinersfest made a huge announcement for Midwestern airshow fans this morning; the Canadian Forces Snowbirds will now be appearing in addition to the previously scheduled Blue Angels. Shrinersfest will take the place of the Waterloo Airshow, which canceled earlier this month, on the Snowbirds’ schedule. Shrinersfest faced some challenges itself this year; in… Read more

Blue Angels Bring Magic of Flight to Disney’s Magic Kingdom

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Visitors to Disney World’s Magic Kingdom were treated to a special appearance by the US Navy Blue Angels today. The team stopped by the park while transiting between NAS Pensacola and Melbourne, FL, where they will be performing this weekend. The signature six-ship delta formation flew over the park and down Main Street USA before… Read more

FLYOVER ALERT: Super Bowl XLIX

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Airshow fans! Tune into NBC Sunday at 6pm to see the USAF Thunderbirds flyover the Super Bowl! Six red, white, and blue F-16 Fighting Falcons from the USAF’s aerial demonstration squadron will flyover around 6pm Eastern time at the end of the National Anthem to showcase the pride and professionalism of the United States Air… Read more

Blue Angels Support the Snowball Express

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Each year, the Snowball Express brings together children of fallen military heroes from across the world for 5 days, to allow them to make new memories, friends and honor and remember their parent’s sacrifice with kids who have experienced the same pain of losing a parent. This year, participants are gathering in Fort Worth, TX… Read more

2015 Demonstration Team Schedules Bring Much Excitement and a Few Surprises

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Suddenly, there were schedules. Every year, the highlight of the International Council of Air Shows convention in Las Vegas is the release of the following years demonstration team schedules, and this year proved no exception. In a flurry of activity we shared the schedules here on the AirshowStuff blog: 2015 USAF Thunderbirds Schedule 2015/2016 US… Read more

[Updated] Breitling Jet Team 2015 North American Tour Schedule Released

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The Breitling Jet Team from Europe will be making a North American tour in 2015! They will be preforming for almost the entire season and covering both coasts with plenty of stops in between. Update: As of June 2nd, the schedule on the Breitling site and the Cleveland airshow website no longer lists Cleveland as… Read more