Hornets in Green Bay! Packers/Cowboys Flyover 1/11/15

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Back in December, we brought you some coverage of four F-22 Raptors that visited Green Bay, WI to perform the flyover for the Green Bay Packers. On the weekend of January 11th, Green Bay’s Austin Straubel International Airport hosted more military jets, this time a pair of F-18 Hornets from VFA-131 “Wildcats” at NAS Oceana.… Read more

RCAF Announces Pilot and Theme for 2015 CF-18 Demo Team

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In a press release last Friday, the Royal Canadian Air Force announced that Captain Denis “Cheech” Beaulieu will be the CF-18 Demonstration pilot for the 2015 season. A native of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Capt. Beaulieu joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 2006 with the goal of becoming a fighter pilot. In 2011, he completed CF-18 training… Read more

US Navy and Marine Tactical Demos Are Back for 2015!

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The US Navy and Marine Corps will both participate in aerial demonstrations during the 2015 season, per the Navy/Marine Forum at the International Council of Airshows Convention. The US Navy will support a full Blue Angels and Leap Frogs schedule and 20 Hornet tactical demos. Ten of these tactical hornet demos will be performed by… Read more

[Updated x2] Canadian Forces CF-18 Hornet Demo 2015 Schedule Released

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Here is the 2015 airshow schedule for the Canadian Forces CF-18 Hornet demonstration team! Will you see them in 2015? Let us know! Post on our Facebook page and make sure you share pictures after the show! {Updated 5/19/15 to add Eau Claire} {Updated 4/14/15 to remove Wasaga Beach} {Updated 4/2/15 to remove Waterloo} May… Read more

Avalon Airshow Rumored to Feature F-22 Demo

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Australian Aviation, Australia’s largest selling and most authoritative aviation magazine is reporting that show organizers with the Avalon Airshow say the event will host the F-22 Raptor Demo in 2015. The Avalon Airshow is scheduled to be held Feb 27th through March 1st, 2015. The theme will pay tribute to Anzac and the heroes of… Read more

Raptors in Green Bay: the Packers Veteran’s Day Flyover

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On November 14, 2014, four F-22 Raptors from Langley Air Force Base flew into Austin Straubel International Airport for the flyover of the Green Bay Packers versus the Philadelphia Eagles that following Sunday. With the restrictions on military flyovers being somewhat lifted, military aircraft have been flying over stadiums more frequently in the past few… Read more

2014 MCAS Miramar Air Show – A Beginning and an End

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Excitement is building for the MCAS Miramar Air Show this weekend near San Diego, and two items have come to light as to why this year’s show will be extra special. F-35B JSF Demonstration The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, also named the Lightning II, will perform at the show today, Saturday, and Sunday. This will… Read more