CF-18 Hornet Demo Team Unveils Amazing Battle of Britain Paint Scheme For 2015

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Every year, the Canadian Forces CF-18 Hornet demonstration aircraft features a new and unique paint scheme with a special meaning behind it. The colorful and symbolic designs are an immensely pleasant departure from the typical shades of gray, and airshow fans look forward to the new scheme being unveiled before each season. This year the… Read more

Fan Submissions: Theme Week 16 – Military Heavy Lifters

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Thank you to all of our fans for submitting to our Military Heavy Lifters theme week! Once again we had over 100 submissions from our fantastic fans. We posted some of our favorite military heavy lifter photos throughout the week, and asked you to share some of your own shots to be featured right here… Read more

B-52 Stratofortress to Attend EAA AirVenture 2015

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The Experimental Aircraft Association announced today that for the first time ever, a USAF B-52 Stratofortress bomber will be on static display throughout the week long AirVenture airshow in Oshkosh this July. In the announcement, EAA pointed out that although B-52s have performed flybys during past AirVentures, none has ever landed to be put on… Read more

Pilots Safe – Two Aircraft Collide and Crash at LIMA 2015

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Four pilots have been found safe after two aircraft collided and crashed during practice at the Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace exhibition (LIMA 2015) in Malaysia. The pilots and aircraft were part of the Jupiter aerobatics team, Indonesia’s Air Force aerobatic display team. The team performs with six Korean-built KT-1B Woongbi trainer aircraft that closely… Read more

EAA AirVenture 2015: Exciting Announcements

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EAA has made some exciting announcements recently regarding featured aircraft and performers at AirVenture 2015. Of course AirVenture is always packed with special things, but here are some of the biggest unveils of late. USMC Harrier Demo AirVenture will be getting some additional jet noise thanks to the inclusion of the US Marine Corps’ AV-8B… Read more

[Updated x3] 2015 US Navy F-18 Hornet Demo Team Schedules Released

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Updated (3/15/15): The US Navy Tac Demo Facebook page has released the break down of C, E, and F model demonstrations during the seaon. We have rearranged the schedule below to more clearly display the lineup for each model. NAS Oceana will of course feature both the F/A-18C and F/A-18F demos, as VFA-106 is based… Read more

2015 USAF Heritage Flight Conference Concludes Successfully

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Each year warbird pilots and USAF Air Combat Command demonstration pilots meet at Davis-Monthan AFB in Tucson, AZ to practice formation flying for the upcoming airshow season. This year’s conference included both the F-22 Raptor Demo Team and the F-16 Viper Demo Team, as well as a bunch of the nation’s most famous warbirds! Civilian… Read more

2015 USAF F-22 Raptor Demonstration Schedule Released

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The much-anticipated schedule for the United States Air Force’s F-22 Raptor demo was just released by Air Combat Command. Check your calendars and put in your time-off requests now, because here is where you can find the Raptor flying this year: Mar 21-22 – Melbourne, FL Mar 28-29 – Tuscaloosa, AL Apr 11-12 – Tyndall… Read more

2015 F-16 Fighting Falcon Demo Team Schedule

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The USAF’s Air Combat Command has released the 2015 Fighting Falcon Demo Team (aka Viper East) schedule! Will you see the team this year? They will perform 15 shows in both the United States and Canada! Mar 21-22 – Melbourne, FL Apr 11-12 – MCAS Beaufort, SC May 30-31 – North Kingstown, RI June 20 Read more

USMC AV-8B Harrier II and MV-22 Osprey Schedule Announced

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The United States Marine Corps (USMC) has released the AV-8B Harrier II and MV-22 Osprey schedules for this year’s airshow season. If you’re a fan of VTOL hardware, get excited because here are the dates and places where you catch them in action! MV-22 Osprey Mar 21 – Melbourne Air and Space Show- Melbourne, FL… Read more