New Photo Album – TBM Avenger Gathering 2019

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We have added a new album to our photo gallery! Check out our photos from the 2019 TBM Avenger Gathering and Salute to Veterans Airshow in Peru, IL at the link below. View full photo album: TBM Avenger Gathering 2019 We also have a video playlist from the event on our Youtube channel, including a… Read more

Blue Angels To Headline Expanded Independence Day Celebrations In Washington DC

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The US Navy Blue Angels will headline a series of flyovers and military demonstrations planned for the 4th of July in Washington, DC. The annual celebration of American independence in the nation’s capital is being expanded by President Trump after he witnessed a Bastille Day military parade in France. Details are still limited, but the… Read more

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Organizers Reveal More Features And Attractions For 2019

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Excitement is building for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019, and as the start nears we are getting more and more information on what we can expect. Last night, EAA hosted their annual webinar where Dennis Dunbar and Rick Larsen discussed preparations for the event and outlined plans in more detail than we have heard previously. We’ve… Read more

US Navy Looks To Start Up F-35C Lightning II Demonstrations In 2020

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Quick on the heels of yesterday’s disappointing announcement that the Navy’s Super Hornet Demonstration Team is cancelling all remaining performances this year (Update – the demos may still be happening!) comes some much happier news! The International Council of Air Shows (ICAS) posted that the Navy has tentatively received approval for aerobatic F-35C Lightning II… Read more

All 2019 US Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet Demonstrations Cancelled

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Update 6/27/19 – The Navy Times is reporting that the Facebook post announcing the cancellations was made prematurely, and that the Navy is still debating whether to choose that course of action. The original Facebook post has been taken down until a final decision is made. There may be hope for 2019 demos after all!… Read more

New “Fat Albert” C-130 Expected To Join Blue Angels In 2020

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The US Navy has taken the next step toward getting “Fat Albert Airlines” flying again. The Naval Air Systems Command awarded a $29.7 million contract to the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence this month for a C-130J Hercules aircraft. The C-130 will head to the Blue Angels to serve as their transport. The team retired… Read more

Red Arrows Add Two Canadian Stops To 2019 North American Tour

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The Royal Air Force Red Arrows have announced two additional stops to their 2019 North American tour, which kicks off in August. In addition to their previously announced stops, the famous aerial demonstration team will be visiting Halifax, Nova Scotia on August 7-11 and Vancouver, British Columbia on September 24-27. There are not currently airshows… Read more

EAA Releases “Year Of The Fighter” Daily Airshow Schedule For AirVenture Oshkosh 2019

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EAA has released the preliminary airshow schedule for AirVenture 2019! As usual, this early list is subject to change is outlines what will fly each day, but does not include specific times. However, the list does offer a good look at what to expect, and includes some surprises that we are excited to see! Here… Read more

Wings Over North Georgia Airshow Cancelled In 2019; Will Return In 2020

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The 2019 Wings Over North Georgia airshow has been cancelled. No reason was given for the sudden news, but organizers were quick to focus on 2020, when the US Air Force Thunderbirds will headline the event. The airshow, which takes place in Rome, GA was scheduled for August 31-September 1. They were awarded a spot… Read more

Red Bull Air Race To Cease Operations Following Shortened 2019 Season

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In a stunning turn of events, the Red Bull Air Race series will shut down operations for good following a shortened 2019 season. Red Bull announced the news today, explaining that the air racing did not attract the level of outside interest that other Red Bull events do. The Red Bull style of air racing… Read more