“Fat Albert” C-130 Retires From Blue Angel Duties

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The current “Fat Albert” has flown her last show. Of course, “Fat Albert” is the name given to the C-130 Hercules transport assigned to the famous US Navy Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron. Their current C-130T aircraft (BuNo 164763) has had numerous issues in recent years and saw extended periods of down time for maintenance… Read more

Salute To Veterans Airshow Canceled Due To Flooding Concerns

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Yet another airshow has fallen victim to the devastating flooding that has plagued the Midwest this year. The Salute to Veterans Airshow is held annually on Memorial Day weekend at the Columbia Regional Airport which is located near Columbia, Missouri. However; due to construction, this year the show organizers moved the event 20 minutes south… Read more

D-Day Squadron To Kick Off Epic Journey With Statue Of Liberty Flyover

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Members of the D-Day Squadron, a group of US-based DC-3s and C-47s heading to Europe to mark the 75th anniversary of D-Day in June, are preparing for some special festivities before their epic transatlantic journey. Eleven of the participating aircraft will be gathering in Oxford, Connecticut this week for a series of events to kick… Read more

USAF F-16 Viper Demo Team Updates Schedule, Replaces Oshkosh With RIAT

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In the second major schedule update of the night, the US Air Force’s F-16 Fighting Falcon Demonstration Team released a new 2019 appearance schedule which removes EAA AirVenture and the Milwaukee Air and Water Show. Instead, the team will now perform at the Grand Junction Airshow in Colorado, which the A-10 team was previous scheduled… Read more

[Updated] A-10 Thunderbolt II Demo Team Replaces F-16 Demo At AirVenture And Milwaukee

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Update: Shortly after our original post, the F-16 Fighting Falcon Demo Team released an updated schedule of their own which removed EAA AirVenture and Milwaukee from their schedule, among other changes. Stay tuned for any future updates! Original post: Just days after the US Air Force’s F-35 Lightning II Demonstration Team officially added EAA AirVenture… Read more

AirshowStuff Visits Star Wars Canyon – Photos And Videos Of Low Level Flying!

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Star Wars Canyon has exploded in popularity over the last few years, and in early March we decided to stop by and see what we could catch. As part of a week long trip all around the Southwest – from Davis-Monthan AFB in Tucson up to Nellis AFB in Las Vegas to Star Wars Canyon… Read more

Blue Angels Treat Disney Visitors To Special Epcot Flyover

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Photo Courtesy of Blog Mickey The Blue Angels wowed Disney fans Thursday as they roared over Walt Disney World’s Epcot park. The signature Delta formation for F-18 Hornets made two passes over the area, including a Delta Breakout directly over the iconic Spaceship Earth sphere just after 10am. This morning, the @USNavy Blue Angels flew… Read more

F-35 Demonstration Team To Join F-16 And F-22 Demo Teams At EAA AirVenture 2019

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The “Year of the Fighter” theme at this years EAA AirVenture airshow in Oshkosh, WI just got a boost with the addition of the US Air Force’s F-35 Lightning II Demonstration Team! The team announced the schedule update on social media today. Before this update, EAA was already set to host the F-22 Raptor and… Read more

Chennault International Airshow (Lake Charles, LA) Trades F-16 Demo For F-22 Demo

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The Chennault International Airshow in Lake Charles, Louisiana has had a last minute headliner swap. The US Air Force’s F-16 Fighting Falcon Demonstration Team (better known as the Viper Demo Team) was scheduled to appear, but updated their calendar today to remove the event. At the same time, the F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team announced that… Read more

Blue Angels To Soar Over Epcot Next Week

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Photo: US Navy Blue Angels Walt Disney World visitors will get an extra dose of magic next week when the US Navy Blue Angels perform a pair of flybys over Epcot! On May 2nd, the six Blue Angel F/A-18 Hornets will soar over the park before splitting apart over Spaceship Earth, the iconic geodesic sphere… Read more