Colorado Highway Named In Honor Of Marine Capt. Jeff Kuss, Blue Angel #6

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A new sign now stands as an honor to fallen Blue Angel #6. Colorado Highway 3 just outside of Durango has been renamed as the Capt. Jeff Kuss Memorial Highway in honor of the Marine pilot. The announcement comes nearly a year after the tragic accident in Smyrna, TN in which Kuss lost his life.… Read more

Smyrna, Tennessee Announces Memorial For Fallen Blue Angel Capt. Jeff Kuss

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The mayor of Smyrna, Tennessee announced plans today for a memorial to Blue Angels pilot Capt. Jeff “Kooch” Kuss, who was killed in a crash while preparing for the Great Tennessee Airshow in the city last June. The memorial will feature a retired F/A-18 Hornet in Blue Angel colors, on loan from the National Naval… Read more

Hawgsmoke 2016 – A-10 Thunderbolt II Action In The Desert

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In the hot Arizona desert south of Tucson lies Davis-Monthan AFB, where aircraft and aircrews representing A-10 units stateside and abroad were present to see who would be the best in the biennial Hawgsmoke competition. Hosted by the previous winners, the 47th Fighter Squadron (FS) known as the Termites, the 2016 Hawgsmoke competition centers around… Read more

Last Surviving Martin Mars – World’s Largest Flying Seaplane – To Appear At EAA AirVenture 2016

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EAA recently announced that this year, the Martin JRM Mars water bomber will appear for the first time at EAA AirVenture. It will perform during the airshow several times throughout the week and will be parked near the seaplane base for up-close spectator viewing. The aircraft is unable to actually land at Wittman Regional Airport… Read more

Airshow Pilots Prepare For 2016 Season

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The long winter stretch with little or no airshow activity is almost over! Soon the roar of jet engines and the sound of spinning props will ripple through the air, letting airshow fans know that the flying season is upon us! A few airshows have already occurred this year – AIR FIESTA 2016 occurred in… Read more

Canadian Forces CF-18 Hornet Demo 2016 Schedule Released

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Here is the 2016 airshow schedule for the Canadian Forces CF-18 Hornet demonstration team! Will you see them in 2016? Let us know! Post on our Facebook page and make sure you share pictures after the show! 2016 Appearance Schedule Updated 2/28/16 – Latest updates are in bold April 29-May 1 – MCAS Cherry Point,… Read more

US Army Golden Knights 2016 Schedule Released

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Here is the 2016 airshow schedule for the United States Army Golden Knights! Will you see them in 2016? Let us know! Post on our Facebook page and make sure you share pictures after the show! Remember that there are two teams for the Golden Knights, some some dates list two shows. It is not… Read more

US Navy Blue Angels 2016 Airshow Schedules Released

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Here is the 2016 airshow schedule for the United States Navy Blue Angels! Will you see them in 2016? Let us know! Post on our Facebook page and make sure you share pictures after the show! 2016 Appearance Schedule Updated 9/20/16 – Latest updates are in bold March 12: NAF El Centro, CA March 19-20:… Read more

Canadian Forces Snowbirds 2016 Airshow Schedule Released

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Here is the 2016 Canadian Forces Snowbirds schedule. Will you see them in 2016? Let us know! Post on our Facebook page and make sure you share pictures after the show! 2016 Appearance Schedule Updated 2/28/16 – Latest updates are in bold April 29 Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan May 7-8 – Fort Lauderdale, Florida May 11… Read more