Bomber Heritage To Be Honored At Barksdale AFB Air Show With B-17/B-29/B-52 Formation Flight

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In a post on the Commemorative Air Force B-29/B-24 Squadron’s Facebook page, it was announced that their B-29 Superfortress “Fifi” will be participating in a historic flight at the upcoming Barksdale AFB Defenders of Liberty Air Show, to be held on 30 April and 1 May this year. The post detailed that Fifi will be… Read more

Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Airshow Canceled For 2016; Snowbirds To Perform At New Show In Georgia Instead

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Citing sponsorship issues, the 2016 edition of the Wings And Waves Air Show in Daytona Beach, scheduled for October 8-9, has been canceled. In an interview with the Daytona Beach News Journal, Bill Hampton, senior VP for external relations and chief marketing officer for ERAU said “We just simply didn’t fill (the airshow) with the… Read more

US Navy Blue Angels And USAF Thunderbirds Adopt Chemtrail Smoke To Aid Recruitment

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Chemtrails aren’t just for airliners anymore! Unconfirmed reports have surfaced today that the US Navy Blue Angels and US Air Force Thunderbirds have begun using a new type of airshow smoke this year. The smoke will contain chemicals, such as Dihydrogen Monoxide, designed to induce a strong sense of awe and patriotism in anyone exposed… Read more

Video Highlight: USAF Thunderbirds and Canadian Snowbirds – 2014 Performances

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The 2014 Rockford AirFest in Rockford, IL was one of the rare airshows to feature two jet teams at one show! Both the US Air Force Thunderbirds and the Canadian Forces Snowbirds headlined the event. Check out their performances below!

F-35 to participate in 2016 Heritage Flights

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Good news airshows fans! The USAF’s newest tactical fighter, the F-35 Lightning, will participate in USAF Heritage Flights during the 2016 airshow season! Air Combat Command Aerial Events announced the news earlier this week. Does this mean we could see a P-38 Lightning flying alongside a USAF F-35 Lightning II? Only time will tell but… Read more

USAF F-4 Phantom II To Appear At Wings Over Wayne Airshow?

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Might airshow fans get a few more glimpses of F-4 Phantom IIs before they are gone for good? An interesting line in the Wings Over Wayne Airshow at Seymour-Johnson AFB in North Carolina (which hosted F-4s until 1988) certainly begs the question. The airshow’s schedule mentions an F-4 flyby, and the static list also includes… Read more

Is This The Amazing Tiger Paint Scheme For The New Polish F-16 Demo Team?

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European airshow fans could have reason to celebrate soon, as the Polish Air Force will reportedly be forming an official F-16 Fighting Falcon demonstration team. Even better, the aircraft will apparently sport this fantastic low-vis tiger stripe scheme that was applied to two jets for the NATO Tiger Meet exercise in May. Poland’s Block 52+… 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

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