RAF Red Arrows Set To Kick Off 2019 Tour Of US And Canada

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The Royal Air Force Red Arrows are headed to North America! The team will be here through an 11 week deployment in both Canada and the United States. With more than 20 displays and 98 separate ground engagements, the tour will be the first chance North American airshow fans have to see the team since… 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

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

Canada’s CF-18 Hornet Demonstration Team Unveils Special Paint Design For 2019 Airshow Season

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The Canadian CF-18 Hornet Demonstration Team has unveiled the special paint scheme that their jet will wear during the 2019 airshow season. The scheme first debuted as an illustration in a short video posted by the team. The theme for the 2019 season is the 70th anniversary of the NATO alliance, of which Canada is… Read more

Blue Angels Set To Kick Off 2019 Airshow Season This Weekend

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The 2019 US airshow season will kick into high gear this weekend when the Blue Angels perform at NAF El Centro in California. The team has been at the base for months, flying the 120 practice flights that make up their winter training syllabus. We visited El Centro last week to get a look at… Read more

2019 US Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet Demonstration Airshow Schedules Released

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The 2019 schedule for the US Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet Demo Teams has been released! This year’s schedule, while still a lot less than the ACC Demo Teams, includes one more show than the 2018 schedule. Like last year, the schedule is reduced due to busy training schedules, aircraft maintenance struggles, and the phasing out… Read more

US Air Force Heritage Flights Will Be Longer This Airshow Season

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The US Air Force Heritage Flight routine will have a new look in 2019! Air Combat Command’s single-ship demonstration teams (F-22 Raptor, F-35 Lightning II, F-16 Fighting Falcon, and A-10 Thunderbolt II) and civilian Heritage Flight pilots just wrapped up their annual Heritage Flight Conference practice session at Davis-Monthan AFB. During the conference, they flew… Read more