Blue Angels and Snowbirds Fly Together In Rare Joint Photo Shoot

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Most airshows compete fiercely just to secure one jet team appearance, and it’s a very rare event for one show to land two teams! This weekends airshow in Evansville, IN is one such rare occasion. The teams in attendance, the US Navy Blue Angels and the Canadian Forces Snowbirds, decided to take full advantage of… Read more

Blue Angel #5 Loses Part Of Wing At Rockford Airfest

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An unusual moment occurred at the Rockford Airfest yesterday when Blue Angel #5 lost a piece of his wing! The outer portion of the leading edge flap on the left wing went missing some time before or during the Line Abreast Loop. The flap is an aircraft control surface that helps the wing maintain lift… Read more

Photo Albums Uploaded: Quad Cities Air Show 2015

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Two new photo albums have gone up in our photo gallery! Check out a preview of each below and then be sure to follow the links to view the full albums. Quad Cities Air Show 2015 – Patrick Barron View full photo album: Quad Cities Air Show 2015 – Patrick Barron Quad Cities Air Show… Read more

Twitter Airshow Recap: May 23-24

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Here’s a look at the sights and sounds of airshows last weekend, as told through Twitter. Be sure to tweet us (@AirshowStuff) with your own airshow experiences throughout the year, so that we can share them! If Twitter’s not your thing, you can always post to our Facebook page as well! Bethpage Air Show –… Read more

Twitter Airshow Recap: May 16-17

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Here’s a look at the sights and sounds of airshows last weekend, as told through Twitter. Be sure to tweet us (@AirshowStuff) with your own airshow experiences throughout the year, so that we can share them! If Twitter’s not your thing, you can always post to our Facebook page as well! Wings Over Wayne Airshow… Read more

Twitter Airshow Recap: May 9-10, 2015

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Here’s a look at the sights and sounds of airshows last weekend, as told through Twitter. Be sure to tweet us (@AirshowStuff) with your own airshow experiences throughout the year, so that we can share them! If Twitter’s not your thing, you can always post to our Facebook page as well! Quad Cities Air Show… Read more

Fan Submissions: Theme Week 21 – Best Of The Best

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Thank you fans for contributing to the final theme week of the year! We received over 100 submissions from our talented fans and the photos look fantastic! We posted some of the best photos we’ve ever taken throughout the week, and asked you to share some of your own shots to be featured right here… Read more

Blue Angels UCAV Poster Available In The AirshowStuff Store

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Without a doubt, our April Fool’s post about the Blue Angels transitioning to unmanned aircraft has proven to be our most popular post ever! We got numerous requests for a printed version of the fantastic graphic that went with it, edited by our own Anthony Richards. Today we are happy to announce that we have… Read more

US Navy: Blue Angels Will Transition To Unmanned Aircraft Next Year

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In a surprise announcement today, the US Navy announced that the Blue Angels will transition from their current F-18 Hornets to unmanned F-47 aircraft for their next airshow season. The team will still fly a full ‘delta’ aerobatic routine, including tight formations, using six of the cutting edge drones. The only difference is that the… Read more

Vectren Shrinersfest (Evansville, IN) Adds Canadian Snowbirds to Lineup

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The Vectren Shrinersfest made a huge announcement for Midwestern airshow fans this morning; the Canadian Forces Snowbirds will now be appearing in addition to the previously scheduled Blue Angels. Shrinersfest will take the place of the Waterloo Airshow, which canceled earlier this month, on the Snowbirds’ schedule. Shrinersfest faced some challenges itself this year; in… Read more