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

Wings Over North Georgia Airshow Cancelled In 2019; Will Return In 2020

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The 2019 Wings Over North Georgia airshow has been cancelled. No reason was given for the sudden news, but organizers were quick to focus on 2020, when the US Air Force Thunderbirds will headline the event. The airshow, which takes place in Rome, GA was scheduled for August 31-September 1. They were awarded a spot… Read more

Red Bull Air Race To Cease Operations Following Shortened 2019 Season

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In a stunning turn of events, the Red Bull Air Race series will shut down operations for good following a shortened 2019 season. Red Bull announced the news today, explaining that the air racing did not attract the level of outside interest that other Red Bull events do. The Red Bull style of air racing… 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

Offutt AFB Cancels 2019 Airshow After Devastating Flooding

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The 2019 Defenders of Freedom Air & Space Show at Offutt Air Force Base has been canceled. The event was scheduled for June 1-2 and would have been headlined by the US Air Force Thunderbirds. The base announced the cancellation today, in the midst of absolutely devastating floods that have taken over much of the… Read more

Rhode Island Airshow Canceled In 2019

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The Rhode Island National Guard announced today that they are canceling their 2019 Open House and Airshow. Organizers determined that the planned deployment of troops in the coming months casts doubt on their ability to safely and effectively hold the event. The airshow is expected to return in 2020. “Since the 1991 inception of the… Read more

USAF Thunderbirds Cancel Appearance At Wings Over Columbus 2018

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The USAF Thunderbirds have canceled their planned appearance at the 2018 Wings Over Columbus airshow at Columbus AFB in Mississippi. The move was announced in a video update by Thunderbird #1 following the death of Thunderbird #4, Maj. Stephen Del Bagno, in a crash during practice last week. The team had previously announced they were… Read more

Gary South Shore Airshow Canceled For 2017

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The 2017 Gary airshow has been canceled by the city after failing to attract a major corporate sponsor. The event has faced similar trouble in recent years, and has been canceled several times since 2000. The headlining USAF Thunderbirds needed a go/no go decision by Monday the 15th, so Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson pulled the… Read more