The Best Of Military Aviation – September 2016

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Each month we bring you a compilation of the very best military aviation videos on our Youtube channel. These videos take you inside military operations all over the world for things like exercises, aircraft carrier operations, aerial refueling, and training missions. Please enjoy the September video, which you can watch below or view on Youtube:… Read more

Thunderbird 6 Uninjured After Ejecting Following Air Force Academy Flyover, Team To Observe Safety Stand Down

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Thunderbird #6, Major Alex Turner, is in good condition after ejecting from his F-16 today while preparing to land at Peterson AFB in Colorado. The Thunderbirds were returning after their flyover of the United States Air Force Academy graduation ceremony, which was attended by President Barack Obama. The aircraft came to rest in a field,… Read more

2016 EAA AirVenture Daily Airshow Schedules Announced

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AirVenture is nearly here again, and another interesting show is planned once more! The annual Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture Oshkosh gathering will be commemorating the coming 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the 25th anniversary of Operation Desert Storm, and hosting the Canadian Forces Snowbirds among other exciting events. Today the EAA… Read more

Military To Increase Support For Airshows In 2016 (Part 2 – US Air Force)

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Yesterday we told you about how the US Navy plans to increase its support for airshows in 2016; happily, similar changes are in store from the US Air Force! Overall, the USAF is placing emphasis on consistency in its public outreach efforts over the next two years. The first visible sign of this is the… Read more

USAF Thunderbirds Fly Over New York City For Photo Mission

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In a rare sight, 7 USAF F-16 Fighting Falcons belonging to the USAF Thunderbirds flew over New York City today as part of a photo mission. The 6 delta pilots and a photo ship flew over Long Island, taking pictures over One World Trade Center, the 9-11 Memorial, Central Park and the Empire State Building.… Read more