Flying With The Canadian Forces Snowbirds

I have always been a fan of the Canadian Snowbirds. When I was just getting into airshows, their spectacular bursts were unlike anything I had seen before. As I became more familiar with the industry, their large formation rolls where they pull over the top while pointing right at the crowd stuck out as even… Read more

F-35 Lightning II Approved For Extra Flybys During 2018 Airshow Performances

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You’ll see a little bit more of the F-35 Lightning II this airshow season! We took a peek in the 2018 Air Combat Command support manual, and noticed that the F-35 Heritage Flight team is approved for a three-pass “mini-demo” at its performances this year! NOTE: The F-35 profile will include three non-aerobatic solo passes,… Read more

Inside USAF Thunderbird Operations Over Colorado

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The United States Air Force Thunderbirds recently wrapped up back-to-back weekends in the state of Colorado, where they performed at the Pikes Peak Regional Airshow on September 23rd and 24th and the Grand Junction Airshow on September 30th and October 1st. During this stretch, we were able to capture a special look at some of… Read more

Patrouille de France 2017 US Tour Hits West Coast With Incredible San Francisco Photo Shoot

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The 2017 US Tour of the Patrouille de France has hit the West Coast! The team performed for one time only at Mather Airport in Sacramento, CA in the morning, then headed for a photo shoot with San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge in the evening. Spectators stood in awe as the eight-ship formation… Read more

RARE SIGHT: Blue Angels and Patrouille de France Fly Together

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The world’s two oldest military flight demonstration teams flew together Sunday night as the US Navy Blue Angels returned to Pensacola from Sun ‘n Fun with the Patrouille de France in tow to spend a few days with the team. The eight Alpha Jets of the Patrouille teamed up with the Blue’s six F/A-18 Hornets… Read more

Nellis Air Force Base Concludes 17-2 Red Flag Aerial Combat Training Exercise

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This past week, the year’s second Red Flag Exercise, known as Red Flag 17-2, came to a close after two intense weeks of training consisting of air to air, air to ground, aerial refueling, and overwatch missions. Missions were flown during the afternoons and evenings, resulting in two mass launches and two mass recoveries of… Read more

Blue Angels Cancel Performance After Pilot Falls Ill

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The US Navy Blue Angels were forced to cancel their Saturday afternoon performance at the California Capital Airshow today after Blue Angel #1, Commander Ryan Bernacchi, contracted a food-borne illness. Boss remains under the medical supervision of the team’s flight surgeon. In a statement published on Facebook, the Blue Angels said: Sacramento airshow fans. We… Read more

First Flight Of B-29 Superfortress “Doc” Announced

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The eagerly anticipated first flight of the B-29 Superfortress “Doc” has been scheduled for Sunday, July 17th. The flight will mark a culmination of 16 years of restoration by volunteers in Wichita. The flight is expected to take place in the early morning, weather allowing, and viewing information will be announced for anyone in the… Read more

Photo Albums Uploaded: Vectren Dayton Airshow 2015 and US Army Golden Knights Media Flight

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Three 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. Vectren Dayton Airshow 2015 – Patrick Barron View full photo album: Vectren Dayton Airshow 2015 – Patrick Barron Vectren Dayton Airshow 2015 – Ryan… Read more