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

Thunder In The Valley Airshow To Cease Operations Following 2018 Airshow

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The Thunder in the Valley airshow, held annually in Columbus, GA will not be returning in 2019. The Board of Directors of the event announced that due to raising costs and a difficulty in obtaining sponsorship money, the event would not continue. “We feel the air show competes with many other events for the same… Read more

Florida’s Melbourne Air And Space Show Changes 2018 Dates, Retains Thunderbirds As Headliner

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The Melbourne Air and Space Show announced today that they have changed dates from March 17-18 to March 24-25. Organizers say that they decided to change dates in order to keep the US Air Force Thunderbirds as headliners. The move is not entirely unexpected, as the two other airshows that originally planned to have the… Read more

Wings Over Atlanta 2018 Airshow At Dobbins ARB Canceled

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The planned 2018 Wings Over Atlanta Air and Space Expo has been canceled. The announcement was posted on the base’s Facebook page earlier today. The airshow was scheduled to be held on March 24th and 25th at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Georgia, with the US Air Force Thunderbirds as the headlining performance. As with… Read more

Hurricane Matthew Forces Cancellation Of 2016 Wings Over The Golden Isles Airshow

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The approach of Hurricane Matthew in the Atlantic Ocean has forced the cancellation of the Wings Over the Golden Isles Airshow in Georgia. The show was scheduled to take place in Brunswick, GA this coming weekend. It was the final 2016 airshow stop for the Canadian Forces Snowbirds outside of their home base and the… Read more

Greg Connell Killed in Plane Crash at 2016 Good Neighbor Day Open House Airshow

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A plane crash occurred at Saturday’s Good Neighbor Day Open House Airshow at the DeKalb Peachtree Airport, GA, killing aerobatic pilot Greg Connell. The crash happened just before 5pm, towards the end of the airshow. The airport, located northeast of Atlanta, was holding a one day airshow with Greg, Wildhorse Aviation, the Aeroshell Aerobatic Team,… Read more

Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Airshow Canceled For 2016; Snowbirds To Perform At New Show In Georgia Instead

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Citing sponsorship issues, the 2016 edition of the Wings And Waves Air Show in Daytona Beach, scheduled for October 8-9, has been canceled. In an interview with the Daytona Beach News Journal, Bill Hampton, senior VP for external relations and chief marketing officer for ERAU said “We just simply didn’t fill (the airshow) with the… Read more

Aerobatic Airshow Part of Boshears Skyfest Cancelled For 2016

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For the past 23 years, aviation enthusiasts and airshow fans alike could look forward to a yearly airshow in Georgia. However, due to an issue in securing an FAA aerobatic waiver, the Boshears Skyfest in Augusta, GA will not hold an aerobatic airshow in 2016. On Friday, Feb 5th, Augusta Aviation and Skyfest officials said… Read more