US Navy Looks To Start Up F-35C Lightning II Demonstrations In 2020

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Quick on the heels of yesterday’s disappointing announcement that the Navy’s Super Hornet Demonstration Team is cancelling all remaining performances this year (Update – the demos may still be happening!) comes some much happier news! The International Council of Air Shows (ICAS) posted that the Navy has tentatively received approval for aerobatic F-35C Lightning II… Read more

ICAS Announces 2018 Airshow Award Winners

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Several stars of the airshow industry took home top honors at this year’s annual International Council of Airshows Convention in Las Vegas, NV. SWORD OF EXCELLENCE Julie Clark, known best for her patriotic red, white and blue T-34 act was awarded the Sword of Excellence, the airshow industry’s highest honor. This award is presented to… Read more

Interesting Observations From The 2019/2020 Military And Jet Team Schedules

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Last week we got our best glimpse yet as to what the 2019 and 2020 airshow seasons will look like when the jet team and military demonstration schedules were announced at the International Council of Air Shows (ICAS) Convention in Las Vegas. We here at AirshowStuff were the first to post them publicly, and you… Read more

ATC Privatization Threatens The Airshow Community

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Pending legislation in Congress would pose a threat to the airshow community. If this legislation becomes law, authority for managing airspace in the US would be transferred from the US Government to a nonprofit board, disproportionately made up of airline representatives and other officials with financial ties to the airlines. This form of ATC privatization… Read more

ICAS Recognizes Airshow Industry Leaders And Innovators At 2016 Awards Banquet

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While the annual International Council of Airshows convention is a place for performers, organizers, and support staff to meet and coordinate the following show season, it also offers a chance to reflect on previous seasons and recognize standout individuals and groups. The event culminates in an awards banquet where airshow professionals celebrate their own with… Read more

Bavarian OV-10 Bronco Demo Team Looking Ahead To 2018 North American Airshow Tour

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The Bavarian OV-10 Bronco Demo Team, a well known performer on the European airshow circuit, is looking to arrange a North American airshow tour in 2018. The team is announcing the tour now as they work to book dates at the ICAS convention this week. They will need to book approximately 30 airshows in order… Read more

Airshow Performers Ask for Fans’ Help

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It’s a well known fact that participating in airshows is expensive – planes, fuel, smoke oil, travel, and hotel costs all take a toll on the airshow performer. It’s harder and harder to get and keep sponsorship now than it used to be. As a result, a few airshow performers have taken to unconventional ways… Read more