Royal Air Force Red Arrows Announce Initial Schedule For 2019 US And Canada Tour

The Royal Air Force Red Arrows have released an initial schedule for their highly anticipated 2019 North American Tour! This is the first visit by the Reds since 2008, when they made several appearances during a short stint in the US and Canada. The Reds will cross paths with the North American display teams several… Read more

GEICO Skytypers Pilot Ken Johansen Killed In Long Island Crash

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Ken Johansen, a member of the the GEICO Skytypers airshow team, was killed earlier today when his SNJ-2 aircraft crashed in Melville, NY on Long Island. Witnesses say the aircraft encountered an issue in flight, leading to the crash. The crash site was in a residential area not far from the team’s home airport, the… Read more

UPDATED: Canadian Snowbirds Announce Safety Stand Down, Cancel Six Upcoming Airshow Appearances

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Updated 5/16/17: The Snowbirds have confirmed that these cancellations are due to a safety stand down for additional training time. In addition to the three shows in the original post below, another three have now been announced as canceled by the team. The May 27-28th Airshow YQG in Windsor, Ontario has been called off following… Read more

2017 Bethpage Airshow Cancels Planned F-18 Hornet Demonstration Due To Airspace Restrictions

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The Bethpage Airshow at Jones Beach in New York has been forced to cancel the planned F/A-18 Hornet demonstration, the show announced today. Due to runway construction at JFK airport and the subsequent rerouting of air traffic, the show will not have the air space necessary for the Hornet team to perform. Traffic will still… Read more

2017 New York Airshow Moves Dates To July, Lands Blue Angels

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The US Navy Blue Angels have filled a notable hole in their schedule, the 4th of July weekend. The team announced today that they will be performing at the New York Airshow at Stewart International Airport in Newburgh, NY on July 1-2. The airshow was previously scheduled for September, but organizers changed dates to take… Read more

USAF Thunderbirds To Fly Over New York City, Statue of Liberty, And World Trade Center

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Flyover alert! Six red, white and blue F-16 Fighting Falcons of the US Air Force Thunderbirds will fly over famous sights around New York City, NY on the morning of September 2nd. The team will flyover the Statue of Liberty and up the Hudson River, setting up a unique photo opportunity with the World Trade… Read more

US Navy F/A-18 Hornet Teams Fill In For Blue Angels, Honor Fallen Pilot

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When the US Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet demonstration teams perform in place of the Blue Angels over the next two weekends, their performances will be dedicated to the memory of Capt. Jeff Kuss, the Blue Angel pilot who was killed in a crash last week. The teams from VFA-106 and VFA-122 were tasked to fill… Read more

Syracuse International Air Show Books Sea Harrier To Replace Blue Angels; Show Will Donate All Profits

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The Syracuse International Air Show, scheduled for this upcoming June 11-12 weekend, has secured the Nalls Aviation Sea Harrier as its headlining act. The show took quick action to book the “SHAR” after the US Navy Blue Angels canceled their performance in the wake of last week’s tragic crash of Marine Captain Jeff Kuss. Organizers… Read more

Twitter Airshow Recap: May 23-24

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Here’s a look at the sights and sounds of airshows last weekend, as told through Twitter. Be sure to tweet us (@AirshowStuff) with your own airshow experiences throughout the year, so that we can share them! If Twitter’s not your thing, you can always post to our Facebook page as well! Bethpage Air Show –… Read more