EAA AirVenture Oshkosh Organizers Reveal More Features And Attractions For 2019

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Excitement is building for EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019, and as the start nears we are getting more and more information on what we can expect. Last night, EAA hosted their annual webinar where Dennis Dunbar and Rick Larsen discussed preparations for the event and outlined plans in more detail than we have heard previously. We’ve… Read more

All 2019 US Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet Demonstrations Cancelled

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Update 6/27/19 – The Navy Times is reporting that the Facebook post announcing the cancellations was made prematurely, and that the Navy is still debating whether to choose that course of action. The original Facebook post has been taken down until a final decision is made. There may be hope for 2019 demos after all!… Read more

EAA Releases “Year Of The Fighter” Daily Airshow Schedule For AirVenture Oshkosh 2019

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EAA has released the preliminary airshow schedule for AirVenture 2019! As usual, this early list is subject to change is outlines what will fly each day, but does not include specific times. However, the list does offer a good look at what to expect, and includes some surprises that we are excited to see! Here… Read more

Blue Angels Set To Kick Off 2019 Airshow Season This Weekend

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The 2019 US airshow season will kick into high gear this weekend when the Blue Angels perform at NAF El Centro in California. The team has been at the base for months, flying the 120 practice flights that make up their winter training syllabus. We visited El Centro last week to get a look at… Read more

The US Navy Seems To Be Expanding Legacy Flights In 2019! What About Super Hornet Demos?

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Last year was a rough one for the Navy’s single-ship demonstration presence at airshows. While F/A-18C Hornet and F/A-18E/F Super Hornet demonstration teams used to visit dozens of shows each year, they performed at just seven events (the six listed and their home show at NAS Oceana) in 2018. This dramatic decrease comes from a… Read more

Thunderbirds Add Traverse City To 2019 Airshow Schedule

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The US Air Force Thunderbirds have added the National Cherry Festival Airshow in Traverse City, MI to their 2019 performance schedule! The June 29-30 weekend was previously marked as open after the cancellation of the Rhode Island Airshow in November. Because the following weekend is booked out as a mid-season break before the team travels… Read more

Sequestration All Over Again: Looming 2020 Budget Cuts May Ground Blue Angels, Other Military Demonstrations

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Without action from Congress, the Navy could be forced to cancel the Blue Angels’ 2020 airshow season according to a report delivered to lawmakers by Navy Secretary Richard Spencer. The report explores the would-be fallout of potential sequestration budget cuts that are set to go into effect in January of 2020. Although the Blue Angels… 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

2019 USMC AV-8B Harrier Demonstrations Schedule Released

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Here is the 2019 airshow schedule for US Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier demonstrations! Will you see one in 2019? Let us know! Post in the AirshowStuff Forums or on the AirshowStuff Facebook page and make sure you share pictures after the show! As is typical for the Marines, this initial list is quite short. A… Read more

2019 USMC MV-22 Osprey Demonstrations Schedule Released

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Here is the 2019 airshow schedule for US Marine Corps MV-22 Osprey demonstrations! Will you see one in 2019? Let us know! Post in the AirshowStuff Forums or on the AirshowStuff Facebook page and make sure you share pictures after the show! Schedules often change during the year – make sure to check out our… Read more