USAF Thunderbirds Cancel Appearance At Wings Over Columbus 2018

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The USAF Thunderbirds have canceled their planned appearance at the 2018 Wings Over Columbus airshow at Columbus AFB in Mississippi. The move was announced in a video update by Thunderbird #1 following the death of Thunderbird #4, Maj. Stephen Del Bagno, in a crash during practice last week. The team had previously announced they were… Read more

USAF Thunderbirds Cancel Appearances After Fatal Accident

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Following a crash which killed Thunderbird #4, the team has canceled some upcoming shows. As of April 6th, the team’s performances at March AFB and Sun ‘n Fun have been canceled. The rest of the season schedule is still to be determined. Canceling shows while the team stands down to investigate the mishap and take… Read more

Disney World Visitors Treated To Blue Angel Flyovers

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Visitors to Walt Disney World got a special treat today when the US Navy Blue Angels performed a pair of flyovers above the Magic Kingdom park. The six-ship delta formation flew down Main Street USA before performing a Delta Breakout over the iconic Cinderella Castle. Photos of the flyby were all over social media following… Read more

2017 SUN ‘n FUN Fly-In – The Perfect Spring Break for Pilots

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For pilots and airshow fans looking to have a little fun in the Florida sun, the SUN ‘n FUN International Fly-In Expo is looking like the perfect Spring trip. Since 1975, SUN ‘n FUN has been the Spring destination for pilots and award-winning airshow performers. The 2017 edition of the show is looking like another… Read more

Patrouille de France Adds Third US Airshow Appearance In 2017

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AirshowStuff has learned that the Patrouille de France, France’s Aerobatic Jet Team, will be performing at another US site in 2017. Maxwell AFB, Alabama will host the team on April 8-9th as part of their open house. The base will be open to the public from 8 am to 4 pm on both days. The… Read more

SUN ‘n FUN To Feature Red Bull Air Race Demo

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Attendees of SUN ‘n FUN on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (April 8-10th) will be in for quite a treat. For the first time at a North American airshow, 80 ft pylons will be raised on the airfield and two pilots will compete on the resulting race course to demonstrate how scoring and timing of the… Read more