Inside USAF Thunderbird Operations Over Colorado

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The United States Air Force Thunderbirds recently wrapped up back-to-back weekends in the state of Colorado, where they performed at the Pikes Peak Regional Airshow on September 23rd and 24th and the Grand Junction Airshow on September 30th and October 1st. During this stretch, we were able to capture a special look at some of… Read more

Bob Hoover Remembered With Celebration Of Life Ceremony, Triple Flyover

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Aviation lost one of its greats one month ago, when R.A. “Bob” Hoover passed away at the age of 94. Bob was without a doubt one of the most legendary pilots to have graced the skies. His exploits in World War II would have been enough for most pilots, but his real fame was gained… Read more

USAF Thunderbirds Flyover New York City

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The United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, flew over famous landmarks around New York City Friday morning. It was announced last Friday that the Thunderbirds had planned a flyover around the city, framing the 6 red, white and blue F-16s with landmarks such as the World Trade Center and Empire State Building.… 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

USAF Thunderbirds Fly Over New York City For Photo Mission

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In a rare sight, 7 USAF F-16 Fighting Falcons belonging to the USAF Thunderbirds flew over New York City today as part of a photo mission. The 6 delta pilots and a photo ship flew over Long Island, taking pictures over One World Trade Center, the 9-11 Memorial, Central Park and the Empire State Building.… Read more

Road Work Forces Deke Slayton Airfest (La Crosse, WI) To Postpone Airshow Until 2017

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The airshow cancellations just keep on coming. The latest show to cancel their 2015 effort is the Deke Slayton Airfest in La Crosse, WI, which was scheduled for the weekend of August 8-9. Organizers announced yesterday (just hours after the Wings Over Wasaga cancellation) that the show will not be happening this year due to… Read more

[UPDATED] Thunder Over Louisville Announces Lineup – USAF Thunderbirds and Super Hornet No Longer Performing

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UPDATE [2:47pm]: We are hearing reports that more restrictions have been imposed on the performers than previously announced. Rumor has it that acts such as the T-33 Shooting Star (“Ace Maker”) and F-86 Sabre will also be restricted to non-aerobatic maneuvers. We will update further as we learn more. ORIGINAL POST: Thunder Over Louisville announced… Read more

FLYOVER ALERT: Super Bowl XLIX

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Airshow fans! Tune into NBC Sunday at 6pm to see the USAF Thunderbirds flyover the Super Bowl! Six red, white, and blue F-16 Fighting Falcons from the USAF’s aerial demonstration squadron will flyover around 6pm Eastern time at the end of the National Anthem to showcase the pride and professionalism of the United States Air… Read more