A New Home and New Name for the Yankee Air Museum

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Exciting changes are in store for the Yankee Air Museum near Detroit! After a long campaign to “Save the Bomber Plant”, YAM has finalized the purchase of a portion of the former Willow Run Bomber Plant to act as the museum’s new home. The plant was used by Ford to produce thousands of B-24 Liberator… Read more

Blue Angels Add Eau Claire, WI to 2015 Schedule

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We now have one gap in the 2015 Blue Angels schedule filled after Blue Angels #7 and #8 stopped in Eau Claire, WI to perform a preseason coordination visit. They only perform such visits at locations they will be performing at the following season, so even though Eau Claire did not appear on the 2015… Read more

UPDATED: Plans For A 2015 Gary Airshow Are Official!

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Updated: It seems we have an answer. The day after our original post (below), Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson announced that the airshow will be returning to Marquette Park on the shores of Lake Michigan this July 10-11. The press conference this morning outlined numerous partnerships between local agencies and businesses that are working to support… Read more

Wings Over Wayne Returns in 2015

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After sequestration forced the cancellation of the 2013 edition of the Wings Over Wayne airshow, Seymour Johnson AFB has announced they will once again hold a show in 2015! The show hopes to attract the USAF Thunderbirds. Seymour Johnson is also home to the 4th Fighter Wing, flying F-15E Strike Eagles, and the 916th Air… Read more

Evansville’s ShrinersFest Cancels Airshow in 2015 and Beyond

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Organizers of the Hadi ShrinersFest in Evansville, Indiana announced today that they are canceling their planned 2015 airshow amid doubts that they could raise enough money to hold the airshow portion of the event. The US Navy Blue Angels were scheduled to appear and pushed the airshow budget to a reported $170,000. The Blue Angels… Read more

2014 MCAS Miramar Air Show – A Beginning and an End

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Excitement is building for the MCAS Miramar Air Show this weekend near San Diego, and two items have come to light as to why this year’s show will be extra special. F-35B JSF Demonstration The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, also named the Lightning II, will perform at the show today, Saturday, and Sunday. This will… Read more