Spectacular Highlights of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019

Once again, we have teamed up with This Is Flight to offer a nearly hour-long look back at some of the many highlights of EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019. This video walks through many of the major themes and celebrations – from “Year of the Fighter” to a tribute to aerial firefighting and all sorts of… Read more

Tom Cruise’s Top Gun F-18 Super Hornet To Join Blue Angels

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Photo by Sean JensenThe F/A-18E Super Hornet used by Tom Cruise’s character in the new Top Gun 2 movie will continue to thrill aviation fans long after the movie debuts. It is on its way to be converted for use by the US Navy Blue Angels demonstration team, which will begin training with the… Read more

WWII-Inspired Paint Scheme For A-10 Demo Jet Unveiled – Why It’s A Mustang Instead Of A Thunderbolt

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The A-10 Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team has unveiled the special paint scheme that we reported on earlier this month! A video posted by the team shows part of the painting process and the finished aircraft taking to the skies. Several photos of the jet were also shared on Air Force social media pages.The “Hun… Read more

Exclusive Photos Of The A-10 Demo Team’s WWII-Inspired Warthog Paint Scheme

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Photo Courtesy Scott FrinkEarlier, we told you about the special paint scheme the A-10 Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team will be displaying next year. The design is inspired by a WWII P-51 Mustang. The only glimpse of the partially completed A-10 came through a short teaser video shared around social media and showed a large… Read more

Here Are Some Awesome Photos (And Videos!) From The Massive New York City Flyover Today

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Photo Courtesy RAF Red ArrowsEarlier this morning, the Royal Air Force Red Arrows, USAF Thunderbirds, USAF F-35 Lightning II Demo Team, and USAF F-22 Raptor Demo Team came together for an awesome parade of military aircraft over New York City. The teams flew down the Hudson River, over the Statue of Liberty, and back… Read more

RAF Red Arrows Set To Kick Off 2019 Tour Of US And Canada

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The Royal Air Force Red Arrows are headed to North America! The team will be here through an 11 week deployment in both Canada and the United States.With more than 20 displays and 98 separate ground engagements, the tour will be the first chance North American airshow fans have to see the team since… Read more

US Navy Looks To Start Up F-35C Lightning II Demonstrations In 2020

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Quick on the heels of yesterday’s disappointing announcement that the Navy’s Super Hornet Demonstration Team is cancelling all remaining performances this year (Update – the demos may still be happening!) comes some much happier news! The International Council of Air Shows (ICAS) posted that the Navy has tentatively received approval for aerobatic F-35C Lightning II… Read more

“Fat Albert” C-130 Retires From Blue Angel Duties

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The current “Fat Albert” has flown her last show.Of course, “Fat Albert” is the name given to the C-130 Hercules transport assigned to the famous US Navy Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron. Their current C-130T aircraft (BuNo 164763) has had numerous issues in recent years and saw extended periods of down time for maintenance… Read more

AirshowStuff Visits Star Wars Canyon – Photos And Videos Of Low Level Flying!

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Star Wars Canyon has exploded in popularity over the last few years, and in early March we decided to stop by and see what we could catch.As part of a week long trip all around the Southwest – from Davis-Monthan AFB in Tucson up to Nellis AFB in Las Vegas to Star Wars Canyon… Read more