Patrouille de France To Perform In The United States In 2017

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The Patrouille de France, France’s aerobatic jet team and equivalent to the US Navy Blue Angels and US Air Force Thunderbirds, will perform in the United States in early 2017. Plans are currently in place for only one or two shows, though we certainly hope more are added. As of now, the only confirmed show… Read more

2016 Blue Angels Airshow At Pocono Raceway Canceled

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The US Navy Blue Angels will not be performing at the Pocono Raceway in 2016 after all. Airshow organizers confirmed this week that the event has been canceled. It is not a particularly surprising development, as little to no information about the show was published other than the initial announcement. The August 27-28 show was… Read more

US Navy Blue Angels Cancel Performance At 2016 Vero Beach Airshow

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The US Navy Blue Angels will not be performing at the 2016 Vero Beach Air Show on June 25-26 as scheduled. The show announced on its Facebook page today that they have received confirmation from the team that they will skip the show. The Blue Angels are working to recover from the fatal crash of… Read more

Thunderbirds and Blue Angels Announce Show Cancellations

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Following crashes at the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO and in Smyrna, TN, the Thunderbirds and Blue Angels have officially announced cancellations of their performances in the coming weeks as both teams undergo a safety stand down. We have already reported on the Syracuse International Air Show, which was scheduled to host… Read more

JUST IN: USAF Thunderbirds Add Puerto Rico To 2016 Show Schedule

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The United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, will perform in San Juan, Puerto Rico on October 8-9th, 2016. This show fills a gap left when the Embry Riddle Daytona Beach show was canceled. The last time the Thunderbirds performed in Puerto Rico was in April of 2011.

UPDATED: 2016 US Navy F-18 Hornet/Super Hornet Demo Team And Legacy Flight Schedules Released

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The US Navy has released the 2016 airshow schedule for its F-18C Hornet and F/A-18F Super Hornet demonstration teams. As we’ve reported previously, the Navy is also bringing back the Tailhook Legacy Flight program that puts these modern fighters in formation with civilian-operated Navy warbirds. Will you see the Hornets in 2016? Let us know!… Read more

Embry-Riddle’s Daytona Beach Airshow Canceled For 2016; Snowbirds To Perform At New Show In Georgia Instead

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Citing sponsorship issues, the 2016 edition of the Wings And Waves Air Show in Daytona Beach, scheduled for October 8-9, has been canceled. In an interview with the Daytona Beach News Journal, Bill Hampton, senior VP for external relations and chief marketing officer for ERAU said “We just simply didn’t fill (the airshow) with the… Read more

US Navy Blue Angels Add Pocono Raceway To 2016 Schedule

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UPDATE: The airshow has been canceled. Please see our newer post for details: 2016 Blue Angels Airshow At Pocono Raceway Canceled ORIGINAL POST: The US Navy Blue Angels have filled one of the open weekends on their 2016 appearance schedule. The team will now be performing at the Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, PA on… Read more

2016 F-35A Lightning II Heritage Flight Schedule Released

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As we’ve reported previously, 2016 is an exciting time for F-35 fans because the aircraft will be introduced to the public as part of the USAF Heritage Flight program this year. At select show sites, an F-35 Lightning II will join in formation with the F-22, F-16, and/or one or more warbirds to honor the… Read more

Eastern Townships Airshow (Bromont, Quebec) Canceled in 2016

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The Eastern Townships Airshow (ETAS) in Canada has canceled plans for a 2016 event. The show was scheduled to be held in Bromont, Quebec this August 20th and 21st. The Snowbirds and CF-18 Hornet demo team were scheduled to attend. A local news article in French (translation by Google here) announced the cancellation last week.… Read more