Milwaukee Air & Water Show Canceled In 2016; Looking Ahead To Blue Angels In 2017

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The Milwaukee Air & Water Show will not take place in 2016, according to an announcement made today. Organizers are ‘postponing’ the show until 2017, when the US Navy Blue Angels are scheduled to appear at the event. At one point the show was going to feature the Blue Angels this year, but after some… Read more

2017 New York Airshow Moves Dates To July, Lands Blue Angels

The US Navy Blue Angels have filled a notable hole in their schedule, the 4th of July weekend. The team announced today that they will be performing at the New York Airshow at Stewart International Airport in Newburgh, NY on July 1-2. The airshow was previously scheduled for September, but organizers changed dates to take… Read more

US Navy Blue Angels To Headline EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017 With Full Aerobatic Performances

The famous US Navy Blue Angels flight demonstration team will headline EAA AirVenture for the first time this July. Although the show was previously listed on the preliminary 2017 schedule released last year, it was confirmed earlier this week when the updated 2017 Blue Angel schedule was announced. The team has sent jets to AirVenture… Read more

Military To Increase Support For Airshows In 2016 (Part 2 – US Air Force)

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Yesterday we told you about how the US Navy plans to increase its support for airshows in 2016; happily, similar changes are in store from the US Air Force! Overall, the USAF is placing emphasis on consistency in its public outreach efforts over the next two years. The first visible sign of this is the… Read more

First F-35A Lightning II Aerobatic Performance Planned For 2017 Paris Airshow; USAF Demos To Follow In 2018

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The United States Air Force and Lockheed Martin are reportedly starting to develop an aerobatic demonstration routine with their newest fighter jet, the F-35A Lightning II, for the 2018 airshow season. They have been developing the routine and practicing it in the simulator this year, and they are ready to begin practice flights at their… Read more

Patrouille de France 2017 North American Tour Extended; Canadian Show Added

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The Patrouille de France has added a Canadian stop to their 2017 North American tour. The Wings Over Gatineau airshow in Quebec has moved from June 30th to April 30th in order to secure an appearance by the French national aerobatic display team. The show is hosted by Vintage Wings Of Canada, a flying museum… Read more

EAA AirVenture 2017 To Feature The Only Two B-29s Still Flying – “Doc” and “FIFI” Confirmed For Oshkosh!

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This year’s EAA AirVenture is set to feature not one but TWO flying B-29 Superfortresses. That’s right, both “FIFI” and “Doc”, the only flying B-29s in the world, are planning to attend! Earlier today, Doc’s Friends, the group behind the aircraft, announced four stops on the first half of Doc’s planned 2017 tour. Doc recently… Read more

The 2017 Lethbridge International Air Show Was One To Remember

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The biennial Lethbridge International Air Show returned in 2017 as a highlight worth catching in Southern Alberta and Western Canada. With a full list of performers of all types and a static display that was impressive to say the least, the July 15-16 weekend was well spent in Lethbridge. Friday – Night Show Friday’s schedule… Read more

Gary South Shore Airshow Canceled For 2017

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The 2017 Gary airshow has been canceled by the city after failing to attract a major corporate sponsor. The event has faced similar trouble in recent years, and has been canceled several times since 2000. The headlining USAF Thunderbirds needed a go/no go decision by Monday the 15th, so Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson pulled the… Read more