Langley AFB Cancels 2020 Airshow; Won’t Return Until 2022

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The 2020 airshow at Langley AFB (formally known as Joint Base Langley-Eustis) in Virginia has officially been canceled. The Air Power over Hampton Roads show was scheduled to take place on May 16-17 and feature the F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team, which is based at Langley, as the headliner.Organizers cited the lack of aerial demonstration… Read more

Air Force Thunderbirds Drop In On Blue Angels For Rare Joint Training

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U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Michael B. KellerThe US Air Force Thunderbirds are making a surprise visit to their US Navy Blue Angel counterparts this week. The Thunderbirds are temporarily relocating from their home base at Nellis AFB to NAF El Centro, where the Blue Angels are currently stationed. Both teams are… 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

World’s Only Flying Sea Harriers Looking For A New Home (Updated)

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Update: Owner Art Nalls has posted his comments on the sale:By now, many of you know that Courtesy Aircraft is marking the Harriers. BOGO, plus one. The entire stable is for sale, including spares, support equipment, manuals, and expert advice and training – for a while. I’m still a CFI and can still pass… Read more

Meet The New US Navy Growler Demonstration Team

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The US Navy’s 2020 airshow plans continue to take shape as we get ready for the season to start. Earlier this week the Rhino Demonstration Team from VFA-106 “Gladiators” announced their 2020 performance schedule, and today the EA-18G Growler crew from VAQ-129 “Vikings” unveiled a new “Growler Demonstration Team” name, patch, and Instagram account.View… Read more

2020 US Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet Demonstration Airshow Schedule Released

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Here is the 2020 airshow schedule for the US Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet Demonstration Team! Will you see them in 2020? Let us know! Post in the AirshowStuff Forums or on the AirshowStuff Facebook page and make sure you share pictures after the show!Schedules often change during the year – make sure to check… Read more

Twin Tigers Pilot Mark Nowosielski Among Two Killed In Georgia Crash

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Update: The families of Mark Nowosielski and Nathan Sorenson have finalized plans for a joint celebration of life on Saturday, February 15 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Peach State Airport (GA2) in Williamson, Georgia.Friends and family of Mark and Nathan have established a Twin Tigers Memorial Fund GoFundMe campaign to help defray funeral… Read more

Meet The New F-22 Raptor Demo Team Pilot – Major Joshua “Cabo” Gunderson

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Major Joshua “Cabo” Gunderson will become a familiar name to airshow fans across the world over the next two years. He was officially announced as the next F-22 Raptor team commander and demonstration pilot this morning following certification by the Commander of Air Combat Command. Cabo takes over for outgoing team commander Major Paul “Loco”… Read more

Rhode Island Airshow Changes Dates To Land USAF Thunderbirds

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The Rhode Island National Guard Air Show in North Kingston, RI has changed dates! The show will now be held June 20-21, 2020 and feature the US Air Force Thunderbirds. The Thunderbirds were originally going to perform at Youngstown ARB that weekend, but that show canceled and left the weekend free.Rhode Island was originally… Read more

THANK YOU For Helping Us Support The Collings Foundation

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When the B-17 Flying Fortress “Nine-O-Nine” crashed last October and seven people aboard the WWII bomber died, the warbird community and really the aviation community as a whole were staggered. There was tragedy in not only the lives lost, but the loss of an irreplaceable piece of history as well. The non-profit Collings Foundation owned… Read more