Video: Fat Albert Will Rejoin The Blue Angels This Year

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Just a day after teasing the return of Fat Albert, the Blue Angels have posted a new sneak peak video of the new “Bert” and her new paint scheme. The post accompanying the video says that this C-130J Hercules will be joining the team this year, following testing and then training flights for her Marine… Read more

Blue Angels Tease Return Of Fat Albert, New Paint Scheme!

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The US Navy Blue Angels just posted an image to their social media which teases the return of the team’s C-130 Hercules known as Fat Albert, or Bert. The image shows video clips of the new airframe being edited with the caption “Something big is coming…” and close examination of the video thumbnails reveals some… Read more

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

F-35 Demonstration Team Announces New Commander And Demo Pilot

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Meet the new head of the US Air Force F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team – Captain Kristin “Beo” Wolfe! Beo takes over from Major Andrew “Dojo” Olsen as the demonstration pilot and commander of the team. She was publicly introduced as the new commander today after being certified to fly the demo profile during the… Read more

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. Keller The 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 Jensen The 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