US Navy: Blue Angels Will Transition To Unmanned Aircraft Next Year

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In a surprise announcement today, the US Navy announced that the Blue Angels will transition from their current F-18 Hornets to unmanned F-47 aircraft for their next airshow season. The team will still fly a full ‘delta’ aerobatic routine, including tight formations, using six of the cutting edge drones. The only difference is that the… Read more

No Injuries After Minor Mid-Air Incident at Tuscaloosa Air Show

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Two aircraft from Team Aerodynamix were involved in a minor incident at the Tuscaloosa Air Show on Sunday, and we are happy to report that no one was injured. The incident occurred around 1:20 pm, when the propeller of one aircraft struck the fuselage of another aircraft in the formation, causing the propeller to break… Read more

Fan Submissions: Theme Week 16 – Military Heavy Lifters

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Thank you to all of our fans for submitting to our Military Heavy Lifters theme week! Once again we had over 100 submissions from our fantastic fans. We posted some of our favorite military heavy lifter photos throughout the week, and asked you to share some of your own shots to be featured right here… Read more

Vectren Shrinersfest (Evansville, IN) Adds Canadian Snowbirds to Lineup

The Vectren Shrinersfest made a huge announcement for Midwestern airshow fans this morning; the Canadian Forces Snowbirds will now be appearing in addition to the previously scheduled Blue Angels. Shrinersfest will take the place of the Waterloo Airshow, which canceled earlier this month, on the Snowbirds’ schedule. Shrinersfest faced some challenges itself this year; in… Read more

B-52 Stratofortress to Attend EAA AirVenture 2015

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The Experimental Aircraft Association announced today that for the first time ever, a USAF B-52 Stratofortress bomber will be on static display throughout the week long AirVenture airshow in Oshkosh this July. In the announcement, EAA pointed out that although B-52s have performed flybys during past AirVentures, none has ever landed to be put on… Read more

Blue Angels Bring Magic of Flight to Disney’s Magic Kingdom

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Visitors to Disney World’s Magic Kingdom were treated to a special appearance by the US Navy Blue Angels today. The team stopped by the park while transiting between NAS Pensacola and Melbourne, FL, where they will be performing this weekend. The signature six-ship delta formation flew over the park and down Main Street USA before… Read more