2017 USAF F-22 Raptor Demo Team Schedule Released

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The US Air Force has released the 2017 airshow schedule for the F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team. Will you see the Raptor in 2017? Let us know! Post on our Facebook page and in our forums, and make sure you share pictures after the show! Also check out the rest of the 2017 airshow appearance schedules!… Read more

2017 USAF F-16 Fighting Falcon Demo Team Schedule Released

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The US Air Force has released the 2017 airshow schedule for the F-16 Fighting Falcon Demonstration Team, popularly known as Viper East. Heritage Flight info will be added at a later date. Will you see the Viper in 2017? Let us know! Post on our Facebook page and in our forums, and make sure you… Read more

Pilot Killed In Crash At Airshow Of The Cascades

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Pilot Marcus Paine was killed today when his Stearman biplane crashed during a performance at the Airshow of the Cascades in Madras, Oregon. He was the only person on board and no one on the ground was injured. Paine was reportedly performing aerobatics when he hit the ground. The remainder of the airshow was canceled… Read more

Bearfeat Aerobatics Pilot Randy Harris And Passenger Killed In Crash Near Vance AFB

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Aerobatic pilot Randy Harris, who performed under the label of “Bearfeat Aerobatics”, was killed yesterday when his Skybolt biplane went down near Vance AFB in Oklahoma. His passenger, identified as USAF T-38 instructor pilot 1st Lt. Dale Bryan Shillington, was also killed in the crash. The aircraft was reportedly flying aerobatics when it went out… Read more

US Navy Hornet Demo Teams Practice For 2016 Season

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It’s that time again! Fans and pilots alike are starting to get ready for the 2016 season. The Navy is as well! In order to qualify for certification, the US Navy demo teams must fly a certain number of practice flights before their first public performance. Many of these practice flights take place at their… Read more

Did Vulcan XH558 Perform Unauthorized Barrel Rolls Before Retirement?

If there’s one warbird that has captivated the aviation community over the past few years, it’s been XH558: the last flying Avro Vulcan. XH558 has been flying since 2007 after retiring from service with the Royal Air Force (RAF) in 1984. On October 28th of this year, the Vulcan made a farewell to flight at… Read more

Rob Holland Wins Gold at 2015 World Aerobatic Championships

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Rob Holland, US airshow pilot, has won an unprecedented third consecutive gold medal in the 28th edition of the World Aerobatic Championships in France. The Freestyle competition, held Saturday was the class that Rob won his gold medal in. Flying an MXS, he achieved a final freestyle score of 3360.2479 and a cumulative score of… Read more

Pilot Steve O’Berg Killed In Saturday Crash At Cameron Airshow

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Pilot Steve O’Berg was killed yesterday when his Pitts S-2B biplane crashed while performing at the airshow in Cameron, MO. No spectators were injured. Video of the crash shows the plane entering a spin and descending into a grove of trees before recovering. The airshow was cancelled for the rest of the day as a… Read more

Skip Stewart Announces Preliminary 2015 Airshow Schedule

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Skip Stewart has announced his preliminary 2015 airshow schedule. More shows are expected to be added as the season nears. One big note is that he will return to Oshkosh this year for several days. Skip Stewart Airshows 2015 Airshow Schedule Jan 30-Feb 1 Illopango, El Salvador Feb 6-7 Iztapa, Guatemala Feb 24-Mar 1 Avalon,… Read more