Full A-10 Warthog Demonstrations To Return In 2018?

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A-10 Warthog fans have a big reason to be excited today as the A-10 West team teased the return of full A-10 single-ship demonstrations next year! The US Air Force used to have two A-10 demonstration teams, but the sequestration cuts forced the units to stand down to USAF Heritage Flights only in 2012 and… Read more

USAF Thunderbirds Announce New Pilots, Officers For 2018 Season

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Air Combat Command and the Thunderbirds have announced new pilots who will be joining the team for the 2018 demonstration season. The left wing, slot and opposing solo positions will have new pilots when the team takes to the skies in 2018. Flying Thunderbird #2 will be Capt. William Graeff. Currently assigned to the 88th… Read more

BREAKING: US Air Force Approves Live-Fire Single-Ship Demonstrations Next Year

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The US Air Force has decided to add live munitions to its single-ship demonstrations starting next year. The change was announced in a surprise press release today, distributed by Air Combat Command. Not all show sites will be eligible for the new demonstrations; the list will be finalized and released at this year’s ICAS convention.… Read more

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 A-10 Thunderbolt II Heritage Flight Schedule Released

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The US Air Force has released the 2017 airshow schedule for the A-10 Thunderbolt II Heritage Teams. As we announced in January, the A-10 “Warthog” will return to the airshow circuit in 2017 to participate in Air Force Heritage Flights at select show sites. The shows will be split between an East team from Moody… Read more

2017 USAF F-35A Lightning II Heritage Flight Schedule Released

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The US Air Force has released the 2017 airshow schedule for the F-35 Lightning II Heritage Team. Unlike the full aerobatic performances of the F-22 and F-16 demo teams, the F-35 will perform flybys and Heritage Flights only. Will you see the Lightning in 2017? Let us know! Post on our Facebook page and in… 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

2016 USAF F-22 Raptor Demo Team Schedule Released

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The US Air Force has released the 2016 airshow schedule for the F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team. Heritage Flight info will be added later. Will you see the Raptor in 2016? Let us know! Post on our Facebook page and make sure you share pictures after the show! Also check out the 2016 USAF F-16 Demonstration… 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