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

Patrouille de France Officially Announces Airshow Schedule For 2017 North American Tour

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Although we first reported on it in November, the Patrouille de France officially announced their 2017 North American tour today and unveiled all of the stops on their schedule. See below for a full list of their appearances, which is translated and subject to change. The team also released the logo of their tour, which… Read more

The Best Of Military Aviation – January 2017

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Each month we bring you a compilation of the very best military aviation videos on our Youtube channel. These videos take you inside military operations all over the world for things like exercises, aircraft carrier operations, aerial refueling, and training missions. Please enjoy the January video, which you can watch below or view on Youtube:… Read more

USAF Thunderbirds 2017 Airshow Schedule Released

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Here is the 2017/2018 airshow schedule for the United States Air Force Thunderbirds! Will you see them in 2017? Let us know! Post on the AirshowStuff Facebook page and make sure you share pictures after the show! 2017 Appearance Schedule – USAF Thunderbirds Updated 2/18/17 – Latest updates in bold. February 5: Houston, Texas… Read more

Patrouille de France To Perform In The United States In 2017

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The Patrouille de France, France’s aerobatic jet team and equivalent to the US Navy Blue Angels and US Air Force Thunderbirds, will perform in the United States in early 2017. Plans are currently in place for only one or two shows, though we certainly hope more are added. As of now, the only confirmed show… Read more

USAF Thunderbirds To Fly Over New York City, Statue of Liberty, And World Trade Center

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Flyover alert! Six red, white and blue F-16 Fighting Falcons of the US Air Force Thunderbirds will fly over famous sights around New York City, NY on the morning of September 2nd. The team will flyover the Statue of Liberty and up the Hudson River, setting up a unique photo opportunity with the World Trade… Read more

Massive C-5M Super Galaxy Visits EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2016

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The C-5 Galaxy is the largest aircraft in the US Air Force inventory, and one of the largest few in the world. This massive airlifter is always a special sight, but it is usually limited to static display. We caught this massive beast in flight two times during EAA AirVenture 2016, and its arrival and… Read more

US Air Force Announces New Thunderbird Officers For 2017 Season

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The United States Air Force (USAF) Thunderbirds demonstration team have announced their new officers for the 2017 season. In a press release posted to the Thunderbirds Facebook page, Commander of Air Combat Command Gen. Herbert Carlisle officially released the names of those joining the team next year. Taking over the reigns as Thunderbird 1 will… Read more

Hawgsmoke 2016 – A-10 Thunderbolt II Action In The Desert

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In the hot Arizona desert south of Tucson lies Davis-Monthan AFB, where aircraft and aircrews representing A-10 units stateside and abroad were present to see who would be the best in the biennial Hawgsmoke competition. Hosted by the previous winners, the 47th Fighter Squadron (FS) known as the Termites, the 2016 Hawgsmoke competition centers around… Read more

Thunderbirds and Blue Angels Announce Show Cancellations

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Following crashes at the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, CO and in Smyrna, TN, the Thunderbirds and Blue Angels have officially announced cancellations of their performances in the coming weeks as both teams undergo a safety stand down. We have already reported on the Syracuse International Air Show, which was scheduled to host… Read more