First Look! Blue Angels Fly First Public Show In New Super Hornets As 2021 Airshow Season Begins

The US airshow season is finally in full swing! This past weekend marked the first 2021 performances by both the US Navy Blue Angels and the US Air Force Thunderbirds. It was an extra special weekend for the Blue Angels, as they flew their new F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft in front of a public crowd… Read more

A-10 Demo Team Unveils New Special Paint Scheme

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The US Air Force’s A-10 Thunderbolt II Demonstration Team unveiled a brand new specially painted A-10 today. The aircraft features a stunning green and tan Southeast Asia camouflage scheme with a light gray belly, colorful roundel, and white unit markings on the tail. The design is reminiscent of the F-105 Thunderchiefs that the 355th Tactical… Read more

USAF Thunderbirds Head To El Centro For Joint Winter Training With Blue Angels

(U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Aaron Hicks/Released) The US Air Force Thunderbirds will be joining their US Navy Blue Angel counterparts in Southern California for the second year in a row. The team posted a statement to social media today which says that between February 24th and March 3rd, the teams will hold an… Read more

Featured Video: “Warbird Airshow Action” Brings You Nearly An Hour Of Vintage Aircraft Highlights

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Through the combined efforts of AirshowStuff and our friends at This is Flight, we bring you Warbird Airshow Action 2019 – a nearly hour long look at some of the most interesting and unique warbird airshow performances during the year. The collection is narrated by Adam Landau, and covers rare vintage aircraft from both American… Read more

Yankee Air Museum Launches Drive-In Airshows To “Keep ‘Em Flying” During Pandemic

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After canceling their annual Thunder Over Michigan airshow this summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Yankee Air Museum decided they still wanted to put on a flying event. They settled on not one but two socially-distanced, drive-in airshows that they’re calling “Friday Night Flights”. The lineup is comprised of Yankee’s own flying warbirds: the… Read more

Military Airshow Action 2019: Nearly An Hour Of Highlights In One Amazing Video

Through the combined efforts of AirshowStuff and our friends at This is Flight, we bring you Military Airshow Action 2019 – a nearly hour long look at some of the most interesting and unique military airshow performances during the year. The collection, narrated by Adam Landau, takes you to both sides of the Atlantic for… Read more

Air Force Thunderbirds And Navy Blue Angels Planning Fourth Of July Flyovers

The US Air Force Thunderbirds and US Navy Blue Angels are getting ready for more awesome flyovers – this time for the 4th of July. The Thunderbirds will headline the Independence Day flyover parade over the National Mall in Washington, DC. Other aircraft expected to join them include F-22 Raptors and F-35 Lightning IIs, a… Read more

General Aviation Pilots Band Together To Finish Operation Inspiration For The Snowbirds Following Tragic Crash

Less than 24 hours after the Canadian Snowbirds’ plans for Operation Inspiration flyovers in British Columbia came to a tragic halt, general aviation pilots in Canada are stepping up to carry the mission home and honor the team. Operation Inspiration was the name for a series of flyovers conducted by the team across Canada, starting… Read more

Snowbird Officer Killed In Crash Identified As Capt. Jenn Casey; Pilot Capt. Richard MacDougall Injured

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Captain Jenn Casey was killed Sunday when the Canadian Snowbirds jet she was riding in experienced trouble and crashed shortly after takeoff from Kamloops, British Columbia. The pilot of the jet, Snowbird #11 Captain Richard MacDougall, survived the crash but sustained serious, but non-life-threatening injuries. He remains in the hospital. Captain Casey has been the… Read more

Snowbirds Confirm One Team Member Dead, Another Injured Following Crash

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Update: The team members involved in the crash have been officially identified. Original Post: The Canadian Forces Snowbirds have confirmed that one team member has died and another is seriously injured following a crash in Kamloops, British Columbia earlier today. As we reported earlier, the aircraft was one of two jets that took off from… Read more