US Navy Blue Angels Announce New #6 Pilot For Remainder Of 2016 Season

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The US Navy Blue Angels have announced that Commander Frank Weisser has joined the team as the new #6 Opposing Solo pilot, reports the Pensacola News Journal. Cmdr. Weisser previously served with the team from 2008 to 2010, filling the typical rotation of Narrator, Opposing Solo, and Lead Solo. He will take the place of… Read more

US Navy Blue Angels To Resume 2016 Airshow Schedule In Traverse City, MI

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The US Navy Blue Angels will resume their 2016 airshow season in one week, when the team performs at the 2016 National Cherry Festival Airshow in Traverse City, MI for the Independence Day holiday. The team stood down following the fatal crash of Blue Angel 6, Marine Captain Jeff Kuss, at the Great Tennessee Airshow… 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

2016 Indy 500 and Coke 600 Flyovers!

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Sunday is a great day if you love aviation, or racing. With Indycar in Indianapolis for the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR in Charlotte for the Coke 600, there’s plenty of racing action. With Memorial Day on Monday, both racing series are honoring those who flew and gave their all with flyovers before the races. The… Read more

UPDATED: 2016 US Navy F-18 Hornet/Super Hornet Demo Team And Legacy Flight Schedules Released

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The US Navy has released the 2016 airshow schedule for its F-18C Hornet and F/A-18F Super Hornet demonstration teams. As we’ve reported previously, the Navy is also bringing back the Tailhook Legacy Flight program that puts these modern fighters in formation with civilian-operated Navy warbirds. Will you see the Hornets in 2016? Let us know!… Read more

2016 F-35A Lightning II Heritage Flight Schedule Released

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As we’ve reported previously, 2016 is an exciting time for F-35 fans because the aircraft will be introduced to the public as part of the USAF Heritage Flight program this year. At select show sites, an F-35 Lightning II will join in formation with the F-22, F-16, and/or one or more warbirds to honor the… 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

2016 F-16 Fighting Falcon Demo Team Schedule Released

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The US Air Force has released the 2016 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 2016? Let us know! Post on our Facebook page and make sure you share pictures after the… 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

US Navy Blue Angels 2016 Airshow Schedules Released

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Here is the 2016 airshow schedule for the United States Navy Blue Angels! Will you see them in 2016? Let us know! Post on our Facebook page and make sure you share pictures after the show! 2016 Appearance Schedule Updated 9/20/16 – Latest updates are in bold March 12: NAF El Centro, CA March 19-20:… Read more