US Navy Blue Angels Delta Flyover Planned For San Diego This Week

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Heads up San Diego! The US Navy Blue Angels will be performing a delta formation flyover this Thursday during a Change of Command ceremony for the Commander of Naval Air Forces (CNAF). Naval Base Coronado shared the news on Facebook earlier today. The six blue and gold jets will fly over Naval Air Station (NAS)… Read more

Blue Angels Return To El Centro For 2018 Winter Training Period

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The Blue Angels have returned to their winter home at Naval Air Facility El Centro in California! The team flew into the base, located about 87 miles east of San Diego, on January 3rd. They’ll remain at El Centro throughout January, February, and early March, flying several flights a day to perfect the demonstration. The… Read more

Red Bull Air Race: San Diego – Muroya Emerges Victorious In 2017

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In mid-April, the famed Red Bull Air Race World Championship returned to San Diego, California. Racers from all over the world descended on Browns Field and San Diego Bay for a chance to claim a win in the second race of the 2017 season. For many, the weeekend would be filled with one upset after… Read more

Patrouille de France 2017 US Tour Hits West Coast With Incredible San Francisco Photo Shoot

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The 2017 US Tour of the Patrouille de France has hit the West Coast! The team performed for one time only at Mather Airport in Sacramento, CA in the morning, then headed for a photo shoot with San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge in the evening. Spectators stood in awe as the eight-ship formation… Read more

Red Bull Air Races Return To San Diego In 2017

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The annual international Red Bull Air Races are coming back to San Diego, California after having last visited the city in 2009! The Red Bull Air Race World Championship will feature Kirby Chambliss and the world’s best race pilots in a pure motorsport competition that combines speed, precision and skill. Using the fastest, most agile,… Read more

2017 Patriots Jet Team Schedule Released

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The Patriots Jet Team has announced their 2017 airshow schedule! The civilian team is based on the West Coast of the United States and performs in up to six L-39 Albatros aircraft. Will you see the Patriots in 2017? Let us know! Post on our Facebook page and make sure you share pictures after the… Read more

Red Bull Air Race 2017 Schedule Announced – Two US Stops Included

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Red Bull has announced the 2017 schedule for their popular Air Racing series, with stops in at least six countries and three continents currently planned for the circuit. The season will begin in early February in Abu Dhabi and wrap up at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway in October. A west coast United States stop… Read more

Bob Hoover Remembered With Celebration Of Life Ceremony, Triple Flyover

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Aviation lost one of its greats one month ago, when R.A. “Bob” Hoover passed away at the age of 94. Bob was without a doubt one of the most legendary pilots to have graced the skies. His exploits in World War II would have been enough for most pilots, but his real fame was gained… Read more

Solo Turk F-16 Demo Added To NAF El Centro Airshow Lineup

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Update – 3/10/16: Unfortunately the Solo Turk demo has been removed from the El Centro Airshow schedule in the past couple of days due to complications with their appearance. Although the show continues to try to work things out, the performance seems highly doubtful at this stage. The US Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet demonstration has… Read more

Blue Angels Add Sacramento, Drop Aurora On 2016 Schedule

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There has been a slight change to the US Navy Blue Angels’ 2016 schedule today. The October 1-2 weekend, which had been held by the Rocky Mountain Airshow in Aurora, CO, has been taken over by the California Capitol Airshow in Sacramento, CA. The Aurora show has been shown on the ICAS calendar as canceled… Read more