F-35 Demonstration Team To Join F-16 And F-22 Demo Teams At EAA AirVenture 2019

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The “Year of the Fighter” theme at this years EAA AirVenture airshow in Oshkosh, WI just got a boost with the addition of the US Air Force’s F-35 Lightning II Demonstration Team! The team announced the schedule update on social media today.Before this update, EAA was already set to host the F-22 Raptor and… Read more

Chennault International Airshow (Lake Charles, LA) Trades F-16 Demo For F-22 Demo

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The Chennault International Airshow in Lake Charles, Louisiana has had a last minute headliner swap. The US Air Force’s F-16 Fighting Falcon Demonstration Team (better known as the Viper Demo Team) was scheduled to appear, but updated their calendar today to remove the event. At the same time, the F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team announced that… Read more

“Year Of The Fighter” – EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2019 Themes And Highlights Beginning To Take Shape

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The Experimental Aircraft Association is giving fans a look ahead at the 2019 EAA AirVenture airshow! The event will be held July 22-28 in Oshkosh, WI – a town now synonymous with the world’s largest aviation gathering. This year will actually mark the 50th time the event has been held in Oshkosh after previously being… Read more

Blue Angels Set To Kick Off 2019 Airshow Season This Weekend

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The 2019 US airshow season will kick into high gear this weekend when the Blue Angels perform at NAF El Centro in California. The team has been at the base for months, flying the 120 practice flights that make up their winter training syllabus. We visited El Centro last week to get a look at… Read more

US Air Force Heritage Flights Will Be Longer This Airshow Season

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The US Air Force Heritage Flight routine will have a new look in 2019! Air Combat Command’s single-ship demonstration teams (F-22 Raptor, F-35 Lightning II, F-16 Fighting Falcon, and A-10 Thunderbolt II) and civilian Heritage Flight pilots just wrapped up their annual Heritage Flight Conference practice session at Davis-Monthan AFB. During the conference, they flew… Read more

Civilian F-5 To Join Heritage Flight Program, Pyro Approved For F-22 And F-35 Demos

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An easy to overlook update from Air Combat Command has yielded some exciting developments with the Air Force’s single-ship demonstration and Heritage Flight programs! The update in question is the publishing of the 2019 version of the Demo Team Support Manual; a long document which spells out all of the requirements that airshows must meet… Read more

First Female F-16 Demo Team Commander Suddenly Removed From Team

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Less than two weeks after being confirmed as the 2019 USAF F-16 demonstration pilot and leader of the demo team – the first female commander of any single ship ACC demo team – Capt. Zoe “SiS” Kotnik has been removed from the position. Col. Derek O’Malley, the commander of the 20th Fighter Wing which is… Read more

Thunderbirds Add Traverse City To 2019 Airshow Schedule

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The US Air Force Thunderbirds have added the National Cherry Festival Airshow in Traverse City, MI to their 2019 performance schedule! The June 29-30 weekend was previously marked as open after the cancellation of the Rhode Island Airshow in November. Because the following weekend is booked out as a mid-season break before the team travels… Read more

AirshowStuff’s Top Ten Onboard Videos Of 2018

As our 13th year of airshow coverage comes to a close, we’re taking a look back at another awesome season of aviation and airshows! Our onboard videos have long been highlights, as they take viewers to all sorts of special places. Whether on the wing of a small aerobatic aircraft, or in the cockpit of… Read more

New Photo Album – Cleveland National Airshow 2018

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A new album is now available in our photo gallery! This album from the 2018 Cleveland National Airshow at Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland, OH. Check it out here: Cleveland National Airshow 2018 – Ryan Sundheimer Also be sure to check out our video playlist from the event!