US Navy Blue Angels To Headline EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017 With Full Aerobatic Performances

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The famous US Navy Blue Angels flight demonstration team will headline EAA AirVenture for the first time this July. Although the show was previously listed on the preliminary 2017 schedule released last year, it was confirmed earlier this week when the updated 2017 Blue Angel schedule was announced. The team has sent jets to AirVenture… Read more

US Navy Blue Angels 2017 Airshow Schedules Released

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Here is the 2017/2018 airshow schedule for the United States Navy Blue Angels! Will you see them in 2017? Let us know! Post on the AirshowStuff Facebook page and on our forums – and make sure you share pictures after the show! 2017 Appearance Schedule – US Navy Blue Angels March 11: El Centro, CA… Read more

The Blue Angels And Thunderbirds Will Wrap Up Their 2016 Airshow Seasons This Weekend

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The US Navy Blue Angels and US Air Force Thunderbirds will both wrap up their 2016 airshow seasons this coming weekend with their respective homecoming shows. The Blue Angels will perform at NAS Pensacola in Florida while the Thunderbirds will wow their hometown crowd at Nellis AFB in Las Vegas. These shows mark the end… Read more

F/A-18C Hornet Demo Added To 2016 NAS Pax River Air Expo Lineup

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The US Navy F/A-18C Hornet demonstration from VFA-106 “Gladiators” has been added to the lineup of the 2016 NAS Patuxent River Air Expo. The status of the show was called into question after the Blue Angels were forced to cancel their planned appearance at the show, but organizers decided to press on with the rest… Read more

US Navy Blue Angels’ Fat Albert To Skip 2016 Seattle Seafair For Maintenance

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The US Navy Blue Angels’ famous C-130 Hercules transport known as “Fat Albert” or “Bert” will not be performing with the team in Seattle this weekend. The team, which arrived in the area yesterday, announced that due to mechanical issues the aircraft will have to undergo maintenance instead of making the trip. Bert is operated… Read more

2016 Blue Angels Airshow At Pocono Raceway Canceled

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The US Navy Blue Angels will not be performing at the Pocono Raceway in 2016 after all. Airshow organizers confirmed this week that the event has been canceled. It is not a particularly surprising development, as little to no information about the show was published other than the initial announcement. The August 27-28 show was… Read more

US Navy Blue Angels Cancel Performance At 2016 Vero Beach Airshow

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The US Navy Blue Angels will not be performing at the 2016 Vero Beach Air Show on June 25-26 as scheduled. The show announced on its Facebook page today that they have received confirmation from the team that they will skip the show. The Blue Angels are working to recover from the fatal crash of… Read more

US Navy F/A-18 Hornet Teams Fill In For Blue Angels, Honor Fallen Pilot

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When the US Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet demonstration teams perform in place of the Blue Angels over the next two weekends, their performances will be dedicated to the memory of Capt. Jeff Kuss, the Blue Angel pilot who was killed in a crash last week. The teams from VFA-106 and VFA-122 were tasked to fill… Read more

Blue Angel 6 Killed In Crash During Smyrna, TN Practice

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We are sad to report that Captain Jeff Kuss, Blue Angel 6, has been killed in a crash today at the Great Tennessee Airshow in Smyrna, TN. He was performing as part of a practice routine for this weekend’s airshow. Eyewitness accounts say the aircraft impacted the ground at a nearby golf course while attempting… Read more

Flyovers Announced For The 100th Running Of The Indianapolis 500

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Before the race car engines roar to life for the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, the roar of airplanes will greet fans. The first flyover will be a two ship formation of a Douglas SBD-5 and a P-51 Mustang. Both aircraft are from the Commemorative Air Force. The second flyover will be a four… Read more