BREAKING: US Air Force Approves Live-Fire Single-Ship Demonstrations Next Year

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The US Air Force has decided to add live munitions to its single-ship demonstrations starting next year. The change was announced in a surprise press release today, distributed by Air Combat Command. Not all show sites will be eligible for the new demonstrations; the list will be finalized and released at this year’s ICAS convention.… Read more

USAF Thunderbirds Museum Reopens At Nellis AFB

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The United States Air Force Thunderbirds have re-opened their team museum at their home base of Nellis AFB. The museum helps tell the Thunderbird story, from its beginnings, to today. Inside the museum, you’ll find artifacts and other memorabilia including documentation on the team’s formation. The picture below shows the designation and order to create… Read more

The Best Of Military Aviation – November 2016

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Each month we bring you a compilation of the very best military aviation videos on our Youtube channel. These videos take you inside military operations all over the world for things like exercises, aircraft carrier operations, aerial refueling, and training missions. Please enjoy the November video, which you can watch below or view on Youtube:… Read more

USAF Thunderbirds 2017 Airshow Schedule Released

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Here is the 2017/2018 airshow schedule for the United States Air Force Thunderbirds! Will you see them in 2017? Let us know! Post on the AirshowStuff Facebook page and make sure you share pictures after the show! 2017 Appearance Schedule – USAF Thunderbirds Updated 2/18/17 – Latest updates in bold. February 5: Houston, Texas… Read more

USAF Thunderbirds Flyover New York City

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The United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, flew over famous landmarks around New York City Friday morning. It was announced last Friday that the Thunderbirds had planned a flyover around the city, framing the 6 red, white and blue F-16s with landmarks such as the World Trade Center and Empire State Building.… Read more

USAF Thunderbirds To Fly Over New York City, Statue of Liberty, And World Trade Center

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Flyover alert! Six red, white and blue F-16 Fighting Falcons of the US Air Force Thunderbirds will fly over famous sights around New York City, NY on the morning of September 2nd. The team will flyover the Statue of Liberty and up the Hudson River, setting up a unique photo opportunity with the World Trade… 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

JUST IN: USAF Thunderbirds Add Puerto Rico To 2016 Show Schedule

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The United States Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, the Thunderbirds, will perform in San Juan, Puerto Rico on October 8-9th, 2016. This show fills a gap left when the Embry Riddle Daytona Beach show was canceled. The last time the Thunderbirds performed in Puerto Rico was in April of 2011.

FLYOVER ALERT: USAF Thunderbirds to Flyover 2016 Daytona 500 This Sunday

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Don’t miss an early season appearance by the USAF Thunderbirds this Sunday as the USAF’s aerial demonstration squadron flies over the 2016 Daytona 500! Expect the jets to soar over the 1st Motorsports Stadium around 12:45-1pm eastern on Sunday, February 21st. The flyover will be shown on TV on your local FOX affiliate. If you’re… Read more

2015 F-16 Fighting Falcon Demo Team Schedule

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The USAF’s Air Combat Command has released the 2015 Fighting Falcon Demo Team (aka Viper East) schedule! Will you see the team this year? They will perform 15 shows in both the United States and Canada! Mar 21-22 – Melbourne, FL Apr 11-12 – MCAS Beaufort, SC May 30-31 – North Kingstown, RI June 20 Read more