Billy Werth Injured In Aircraft Crash

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Aerobatic pilot Billy Werth was badly injured in a plane crash last week. He is probably best known for performing in his red, white and blue Pitts biplane, but last year he also started performing as part of the Redline Airshows team with lead pilot Ken Reider. He is also an Air Force Reserve and… Read more

Blue Angels And Thunderbirds Release Flyover Routes/Times For Saturday, May 2nd

The US Air Force Thunderbirds and US Navy Blue Angels have released their planned flight routes and scheduled flyover times for their special joint flyovers above Baltimore, Washington DC, and Atlanta tomorrow (May 2)! Take a look at the images below and make your plans to see them, but remember to respect social distancing guidelines… Read more

Twin Tigers Pilot Mark Nowosielski Among Two Killed In Georgia Crash

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Update: The families of Mark Nowosielski and Nathan Sorenson have finalized plans for a joint celebration of life on Saturday, February 15 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at Peach State Airport (GA2) in Williamson, Georgia. Friends and family of Mark and Nathan have established a Twin Tigers Memorial Fund GoFundMe campaign to help defray funeral… Read more

Canadian Snowbirds Resume Full Operations; 2020 Performances Delayed Until June

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Jet Team schedules won’t be released until next week, but the Canadian Forces Snowbirds have already confirmed that their 2020 show season will not start until June 6th. The team is over a month behind their planned training schedule following an October crash at the Atlanta Air Show in Georgia. Pilot Capt. Kevin Domon-Grenier, Snowbird… Read more

Snowbird Pilot Safe After Jet Crashes Near Atlanta Air Show

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Photo by Brandon Wynn/Hover-Slam Photography A pilot with the Canadian Forces Snowbirds team was forced to eject from his aircraft before it crashed earlier today. Capt. Kevin Domon-Grenier, Snowbird #5, is reportedly doing fine after parachuting to safety. The CT-114 Tutor aircraft impacted a field, leaving no injuries or damage on the ground. Photo courtesy… Read more

Wings Over North Georgia Airshow Cancelled In 2019; Will Return In 2020

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The 2019 Wings Over North Georgia airshow has been cancelled. No reason was given for the sudden news, but organizers were quick to focus on 2020, when the US Air Force Thunderbirds will headline the event. The airshow, which takes place in Rome, GA was scheduled for August 31-September 1. They were awarded a spot… Read more

Thunder In The Valley Airshow To Cease Operations Following 2018 Airshow

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The Thunder in the Valley airshow, held annually in Columbus, GA will not be returning in 2019. The Board of Directors of the event announced that due to raising costs and a difficulty in obtaining sponsorship money, the event would not continue. “We feel the air show competes with many other events for the same… Read more

Florida’s Melbourne Air And Space Show Changes 2018 Dates, Retains Thunderbirds As Headliner

The Melbourne Air and Space Show announced today that they have changed dates from March 17-18 to March 24-25. Organizers say that they decided to change dates in order to keep the US Air Force Thunderbirds as headliners. The move is not entirely unexpected, as the two other airshows that originally planned to have the… Read more

Wings Over Atlanta 2018 Airshow At Dobbins ARB Canceled

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The planned 2018 Wings Over Atlanta Air and Space Expo has been canceled. The announcement was posted on the base’s Facebook page earlier today. The airshow was scheduled to be held on March 24th and 25th at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Georgia, with the US Air Force Thunderbirds as the headlining performance. As with… Read more

Hurricane Matthew Forces Cancellation Of 2016 Wings Over The Golden Isles Airshow

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The approach of Hurricane Matthew in the Atlantic Ocean has forced the cancellation of the Wings Over the Golden Isles Airshow in Georgia. The show was scheduled to take place in Brunswick, GA this coming weekend. It was the final 2016 airshow stop for the Canadian Forces Snowbirds outside of their home base and the… Read more