2020 CF-18 Hornet Demo Paint Scheme Falls Victim To Coronavirus Shut Down

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On top of rampant airshow cancellations (which you can track on our airshow calendar), the coronavirus has landed one more hit on airshow fans – the CF-18 Hornet used by the RCAF Demonstration Team will not feature a special paint scheme this year.It is tradition for the designated display aircraft to wear a special… Read more

F-35 Demonstration Team Announces New Commander And Demo Pilot

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Meet the new head of the US Air Force F-35A Lightning II Demonstration Team – Captain Kristin “Beo” Wolfe!Beo takes over from Major Andrew “Dojo” Olsen as the demonstration pilot and commander of the team. She was publicly introduced as the new commander today after being certified to fly the demo profile during the… Read more

Meet The New F-22 Raptor Demo Team Pilot – Major Joshua “Cabo” Gunderson

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Major Joshua “Cabo” Gunderson will become a familiar name to airshow fans across the world over the next two years. He was officially announced as the next F-22 Raptor team commander and demonstration pilot this morning following certification by the Commander of Air Combat Command. Cabo takes over for outgoing team commander Major Paul “Loco”… Read more

New 2020 Canadian Forces CF-18 Hornet Demonstration Team Pilot Announced

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The Royal Canadian Air Force has announced that Captain Dan “Delouse” Deluce is the new 2020 demo pilot for the CF-18.Deluce’s family is no stranger to aviation. His father, a commercial pilot of forty years, introduced Capt. Deluce to aviation at a young age. He began teaching his son basic aviation and piloting skills,… 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

Step Up Your Flying With Some Jet Time From Victory Flight Training

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Almost every private pilot dreams of some turbine time in their logbook; cranking a nimble tactical jet through aerobatics and extreme G forces. Victory Flight Training offers the opportunity to do just that, and they’re ready to get you in the cockpit.More than just a joyride-for-hire operation (although let’s face it, there’s a lot… Read more

Snowbird Pilot Safe After Jet Crashes Near Atlanta Air Show

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Photo by Brandon Wynn/Hover-Slam PhotographyA 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

Blue Angels To Headline Expanded Independence Day Celebrations In Washington DC

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The US Navy Blue Angels will headline a series of flyovers and military demonstrations planned for the 4th of July in Washington, DC. The annual celebration of American independence in the nation’s capital is being expanded by President Trump after he witnessed a Bastille Day military parade in France. Details are still limited, but the… Read more

US Navy Looks To Start Up F-35C Lightning II Demonstrations In 2020

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Quick on the heels of yesterday’s disappointing announcement that the Navy’s Super Hornet Demonstration Team is cancelling all remaining performances this year (Update – the demos may still be happening!) comes some much happier news! The International Council of Air Shows (ICAS) posted that the Navy has tentatively received approval for aerobatic F-35C Lightning II… Read more