Langley AFB Cancels 2020 Airshow; Won’t Return Until 2022

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The 2020 airshow at Langley AFB (formally known as Joint Base Langley-Eustis) in Virginia has officially been canceled. The Air Power over Hampton Roads show was scheduled to take place on May 16-17 and feature the F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team, which is based at Langley, as the headliner. Organizers cited the lack of aerial demonstration… Read more

ICAS Honors 2019 Award Winners

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Part of the annual convention for the International Council of Air Shows (ICAS) is an awards ceremony where performers, organizers, and other members of the industry are honored. Here are the award winners from the 2019 convention! SWORD OF EXCELLENCE – DALE DRUMRIGHT Dale Drumright was presented with the coveted ICAS Sword of Excellence award… Read more

USAF Thunderbirds Announce Return To Airshows Following Fatal Crash

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The Thunderbirds are back! In a video posted by the team, Thunderbird #1 Lt. Col. Kevin Walsh announced that the team has been authorized to perform at the AirPower Over Hampton Roads airshow at Langley AFB this coming weekend. This will mark their first public performance following the fatal crash of Thunderbird #4, Major Stephen… Read more

2017 USAF F-22 Raptor Demo Team Schedule Released

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The US Air Force has released the 2017 airshow schedule for the F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team. Will you see the Raptor in 2017? Let us know! Post on our Facebook page and in our forums, and make sure you share pictures after the show! Also check out the rest of the 2017 airshow appearance schedules!… Read more

Airpower Over Hampton Roads Thunders Back To Life With Excellent 2016 Show

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After a five year absence, airplanes and skydivers once again soared through the skies of Hampton, Virginia at Joint Base Langley-Eustis’ Airpower Over Hampton Roads airshow April 22nd-24th, 2016. Langley, which was scheduled to hold an airshow in 2013 but had to cancel it due to sequestration. The return of Airpower Over Hampton Roads kicked… Read more

Raptors in Green Bay: the Packers Veteran’s Day Flyover

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On November 14, 2014, four F-22 Raptors from Langley Air Force Base flew into Austin Straubel International Airport for the flyover of the Green Bay Packers versus the Philadelphia Eagles that following Sunday. With the restrictions on military flyovers being somewhat lifted, military aircraft have been flying over stadiums more frequently in the past few… Read more