Rhode Island Airshow Changes Dates To Land USAF Thunderbirds

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The Rhode Island National Guard Air Show in North Kingston, RI has changed dates! The show will now be held June 20-21, 2020 and feature the US Air Force Thunderbirds. The Thunderbirds were originally going to perform at Youngstown ARB that weekend, but that show canceled and left the weekend free.Rhode Island was originally… Read more

An Exciting Update On US Navy Tactical Demos and Legacy Flights in 2020

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Yesterday was one of the biggest single days of the year on the airshow fan calendar; the release of the military schedules for the 2020 show season. One of the most common questions we saw from fans is what about the Navy?Outside of the Blue Angels, the Navy’s airshow representation has been a bit… Read more

USAF F-16 Fighting Falcon Demo Team 2020 Airshow Schedule Released

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Here is the 2020 airshow schedule for the US Air Force F-16 Fighting Falcon Demonstration Team! Will you see them in 2020? Let us know! Post in the AirshowStuff Forums or on the AirshowStuff Facebook page and make sure you share pictures after the show!Schedules often change during the year – make sure to… Read more

USAF F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team 2020 Airshow Schedule Released

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Here is the 2020 airshow schedule for the US Air Force F-22 Raptor Demonstration Team! Will you see them in 2020? Let us know! Post in the AirshowStuff Forums or on the AirshowStuff Facebook page and make sure you share pictures after the show!Schedules often change during the year – make sure to check… Read more

New “Fat Albert” C-130 Expected To Join Blue Angels In 2020

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The US Navy has taken the next step toward getting “Fat Albert Airlines” flying again. The Naval Air Systems Command awarded a $29.7 million contract to the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence this month for a C-130J Hercules aircraft. The C-130 will head to the Blue Angels to serve as their transport.The team retired… Read more

“Fat Albert” C-130 Retires From Blue Angel Duties

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The current “Fat Albert” has flown her last show.Of course, “Fat Albert” is the name given to the C-130 Hercules transport assigned to the famous US Navy Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron. Their current C-130T aircraft (BuNo 164763) has had numerous issues in recent years and saw extended periods of down time for maintenance… Read more

2019 US Navy Legacy Flight Schedule Released

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The Navy Legacy Flight Foundation has released a schedule of their shows for 2019. However, not every show will include a Hornet or Super Hornet demo team aircraft in the flight. As we have previously discussed, the Legacy Flight program is being expanded this year to include E/A-18G Growlers, T-45 Goshawks, and T-6B Texan IIs… Read more

2019 US Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet Demonstration Airshow Schedules Released

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The 2019 schedule for the US Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet Demo Teams has been released! This year’s schedule, while still a lot less than the ACC Demo Teams, includes one more show than the 2018 schedule. Like last year, the schedule is reduced due to busy training schedules, aircraft maintenance struggles, and the phasing out… Read more

US Air Force Heritage Flights Will Be Longer This Airshow Season

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The US Air Force Heritage Flight routine will have a new look in 2019! Air Combat Command’s single-ship demonstration teams (F-22 Raptor, F-35 Lightning II, F-16 Fighting Falcon, and A-10 Thunderbolt II) and civilian Heritage Flight pilots just wrapped up their annual Heritage Flight Conference practice session at Davis-Monthan AFB. During the conference, they flew… Read more

FIRST LOOK At The New F-35 Lightning II Full Demonstration Profile

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The US Air Force F-35 Lightning II will be performing aerobatic demonstrations for the first time in 2019, and we’ve got a sneak peak at the new routine for you! Watch the video below for your first look at the full demonstration profile, including maximum performance loops, rolls, and one particularly eye-catching pedal turn.This… Read more