2016 EAA AirVenture Daily Airshow Schedules Announced

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AirVenture is nearly here again, and another interesting show is planned once more! The annual Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) AirVenture Oshkosh gathering will be commemorating the coming 75th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the 25th anniversary of Operation Desert Storm, and hosting the Canadian Forces Snowbirds among other exciting events. Today the EAA… Read more

UPDATED: 2016 US Navy F-18 Hornet/Super Hornet Demo Team And Legacy Flight Schedules Released

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The US Navy has released the 2016 airshow schedule for its F-18C Hornet and F/A-18F Super Hornet demonstration teams. As we’ve reported previously, the Navy is also bringing back the Tailhook Legacy Flight program that puts these modern fighters in formation with civilian-operated Navy warbirds. Will you see the Hornets in 2016? Let us know!… Read more

US Navy Hornet Demo Teams Practice For 2016 Season

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It’s that time again! Fans and pilots alike are starting to get ready for the 2016 season. The Navy is as well! In order to qualify for certification, the US Navy demo teams must fly a certain number of practice flights before their first public performance. Many of these practice flights take place at their… Read more

Photo Albums Uploaded: Cleveland National Airshow and Battle Creek Airshow 2015

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New photo albums have gone up in our photo gallery! Check out a preview of each below and then be sure to follow the links to view the full albums. Cleveland National Airshow 2015 – Ryan Sundheimer View full photo album: Cleveland National Airshow 2015 – Ryan Sundheimer Battle Creek Airshow 2015 – Patrick Barron… Read more

Military To Increase Support For Airshows In 2016 (Part 1 – US Navy)

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Jet team schedules are not the only exciting news for fans to come out of the annual ICAS convention this week. Representatives from the US Navy and the US Air Force both gave presentations outlining their services plans for supporting airshows in 2016, and there is some very good news for fans eager to see… Read more

2015 Vectren Dayton Air Show Entertains Despite Rain

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Two jet teams soared over Dayton, OH this month (June 20-21) as the 2015 Vectren Dayton Air Show hosted both the USAF Thunderbirds and the Breitling Jet Team. The real story, however, was the weather. The week leading up to the show was soured by the remnants of Tropical Storm Bill, which brought low clouds… Read more

[UPDATED] Thunder Over Louisville Announces Lineup – USAF Thunderbirds and Super Hornet No Longer Performing

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UPDATE [2:47pm]: We are hearing reports that more restrictions have been imposed on the performers than previously announced. Rumor has it that acts such as the T-33 Shooting Star (“Ace Maker”) and F-86 Sabre will also be restricted to non-aerobatic maneuvers. We will update further as we learn more. ORIGINAL POST: Thunder Over Louisville announced… Read more

[Updated x3] 2015 US Navy F-18 Hornet Demo Team Schedules Released

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Updated (3/15/15): The US Navy Tac Demo Facebook page has released the break down of C, E, and F model demonstrations during the seaon. We have rearranged the schedule below to more clearly display the lineup for each model. NAS Oceana will of course feature both the F/A-18C and F/A-18F demos, as VFA-106 is based… Read more