Yankee Air Museum Launches Drive-In Airshows To “Keep ‘Em Flying” During Pandemic

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After canceling their annual Thunder Over Michigan airshow this summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Yankee Air Museum decided they still wanted to put on a flying event. They settled on not one but two socially-distanced, drive-in airshows that they’re calling “Friday Night Flights”. The lineup is comprised of Yankee’s own flying warbirds: the… Read more

Military Airshow Action 2019: Nearly An Hour Of Highlights In One Amazing Video

Through the combined efforts of AirshowStuff and our friends at This is Flight, we bring you Military Airshow Action 2019 – a nearly hour long look at some of the most interesting and unique military airshow performances during the year. The collection, narrated by Adam Landau, takes you to both sides of the Atlantic for… Read more

Thunder Over Michigan 2017 To Host North American Airshow Debut Of German A400M Atlas

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Fans at Thunder Over Michigan will have a special opportunity to see Europe’s newest cargo aircraft this summer. The German Air Force (Luftwaffe) will be bringing an Airbus A400M Atlas in for static display at the show. It will be the first North American airshow appearance for the aircraft, which has been in service since… Read more

F-100 Super Sabre Added To 2016 Thunder Over Michigan Lineup

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The Thunder Over Michigan airshow, which will take place next weekend, has added the rare F-100 Super Sabre to the flying lineup. The jet, owned and flown by Dean “Cutter” Cutshall, is based out of Fort Wayne, IN and has been seen at several Midwest airshows in the last year, including Thunder Over Michigan and… Read more

MiG-23 To Fly At Thunder Over Michigan

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Spectators attending the annual Thunder Over Michigan airshow in 2016 will get quite the treat as a Soviet era jet fighter has been added to the lineup. Warbirds of Delaware will bring their MiG-23 Flogger to the show, an aircraft rarely seen at US airshows. Warbirds of Delaware’s site lists two MiG-23s in their collection.… Read more

Photo Albums Uploaded: Thunder Over Michigan 2015, Abbotsford Int’l Airshow 2015, 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. Thunder Over Michigan Airshow 2015 – Ryan Sundheimer View full photo album: Thunder Over Michigan Airshow 2015 – Ryan Sundheimer Abbotsford International Airshow 2015 –… Read more

Bombers Soar At Thunder Over Michigan 2015

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The heavy metal was out in force at this year’s Thunder Over Michigan airshow, organized by the Yankee Air Museum and held at the historic Willow Run airport in Ypsilanti, MI. The theme for the 2015 show was “Bombertown, USA”, no doubt in celebration of the preservation of the airport’s special role in WWII B-24… Read more

A New Home and New Name for the Yankee Air Museum

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Exciting changes are in store for the Yankee Air Museum near Detroit! After a long campaign to “Save the Bomber Plant”, YAM has finalized the purchase of a portion of the former Willow Run Bomber Plant to act as the museum’s new home. The plant was used by Ford to produce thousands of B-24 Liberator… Read more

Thunder Over Michigan 2015- “Bombertown USA”

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The theme “Bombertown USA” for the 2015 Thunder Over Michigan airshow has been announced. Scheduled to be held August 29th-30th, 2015, Thunder over Michigan each year puts on a great display of warbirds, military jets and civilian performers. It seems likely with today’s announcement that warbird fans will be delighted with the lineup! The U.S.… Read more