First Look! Blue Angels Fly First Public Show In New Super Hornets As 2021 Airshow Season Begins

The US airshow season is finally in full swing! This past weekend marked the first 2021 performances by both the US Navy Blue Angels and the US Air Force Thunderbirds. It was an extra special weekend for the Blue Angels, as they flew their new F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft in front of a public crowd… Read more

USAF Thunderbirds Head To El Centro For Joint Winter Training With Blue Angels

(U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Cmdr. Aaron Hicks/Released) The US Air Force Thunderbirds will be joining their US Navy Blue Angel counterparts in Southern California for the second year in a row. The team posted a statement to social media today which says that between February 24th and March 3rd, the teams will hold an… Read more

Northern Lightning Brings Air Power To Wisconsin Despite Pandemic

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Northern Lighting is a large-scale, joint training exercise hosted at Volk Field Combat Readiness Training Center in central Wisconsin. The main emphasis of the exercise is the integration 4th and 5th generation aircraft across the different branches of the military. It was originally held in the early 2000s, but has grown in recent years to… 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

USAF Thunderbirds Cancel Performance After Team Member Contracts COVID-19

The US Air Force Thunderbirds will not perform their first airshow of the year as originally planned after a member of the team tested positive for COVID-19. The famous red, white, and blue F-16s were set to soar over F.E. Warren AFB in Cheyenne, Wyoming next Wednesday, July 22nd. Now, the Wyoming Tribune Eagle is… Read more

Air Force Thunderbirds And Navy Blue Angels Planning Fourth Of July Flyovers

The US Air Force Thunderbirds and US Navy Blue Angels are getting ready for more awesome flyovers – this time for the 4th of July. The Thunderbirds will headline the Independence Day flyover parade over the National Mall in Washington, DC. Other aircraft expected to join them include F-22 Raptors and F-35 Lightning IIs, a… Read more

Here’s Where You Can See The Blue Angels Flying Over Detroit, Chicago, And Indianapolis On Tuesday

The US Navy Blue Angels have released the flyover routes and times for their visits to the Great Lakes region this week. The team will be launching from their home base at NAS Pensacola in Florida on Tuesday morning, then passing over hospitals and other landmarks in Detroit, Chicago, and Indianapolis before returning home. Check… Read more

Blue Angels And Thunderbirds Release Flyover Routes/Times For Saturday, May 2nd

The US Air Force Thunderbirds and US Navy Blue Angels have released their planned flight routes and scheduled flyover times for their special joint flyovers above Baltimore, Washington DC, and Atlanta tomorrow (May 2)! Take a look at the images below and make your plans to see them, but remember to respect social distancing guidelines… Read more

Check Out These Incredible Aerial Images Of The Blue Angels And Thunderbirds Flying Together Over New York City

U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Cory Bush Yesterday, the US Air Force Thunderbirds and US Navy Blue Angels conducted a special joint flyover of New York City, Philadelphia, and nearby communities. The mission, part of Operation America Strong, saw both teams launch from the Blue Angels’ home base at NAS Pensacola, fly up… Read more

Here’s A Live List Of Military Flyovers Planned To Salute Health Care And Essential Workers Around The Country

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Military units around the country have begun posting times and routes for health care and essential worker tribute flyovers. It’s a lot of information to process, so we’re putting together this list as a one stop shop to see what has been announced. We’ll keep it updated as we learn more. The main events are… Read more