Rockford AirFest Cancelled in 2016

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In a surprise move, the Chicago-Rockford International Airport announced today that it will not hold its annual Rockford AirFest in 2016 after it was unable to reach an agreement with the US Air Force on an appearance by the F-22 Raptor. The show was left off of the Blue Angel and Thunderbird schedules released in… Read more

F-35 Lightning IIs To Appear At Two UK Airshows In 2016

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Airshow fans in the UK will have a chance to see the F-35 Lightning II this summer! The US Marine Corps announced on Monday that it is planning to send two F-35s to the Royal International Air Tattoo and Farnborough airshows. The US Air Force also is rumored to be sending jets, though nothing has… 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 SundheimerBattle Creek Airshow 2015 – Patrick Barron… Read more

[Video] The Best Of Military Aviation – December 2015

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Check out this amazing compilation of beautiful military aviation footage from December of 2015. No cheesy music or voiceovers, just raw footage taking you into the action whether it be an aerial refueling tanker or the deck of an aircraft carrier during nighttime operations. This footage has been made available to us by the US… Read more

Military To Increase Support For Airshows In 2016 (Part 2 – US Air Force)

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Yesterday we told you about how the US Navy plans to increase its support for airshows in 2016; happily, similar changes are in store from the US Air Force! Overall, the USAF is placing emphasis on consistency in its public outreach efforts over the next two years. The first visible sign of this is the… Read more

Seen Last Weekend: Incredible And Rare Bomber Formations At Barksdale And Dyess

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It was a great weekend for bomber fans, as both Barksdale AFB in Louisiana and Dyess AFB in Texas hosted airshows that included some very special and often wished-for sights! Luckily for those of us who couldn’t make it, our friends at CAVU Images have posted video of these moments from the Dyess show. Watch… Read more