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

2016 USMC Harrier and Osprey Demo Schedules Released

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The 2016 USMC Harrier and MV-22 Osprey schedules have been released. The Harrier will perform at four airshows with two in the central US and one in the southwest US. Although the Harrier dates only list one date of a weekend, it seems safe to assume the date represents the entire weekend of the show.… Read more

US Navy Blue Angels 2016 Airshow Schedules Released

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Here is the 2016 airshow schedule for the United States Navy Blue Angels! Will you see them in 2016? Let us know! Post on our Facebook page and make sure you share pictures after the show! 2016 Appearance Schedule Updated 9/20/16 – Latest updates are in bold March 12: NAF El Centro, CA March 19-20:… Read more

Behind The Scenes At EAA AirVenture With DTG Pyrotechnics

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Some air shows around the country feature a night show in their lineup. We all go for the afterburners and lit-up aircraft streaking across the dark sky, but what show would be complete without a fireworks closer? Those beautiful works of fiery aerial artistry make for a nightly spectacle worth waiting for (and some awesome… Read more

Blue Angel #5 Loses Part Of Wing At Rockford Airfest

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An unusual moment occurred at the Rockford Airfest yesterday when Blue Angel #5 lost a piece of his wing! The outer portion of the leading edge flap on the left wing went missing some time before or during the Line Abreast Loop. The flap is an aircraft control surface that helps the wing maintain lift… Read more

EAA AirVenture 2015: Exciting Announcements

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EAA has made some exciting announcements recently regarding featured aircraft and performers at AirVenture 2015. Of course AirVenture is always packed with special things, but here are some of the biggest unveils of late. USMC Harrier Demo AirVenture will be getting some additional jet noise thanks to the inclusion of the US Marine Corps’ AV-8B… Read more

USMC AV-8B Harrier II and MV-22 Osprey Schedule Announced

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The United States Marine Corps (USMC) has released the AV-8B Harrier II and MV-22 Osprey schedules for this year’s airshow season. If you’re a fan of VTOL hardware, get excited because here are the dates and places where you catch them in action! MV-22 Osprey Mar 21 – Melbourne Air and Space Show- Melbourne, FL… Read more

US Navy and Marine Tactical Demos Are Back for 2015!

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The US Navy and Marine Corps will both participate in aerial demonstrations during the 2015 season, per the Navy/Marine Forum at the International Council of Airshows Convention. The US Navy will support a full Blue Angels and Leap Frogs schedule and 20 Hornet tactical demos. Ten of these tactical hornet demos will be performed by… Read more