Gone West: Jan Collmer

The airshow industry mourns the loss of Jan Collmer, a long time airshow performer who passed away Tuesday morning. Jan was known for flying his red, white, and blue Extra 300-L at airshows across the nation. In recent years, his schedule primarily included airshows in Texas and at NAS Pensacola in Pensacola, FL.

Jan’s […]

Skip Stewart Announces Preliminary 2015 Airshow Schedule

Skip Stewart has announced his preliminary 2015 airshow schedule. More shows are expected to be added as the season nears. One big note is that he will return to Oshkosh this year for several days.

Skip Stewart Airshows 2015 Airshow Schedule Jan 30-Feb 1 Illopango, El Salvador Feb 6-7 Iztapa, Guatemala Feb 24-Mar […]

Midwestern Airshow Dates Included on Aerostars 2015 Schedule

As everyone eagerly awaits the Tuesday release of the jet team schedules at the ICAS convention (find them here on AirshowStuff first!), some Midwestern airshow dates have been made public thanks to the Aerostars Aerobatic Team. In a post to the team’s Facebook page, the team announced their current 2015 schedule. More shows […]

Rob Holland Needs Your Help!

Rob Holland needs your help to win gold for the USA in 2015!

When Rob won 1st place at the US National Championship this year, it secured his spot on the US Aerobatic Team that will compete at the World Aerobatic Championships in Chateauroux, France next August. The problem is, each pilot […]

Help Brett Hunter Fly for the World Aerobatic Championship!

Airshow pilot and friend of AirshowStuff Brett Hunter needs your help to get to the World Aerobatic Championships! Brett, who lives on Red Stewart Airfield in Waynesville, OH with his wife and two daughters, earned a place on the US National Aerobatic Team by placing fifth overall at the US National Aerobatic Championships held […]

Mike Wiskus Returns to the Skies After Health Scare

After a leave of absence due to health issues, Mike Wiskus and his Lucas Oil Pitts have both returned to the airshow circuit. Some of you may have been wondering where Mike has been so far this airshow season and it was a bit of a mystery until he posted a letter announcing his […]

Aerobatic Pilot Bill Cowden Killed in Crash at Stevens Point Airshow in WI

A plane has crashed at the Stevens Point Airshow in Stevens Point, WI today. It was reportedly performing aerobatics when it went down into a wooded area near the airport. The airshow and airport was shut down after the incident, and attendees were sent home. Bad weather was in the area, but whether it […]

John Klatt Airshows introduces the Jet Waco “Screamin’ Sasquatch”

JACK LINK’S® BEEF JERKY PARTNERS WITH JOHN KLATT AIRSHOWS TO INTRODUCE THE SCREAMIN’ SASQUATCH

The Screamin’ Sasquatch is a One-of-a-kind Jet Waco Aircraft Set to Take Flight in 2014 Minong, Wis. and Las Vegas (Dec. 2, 2013) — For more than a century, air shows featuring daring feats by military and civilian […]

Aug 20th Sequestration Update

Below is an update from the International Council of Airshows (ICAS) that was released on August 20th.  They’re still working hard to get jet teams and military participation back into airshows! Keep up the fight ICAS!

“SEQUESTER UPDATE: NEWS FROM INSIDE THE BELTWAY

Earlier this month, ICAS President John Cudahy participated in an […]

Remember Jane and Charlie

To some people, the thought of flying is scary. Suggest that they hang from an airplane with no straps, and you’ll probably be told you’re crazy.

After taking a scenic ride with a friend in 1988, Jane was bitten with the aviation bug. From there, she obtained her pilot’s certificate in 1989 and […]