BREAKING: 2015 Offutt AFB Air Show Canceled

There will be no 2015 airshow at Offutt AFB due to funding issues. Base officials announced the cancelation recently, telling WOWT that the 55th Wing has withdrawn a request to host the event after learning that funding has been approved for runway repairs. The work is in front of hangars which typically house […]

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 […]

RCAF Announces Pilot and Theme for 2015 CF-18 Demo Team

In a press release last Friday, the Royal Canadian Air Force announced that Captain Denis “Cheech” Beaulieu will be the CF-18 Demonstration pilot for the 2015 season. A native of Sherbrooke, Quebec, Capt. Beaulieu joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 2006 with the goal of becoming a fighter pilot. In 2011, he completed […]

2015 Dayton Airshow Dates

The 41st edition of the Vectren Dayton Airshow will occur June 20-21st, 2015 at the Dayton International Airport. In an interview with WDTN, Michael Emoff, Chairman of the USATS Board of Trustees, the governing organization of the event, said the June date is “a little cooler and positions us well for scheduling by the […]

Schedule for the NAS Oceana Airshow!

If you’re heading to the NAS Oceana airshow, get there early! The gates will open at 8am Saturday and Sunday and the flying will begin at 10am. The Blue Angels will fly around 3pm.

The following is a schedule of performers from the NAS Oceana airshow website. As always, the schedule is subject […]

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2014 – Feel Like You’re There Even If You Can’t Be!

One of the best weeks of the year for aviation lovers is fast approaching, but for those who don’t have tickets to EAA AirVenture Oshkosh, July 28th-Aug 4th can be one of the most lonliest weeks of the year. Don’t fear though – this year EAA has several ways to make it almost […]

Abbotsford International Airshow: What to Expect

The second weekend of August (8-10th) is an exciting time for aviation in the Pacific Northwest as the annual Abbotsford International Airshow returns to Abbotsford, British Columbia. Since 1962 when the Abbotsford Flying Club and the Abbotsford Rotary Club hosted the first air show, the Abbotsford Airshow has grown into the largest air show […]

Safety Changes at the Dayton Airshow

After the tragic crash last year at the Vectren Dayton Airshow in Dayton, OH that took the life of wingwalker Jane Wicker and pilot Charlie Schwenker, the airshow has announced new safety changes for this year’s event. A third fire truck will be added to the line to try and ease the concerns of […]

Initial Thunder Over Michigan Aircraft List Announced

Thunder Over Michigan has recently posted a list of aircraft that will be on display during the show. As usual it has a huge number of warbirds, but a number of aircraft that rarely visit the show stand out, including the P-63 King Cobra, C-46 Commando, and C-60 Lode Star. This will be […]

2014 USAF Thunderbirds Demo Music

Show Start – “Olympic Spirit” by John Williams … followed by “Thunderama”  Pilot Introduction – “The Natural” (remix) by Randy Newman  Engine Start –“Why So Serious” (Crystal Method remix) by Hans Zimmer & James Newton Howard  Taxi Out –“World Collapsing” by Danny Cocke  Crew Chief Groundshow – “Heroes Of War” David Robidoux  EOR Checks – “Arrival To Earth” by Steve Jablonsky  Diamond Takeoff – “Ladies […]