Air Race 1 World Cup To End At Reno

Formula 1 Air Race

Air racing fans will want to make sure they’re in Reno in late September as the city plays host to the Air Race 1 World Cup! Reno, NV will play host to the final event of the 2015 Air Race 1 World Cup, a thrilling race of 8 aircraft in a 10 lap battle […]

Bill Leff “Perfectly Fine” After Incident

Veteran airshow pilot Bill Leff had an incident Thursday afternoon at the Naples airport in Naples, FL.  Leff, flying his WWII era North American T-6 Texan, N22NA encountered an engine failure on  takeoff but was able to safely land in the grass. Upon landing, the landing gear collapsed. Pictures posted online show substantial damage […]

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 […]

2014 Blue Angels Demo Music

Fat Albert C-130 Demo 

Checklists: Ozzy Osbourne – Crazy Train Take Off: John Newman – Love Me Again Parade Pass: Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines Flat Pass: Mumford and Sons – The Cave Head On: Toby Keith – Made In America Assault Landing: Saliva – Ladies and Gentlemen

 

Start Up: Ted Nugent – […]

Impact of Sequestration on the Airshow Industry

 

For weeks, we’ve been wondering how sequestration may impact the airshow industry. To sum it up, after April 1st, all military participation in airshows may be forced to end if a deal can not be reached.This includes performances by the USAF Thunderbirds, Navy Blue Angels, static displays and single ship demo teams. These plans are […]

Jet Team Schedules for 2013 and 2014!

2013 United States Navy Blue Angels Schedule

March 2013 Mar 16 NAF El Centro, CA Mar 23-24 NAS Key West, FL Mar 30-31 Easter (Weekend Off)

April 2013 Apr 6-7 MacDill AFB, FL Apr 13-14 NAS Corpus Christi, TX Apr 20-21 Vidalia, GA Apr 27-28 MCAS Beaufort, SC

May 2013 May 4-5 […]