Wings Over Waukesha Cancels 2015 Show, Hopes to Return

The Wings Over Waukesha airshow in Waukesha, WI has canceled plans for a 2015 show, but hopes to return in 2016. In a post on the airshow’s Facebook page, the organization said that the cancellation is due to both runway construction work and lacking financial support. The show has always been a small […]

Fan Submissions: Theme Week 6 – Aerobatics

Thank you for submitting your fantastic photos for last week’s theme week! We posted some of our favorite aerobatics photos throughout the week, and asked our fans to share some of their own aerobatics shots to be featured right here on our blog. Check out just a sampling of the over 100 submissions in […]

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 Base officials announced the cancelation recently, telling WOWT that the 55th Wing has withdrawn a request to host the event after learning that funding has been approved for runway repairs.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 […]

Fan Submissions: Theme Week 4 – B-17 Flying Fortress

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Thank you for submitting your photos to us for theme week #4! We posted some of our favorite B-17 photos throughout the week, and asked our fans to share some of their own Flying Fortress shots to be featured right here on our blog. Check out just a sampling of the nearly 100 submissions […]

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 […]

US Navy and Marine Tactical Demos Are Back for 2015!

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 […]

Canadian Forces CF-18 Hornet Demo 2015 Schedule Released

The CF-18 Demo will perform at several shows in the US in 2015, in addition to many shows in Canada. The Midwest will see the CF-18 at Waukegan and fans of the CF-18 in California will have the chance to see them twice at Chico and Salinas.

Will you see them in 2015? Let […]

Canadian Forces Snowbirds 2015 Airshow Schedule Released

Here is the 2015 Canadian Forces Snowbirds schedule. Will you see them in 2015? Let us know! Post on our Facebook page and make sure you share pictures after the show!

May 1 Moose Jaw Opener May 9-10 Dallas, GA May 16-17 Westover, MA May 23-24 Columbia, MO May 30 – June 1 […]

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 […]