FLYOVER ALERT: Super Bowl XLIX

Airshow fans! Tune into NBC Sunday at 6pm to see the USAF Thunderbirds flyover the Super Bowl! Six red, white, and blue F-16 Fighting Falcons from the USAF’s aerial demonstration squadron will flyover around 6pm Eastern time at the end of the National Anthem to showcase the pride and professionalism of the United States […]

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 Base officials announced the cancelation recently, telling WOWT that the 55th Wing has withdrawn a request to host the event after learning that funding has been approved for runway repairs.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

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 […]

Update about Sequestration’s Impact on Airshows- Feb 13

 

We reported last week about the possible impacts sequestration could have. One possible contingency plan is stop all military involvement in airshows. This includes the Blue Angels, Thunderbirds and Single Ship Demos. Parachute Teams and Open Houses at bases may also be affected. Non-essential flying will be cut and since the military deems airshows as non-essential to […]

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 […]

Interesting Notes About The 2013-2014 Schedules

The big airshow news of the day was of course the schedules coming out of ICAS in Las Vegas, one of the most anticipated days of the year, aside from the shows themselves of course. Each year there are some surprises hidden in the schedules and this year was no exception.

One of the […]

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 […]