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 performed […]

UPDATE: Hornet Demos at the NAS Oceana Airshow

VFA-106 will perform a Super Hornet and Legacy Hornet Demo at the NAS Oceana Airshow. The Navy issued a Press Release today about the show. There will also be a Super Hornet afterburner flyover at the Beach Blast.

You may remember a few weeks ago when we said in our blog we believed the Navy […]

UPDATE: Navy Hornet/Super Hornet Demos at NAS Oceana

We’ve found another glimmer of hope in the Navy Hornet Demos saga. You may remember a few weeks ago we reported that a F-18 Hornet/Super Hornet demonstration was performed at NAS Oceana in Virginia Beach, VA. Today, while browsing the NAS Oceana Airshow website I came across this at the bottom of the performers page. […]

F-18 Hornet Flight Demonstration NOTAM at Oceana

As a pilot living in Hampton Roads, checking the NOTAMS is something I do everyday. Usually, it’s the same old things but every once in awhile you’ll see something that grabs your attention. Today was one of those days. While looking at the Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS) for NAS Oceana (KNTU), I came across […]

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 – […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 biggest […]

2013 US Navy and Marines TacDemo Schedule – Updated 1/7/13

2013 US Navy TacDemo and Harrier Demo Schedule

VFA-122 F/A-18F

Mar 16 El Centro, CA

May 8-9 Billings, MT NAS Corpus Christi

May 24-26 Columbia, MO

June 1-2 Rockford,IL

June 15 Denton, TX

June 22-23 Davenport, IA

June 28-29 Cape Girardeau, MO

July 13-14 Olympia, WA

June 20-21 St. Cloud, MN

July 26-28 Hillsboro, OR


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 Barksdale […]