Air Show News
- After Tragic Crash, Blue Angels Resume Air Show Training - Military.com
16 June 2016 | Google News
The Navy's elite flight demonstration team took to the sky again Thursday morning, just two weeks after a soloist was killed in a tragic crash during air show practice in Tennessee.
The Blue Angels announced it would fly its first training flight over downtown Pensacola and Pensacola Beach, Florida, not far from the squadron's headquarters at Naval Air Station Pensacola. The team will fly the iconic blue-and-yellow F/A-18C Hornets in a five-aircraft "Big V" formation, officials said in a press release.
- RAF cancels Red Arrows aerobatic display at Farnborough
16 June 2016 | Flight Global
The Royal Air Force s BAE Systems Hawk T1-equipped Red Arrows team will not carry out its aerobatic display during July s Farnborough air show, amid concerns surrounding the safety of high-speed displays over populated areas following the fatal crash of a Hawker Hunter at the Shoreham air show last August.
- RAF Squadrons Prepare For Queen’s 90th Birthday Flypast
8 June 2016 | RAF
29 Aircraft will mark The Queen’s 90th Birthday with a flypast over Buckingham palace on Saturday, 11 June 2016.
- Blue Angel F/A-18 Crashes During Smyrna TN Air Show Practice
4 June 2016
San Diego, Calif. (NNS) -- San Diego, Calif. - An F/A-18C Hornet assigned to the Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron crashed during yesterday's air show practice at the Smyrna, Tenn., Airport. The pilot, who did not survive, has been identified.
- Yeovilton Air Day 2016 : Lynx’s Farewell Finale
2 June 2016 | BADA
RNAS Yeovilton Air Day 2016 will be the public’s last opportunity to see the Westland built Lynx maritime attack helicopters in action at their home event. The show’s Lynx Farewell salute includes two special flying items: an emotive formation flypast and one last Maritime Role Demo. Joining them in Air Day’s five hour flying display will be small ships’ helicopters past and present, depicting three generations of rotary capability at sea. […]
- Classic Jet Showcase at RAF Cosford Air Show
26 May 2016 | RAF
Organisers of the RAF Cosford Air Show outlined plans for their theme showcasing the evolution of the jet engine, which will dominate the flying displays on Sunday 19th June.
- AIRSHOW NEWS: Statement from the RAF King Air Display Team
25 May 2016 | BADA
The Royal Air Force King Air Display Team have released the following statement regarding the cancellation of their 2016 Flying Display Season “The Royal Air Force’s King Air Display Team is to withdraw from the 2016 Flying Display Circuit after safety issues were identified while operating the aircraft in some of the planned display manoeuvres. […]
- FIDAE: Embraer displays Phenom 300 and Super Tucano, but no KC-390
29 March 2016 | Flight Global
Embraer s flagship programmes the KC-390 and the E2 may be absent from FIDAE, but the Brazilian manufacturer is represented with a Phenom 300 business jet and Brazilian air force A-29 Super Tucano trainer/light combat aircraft, one of 162 operating in the region.