When Dee Hanson, Executive Director of the Alaska Airmen’s Association called on Thursday, she sounded relieved. The first words out of her mouth were, “The show is back on.” The “show” is the annual Great Alaska Aviation Gathering.
The Alaska Airmen’s Association sent an email to its members on Monday, Dec. 15, detailing the status of the 18th Annual Great Alaska Aviation Gathering. “As you may know for the past 17 years, FedEx has graciously hosted The Great Alaska Aviation Gathering in their Anchorage maintenance hangar,” said Dee Hanson, Alaska Airmen’s Executive Director. “Every year we submit a written request to FedEx for permission to host the show. Due to reasons unknown to us, this year we have been told unofficially that the hangar may not be available.” [Read more…]
RANGER, Texas – Ranger Airfield turns 103 years-old this fall. To celebrate, organizer Jared Calvert and friends organized an Oct. 3-4 fly-in. “We brought in about 200 aircraft,” said Calvert. Aircraft of all shapes and sizes showed up for the good ole-fashioned fly-in. If these six images aren’t enough, swing by our Ranger Airfield Fly-In Flickr album to see more. [Read more…]
The annual Warhawk Air Museum’s Warbird Roundup was held August 30-31 in Nampa, Idaho. Airailimages was on site with cameras in hand.
From the YouTube description, “Warbirds from as far away as the Planes of Fame Museum in Chino, Calif., came to Nampa, Idaho for the Warhawk Air Museum’s Warbird Roundup the weekend of 30-31 August 2014. An F4U-1A Corsair joined a P-38 Lightning and several Mustangs and P-40s for the show.”
Frederick A. Johnsen of Airailimages had great access to Saturday’s airshow at AirVenture and put it to good use.
WACO, Texas — The Heart Of Texas Airshow, the first air show to take place in Waco in seven years, has added the Smoke-N-Thunder Jet Car with pilot/driver Bill Braack, to its lineup of performers. [Read more…]
PFLUGERVILLE, TX – The Rocky Mountain Airshow has tapped LiveAirShowTV for live coverage of the August 16-18 airshow. Multi-camera coverage will be fed to a large LED screen on the flight line as well as broadcast live over the Internet. “We have watched this show grow over the last few years and have wanted to work with their team”, said Jeff Lee, LiveAirShowTV President. “This will be a great way to wind down the summer before school gets going again.”
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho – Mylar balloons stuck in power lines caused a power outage for 5,800 north Idaho Falls residents, including all of us in the AeroMark hangar, home to the 3rd annual Idaho Aviation Expo.
Everyone took the power outage in stride and the power came back on about 12:30 pm. Luckily, all twelve display aircraft were already inside the 30,000 square foot hangar.
PFLUGERVILLE, TX – “Air shows have been cancelled from coast to coast. The military jet demo teams and single-ship demo teams and jumpers are grounded. Who would have ever thought that would happen”, said LiveAirShowTV President Jeff Lee. “It’s a season where some of the most successful air shows in the country will not have an event this year.”