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.”
Suffolk, Va. – “Bob Coolbaugh’s replica of the 1911 Ely-Curtis Pusher which he built and flew around the country for the 2011 100th anniversary of the US Navy will attend,” the May 4-5, 2013 Virginia Regional Festival of Flight as reported by fly-in manager Judy Sparks. And the Berlin Airlift Foundation’s 4-engine C-54E, The Spirit of Freedom, a flying museum of the Berlin Airlift will pay a return visit.”
Tickets are now on sale for the 50th Annual National Championship Air Races in Reno, slated for Sept. 11-15.
COLUMBUS, Ga. — Advanced tickets to the March 16 and 17 Thunder in the Valley Air Show are now available for sale.
The Buckeye Air Fair 2013 is slated for Feb. 23 at Buckeye Municipal Airport (BXK) in Arizona.
Durant, Okla. — Take to the Skies AirFest takes off in a new location this year, Durant Regional Airport–Eaker Field (DUA), April 27.
The Sebing U.S. Sport Aviation Expo — considered the premiere Light-Sport Aircraft show in the country — takes off today, Jan. 17, and runs through Jan. 20. The show continues to get bigger and better each year. Look for a full recap of all the happenings at the show in posts to come, as well as the Feb. 8 print issue of General Aviation News.
Thursday, Jan. 17, has been designated “Year of the Cub Day” at the Sebring U.S. Sport Aviation Expo. All Cubs have been invited to participate, as honored guests. Pilots flying in that day will receive:
Germany-based XtremeAir has received FAA certification for its two-seat aerobatic airplane XA42.
One of the world’s only Aero Vodochody L-39 ZA Czechoslovakian fighter jets will take to the skies this week in Casa Grande, Ariz., at the 40th annual COPPERSTATE Fly-In & Aviation Expo.