EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wisconsin — Some of the world’s top air show performers have made their commitments to fly at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2017.
In addition, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels have reconfirmed that Oshkosh is on their 2017 schedule, with work continuing to bring their full performance to AirVenture for the first time. [Read more…]
Officials with the U.S. Sport Aviation Expo are inviting all homebuilders to show off their aircraft at the show, slated for Jan. 25-28, at Sebring Regional Airport in Florida.
Sebring is creating a special display space for all homebuilt aircraft. Homebuilders can register their aircraft by filling out the homebuilt form online and purchasing a discounted four-day event pass. Expo will create a display sign for each aircraft with the specific information.
Organizers of the Los Angeles County Air Show report that Lockheed Martin is returning as the Presenting Sponsor for the 2017 Air Show, themed “Red, White and Boom!”
Also, returning to General William J. Fox Airfield is the United States Air Force Thunderbirds Jet Demonstration Team, slated as the headline act for the air show, which is slated for March 25-26, 2017. [Read more…]
R. A. “Bob” Hoover will forever cast a huge shadow over all of aviation. His recent passing (October 25) at the age of 94 sent a shockwave through the broader aviation family. [Read more…]
The Northern California Bay Area is centrally located for a wide assortment of events during airshow season. An hour due north of San Francisco is Santa Rosa, located in the heart of wine country and probably best known as the home of Charles Schulz and his beloved Peanuts characters.
But for one weekend in late summer, it becomes a beacon for airshow fans to gather around. [Read more…]
The International Council of Air Shows (ICAS) will hold its 49th annual convention Dec. 5-8, 2016, at Paris Las Vegas on the famous Las Vegas Strip, and its encouraging aviation professionals, from airport managers to pilots, to join the air show industry’s largest business gathering of air show professionals.
“If you’re thinking about hosting an air show event at your local airport, or if you’re a pilot interested in breaking into the air show business, the ICAS Convention provides an excellent learning opportunity,” said ICAS President John Cudahy. [Read more…]