Tag Archives: Aerobatic Airshows

44th Cracker Fly-In Spreads Its Wings

The 44th Annual Cracker Fly-In, hosted by the Experimental Aircraft Association, Chapter 611, once again lived up to its reputation as a fun event at Lee Gilmer Memorial Airport in Gainesville on Saturday. Fair weather and a cool morning breeze greeted pilots, their planes and the estimated 2,500 visitors who came out to view them […]

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Train as a Wing Walker at Wickenby's 70th Birthday Airshow

As part of Wickenby Aerodrome’s 70th Birthday Airshow, the Lincolnshire-based historic airfield located in Langworth, near Lincoln has a limited number of wing walker training flights available during both the Airshow weekend (16-17th June) and the following weekend (23rd-24th June). Wickenby Airshow is offering the unique opportunity to train with Aerobatic Tactics’ experienced air display […]

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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2012 Welcomes International Stars to Headline Air Shows

Aerobatic performers from U.S., Canada and Brazil coming to Wisconsin Air show stars from the U.S. and from around the world will dazzle audiences as part of the daily performance lineup at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh on July 23-29 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, joining homebuilts, vintage aircraft, warbirds, ultralights and other airplanes at what's called "The World's […]

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SA Aerobatic Champ for Swaziland Airshow

South African Aerobatic Champion Nigel Hopkins will be the highlight of the Swaziland Airshow set for Saturday. The event will take place at the Matsapha International Airport from 10am to 5pm. The Airshow has for the past years been one of the most anticipated events in Swaziland; bringing aerobatic and aircraft displays from across the […]

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Air Show Arrives in Kitchener-Waterloo

Look up in the sky: it’s the Snowbirds, CF-18s, Joint Forces, Harvards and more. The “top guns” will put on an adrenaline-pumping exhibition of aerobatics and powered flight over the skies of Kitchener-Waterloo, Ont. on June 2 and 3, 2012. The Waterloo Air Show had its start four years ago as volunteers created an annual […]

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Jersey Skylands Aerobatic Championship in West Milford

Jersey Skylands Aerobatic Championship Greenwood Lake Airport in West Milford is hosting the third annual Jersey Skylands Aerobatic Championship this weekend from May 18 to 20. This is not an air show. Awards include first through fifth overall standings in all categories, such as highest scoring first time Sportsman, Grass Roots Medal, ACA American Champion […]

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Helicopter Does Barrel Rolls Over Elizabeth River

Aerobatic stuntman Chuck Aaron pilots a Red Bull helicopter, performing barrel rolls and flying upside-down, on Wednesday. Aaron was entertaining helicopter pilots, who were in town for the Naval Helicopter Association convention and watching from the Half Moone Cruise and Celebration Center in Norfolk. Source: Stephen M. Katz http://hamptonroads.com/2012/05/helicopter-does-barrel-rolls-over-elizabeth-river

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The WILD Blue Yonder

"Are you ready?" they asked. "Oh, yeah!" I said, quasi-confidently as I tried to keep my voice from crackling while the crew outfitted me with a parachute and strapped me into the seat. "Don't touch this lever, that button or that strap," they said. "Unless the pilot tells you to bail -- then pull this, […]

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