Tag Archives: Aerobatic Flying

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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The precision flying of the Thunderbirds will be on display at the OC Air Show, beginning Friday, June 9.

Ocean City Air Show Brings Wild Blue Yonder to the Beach June 8-10

From daredevil stuntmen to some of the top pilots in the U.S. Air Force, the OC Air Show is a pure and awesome atmospheric spectacle. The event began in 2008, after Bryan Lilley, now president of the OC Air Show, took in a similar event in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. "It was the first beachfront air […]

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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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The Canadian Forces Snowbirds flying in palm formation with the Demo Hornet over Vancouver Island will perform at the upcoming Waterloo Air Show.

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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Yes, this is for real. John Klatt and Jeff Boerboon of the Air National Guard's Aerobatic Team fly in formation with 2011 U.S. National Aerobatic Champion Rob Holland. T-G reporter Mitchell Petty (center) kept his lunch down on the wild ride over Rutherford County yesterday. The trio of pilots will perform at The Great Tennessee Air Show in Smyrna on Saturday and Sunday.

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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