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by awal2049
Sun Jan 26, 2020 8:21 pm
Forum: Other Aviation Discussion
Topic: Kobe Bryant killed in Helicopter Crash
Replies: 0
Views: 17

Kobe Bryant killed in Helicopter Crash

Another tragedy in aviation this weekend. Basketball superstar Kobe Bryant is reported among 5 people who were killed in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California today. The helicopter was a Sikorsky S-76, one of which Bryant owns. Witnesses say they saw the chopper having engine trouble before cr...
by awal2049
Sat Jan 11, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: 2020 Airshows/Fly-Ins/Exercises/Events - Discussion and Photos
Topic: Anderson Regional Airshow 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 551

Re: Anderson Regional Airshow 2020

More performers confirmed today. Full list: At last night's airshow committee meeting, Butch Jones announced our performer line-up for 2020. Performers: Patty Wagstaff Scott Francis Chef Pitts Museum of Flight C-45 T-28 Trojan, Flight of 2 Little Devil – Micro Jet Skipper Hyle – Harvard (At-6) Fire ...
by awal2049
Sat Jan 04, 2020 4:20 pm
Forum: 2020 Airshow Performer Info And Schedules
Topic: 2020 US Navy Blue Angels Schedule
Replies: 3
Views: 970

Re: 2020 US Navy Blue Angels Schedule

The Blue Angels have arrived at NAF El Centro to start their winter training. https://www.facebook.com/NewsAirshow/posts/2466005110322272?__xts__%5B0%5D=68.ARCztn8B6BP_cxOJGnE4mjJnf0wnT6Eiaud4D8sLJPTsQizFIgcoHrRkwLAFidKqsgGs58XDHazMlI25uHmVCxy_yoT9autBWO7LeJ88GYs6abWF6zvbsqKRNCZCa1sFewpAdaCW1xl4iB1...
by awal2049
Fri Dec 27, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Other Aviation Discussion
Topic: Indian Air Force Retires MiG-27 from service
Replies: 2
Views: 184

Indian Air Force Retires MiG-27 from service

I read about this earlier this week as well as today. The MiG-27 is a modified version of the swing-wing MiG-23 that is optimized for strike missions. The Indian Air Force was one of the last operators of the MiG-27 until today. They flew a final ceremonial flight before the planes are decommissione...
by awal2049
Thu Dec 26, 2019 6:17 pm
Forum: General Airshow Discussion
Topic: Blue Angel 7 in Louisville, KY?
Replies: 1
Views: 281

Re: Blue Angel 7 in Louisville, KY?

On my way to family Christmas this afternoon and passed by SDF to see BA7 parked behind a private hangar, thoughts? Hopefully a good sign for the future of Thunder Over Louisville! That’s pretty interesting. They are scheduled to be in Charleston, SC that weekend. Doubt they could work both shows i...
by awal2049
Sun Dec 15, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: 2020 Airshow Performer Info And Schedules
Topic: 2020 Twin Tigers Schedule
Replies: 0
Views: 454

2020 Twin Tigers Schedule

This schedule will likely expand as the year goes on. March 31- April 5 Sun-N-Fun Lakeland, FL April 23-27 Vero Beach Airshow Vero Beach, FL May 9-10 Dalton Airshow, Dalton, GA May 14-18 Shaw AFB Open House, Sumter, SC June 11-13 Greewood Lake Airshow Milford, NJ July 1 – 5 Battle Creek Field of Fli...
by awal2049
Sun Dec 15, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: 2020 Airshows/Fly-Ins/Exercises/Events - Discussion and Photos
Topic: Anderson Regional Airshow 2020
Replies: 2
Views: 551

Re: Anderson Regional Airshow 2020

Current list of performers: Scott Francis MXS Firewalkers International Pyro Museum of Flight (C-45, 2x T-28) Chefpitts Airshows C-17 Demo Lil Devil Microjet It will be interesting to see what becomes of this show. While the C-17 is neat, I think they will need to book some more performers to attrac...
by awal2049
Thu Dec 12, 2019 4:42 am
Forum: 2020 Airshow Performer Info And Schedules
Topic: Preliminary 2021 US Navy Blue Angels Schedule
Replies: 5
Views: 708

Re: Preliminary 2021 US Navy Blue Angels Schedule

I just noticed that Latrobe, PA is missing on here. They will be there May 29-30.
by awal2049
Wed Dec 11, 2019 1:08 am
Forum: 2020 Airshow Performer Info And Schedules
Topic: Preliminary 2021 US Navy Blue Angels Schedule
Replies: 5
Views: 708

Re: Preliminary 2021 US Navy Blue Angels Schedule

According to Facebook comments, the team will host a public practice at El Centro following the completion of their winter training. They don’t have a date yet.
by awal2049
Wed Dec 11, 2019 12:33 am
Forum: 2020 Airshows/Fly-Ins/Exercises/Events - Discussion and Photos
Topic: EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2020
Replies: 30
Views: 4264

Re: EAA AirVenture Oshkosh 2020

Looks like they’re getting the Snowbirds and the Viper Demo Team. Noteworthy that the Raptor will be in Milwaukee Saturday and Sunday. Maybe it’ll sneak over for a bit.