This Blue Angels Diamond Formation Is Terrifyingly Tight

There is literally no room for error, or air for that matter, between the Hornets shown in this cockpit video. It was shot from the slot position flying in the Blue Angles’ four-ship diamond formation. The left and right aircraft wing rails almost touch and the slot pilot’s canopy seems within an arms reach of them.
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U.K. Restricts Vintage Jet Air Show Displays After Shoreham Crash

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) in the U.K. has announced “a series of immediate restrictions and changes to UK civil air displays” in light of the fatal crash at Shoreham Airshow on Saturday August 22nd. At least 11 people are feared dead in the accident that occurred when a vintage Hawker Hunter fighter jet… »8/24/15 6:16pm8/24/15 6:16pm

The Last Flying Vulcan Bomber Put On This Breathtaking Over-Water Display 

After pulling off an amazing display at Royal International Air Tattoo last month, the last flying Avro Vulcan bomber, known by its serial number XH558, continues to be pushed to her absolute max for her final flying hours before retirement. This was fully apparent at this weekend’s Eastbourne Air Show near the the… »8/16/15 9:00am8/16/15 9:00am

A Mi-28 Spun Out And Crashed During A Russian Air Show

An Mi-28N “Havoc” attack helicopter from Russia’s Golden Eagles aerobatic display team lost control during one of the team’s signature maneuvers and came spinning to the ground. Amazingly, one of the helicopter’s two crewman escaped the wreckage largely unscathed, while the other was killed. »8/02/15 4:21pm8/02/15 4:21pm

There Have Been Four High Profile Airplane Crashes In One Day

No less than four high-profile aviation incidents, three in the UK and one in Colombia, have rocked the aviation world within the last 24 hours. These included the loss of a shadowy Colombian Air Force CASA 235, an Embraer private jet with three of the Bin Laden family on board, a Folland Gnat performing at a huge car… »8/01/15 4:17pm8/01/15 4:17pm

The Only Thing Better Than A Harrier Demo Is A Triple Harrier Demo!

Oshkosh has been full of awesome military aircraft action this year, and the Marines didn’t disappoint. Instead of the normal and hideously loud AV-8B Harrier demo, VMA-231 flew two Harriers at the same tame doing coordinated maneuvers for their demonstration and a had a third Harrier come in for a vertical landing… »7/27/15 3:09pm7/27/15 3:09pm

B-52 Makes Challenging Landing To Visit Oshkosh On Historic Anniversary

One of America’s biggest (both figuratively and literally) flying icons has never made it to America’s biggest air show, EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh Wisconsin, until this year. The reason why? The B-52’s wing-mounted outrigger wheels are set apart almost as wide as the width of Oshkosh’s main runway, making landing… »7/21/15 10:08am7/21/15 10:08am

The Last Avro Vulcan Bomber Flying Just Pulled Off An Amazing Stunt 

The end of the end is near for the famed Avro Vulcan Bomber “XH558.” The aircraft has been flying in private hands and with private funding since 2007, an amazing feat to say the least. Now, after flying more hours than any other Vulcan, this will be her last air show season. »7/19/15 1:45pm7/19/15 1:45pm

This T-33 Named "Ace Maker" Almost Gave Me A Buzz Cut 

One of the hottest air show acts in the country is Greg "Wired" Colyer's T-33 Shooting Star, nicknamed "Ace Maker." Throughout the show season, I do some photo work with Greg and the resulting shots never seems to disappoint. Credit to my friend Julie for the video below of Greg giving us a very close look at Ace… »3/29/15 5:18pm3/29/15 5:18pm

Horrific Midair Collision During Air Show And Arms Expo In Malaysia 

Indonesia's Jupiter Aerobatic Team, which flies KAI KT-1 turboprop military trainers, experienced a horrific crash yesterday during a practice run for Malaysia's Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition (LIMA). Astonishingly, all four pilots are reported to have survived the collision. »3/15/15 1:30pm3/15/15 1:30pm

Watch This F/A-18 Hornet Torch The Night Sky With Its Afterburners

The MCAS Miramar Air Show features a lot of nighttime afterburner, like A LOT. It is traditionally one of the biggest air shows in the United States and imagery from it never disappoints. One of the unique things about this show is its gratuitous display of fighter jet afterburner action after dark. »10/11/14 4:02pm10/11/14 4:02pm