Quad City Air Show 2015

April 18, 2015 by  
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This exciting two-day event includes aerobatic and on the ground action, along with static displays, entertainment, food stalls and more. The program includes the United States Navy Blue Angels Demonstration Team; United States Navy Fat Albert Airlines C-130 Demonstration; Ace Maker Air Show – Greg Colyer; Red Star & Dragon Shows; Misty Blues Parachute Team; Shockwave Triple Jet Semi Truck; and more. For more information visit www.quadcityairshow.com

Date: 9-10 May 2015
Venue: Davenport Municipal Airport
City: Davenport
State: Iowa

Wings Over North Georgia 2014

August 28, 2014 by  
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Taking place on 18-19 October, Wings Over North Georgia features the USAF Thunderbirds, GEICO Skytypers, Patty Wagstaff Airshows, Jerry ‘Jive’ Kerby & Wild Blue Airshows, Lucas Oil Parachute Team, Mike Wiskus Airshows, Smoke-n-Thunder Jet Car Show, John Klatt Airshows and more.

Date: 18-19 October 2014
Venue: Richard B Russell Regional Airport
City: Rome
State: Georgia

Kaneohe Bay Airshow 2012

September 17, 2012 by  
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The Kaneohe Bay Airshow promises an action packed program featuring the US Navy Blue Angels, Fat Albert, Red Bull – Kirby Chambliss, Mike Wiskus, Hank Bruckner, Clint Churchill, Alan Miller, Jacquie B, the US Navy Parachute Team, The Flying Leathernecks and more. Visit www.kaneohebayairshow.com for more information.

Dates: 29-30 September 2012
Venue: MCAS Kaneohe Bay
State: Kawaii
Country: United States

The History of Parachutes

July 7, 2008 by  
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Something that is now standard on most aircraft was once just a mere figment of the imagination. Parachutes have been around in one form or another for about 1000 years already, with the first nation known to use something remotely similar to them being the Chinese.

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Dakotas Grounded Due To New Air Regulations

June 23, 2008 by  
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The legendary Douglas DC-3 Dakota aircraft has seen its fair share of important events and activities. The aircraft, which was originally designed in 1935 as a luxury civilian aircraft, was drafted by the military during World War II. During that time it served a vital function during D-Day by parachuting allied troops into occupied Europe. After a few years of war-time service the aircraft went back to its original role as a civilian aircraft and it has been maintained and was kept in service until now.

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Royal Air Force Cosford Air Show

April 10, 2008 by  
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Set to take place on 1 June 2008, the Royal Air Force Cosford Air Show gives aviation enthusiasts the opportunity to see a variety of aircraft, ranging from current RAF combat aircraft through to the airplanes that flew in combat in World War II. This premier annual event, which draws crowds from far and wide, is held in Cosford, Shropshire in the Midlands, northwest of Wolverhampton.

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New Zealand International Air Show 2008

December 31, 2007 by  
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One of the southern hemisphere’s most spectacular air shows is set to take place from Friday 7 March through to Sunday 9 March 2008 at the Hamilton International Airport in New Zealand. Aviation enthusiasts from far and wide are looking forward to the New Zealand International Air Show 2008 which promises three days of fun and excitement.

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