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Navy's Blue Angels set to launch 2017 airshow season

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- The Navy's aerobatic flight squadron the Blue Angels will launch their 71st anniversary season in March beginning...
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  • 7 months ago

Top Air Force pilots discuss the F-22 and F-35 aircraft technology

TAMPA, Fla. -- Two of the U.S. Air Force top fighter pilots had high praise for the military aircraft in which they fly while revealing...
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  • 9 months ago

Air Force, NORAD ready for Santa's Christmas voyage

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- The warmth of a bright red glow traveling across the evening sky will allow the U.S. Air Force to help Santa...
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in US Air Force

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  • 9 months ago

NASA astronaut and American legend John Glenn dies at 95

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Col. John H. Glenn, the first American to orbit the earth and long time senator from Ohio, died on Thursday at...
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in Astronauts & Cosmonauts

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  • 10 months ago

Military and civilian aerobatics highlight Wings Over North Georgia Airshow

ROME, Ga. -- Great weather and record crowds highlighted a very successful fifth annual Wings Over North Georgia Airshow over the...
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  • 11 months ago

Air Force Thunderbirds arrive for Wings Over North Georgia Airshow

DOBBINS ARB, GA -- The Air Force Thunderbirds arrived into Dobbins Air Reserve Base on Thursday in preparation for their performance...
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  • 11 months ago

Navy's Super Hornet Demo Team to perform at Wings Over North Georgia

ROME, GA -- The sights and sounds of autumn across the middle south will include the thrust of two U.S. Navy high performance jets as...
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  • 11 months ago

Hurricane Matthew turns Golden Isles hero into a hometown savior

BRUNSWICK, GA -- “We don’t want to be a part of the problem. We want to be a part of the solution."To give the community along Georgia's...
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in Events

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  • 12 months ago

Inaugural Golden Isles Airshow cancelled due to Hurricane Matthew

BRUNSWICK, GA -- The Wings Over the Golden Isles Airshow scheduled for this weekend was officially cancelled on Wednesday due to the...
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  • 12 months ago

Thunderbirds, Patty Wagstaff to headline Thunder Over Georgia Airshow

ROBINS, AFB -- The tight precision flying of the Air Force Thunderbirds and three-time aerobatic champion Patty Wagstaff will headline...
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  • 12 months ago

Atlanta Warbird Weekend celebrates historic aircraft from Greatest Generation

ATLANTA -- Popular World War II and Korea aircraft took center stage on Saturday and Sunday as the local Commemorative Air Force hosted...
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  • 12 months ago

GEICO Skytypers prepare their 'dynamic demo' for New York Airshow

NEW WINDSOR, NY -- Six World War II aircraft and the pilots who fly them are poised to take over the Hudson Valley region Labor Day...
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  • 1 year ago

NASA legend, astronaut discuss expanding role of Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- Exploring space with new simulators and witnessing the thundering launch of a rocket are a few of this autumn's...
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  • 1 year ago

Thunderbirds, Travis Tritt to headline Wings Over North Georgia Airshow

ROME, Ga. -- The Air Force Thunderbirds combined with Grammy artist Travis Tritt will headline the Wings Over North Georgia Air Show in...
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  • 1 year ago

Breitling Jet Team to display aerobatic precision at Thunder Over Michigan

DETROIT, Mich. -- Europe's popular Breitling Jet Team is taking America's airshows by storm during their historic inaugural tour of...
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  • 1 year ago

Charles A. Atkeison | Aerospace Journalist and Photographer

An aerospace pilot and journalist for two decades, Charles A. Atkeison has flown with the Blue Angels, USAF Thunderbirds, GEICO...
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  • 2 years ago