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The Stewart – New York Air Show in Review

By: Category: AirshowsLuke AFBMilitarySky Writing


Here’s a story about a now firmly-established, mid-sized U.S. East Coast Air Show with a good cross section of local and national aviation talent that always is entertaining.

The 2017 New York Air Show blasted into Stewart International Airport, New York, on Saturday and Sunday July 1st and 2nd, 2017. It was a big hit! Normally it’s pretty quiet up here at Stewart, about five miles west of the Hudson River near the city of Newburgh, an old industrial town right on the river...

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“Destination: Oshkosh, 2017”

By: Category: AirshowsEAA AirVentureWarbird


What’s a girl to do? It’s another grey day in Indiana. The sun is not even trying to peek though and I want to go flying! I’m grounded. And I don’t have a pilot’s license or a pilot (for that matter.) I look at the calendar and see that we are just under 30 days until EAA AirVenture!!! It’s that time again. Time to see friends I only get to see once a year. Some come to Oshkosh for the 10,000+ airplanes. I go to Oshkosh for the 500,000+ people and to see my friends from Georgia, South Carolina, Texas, Florida, West Virginia, even Canada and New Zealand. I can’t wait to see their smiling faces and hear about their journey to OSH17.

In just under thirty days, my boys and I will awake to the sounds of Team Aeroshell or the GEICO SkyTypers. No alarm is ever needed...

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New York-Jones Beach Air Show 2012

By: Category: Uncategorized


While each day may have started out with clouds, fog, and even rain and some acts and displays showed up late it was a great weekend for an air show in New York.  All of Friday’s practice shows were cancelled due to fog and low ceilings, but the main shows on Saturday and Sunday went off without a hitch.

The 2012 New York-Jones Beach Air Show was headlined by both the United States Navy Blue Angels and the Canadian Snowbirds.  The US Army Golden Knights parachute jump team, F/A-18 Super Hornet, C-130, and F-22 Raptor rounded out the military performers.  Both the F/A-18 Super Hornet and F-22 Raptor flew in their own respective demos.  According to many spectators who attended the show at the beach, the Super Hornet absolutely tore up the skies during the Saturday show...

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