Video: The debut of the Yak 110

Of Wings & Things columnist Frederick A. Johnsen sent in this video of the much-anticipated air show debut of the “Yak-110” — two Yak-55s plus a jet engine merged into one trimotor aircraft — at the Mountain Home Air Force Base airshow on June 3, 2018. “The aircraft’s air show performance is impressive,” he reports. […]

Picture of the day: Practice makes perfect

Photographer Eric Dumigan sent in this photo for Picture of the Day with a quick note: “The Canadian Harvard Aerobatic Team practice a formation loop in preparation of the Thunder Over Louisville Airshow. CHAT is seen over Chatham, Ontario, Canada on April 18, 2018. Would you like to have your photo featured as Picture of […]

Reno performers revealed

RENO, Nevada – The Reno Air Racing Association (RARA) has released the initial list of performers for the 2018 National Championship Air Races, scheduled Sept. 12-16, 2018, at the Reno-Stead Airport. The Patriots Jet Team will headline this year’s performers. The Screamin’ Sasquatch Jet Waco from John Klatt Air Shows will perform aerobatics, along with […]

Air show announcer dubbed honorary Golden Knight

Renowned air show announcer Danny Clisham has been selected as an Honorary Golden Knight by the U.S. Army Parachute Team Golden Knights and the Golden Knights Alumni Association. The honor was presented during a ceremony at the 2017 Golden Knights Reunion in Fayetteville, N.C., on Dec. 16, 2017. “Danny is a treasured friend and supporter […]

Blue Angels to headline Myrtle Beach air show

The first air show in Myrtle Beach, S.C., in more than a decade will take off April 28-29, 2018, at the Myrtle Beach International Airport, with the U.S. Navy Blue Angels headlining the show. “Horry County Department of Airports is excited to partner with JLC Air Show Management and welcome the Wings Over Myrtle Beach […]