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Virtual Burning Lake airshow is live!

Virtual Burning Lake airshow is live!

The first virtual airshow using a completely new system of presenting a virtual event is live! EDIT(00:19GMT, 05 March): The show is already over but the replay of the show can be viewed here: https://www.twitch.tv/videos/126354908   https://www.twitch.tv/virtualairshows Read more about this event on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/VirtualBLAS/   Using a professional streaming setup, multiple PCs […]

Virtual AIR16 Countdown

Virtual AIR16 Countdown

  This weekend, countless virtual air demo teams around the globe come together to take part on a virtual airshow event called ‘Virtual AIR16’, flying graceful, extreme and exciting virtual aerial demonstrations. This Swiss based event replicates a real airshow that was held on the outskirts of the Swiss alps at the airfield of Payerne in […]

Russian Knights Tragedy: Elite Fighter Pilot Killed

Russian Knights Tragedy: Elite Fighter Pilot Killed

  A member of the Russian Knights , the elite Russian Aerobatic Demonstration Team was killed on Thursday, June 9 , near Moscow,when his Sukhoi SU-27P fighter-jet, Knight 6, crashed due to an as yet, unspecified mechanical problem. The aircraft went down in a nearby wooded area, with the pilot, who could not eject from his […]

Tragedy On The Hudson: Veteran Aerobatic Pilot William Gordon Killed

    Aerobatic pilot William Gordon, was killed on the Friday ,May 28, 2016 on Memorial day Weekend, at around 7:28 PM EST,while flying a vintage  P-47 Thunderbolt ‘Jacky’s Revenge’ over the Hudson River, in New York  in preparation for a ceremony sponsored by the American Airpower Museum, owner’s of the plane,  Ironically, Gordon  was preparing for a sponsored event, celebrating the type’s […]

Virtual Red Arrows – Stability Update

Virtual Red Arrows – Stability Update

After their return from a two year silence at the Virtual Festival of Aerobatic Teams last December, the Virtual Red Arrows give us a little glimpse into their training progress for this year’s show season, as they prepare for their new display. From the official Virtual Red Arrows website: (http://www.virtualredarrows.com/stability-update/) In the HOT Seat: Stability practice in some […]

Virtual VE Day Flypast livestream at 14:00 GMT!

Virtual VE Day Flypast livestream at 14:00 GMT!

  Members of the Virtual Airshows community and friends are meeting up today to perform a special flyby which will be streamed live on Twitch.tv. At 15:00 GMT, a huge formation of P-51s is taking off to celebrate the Victory in Europe Day of the World War 2.   Make sure to tune in, when […]