Charles Atkeison

Charles Atkeison

Charles A Atkeison is a long time aerospace journalist having covered both military and civilian aviation, plus 30 space shuttle launches from Cape Canaveral. He has produced multimedia aerospace content for CNN, London's Sky News, radio, print, and the web for twenty years. From flying with his father at age 5 to soaring as a VIP recently with the Navy's Blue Angels and USAF Thunderbirds, Charles continues to enjoy all aspects of flight.

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    Breitling Jet Team announce 2017 European Tour schedule

    The world’s largest civilian jet team released their 2017 European Tour schedule this week as the Breitling Jet Team return to Europe’s top airshows following their successful two year tour of North America. The formation flying of the Breitling’s seven black and metal gray L-39C Albatros aircraft will provide a timeless beauty in formation flying as they go […]

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    Tiger Flight Foundation is Educating Today’s Youth Through Aviation

    ROME, GA — Education is soaring to new heights as the Tiger Flight Foundation teaches children to set goals and to take a more active approach in controlling their own life, both on the ground and in the air. Classroom sessions and flights by several tiger striped aircraft are inspiring preteens and teenagers from Georgia, […]

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    Delta Air Lines Flight Museum Soars In Its Growing Popularity

    ATLANTA, Ga. — Delta Air Lines state-of-the-art flight museum is flying high this week with the addition of a new jet aircraft as it expands the spotlight on the company’s rich history as an air transportation service and the people behind their wings. The history of the iconic airline with it’s roots planted deep in […]

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    French Air Force’s Patrouille de France Exciting U.S. Airshow Crowds

    The precision aerobatics of the French Air Force’s own demonstration team Patrouille de France is exciting airshow crowds across America this spring as their ten jets perform an exciting display of maneuvers Patrouille de France is only in North America through May as the squadron makes their first visit here in 30 years. The team […]

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    Sun-N-Fun Expo and Airshow Highlighted By Blue Angels, Top Aerobatic Pilots

    Event kicks off this weekend in Florida. Top civilian aerobatic teams and the latest military fighter jets will headline the largest aviation gathering in the southeast this week drawing large crowds to the excitement of the annual Sun-N-Fun Fly-in and Expo airshow. The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will headline Sun-n-Fun’s three-day formal airshow this weekend […]

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    BREAKING: Moonwalker Buzz Aldrin Soars with Air Force Thunderbirds, Becomes Oldest Person Ever To Fly With Team

    Col. Buzz Aldrin’s voyage aboard Apollo 11 to become mankind’s second human to walk on the Moon will still top the excitement of his jet flight on Sunday with the Air Force’s Thunderbirds over America’s Space Coast. Retired Air Force Col. and astronaut Buzz Aldrin departed Melbourne International Airport on Sunday morning in the backseat […]

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    GEICO Skytypers, Thunderbirds headline Melbourne’s Air and Space Show

    The precision flight of the GEICO Skytypers six aircraft will take to the skies above America’s Space Coast this weekend as they join the Air Force Thunderbirds and top civilian aerobatic pilots at the Air and Space Show. The Skytypers soar aboard six sleek 1940 SNJ-2 single-prop aircraft. The silver SNJ, Navy’s version of the […]

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    Popular Wings Over the Golden Isles Airshow Draws Top Attendance Numbers

    Great weather and top military and civilian aerobatic performers drew better than expected crowds as coastal Georgia’s Wings Over the Golden Isles launched its inaugural airshow event during the three-day weekend. Headline performers included the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels, the Air Force F-22 Raptor, and AeroShell Aerobatic Team to the Peach State’s first coastal airshow […]

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    Blue Angels, F-22 Raptor to headline Golden Isles Airshow this weekend

    Coastal Georgia’s first air show in twenty years is poised for take-off over Brunswick this weekend as the Wings Over the Golden Isles hosts the Navy’s Blue Angels, F-22 Raptor, and many more military and civilian aircraft. The two-day event actually begins with a twilight air show Friday evening featuring the F-22, civilian aircraft, and […]