Army Golden Knights drop in on the Atlantic City Air Show.
The U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute team and four F-16 Falcon Fighting jets from the New Jersey National Guard 177th Fighter wing kicked off the 32-act lineup for the 10th Atlantic City Airshow today.click here for the complete story »
Atlantic City was tested Friday when it took on the resort’s first weekend airshow, funneling one of the largest crowds ever into the city.
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds were forced to end the Atlantic City Airshow early Friday after one of the pilots struck a bird. Within 10 to 15 seconds of the strike, the team decided to skip the final pass, airshow boss David Schultz said.
Beaches are packed for the 10th Atlantic City Airshow today, expected to draw the largest crowd ever.
The 10th Atlantic City Airshow has begun with banner plane flybys.
With a half-hour to go before the 10th annual Atlantic City Airshow, the Boardwalk is packed. Many of those who are already out planned well ahead to get prime viewing spots close to the action or in the shade.
Traffic is building on the Atlantic City Expressway and Route 40 causeway as people arrive for the Atlantic City Airshow starting at 10:30 a.m.
Practice day for this year’s Atlantic City Airshow went smoothly on its first Thursday date, with perfect, crystal-clear conditions and two appearances by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds.
Thursday was better than Christmas for 7-year-old Domenic Garufi.
Atlantic City’s ability to handle large-scale crowds will be tested today — perhaps more than ever — as hundreds of thousands of people are expected to pour onto Absecon Island for the Atlantic City Airshow.
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds are here, ready to perform in Friday’s Atlantic City Airshow.
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP — Aviation’s future continues to unfold behind the fences of the William J. Hughes Technical Center.
Practice is essential for the pilots performing in the Atlantic City Airshow to ensure they’re prepared for the intricate maneuvers the crowds will see Friday.
My father and I flew in and out of Bader Field for years.
Three days of festivities surrounding the Atlantic City Airshow began tonight with the second annual Atlantic City Salutes America’s Armed Forces Parade, which was scheduled to step off at 6:30 p.m. at New Jersey Avenue. The start, however, was delayed by at least a half-hour.
Hearing “Bader Field” reminds me of the 16 wonderful years I worked there, for Southern Jersey Airways and Butler Aviation.
Harry “Knock” Nordheim taught about 500 people to fly — from commercial pilots to hobbyists and even aerobats for the Ice Capades — in his 60 years in aviation.
Pinky Kravitz had a dream.
Five hundred people gathered in the pre-dawn of July 17, 1933, to watch Albert Forsythe and C. Alfred Anderson take off from Atlantic City’s Bader Field on what would be the first cross-country flight undertaken by black pilots.
An Atlantic City native is now in charge of all the airmen in the New Jersey Air National Guard.
Crowd estimates for the annual Atlantic City Airshow have increased by at least 300 percent since the modern airshow returned in 2003.
My father, Edward Marino, made his first solo flight from Bader Field after WWII and joined the Civil Air Patrol guarding the coast.
Atlantic City had already outgrown Bader Field, its municipal airport, by the late 1930s, and city officials had begun seeking a new site on the mainland.
“Miss Hampton, 20, blonde, petite” was the description of Ida Mae (nee Hampton) Wassell that a reporter used in a 1932 Atlantic City Press article.
Aviation enthusiasts are expected to crowd Atlantic City for the much-anticipated airshow later this week, but how long they will stay and how much money they will spend remains a question.
Walter Brookins’ pulse raced as his Wright Model B biplane climbed.
Atlantic City has four major events in 10 days, something that hasn’t happened in a long time.
As the tenth Atlantic City Airshow approaches — the first to be held on a Friday — organizers and officials spoke about how the event has become a fixture of summer at the resort.
A record-setting crowd packed the city’s beaches to watch the Atlantic City Airshow-Thunder Over the Boardwalk — with an estimated 800,000 people filling the city and other towns along Absecon Island.
With the Atlantic City Airshow crowd came traffic — lots of it.
Mother and daughter Karen and Kelsey Bowden of Hamilton Township, Mercer County, camped in Port Republic before coming to the show.
Ed McDonald of Atlantic City, an Air Force veteran, was watching the show right below The Pier Shops at Caesars, snapping pictures with his family.
The Pisiechko family of Northeast Philadelphia was watching the show by the dunes as a Spitfire MK18 jet did stunts in the near distance. Everyone on the beach was wowed, but Jen Pisiechko had a special tie to pilot Jim Beasley Jr.: they work together in the same law office building in Philadelphia.
With the potential of record-breaking crowds at the airshow Wednesday, local shops and restaurants are experiencing a record-breaking midweek business day.
The Atlantic City Airshow - Thunder Over the Boardwalk - may be on its way to a record-setting day.
Nick Rickert, 26, of Gibbsboro, was on the beach in front of Caesars Atlantic City and in disbelief at the size of the crowd and what he was watching.
Crowds thronged to the center of town for the start of today's Atlantic City Airshow, and prime beach real estate disappeared early.
The first of the U.S. Army Golden Knights Parachute Team landed just before 11 a.m. as the spectacle of the Atlantic City Airshow began this morning.
ATLANTIC CITY - "Programs, get your programs here," 8-year-old Gavin Weis yelled with gusto on the Boardwalk Wednesday morning.
With less than an hour to go before the start of the Atlantic City Airshow, everything appears to be running on schedule.
ATLANTIC CITY -- It's still clear enough on the Boardwalk to take a run or ride a bike, but the crowds for today's Atlantic City Airshow are quickly starting to take over.
Today’s Atlantic City Airshow will feature a colossal star, guaranteed to overshadow everything else in the sky and draw a massive crowd to the resort’s beaches.
ATLANTIC CITY — “You’re in Atlantic City, and you need to have fun while you’re here,” Greater Atlantic City Chamber President Joe Kelly told a ballroom full of pilots Tuesday night. “When you come to Atlantic City, you get to enjoy real first-class accommodations.”
Practice for the Thunder Over the Boardwalk Atlantic City Air Show has been temporarily suspended due to a passing rainstorm. Spectators are waiting word as to when the practice will resume.
EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP - Air traffic controllers at the Federal Aviation Administration's Atlantic City Control Tower are just hours away from what is by far their busiest day of the year.
ATLANTIC CITY - For years it was among the best-kept secrets of the Atlantic City Airshow: Go to the city a day early and watch the practice session - nearly the same show - without fighting traffic jams and crowded beaches.
ATLANTIC CITY — U.S. Army Sgt. Rachel Medley surveyed her surroundings on the beach at Florida Avenue on Sunday afternoon, looking for tall obstacles, a secure exit path and a place to access medical care, if necessary.
ATLANTIC CITY — Looking for a way to enjoy the Atlantic City Airshow without fighting the expected crowd of 750,000?
10 a.m. Airspace closes
ATLANTIC CITY - "So we have: 12 girls, five vehicles, four floats, four marching groups, small; three marching groups of 15 to 20 and two marching groups of 40 to 50."
ATLANTIC CITY - Hotels are sold out. Restaurants will offer special menus. And bars will open early Wednesday as businesses and casinos capitalize on the Atlantic City Airshow bringing the largest midweek crowds of the summer.