air show

noun

Definition of air show

: an exhibition of aircraft and aviation skills

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Reporter Dominic Gates tackles that question and provides updates from the air show, where yesterday, spectators watched a Boeing 737 land after a flying display. Morning Brief, The Seattle Times, "Aberdeen museum recovers history from a fire, and Seattle is opening more tiny-house villages | Tuesday Morning Brief, July 17," 17 July 2018 The bus system will increase service into downtown Louisville and designate five post-event boarding areas for customers traveling from the fireworks and air show on the river. Darcy Costello, The Courier-Journal, "Don't miss your bus! Check out the TARC bus route plan for Thunder Over Louisville 2018," 17 Apr. 2018 This week’s Farnborough air show may tell whether the gambit succeeded. Morning Brief, The Seattle Times, "Aberdeen museum recovers history from a fire, and Seattle is opening more tiny-house villages | Tuesday Morning Brief, July 17," 17 July 2018 Boeing starts air show with order for jets worth $4.7B. LeBron's $1M investment in pizza chain is now worth $35M, report says. Fox News, "FOX NEWS FIRST: Trump to meet with Putin in highly anticipated summit; France wins 2018 World Cup," 16 July 2018 Seafair is this weekend, which means Blue Angels air shows — and road closures. Asia Fields, The Seattle Times, "Here’s how the Blue Angels will affect your I-90 commute," 4 Aug. 2018 Officially kicking off the 2018 Kentucky Derby Festival is Thunder Over Louisville, whose headliners are an impressive air show at 3pm and Kentuckiana’s most infamous fireworks display at 9:30pm. For The Kentucky Derby Festival, The Courier-Journal, "The Ultimate Guide to Family Fun at the Kentucky Derby Festival," 7 Feb. 2018 The Blue Angels, the Navy's flight demonstration squadron, perform at dozens of air shows throughout the country each year and have flown for more than 260 million spectators since being formed in 1946. Kim Chatelain, NOLA.com, "Blue Angels jet damaged after bird strike during air show: report," 23 Apr. 2018 The precision maneuvers of the Blue Angels are always a crowd favorite and have been featured in air shows throughout the world. Weldon B. Johnson, azcentral, "Blue Angels headline Luke Air Force Base air show," 13 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of air show

1912, in the meaning defined above

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air show

noun

English Language Learners Definition of air show

: a public event at an airport where different kinds of aircraft are shown and pilots use their skills to fly in unusual and exciting ways

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