In the air: aerobatics from here and elsewhere

Enjoy the sights and sounds of fighter jets, helicopters and new planes taking to the skies at air shows here and abroad.

In Canada and the United States

The Northern Stars fly over downtown Toronto on Friday. This is the newest Canadian aerobatic team performing at the Canadian International Air Show at the CNE in Toronto this Labor Day weekend.

(Evan Mitsui/CBC)

A CF-18 flies over Toronto in preparation for this weekend’s air show.

(Evan Mitsui/CBC)

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels perform over Lake Michigan during the Chicago Air and Water Show on August 21.

(Kiichiro Sato/Associated Press)

(Kiichiro Sato/Associated Press)

In Europe

The Royal Air Force aerobatic team, known as the Red Arrows, perform at the Danish Air Show at Karup Airport in Denmark on June 19.

(Henning Bagger/Ritzau Scanpix/AFP/Getty Images)

(Henning Bagger/Ritzau Scanpix/AFP/Getty Images)

The Red Arrows sit down on the tarmac before performing.

(Henning Bagger/Ritzau Scanpix/AFP/Getty Images)

Visitors watch the take off of an Airbus A350 at the Farnborough International Airshow in Farnborough, UK on July 19. Some 1,191 exhibitors from all over the world presented their latest developments.

(Alberto Pezzali/Associated Press)

People watch a TAI ATAK helicopter at the Farnborough Air Show.

(Matthew Childs/Reuters)

A Lockheed Martin F-35 fighter jet takes part in a flight demonstration at Farnborough.

(Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images)

In Africa and the Middle East

People watch an aerobatic performance during the Kenya Defense Force Museum Air Show Festival above Uhuru Gardens Memorial Park in Nairobi on May 28.

(Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images)

(Yasuyoshi Chiba/AFP/Getty Images)

An aerobatic team uses military helicopters to participate in the air show, in conjunction with the Uhuru Gardens Aero Club.

(Monicah Mwangi/Reuters)

Ultralight trike hang gliders fly during the 2022 Pyramids Air Show, heading towards the Great Pyramid of Cheops (right) and the Pyramid of Chephren at the Giza Pyramids Necropolis on the southwestern outskirts of Cairo, Egypt, August 3.

(Mahmoud Khaled/AFP/Getty Images)

The Egyptian Air Force aerobatic team, known as the Silver Stars, fly their K-8E Karakorum aircraft during a performance at the Pyramids air show.

(Mahmoud Khaled/AFP/Getty Images)

Paratroopers drop during the Pyramids Air Show at the Giza Pyramids Necropolis.

(Mahmoud Khaled/AFP/Getty Images)

Egyptian Air Force Hel Gazelle helicopters fly near the Pyramid of Menkaure (left), the Pyramid of Khafre and the Great Pyramid of Khufu at the Giza Pyramids Necropolis near Cairo.

(Mahmoud Khaled/AFP/Getty Images)

In Asia

The Turkish Air Force aerobatic team, the Turkish Stars, creates the star and crescent of the Turkish national flag during the opening ceremonies of the Teknofest Azerbaijan aerospace and technology festival, in Baku Crystal Hall in Baku, Azerbaijan on May 27.

(AFP/Getty Images)

The Bayraktar TB2 drone, manufactured by the Turkish company Baykar, is displayed during the opening ceremonies of Teknofest Azerbaijan.

(AFP/Getty Images)

The Indonesian Air Force’s Jupiter aerobatic team performs during an air show in Yogyakarta, Indonesia on January 22.

(Devi Rahman/AFP/Getty Images)

(Devi Rahman/AFP/Getty Images)

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