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Blue Angels Provide Great Family Entertainment

Learn About the Blue Angels and Find a Show Near You


Blue Angels Perform over San Diego, CA.

U.S. Navy Blue Angels perform dispersing maneuvers during the Marine Corps Community Services annual Air Show aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, San Diego, CA, Oct. 1, 2010.

U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Karl J. Launius. Photo courtesy of DoD.
Often, finding a family activity, particularly one that everyone will enjoy, proves challenging. But thanks to the U.S. Navy, each year from March through November, The Navy Flight Demonstration Squad, more aptly referred to as the Blue Angels, climb into their blue and yellow Fighters and entertain audiences of all ages with a thrilling aerobatic show at various locations across the country.

At each event, six Boeing F/A-18 Hornets take to the air, demonstrating the naval aviators' immense skills and talents. Spectators at a Blue Angel's show will see breathtaking choreographed demonstrations provided by the four-plane Diamond team and the two-plane Solo team.

Find a Blue Angels Show
Want to catch the Blue Angels in action? Use this Blue Angels 2011 Show Schedule to find a performance near you.

Watch the Blue Angels Practice
If you'd like to watch the Blue Angels practice, you can do so March through November at the Sherman Field, Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida.

Videos of the Blue Angels
Blue Angels Performing at Miramar Air Show
Excellent footage of the Blue Angels performing at the 2009 Miramar Air Show in
San Diego, CA.
Video Length: 07:49

Flying with the Blue Angels
Have you ever wondered what it's like to fly with Blue Angels? Satisfy your curiosity with this thrilling ride.
Video Length: 09:55

Blue Angel's Solo Demonstration
A Blue Angel performs a solo demonstration during San Francisco Fleet Week, 2007.
Video Length: 0:41

Blue Angels Practice
Watch a Blue Angels practice session over Pensacola, FL on June 11, 2009.
Video Length: 09:58

Audio of the Blue Angels
Listen to the pilots while they perform at the Jacksonville Sea and Air Spectacular in November 2009 over Jacksonville, Florida.

Entertaining Millions
Since 1946 more than 463 million people have attended a Blue Angel's show.

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