Check Out These Incredible Aerial Images Of The Blue Angels And Thunderbirds Flying Together Over New York City

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U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Cory Bush Yesterday, the US Air Force Thunderbirds and US Navy Blue Angels conducted a special joint flyover of New York City, Philadelphia, and nearby communities. The mission, part of Operation America Strong, saw both teams launch from the Blue Angels’ home base at NAS Pensacola, fly up… Read more

Canadian Snowbirds Launch Operation Inspiration, A Series Of Flyovers Across Canada

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The Canadian Forces Snowbirds are launching Operation Inspiration, a series of flyovers across Canada to salute all Canadians working to control the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic. Dates, times, and locations for the flyovers have not yet been announced, but we will share them in this post as they made public. The team does say that flyover routes… Read more

Operation America Strong: Blue Angel and Thunderbird Flyovers Confirmed By Pentagon and White House

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In a stunning piece of news, the nation-wide series of flyovers that we first discussed on Monday was confirmed by President Trump today during a White House press conference. The US Navy Blue Angels and the US Air Force Thunderbirds are preparing for what is being called Operation America Strong. Flyovers of cities across the… Read more

Thunderbirds Join Blue Angels In Pensacola Amid Rumors That Flyovers Are Planned Around The Country

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Speculation is growing that the Thunderbirds and Blue Angels may be planning a nation-wide set of flyovers to salute healthcare workers, first responders, and essential workers who are helping to battle the coronavirus across America. On Sunday, an extensive list of cities across the country was posted to social media with claims that it was… Read more

Thunderbirds To Honor Healthcare Workers With Hospital Flyovers This Weekend

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Update: Here’s video of the flyovers from a local TV station: Original Post: Healthcare workers around the world are receiving praise and tributes as they work to fight off the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, and the US Air Force Thunderbirds have planned a special tribute of their own. The team will perform flyovers of 16 major hospitals… Read more

US Air Force Cancels All Airshow Support, Community Outreach Until May 15th

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Following a wave of airshow cancellations in the face of the COVID-19/coronavirus pandemic, the US Air Force has announced that they are suspending all public outreach activities such as airshow support until at least May 15th. The USAF Thunderbirds and other single-ship demonstration teams will not travel during this time. This is not shocking news,… Read more

Video: Fat Albert Will Rejoin The Blue Angels This Year

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Just a day after teasing the return of Fat Albert, the Blue Angels have posted a new sneak peak video of the new “Bert” and her new paint scheme. The post accompanying the video says that this C-130J Hercules will be joining the team this year, following testing and then training flights for her Marine… Read more

Blue Angels Tease Return Of Fat Albert, New Paint Scheme!

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The US Navy Blue Angels just posted an image to their social media which teases the return of the team’s C-130 Hercules known as Fat Albert, or Bert. The image shows video clips of the new airframe being edited with the caption “Something big is coming…” and close examination of the video thumbnails reveals some… Read more

Air Force Thunderbirds Drop In On Blue Angels For Rare Joint Training

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U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Michael B. Keller The US Air Force Thunderbirds are making a surprise visit to their US Navy Blue Angel counterparts this week. The Thunderbirds are temporarily relocating from their home base at Nellis AFB to NAF El Centro, where the Blue Angels are currently stationed. Both teams are… Read more

Tom Cruise’s Top Gun F-18 Super Hornet To Join Blue Angels

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Photo by Sean Jensen The F/A-18E Super Hornet used by Tom Cruise’s character in the new Top Gun 2 movie will continue to thrill aviation fans long after the movie debuts. It is on its way to be converted for use by the US Navy Blue Angels demonstration team, which will begin training with the… Read more