The First Blue Angels Super Hornet Has Arrived In Pensacola

The US Navy Blue Angels welcomed their first F/A-18E Super Hornet to their home base at NAS Pensacola today! Former Blue Angel “Boss” and current Director of the Blue Angels Super Hornet Transition Team, Capt. Eric Doyle, flew the aircraft from Cecil Field in Jacksonville to Pensacola. He was greeted on the ramp by members… Read more

Pensacola Beach Airshow Canceled Amid COVID-19 Surge

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The 2020 Pensacola Beach Airshow has been canceled. With COVID-19/coronavirus cases surging to record highs in the state, the US Navy Blue Angels informed the show organizers, the Santa Rosa Island Authority, that they would not support the event. Although several other civilian performers were still booked, the SRIA subsequently decided to cancel the entire… Read more

Air Force Thunderbirds And Navy Blue Angels Planning Fourth Of July Flyovers

The US Air Force Thunderbirds and US Navy Blue Angels are getting ready for more awesome flyovers – this time for the 4th of July. The Thunderbirds will headline the Independence Day flyover parade over the National Mall in Washington, DC. Other aircraft expected to join them include F-22 Raptors and F-35 Lightning IIs, a… Read more

New Updates And Details On Blue Angels Super Hornet Transition

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Despite the numerous changes the coronavirus has brought to the airshow circuit this year, the Blue Angels transition to the Super Hornet appears to be on schedule. In an interview with WEAR, VX-23 Flight Test Project Officer Lt. Sean Cawley said the first F/A-18E Super Hornet for the Blues is now undergoing testing and evaluation… Read more

Here’s Where You Can See The Blue Angels Flying Over Detroit, Chicago, And Indianapolis On Tuesday

The US Navy Blue Angels have released the flyover routes and times for their visits to the Great Lakes region this week. The team will be launching from their home base at NAS Pensacola in Florida on Tuesday morning, then passing over hospitals and other landmarks in Detroit, Chicago, and Indianapolis before returning home. Check… Read more

FIRST LOOK – New Blue Angel F-18 Super Hornet Unveiled!

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Update: The photos originally used in this post were removed at the request of Navy Public Affairs as they were leaked without review or approval. However, someone else posted a different photo to Instagram – embedded below – which appears be taken from public property. Stay tuned for official images of the jet as they… Read more

Blue Angels And Thunderbirds Release Flyover Routes/Times For Saturday, May 2nd

The US Air Force Thunderbirds and US Navy Blue Angels have released their planned flight routes and scheduled flyover times for their special joint flyovers above Baltimore, Washington DC, and Atlanta tomorrow (May 2)! Take a look at the images below and make your plans to see them, but remember to respect social distancing guidelines… Read more

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

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

Here’s A Live List Of Military Flyovers Planned To Salute Health Care And Essential Workers Around The Country

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Military units around the country have begun posting times and routes for health care and essential worker tribute flyovers. It’s a lot of information to process, so we’re putting together this list as a one stop shop to see what has been announced. We’ll keep it updated as we learn more. The main events are… Read more

Local Military Units Begin Announcing Flyover Times As Part Of Operation America Strong

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While the official dates for the nation-wide US Navy Blue Angels and US Air Force Thunderbird flybys are not yet released, other military units are posting dates and times where you can see them fly over their local area. This is all part of what has been called Operation America Strong, the military’s effort to… Read more