Blue Angels Add “New” F/A-18B Hornet To Squadron

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The Blue Angels have a new jet in their squadron! The Blues announced Friday that they’ve taken acquisition of BUNO 162419, a two-seat F/A-18B Hornet. While this jet is new to the team, it is not new to the fleet. All of the US Navy Blue Angels aircraft are former fleet aircraft. Pictures online show… Read more

Blue Angels Release 2018 Pensacola Practice Schedule

The US Navy Blue Angels have released their 2018 Pensacola practice schedule! Although the team travels the country during the year, they return home to NAS Pensacola in Florida most weeks. In order to stay proficient in their demanding routine, they traditionally fly practice performances over the base on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during airshow season… Read more

Naval Academy Unveils “Blue Angels” Uniforms For 2017 Army-Navy Football Game

Each year, the Naval Academy brings out the best uniforms for their game versus Army. This year is no different, as the Midshipmen will head onto the field in these amazing Blue Angels-inspired uniforms to face off against the Army Black Knights. The uniforms are designed as a tribute to the US Navy’s flight demonstration… Read more

Welcome, Boss! New Commander Flies First Blue Angels Training Mission

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Earlier this year, the US Navy Blue Angels announced a new “Boss”had been selected to lead the famous flight demonstration team. Now, he is taking the skies for the first time in a Blue Angels jet! Commander Eric “Popeye” Doyle will lead the demonstration team during their 2018 and 2019 show seasons. A graduate of… Read more

2017 Jet Team Seasons Coming To A Close

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As the temperatures cool, the 2017 airshow season is coming to a close. The Canadian Forces Snowbirds wrapped up their season on October 22nd, in Moose Jaw, SK with their traditional home show for families. The Blue Angels have a couple shows left before their traditional home closer at NAS Pensacola. The team will perform… Read more

Blue Angels Rock Oshkosh, Discuss Super Hornet Transition Plans

Oshkosh always has an award winning lineup and many highlights through the week. This year – the show was home to another first. For the first time ever, the United States Navy Blue Angels flew a full demonstration in the skies over Oshkosh. The team arrived Wednesday afternoon during the afternoon airshow, announcing their presence… Read more

Smyrna, Tennessee Announces Memorial For Fallen Blue Angel Capt. Jeff Kuss

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The mayor of Smyrna, Tennessee announced plans today for a memorial to Blue Angels pilot Capt. Jeff “Kooch” Kuss, who was killed in a crash while preparing for the Great Tennessee Airshow in the city last June. The memorial will feature a retired F/A-18 Hornet in Blue Angel colors, on loan from the National Naval… Read more

WATCH: The Best Of Military Aviation – April 2017

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Each month we bring you a compilation of the very best military aviation videos on our Youtube channel. These videos take you inside military operations all over the world for things like exercises, aircraft carrier operations, aerial refueling, and training missions. Please enjoy the February video, which you can watch below or view on Youtube:… Read more

US Air Force Thunderbirds Visit US Navy Blue Angels In Pensacola For Joint Training, Formation Photo Flight

Jet team fans in Florida got a rare treat last week when the US Air Force Thunderbirds popped in for a visit with the US Navy Blue Angels and their home base in Pensacola. The two teams rarely cross paths during the airshow season, but do try to arrange some time together each year to… Read more

Officially Licensed US Navy Blue Angel Beach Towels (Sponsored)

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We here at Airshowstuff would like to welcome our newest sponsor – Vulcano America! Vulcano is the only source for officially licensed US Navy Blue Angel beach towels! They offer these high-quality towels on their own website as well as other internet outlets such as Amazon, eBay, and Overstock.com. These towels are the best way… Read more