First Look! Blue Angels Fly First Public Show In New Super Hornets As 2021 Airshow Season Begins

The US airshow season is finally in full swing! This past weekend marked the first 2021 performances by both the US Navy Blue Angels and the US Air Force Thunderbirds. It was an extra special weekend for the Blue Angels, as they flew their new F/A-18 Super Hornet aircraft in front of a public crowd… Read more

US Navy Blue Angels Preliminary 2022 Airshow Schedule Released

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Cody Hendrix Here is the preliminary 2022 airshow schedule for the US Navy Blue Angels! This schedule has been released on a preliminary basis only, and will likely see multiple changes. Please make sure to check back with us in December of 2021 when an updated… Read more

US Navy Blue Angels 2021 Airshow Schedule Released

U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Cody Hendrix Here is the 2021 airshow schedule for the US Navy Blue Angels! Will you see them in 2021? Let us know! Post in the AirshowStuff Forums or on the AirshowStuff Facebook page and make sure you share pictures after the show! The 2021 airshow… Read more

Here’s When And Where You Can See The Final Blue Angels Flight in Legacy Hornets

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The Blue Angels have officially announced plans for their final flight in their F-18 ‘Legacy’ Hornets. The team’s famous Delta formation will perform flybys near their home base of NAS Pensacola on Wednesday, November 4th at 4pm. This special ‘beach buzz’ will serve as a final celebration of the older-model Hornets, which are being replaced… Read more

Blue Angels Plan Special ‘Beach Buzz’ Send-Off For Legacy Hornets Before Saying Goodbye

Update – The initially denying the plans, the Blue Angels have officially announced the time and route of the flyover which matches our original post. The only difference appears to be that any Super Hornets and Fat Albert may not participate. Be sure to check our new blog post for a map of the route!… 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

US Navy Blue Angels 2020 Airshow Schedule Released

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Here is the 2020 airshow schedule for the US Navy Blue Angels! Will you see them in 2020? Let us know! Post in the AirshowStuff Forums or on the AirshowStuff Facebook page and make sure you share pictures after the show! 2020 will mark the team’s final year performing in F/A-18 Hornets, before they transition… Read more

US Navy Blue Angels Preliminary 2021 Airshow Schedule Released

Here is the preliminary 2021 airshow schedule for the US Navy Blue Angels! This schedule has been released on a preliminary basis only, and will likely see multiple changes. Please make sure to check back with us in December of 2020 when an updated 2021 schedule is released! 2021 will mark the team’s first year… Read more

New “Fat Albert” C-130 Expected To Join Blue Angels In 2020

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The US Navy has taken the next step toward getting “Fat Albert Airlines” flying again. The Naval Air Systems Command awarded a $29.7 million contract to the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence this month for a C-130J Hercules aircraft. The C-130 will head to the Blue Angels to serve as their transport. The team retired… Read more