Photos from the Blue Angels Friday practice for the 2010 Cleveland National Air Show. The Friday before the air show is traditionally “media day” where just about all performers fly for local and national media that are covering the air show. In usual Cleveland style, the weather started off gloomy, changed to rainy, heavy rainy, windy and rain, and thankfully settled into windy and sunny in the afternoon. The weather was not the only story of the day . . .
Today at noon the Navy Blue Angels took to the skies above Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland, Ohio. The last time the Blue Angels were here was in 2008. Generally Cleveland gets to host the Blue Angels and Thunderbirds alternating years. The first practice when arriving in an air show city is usually 90% flying to pick out marks, or landmarks to use as references for the pilots during their demo. Once they feel secure they have the timing of the landmarks set, they will do some formation flying, but will not fly a full […]
While there is no set “schedule” for the Blue Angels practice times this week in Cleveland, there are clues as to when they be flying outside of the weekend air show. NOTAMs for Burke Lakefront Airport for September 2nd and 3rd, 2010. 08/030 – AD CLSD. 02 SEP 16:00 2010 UNTIL 02 SEP 18:00 2010. Local time – 12:00(noon) 2:00pm 08/029 – AD CLSD. 02 SEP 19:00 2010 UNTIL 02 SEP 20:15 2010. Local Time 3:00pm 4:15pm 09/008 – AD CLSD. 03 SEP 14:30 2010 UNTIL 03 SEP […]
It’s the best time of year to be in Cleveland. The weather is not hot and humid for more than a day, generally, the skies are less hazy, the Browns are playing pre-season games and the 2010 Cleveland National Air Show is less then 2 weeks away ! Headlining the air show are the United States Navy Blue Angels.