2011 marks 100 years of Naval Aviation. There isn’t a better year to see the Navy’s Blue Angels at an airshow near you ! Blue Angels 2011 Schedule: March 12: Naval Air Facility El Centro, Calif. (training) 19-20: Keesler Air Force Base, Miss. 28-29: Naval Air Station Meridian, Miss. April 2-3: Sun-N-Fun, Lakeland, Fla. 9-10: Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas. 16-17: Fort Worth Joint Reserve Base, Texas. 30: Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort, S.C.
Photos of the F/A-18F Super Hornet demo during Sunday’s Cleveland National Air Show. This was one of the best F/A-18 demos I have seen in a long time. Not sure if it was the weather or the pilot, but it was a heck of a demo from the Navy ! (clicking on the images will take you to the full gallery) Enjoy !
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 […]