This Blue Angels Diamond Formation Is Terrifyingly Tight

There is literally no room for error, or air for that matter, between the Hornets shown in this cockpit video. It was shot from the slot position flying in the Blue Angles’ four-ship diamond formation. The left and right aircraft wing rails almost touch and the slot pilot’s canopy seems within an arms reach of them.
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This Video Is A Symphonic Ride Through The History Of Blue Angels Jets 

Our good friends over at put together an awesome video showing the lineage of the Blue Angel’s jet age mounts set to the Bach’s booming Toccata and Fugue in D Minor. It is a glorious blend of aviation history, classical music and the high-energy aerobatics the Blues are so well known for. »9/06/15 3:11pm9/06/15 3:11pm

Watch And Hear The Blue Angels Thread Between High-Rises In Chicago

There are a few places where the Blue Angels regularly perform that put their aircraft in fairly close proximity to large structures, but Chicago may be the closest of them all. The shot above, released on the Blue’s Facebook page gives a thrilling perspective of the formation over the Windy City, but the Instagram… »8/16/15 5:00pm8/16/15 5:00pm

The Blue Angel F/A-18 Hornets Are Literally Falling Apart In Mid-Air

It’s no secret that the Navy and U.S. Marine Corps’ fleet of ‘legacy’ Hornets have literally had their wings flown off them. Many of the aircraft are far beyond their design life, and depots can’t work fast enough at refurbishing them in hopes of getting more use out of them. »6/08/15 4:00pm6/08/15 4:00pm

Blue Angels Sprinkle Their Own Magic Over Disney's Magic Kingdom

The Navy's Flight Demonstration Team, the Blue Angels, performed their iconic "Delta Breakout" maneuver over Disney World's equally iconic Cinderella Castle today on their way to their next air show in Melbourne, Florida, wowing Spring Breakers by the tens of thousands. It doesn't get much more magical than that folks! »3/19/15 5:30pm3/19/15 5:30pm

Confessions Of A US Navy Blue Angel

They are one of the most iconic performance groups in existence, amazing millions yearly. Their shows feature seemingly super-human levels of precision. Now, one of them is going to tell you what it's like to don the blue flight suit as part of the elite of the elite, as a member of the US Navy Flight Demonstration… »3/12/15 2:07pm3/12/15 2:07pm

Raptor Demo Flight Is Just As Entertaining As The Blue Angels

As a team effort, the Blue Angels can't be beat in terms formation precision. Maybe I gravitate to things that are new and shiny like a fish chasing a flashy lure I've been hooked. The F/A-18s are sure looking long in the tooth compared to the dynamic flight demo displayed by the F-22 Raptor. »1/06/15 1:03pm1/06/15 1:03pm

Watch Blue Angel #7 Ice Skate Off The Runway At Brunswick Airport

Blue Angel #7, one of the team's two seat jets that carries out logistical and fill-in duties as a mechanical spare for the demo team, had a little incident while landing in Brunswick today. The jet hit a patch of ice and did a beautiful pirouette into the grass near the end of runway. »12/04/14 2:20pm12/04/14 2:20pm