U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron

The story of the Blue Angels F-4 Phantom II that Knocked Out the windows of eight blocks of a Canadian City after it went Supersonic during an Air Show

The story of the Blue Angels F-4 Phantom II that Knocked Out the windows of eight blocks of a Canadian City after it went Supersonic during an Air Show

“They had a parade scheduled for the next day and they had to cancel that. All the windows were boarded… Read More

11 months ago

Former Blue Angels CO explains why the Team chose the A-4 Skyhawk over the F-14 Tomcat and the A-7 Corsair II to Replace the F-4 Phantom II

‘While we were doing this search for airplanes, a couple of squadrons were coming back from Vietnam and were being… Read More

1 year ago

Meet Lt. Amanda “Stalin” Lee, Blue Angels first woman F/A-18E/F Super Hornet demonstration pilot

Lt. Amanda “Stalin” Lee makes Blue Angels history as the first woman to fly in a demo F/A-18E/F Super Hornet… Read More

2 years ago

After a Blue Angels’ F/A-18 Super Hornet caused $180,000 in building damage while performing the “sneak pass,” the team had to change their show

The sneak pass maneuver has been safely performed for decades at air shows around the country, and the El Centro… Read More

2 years ago

Did you know the US Navy Blue Angels were named after a nightclub in New York by the original team in 1946?

“The Blue Angel nightclub was a big thing in its day. I think it took up a whole block. Four… Read More

3 years ago

Cool time-lapse video features the reveal of the new Blue Angels C-130J Fat Albert

The team retired its previous Fat Albert, C-130T BUNO 164763, on May 23, 2019. The new Blue Angels Fat Albert… Read More

4 years ago

The story behind Van Halen music video for Dreams featuring Blue Angels in the A-4 Skyhawks

McDonnell Douglas gave Warner Bros. decade-old stock footage of the Blue Angels flying the iconic A-4F Skyhawk II and Warner… Read More

4 years ago

Man on A Missile: Former Blue Angels CO explains why the Team chose the A-4 Skyhawk to Replace the F-4 Phantom

“The overall weight reduction was significant. We ended up with an airplane that weighed 11,300 pounds [dry] and we had… Read More

5 years ago

U.S. Navy to modify 18 Early Production F/A-18E/F Super Hornets for Blue Angels

Most importantly for fans, Blue Angels airshow season next year will be shorten while the 2021 will start later to… Read More

5 years ago

U.S. Navy Suspends Blue Angels’ member

The Blue Angel suspension follows Tuesday’s unrelated announcement about the Air Force’s firing of Capt. Zoe “SiS" Kotnik A member… Read More

5 years ago

Blue Angels Diamond and Solos could each drop one maneuver after Team’s Transition to Super Hornet

One maneuver is likely to be modified or dropped: one proposal is for the diamond and solos to each drop… Read More

5 years ago

New Sequestration could cut Blue Angels’ 2020 season

The cuts would go well beyond the Blue Angels, forcing the Marine Corps to make structural changes As reported by… Read More

5 years ago

Boeing receives contract to convert 11 F/A-18E/Fs into Blue Angel configuration

Starting from 2022, the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels will be flying the F/A-18E during airshows Starting from 2022, the U.S.… Read More

6 years ago

CAN YOU NAME THIS AIRCRAFT FROM ITS COCKPIT? HOWEVER OPEN THE POST AND LEARN SOMETHING MORE ABOUT THIS COOL PICTURE

The Blue Angels announced last year that they will upgrade to Super Hornet soon Taken on Jun. 30, 2017 from… Read More

7 years ago

SURREAL COMPOSITE PHOTO SHOWS BLUE ANGEL #1 ON THE RAMP AT NAF EL CENTRO

The Blue Angels were formed in 1946, making it the second oldest aerobatic demonstration team in the world, after the French Patrouille… Read More

7 years ago

CRAZY COOL VIDEO BRINGS YOU ABOARD BLUE ANGELS F-18 HORNETS

The sheer power of Blue Angels F-18 Hornets Called Blue Angels - Ultimate Action Video 2014, the thrilling footage in… Read More

7 years ago