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US Navy Blue Angels to resume flight demonstrations

The team will appear in three more shows before closing out its season.

The Blue Angels will take to the skies this weekend for its first demonstration since a fatal accident took the life of Marine Capt. Jeff Kuss.

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San Francisco legislator wants to ban Blue Angels from flying over city

City Supervisor John Avalos claims the Blues cause "terror" when flying over the city's neighborhoods.

The fatal crash of a Blue Angel pilot last week has led a lawmaker in San Francisco to propose a ban of the team's flights over the city.

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US Navy Blue Angel crashes during practice flight for Tennessee Air Show [UPDATE]

Reports indicate the unnamed pilot was killed in the crash.

The crash occurred at the Smyrna Airport, roughly 20 miles southeast of Nashville, TN. Details remain scarce.

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Watch the Blue Angels skim Levi's Stadium from the pilot's seat

From taxi to takeoff to flyover, the entire affair takes just four minutes, but the views from the Navy Hornets give a great view of the big game... briefly.

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Navy, Air National Guard fighters gear up for Super Bowl jobs

F-15s And F/A-18s Will Be In The Air During The Big Game

The Navy will provide some entertainment for those in attendance at this Sunday's Super Bowl, but the California Air National Guard will be on guard duty.

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Blue Angel sends tents flying with low altitude flyby

A flyby from the legendary Blue Angels went just a bit wrong when the blast from one of the jets sent tents and umbrellas flying on a Florida beach.

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The ins and outs of life in the US Navy's Blue Angels

Ever wonder what it's like to be a part of the Blue Angels? This article will at least give you something of an idea about life in the blue-and-yellow uniform.

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Blue Angels demonstrate how to do donuts in F/A-18 Hornet

As winter begins to exert its will on the northern half of the United States, drivers should be priming themselves for ice and snow. That means snow tires and, upon the first big snowfall, a trip to the local parking lot to mess around and do donuts practice managing the slick conditions. The US Navy's Blue Angels apparently didn't get the memo on the need for snow tires.

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Blue Angels appoint new executive officer, refit selection process

A scandal among the ranks of the US Navy's flight demonstration team, the Blue Angels, has forced a significant overhaul in the squadron's command structure, which will filter down to the way it selects everything from the naval aviators that perform the precise demonstrations to the ground and support crew that keep the planes in the air.

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How federal budget cuts could curb motorsports pageantry

At your next NASCAR event, you might hear, "Look! Up in the sky! It's, well, nothing." That's because government sequestration budget cuts will probably nix Air Force flyovers that have been a long-time tradition at many NASCAR races.

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Nissan designers consult Blue Angels for inspiration, photo op [w/video]

We've been hearing about automobiles being inspired by jets for decades. Saab even used it as a slogan for a number of years. But what exactly does it mean? Nissan recently paid a visit to the United States Navy Blue Angels Flight Demonstration Squadron training facility to get a feel for the fighter jets they fly as well as how the pilots interact with their machines.

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House Committee votes to end military biofuel programs

So about those plans for more military biofuel production...

Blue Angels Mustang raises $400,000 for charity

Earlier this month we showed you the one-off Blue Angels Mustang built by Ford for this year's EAA AirVenture. The car features a unique blue chrome paint scheme and hand-painted graphics done by Creations n' Chrome, along with plent