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.
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.
The crash occurred at the Smyrna Airport, roughly 20 miles southeast of Nashville, TN. Details remain scarce.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
So about those plans for more military biofuel production...