Blue Angels Support the Snowball Express

Each year, the Snowball Express brings together children of fallen military heroes from across the world for 5 days, to allow them to make new memories, friends and honor and remember their parent’s sacrifice with kids who have experienced the same pain of losing a parent.

This year, participants are gathering in Fort […]

Fat Albert Temporarily Replaced

Fat Albert Takeoff

The famous blue and yellow aircraft that many airshow fans know as “Fat Albert” has been replaced, at least temporarily.

Back in June, Fat Albert was hit by a bird during flight which caused maintenance issues. Since the incident, the Blue Angels had been using another C-130 borrowed from another […]

2014 Blue Angels Demo Music

Fat Albert C-130 Demo 

Checklists: Ozzy Osbourne – Crazy Train Take Off: John Newman – Love Me Again Parade Pass: Robin Thicke – Blurred Lines Flat Pass: Mumford and Sons – The Cave Head On: Toby Keith – Made In America Assault Landing: Saliva – Ladies and Gentlemen

 

Start Up: Ted Nugent – […]

Update about Sequestration’s Impact on Airshows- Feb 13

 

We reported last week about the possible impacts sequestration could have. One possible contingency plan is stop all military involvement in airshows. This includes the Blue Angels, Thunderbirds and Single Ship Demos. Parachute Teams and Open Houses at bases may also be affected. Non-essential flying will be cut and since the military deems airshows as non-essential to […]

Impact of Sequestration on the Airshow Industry

 

For weeks, we’ve been wondering how sequestration may impact the airshow industry. To sum it up, after April 1st, all military participation in airshows may be forced to end if a deal can not be reached.This includes performances by the USAF Thunderbirds, Navy Blue Angels, static displays and single ship demo teams. These plans are […]

Interesting Notes About The 2013-2014 Schedules

The big airshow news of the day was of course the schedules coming out of ICAS in Las Vegas, one of the most anticipated days of the year, aside from the shows themselves of course. Each year there are some surprises hidden in the schedules and this year was no exception.

One of the […]

Jet Team Schedules for 2013 and 2014!

2013 United States Navy Blue Angels Schedule

March 2013 Mar 16 NAF El Centro, CA Mar 23-24 NAS Key West, FL Mar 30-31 Easter (Weekend Off)

April 2013 Apr 6-7 MacDill AFB, FL Apr 13-14 NAS Corpus Christi, TX Apr 20-21 Vidalia, GA Apr 27-28 MCAS Beaufort, SC

May 2013 May 4-5 […]