Friday, July 10, 2015

Blue Angels perform at home

PENSACOLA, Fla. – The Navy's Blue Angels flight demonstration team performs this weekend before a hometown crowd at Pensacola Beach. It's one of two shows the team, based at Naval Air Station Pensacola, performs during every show season at home. The other show is at the end of the season. The team today also announced the officers selected for the 2016 team. The squadron selected two F/A-18 demonstration pilots, one C-130 demonstration pilot, a maintenance officer and public affairs officer. The Blue Angels will celebrate 70 years as a flight demonstration team during the 2016 season. Since 1946, the team has performed for more than 484 million fans. (Source: NNS, 07/10/15)