Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Blue Angels begin winter training

The Navy Blue Angels left their home base at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla., Wednesday and arrived at Naval Air Station El Centro in Southern California to begin winter training for the 2018 show season. The maintenance and support team left first Wednesday morning, then the six jets that make up the flight demonstration team left a couple of hours later. The team will perform in El Centrol March 10, then return to Pensacola after that to begin the regular show season. (Sources: Pensacola News Journal, 10NewsKGTV, 01/03/18) Naval Air Station El Centro is between San Diego and Yuma, Ariz.