Blue Angels Begin Training for Return to Season Schedule


Story Number: NNS160616-07Release Date: 6/16/2016 12:09:00 PM
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From Blue Angels Public Affairs

PENSACOLA, Fla. (NNS) -- U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, announced it will begin training flights in preparation to resume the team's Pensacola practice and air show season schedules, June 16.

The team will fly its first training flight in a "Big V" formation, with five aircraft over downtown Pensacola and Pensacola Beach, Florida, June 16.

The training flight will be visible to the general public and take place at approximately 9:30 a.m. The formation will fly over Perdido Key toward Pensacola Beach, then over Palafox Street in downtown Pensacola, from South to North, then North to South before returning to Forrest Sherman Field at Naval Air Station Pensacola.

The mission of the Blue Angels is to showcase the pride and professionalism of the United States Navy and Marine Corps by inspiring a culture of excellence and service to country through flight demonstrations and community outreach.

Visit http://www.blueangels.navy.mil/media/show/2016PracticeSchedule.pdf/ for practice dates in Pensacola, or for the Blue Angels air show schedule, visit http://www.blueangels.navy.mil/show/.

For more information, visit http://www.navy.mil/, http://www.facebook.com/usnavy/, or http://www.twitter.com/usnavy/.

For more news from Navy Blue Angels, visit http://www.navy.mil/local/blueangels/.

 
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160616-N-WJ386-047 PENSACOLA, Fla. (June 16, 2016) U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, begin training flights in preparation to resume the team's Pensacola practice and air show season schedules. The mission of the Blue Angels is to showcase the pride and professionalism of the United States Navy and Marine Corps by inspiring a culture of excellence and service to country through flight demonstrations and community outreach. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Andrea Perez)
June 16, 2016
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