Blue Angels Beach Buzz, Nov 4 2020

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Blue Angels Beach Buzz, Nov 4 2020

Post by awal2049 » Fri Oct 30, 2020 12:55 pm

The Blue Angels will be flying over Pensacola Beach, FL on November 4th at 4:00pm. This will be the final flight for the team's Legacy Hornets. The six legacy jets will be accompanied by their new Super Hornets (unsure how many) and Bert.

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Post by RyanS » Sat Oct 31, 2020 12:17 am

Apparently the Blue Angels say this info is incorrect. We'll see what ends up happening
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Post by Nick » Sun Nov 01, 2020 3:42 am

RyanS wrote:
Sat Oct 31, 2020 12:17 am
Apparently the Blue Angels say this info is incorrect. We'll see what ends up happening
I certainly think the "Blue Angels" would likely format an event that is towards the legacy hornets. Unfortunately, notably, the flight demonstration squadron were forced to cancel their season due the cause of all their scheduled shows being cancelled. However, I wouldn't doubt the "Blue Angels" would finalize an event like this, so they can "formally" say goodbye to the legacy hornets before converting to the brand new 'Super Hornet'. Indeed well have to wait and see, but still even though they confirm the information incorrect, its considerably "A great idea" to host a brief, but special "Goodbye" event.
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Post by Alex41985 » Mon Nov 02, 2020 4:02 pm

They will do a beach flyover but they did not mention Fat Albert Airlines or Super Hornets joining them
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Post by RyanS » Thu Nov 05, 2020 1:50 am

Looks like the last flight was a success. Sad I couldn't be there to see it myself

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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Thu Nov 05, 2020 3:31 am

Today we conducted our final flight on the F/A-18 A/B/C/D "Legacy" Hornets marking the official transition of the Blue Angels to the F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet platform.

“We are incredibly honored to have the opportunity to salute those teams who have flown, maintained and supported this platform for over three decades of service,” said Cmdr. Brian Kesselring, U.S. Navy Blue Angels commanding officer and flight leader. “We deeply appreciate the expertise and operational knowledge Blue Angels past and present have brought to the team and we look forward to enhancing our operations as we fully transition to flying the Super Hornet.”

The 2020 show season marked the end of the service life of the aircraft the team has flown for 34 years. The 2021 show season will be the Blue Angels’ first year flying the Super Hornet platform as well as the 75th anniversary of the team.
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Post by RyanS » Fri Nov 06, 2020 8:38 pm

Compilation video of multiple angels, including the cockpit footage from the team

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