U.S. Navy Blue Angels
Don't miss the familiar roar of the U.S. Navy Blue Angels at Seafair Weekend in 2015! These Boeing F/A-18 aircrafts will race overhead at speeds approaching 700 mph. The Blues will perform aerobatic and low-flying maneuvers as Seattleites look on in awe from the shores of Lake Washington. The team amazes spectators with mentally and physically demanding maneuvers such as vertical rolls performed by the Opposing Solo and the Sneak Pass performed by the Lead Solo. The U.S. Navy Blue Angels participated in their first air show in 1946 and since have performed for an estimated 11 million spectators during air shows each year. A total of 16 officers voluntarily serve with the Blue Angels. The pilots include: CDR Thomas Frosch (Flight Leader), LCDR John Hiltz (Right Wing), LCDR Nate Barton (Left Wing), Captain Brandon Cordill (Slot), LCDR David Tickle (Lead Solo), LT Mark Tedrow (Opposing Solo), LT Ryan Chamberlain (Narrator), LCDR Michael Cheng (Events Coordinator), Capt A.J. Harrell (C-130 Pilot), Maj Mike Van Wyk (C-130 Pilot), Capt Dusty Cook (C-130 Pilot), LCDR Declan Hartney (Maintenance Officer), LCDR Mark DeBuse (Flight Surgeon), LTJG Phil Harper (Administrative Officer), LT Scott Adams (Supply Officer), LTJG Amber Lynn Daniel (Public Affairs Officer). The mission of the United States Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron 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 demonstrations and community outreach. To learn more about the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, visit CLICK HERE.
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