US NAVY BLUE ANGELS in Diamond formation,
The Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornets fly in tight diamond formation
maintaining 18-inch wing tip to canopy separation.
A Jon Sullivan Photo
US. NAVY BLUE ANGELS
F/A 18 HORNETS
The United States Navy's Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron,
known as the Blue Angels,
was formed in 1946 and is currently the oldest formal flying aerobatic team.
US. NAVY BLUE ANGELS Crest
Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron
390 San Carlos Road Suite A
Pensacola, Florida 32508-5508
The Blue Angels have flown over 10 different aircraft in the team’s 65 year history.
Originally, the team flew four aircraft in the signature “Diamond” formation and expanded to six aircraft
to showcase both the diamond and solos high performance capability