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By Maureen Smith Keillor,Evelyn L. Wheeler

each year, greater than eleven million humans attend air exhibits that function the Blue Angels, who name Pensacola, Florida, their domestic. The Navy�s Flight Demonstration group, with its six sparkling blue-and-gold F/A-18 Hornets, by no means fails to delight the crowds. Flying from heights of over 15,000 ft and shedding as little as 50 toes, the exhibits are nonstop, high-energy, heart-stopping pleasure. The Blue Angels have been tested in 1946 by way of Adm. Chester W. Nimitz to �showcase the delight and professionalism of the USA army and Marine Corps by way of inspiring a tradition of excellence and repair to nation via flight demonstrations and group outreach.� The Blue Angels pilots and flight group stopover at 50,000 humans a yr in faculties, hospitals, and different neighborhood occasions, as well as appearing if you attend their air shows.

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