The Blue Angel’s Flight Demonstration Squadron celebrates its 75th anniversary of promoting naval aviation at Sun 'n Fun 2021. The year is highlighted by the team's trading up from the F/A-18 A/B model to the newer F/A-18 C/D model “Super Hornet." Credit: Brian Kough
'The Right Stuff'
Enthusiasts and well wishers watch the professionals of the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps as the Blue Angel’s flight Demonstration Squadron show the “right stuff” during Sun 'n Fun 2021. Credit: Brian Kough
The Blue Angels fly in formation during an afternoon air show at Sun 'n Fun Aerospace Expo in Lakeland, Florida. The show ran April 13-18. Credit: Brian Kough
Air Show Enthusiasts
Attendance at the Sun 'n Fun 2021 airshow was surprisingly high given the circumstances. Enthusiasts, vendors and performers were well represented at the first major aviation show since the start of the pandemic. Credit: Brian Kough
The Aeroshell Team
The Sun 'n Fun 2021 night airshow impressed the crowd of supporters – pictured here is the Aeroshell flight demonstration team accompanied by a hot air balloon display. Credit: Brian Kough
The Sun ‘n Fun 2021 night airshow featured a glider loaded with pyrotechnics and powered by a jet engine, which provided an unusual visual performance. Credit: Brian Kough
A heritage flight at the Sun 'n Fun 2021 airshow with a World War II era P-51 Mustang accompanied by an F-22 Raptor and A-10 Warthog. Photo credit: Brian Kough
The Blue Angel’s Flight Demonstration Squadron celebrates its 75th anniversary of promoting naval aviation at Sun 'n Fun 2021. The year is highlighted by the team's trading up from the F/A-18 A/B model to the newer F/A-18 C/D model “Super Hornet."
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