Blue Angels set to fly over packed crowd for 75th anniversary

The Blue Angels stunt team
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The U.S. Navy’s popular “Blue Angels” flight team will perform their impressive aerial feats for excited fans to celebrate their 75th anniversary.

The Pensacola Beach Air Show will host the celebration July 7-10 and will feature a number of military exhibits and recruitment stations, in addition to several days of performances by the Angels and other stunt pilots.

Onlookers can view a full Blue Angels practice show on Thursday, July 8, with a dress rehearsal following on Friday and the official performance on Saturday.

For a sampling of the Blue Angels’ aerial prowess, click below to see some of their stunts performed in the 1986 music video for Van Halen’s “Dreams.”

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