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Daniel, the Blue Angels' public affairs officer, said she consulted with expert colleagues who estimated that the jet seen in the photo would have been flying at an approximate altitude of 600 feet at the moment the photo was taken and traveling at a speed of about 300 knots, or 350 mph. read more

In 2014, the Air Force demonstration team the Blue Angels fly F/A18 jets. They fly up to 1,375 miles per hour but only about 1,000miles per hour in demonstrations. read more

The Blue Angels' six demonstration pilots currently fly the McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet, typically in more than 70 shows at 34 locations throughout the United States each year, where they still employ many of the same practices and techniques used in their aerial displays in their inaugural 1946 season. read more

In July 1964, the Blue Angels participated in the Aeronaves de Mexico Anniversary Air Show over Mexico City, Mexico, before an estimated crowd of 1.5 million people. In 1965, the Blue Angels conducted a Caribbean island tour, flying at five sites. read more

Man captures unbelievable photo of Blue Angel fighter jet buzzing the Golden Gate Bridge at 350 mph Photograph of an F/A-18 Hornet jet flown by the Blue Angels zooming between the support towers of the Golden Gate Bridge during a practice run during San Francisco's Fleet Week on October 9, 2014. read more

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