Never a sure thing, but … Blue Angels back for 2013, 2014

December 11, 2012 at 12:19 pm | In Blue Angels, West Seattle news | 3 Comments

(August 2012 photo by Nick Adams for WSB)
Since their Seafair home, the Museum of Flight, is not far away, we consider the Blue Angels a local story when they’re here – and Seafair says they’ll be back at least two more years:

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels announced the Demonstration Squadron will return to the skies above Lake Washington as a featured performer at the Boeing Air Show at Seafair Weekend in 2013 and 2014. The announcement was made today at the International Council of Air Shows (ICAS) convention in Las Vegas, Nev. The U.S. Navy Blue Angels make two-year performance commitments and previously announced their return to Seattle for 2013.

The air show is part of the eight-week summer schedule of events that culminates with Seafair Weekend featuring the Boeing Air Show and the Albert Lee Cup Hydroplane Races.

Seafair Weekend Dates
2013: Fri. Aug. 2 – Sun., Aug 4
2014: Fri., Aug. 1 – Sun., Aug. 3 – The 65th Anniversary of Seafair

3 Comments

  1. High five! I still haven’t photographed them enough yet, so it’s good to hear I have at least two more chances!

    Comment by Tracy White — 12:44 pm December 11, 2012 #

  2. Can’t wait!!

    Comment by Rumbles — 3:17 pm December 11, 2012 #

  3. Nice!

    Comment by Use Common Sense — 4:28 pm December 11, 2012 #

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