The Blue Angels

This book details the origins of the team when created by the US Navy, as well as describing the different models of aircraft that the team has flown during its seventy-year history.

The Blue Angels

The Blue Angels

Since 1946, the world-famous US Navy Blue Angels flying-demonstration team has performed in airshows in the United States and around the world. This book details the origins of the team when created by the US Navy, as well as describing the different models of aircraft that the team has flown during its seventy-year history. The team's aircraft history goes from the propeller-driven F6F-5 Hellcat and F8F Bearcat, through the jet-powered F9F-8 Cougar, F11F-1 Tiger, F-4 Phantom, and A-4 Skyhawk, to the present-day F/A-18 Hornet, mirroring the development of US aircraft during this time. The book also presents graphic and photographic descriptions of some of the team's signature maneuvers that are performed during a Blue Angels airshow, in stunning imagery. Part of the Legends of Warfare series.

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The Blue Angels
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Glen Bledsoe, Karen E. Bledsoe
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Capstone

Describes the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels, their history, aircraft, maneuvers, and team members.
The Blue Angels
Language: en
Pages: 144
Authors: Ken Neubeck
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03 - Publisher: Schiffer Military History

Since 1946, the world-famous US Navy Blue Angels flying-demonstration team has performed in airshows in the United States and around the world. This book details the origins of the team when created by the US Navy, as well as describing the different models of aircraft that the team has flown
The Blue Angels
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Nicholas A. Veronico
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-03 - Publisher: Zenith Press

It began in 1946 when Admiral Chester W. Nimitz ordered the formation of a flight demonstration team to keep the public interested in naval aviation. The Blue Angels performed their first air show less than a year later in June 1946 at their home base, Naval Air Station (NAS) Jacksonville,
The Blue Angels
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: Carrie A. Braulick
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher: Capstone

"Describes the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels, including their planes, the formation and maneuvers of their air shows, and team member duties."
The Blue Angels: A Fly-By History: Sixty Years of Aerial Excellence
Language: en
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Authors: Nicholas A. Veronico
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
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