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    Eye of the Tigers: The Blue Angels Got the Most Out of Their Grumman Tigers

    When Grumman produced the film “The Navy’s Blue Angels” in cooperation with the US Navy precision flight demonstration team in 1966, the Blues were flying Grumman’s F11F-1 (later F-11A) Tiger jet fighter. The Tiger was not a long-serving frontline Navy jet though. Far from it. However, the Blue Angels flew them for ten show seasons- […] More

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    Watch: The Blue Angels Were Reborn When They Flew The A-4F Skyhawk

    The United States Navy (USN) Precision Flight Demonstration Squadron. Otherwise known as The Blue Angels, began flying performances in the Douglas A-4F Skyhawk in 1975. Compared to the McDonnell Douglas F-4J Phantom II aircraft they had flown for the previous four years, the diminutive Skyhawk was a more maneuverable and economical aircraft but lacked the […] More