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Blue Angels make site visit in Colorado Springs ahead of air show this summer

Posted at 5:19 PM, Jan 11, 2024
and last updated 2024-01-11 23:14:42-05

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Part of the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels team made a stop in Colorado Springs for a site visit on Thursday ahead of the Pikes Peak Regional Airshow this summer.

They landed at the Colorado Jet Center just before 3 p.m. and were moved into a hangar. News5's Dianne Derby had a chance to speak with two of the pilots.

The Blue Angels will headline the airshow in Aug. They say they get to be on the all-volunteer team for two or three years, then they go back to deployment.

To watch the squadron perform, visit the Navy Blue Angels Website.

News5 is a proud sponsor of the Pikes Peak Regional Airshow, which runs from Aug. 17 and 18. The Blue Angels will headline the event, which will feature the following:

  • aerobatics
  • flights of historic warbirds
  • latest in U.S. military aviation

The Pikes Peak Regional Airshow showcases and supports the following:

  • Peterson Air Force Base Air and Space Museum
  • Fort Carson 4th Infantry Museum
  • National Museum of World War II Aviation

To purchase tickets for the event, visit the Pikes Peak Regional Airshow's Website.


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