Blues Angels Ramp Up for 2021 Season

Posted on March 3, 2021 by Staff reports

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels and the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds yesterday debuted a F-16 Fighting Falcon and F/A-18 Super Hornet flight formation known as the “Super Delta” during a joint training evolution over Naval Air Facility (NAF) El Centro. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Cody Hendrix)

The U.S. Navy’s elite flight demonstration squad based at Naval Air Station Pensacola is gearing up for next month’s start of the 2021 Air Show Season and their 75th anniversary season in the new F/A-18 E Super Hornets.


The squad’s schedule kicks of April 17-18 in Lakeland, Florida with weekly shows across the country.

Red, White and Blues Week featuring the Blue Angels at Pensacola Beach will take place July 7-10, 2021

Leading up to the official beach show on Saturday, July 10, the blues hold daily practice sessions along the beach, starting Wednesday, July 7.

The July 9 and 10 shows will include civilian acts: Gary Ward, Kevin Coleman, Skip Stewart and Veterans Flight.

Following the Pensacola Beach airshow, the Blues will continue weekly shows until their Homecoming Show November 5-6 at NAS Pensacola.

The Blues can be seen practicing over the Museum at NAS Pensacola select days throughout the year. Practices last about 55 minutes, and admission to is FREE and open to the public. For details visit

Full 2021 Show Schedule follows:


17-18  Lakeland, FL – Sun N’ Fun Aerospace Expo


1-2  NAS Corpus Christi, TX – Wings Over South Texas

8-9 Fort Lauderdale, FL – Fort Lauderdale Air Show

15- 16  Melbourne, FL – Great Florida Air Show

26-28 Annapolis, MD – USNA Flyover

29-30 Latrobe, PA – Westmoreland County Air Show


5- 6 Lake Charles, LA – Chennault International Air Show

12-13 La Crosse, WI – Deke Slayton Airfest

19- 20 Niagara Falls, NY – Thunder of Niagara

26- 27 Duluth, MN – Duluth Air and Aviation Expo


3- 4 New Century, KS – KC Air Show

10 Pensacola Beach, FL – Pensacola Beach Air Show

24- 25 Fargo, ND – Fargo AirSho

31 Eielson AFB, AK – Arctic Lightning Air Show


1 Eielson AFB, AK – Arctic Lightning Air Show

7-8 Seattle, WA – Boeing Seafair Air Show

14-15 Owensboro, KY – Owensboro Air Show

21-22 Chicago, IL – Chicago Air and Water Show

28- 29  London, Ontario, Canada – Air Show London


4-5 JB Cape Cod, MA – Cape Cod Air Show

18- 19 NAS Oceana, VA – NAS Oceana Air Show

25- 26 MCAS Miramar, CA – MCAS Miramar Air Show


2- 3 Huntington Beach, CA – The Great Pacific Air Show

9- 10 San Francisco, CA – San Francisco Fleet Week

16- 17 Loveland, CO – The Great Colorado Air Show

23-24 Fort Worth, TX – Bell Fort Worth Alliance Air Show

30- 31 Rome, GA – Wings Over North Georgia


5-6 NAS Pensacola, FL – NAS Pensacola Homecoming Air Show