Pensacola Beach, FL (PRWEB) June 20, 2007
The Blue Angels are scheduled to perform their precision flying and graceful aerobatic maneuvers at the Pensacola Beach Air Show at 2:00 p.m. on July 21st. With speeds soaring up to 700 mph, the Blue Angels fast-paced, high performance maneuvers thrill an estimated 15 million spectators each year. Since the establishment of the Blue Angels in 1946, they have performed for more than 427 million fans.
Another opportunity for visitors and locals to view the Blue Angels in action is during one of their practice air shows over the Pensacola Naval Air Station. Typically, practice maneuvers are scheduled from 8:30 - 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday's and Wednesday's. Select Wednesday practice dates also have autograph sessions immediately following the practice. The viewing area for the Blue Angels practice is located behind the National Museum of Naval Aviation on the Pensacola Naval Air Station. Bleachers are available for seating about 800 people and visitors can also bring their own lawn chairs. Admission to the Blue Angel practices is FREE and open to the public. Additional information about the Blue Angels, including a complete calendar of air shows and practices, can be found on their official website at blueangels.navy.mil
Another must see for visitors and locals alike is the National Museum of Naval Aviation located on the Naval Air Station in Pensacola. The National Museum of Naval Aviation is one of the largest space museums in the world. In addition to viewing over 150 beautifully restored aircraft inside the Museum's nearly 300,000 square feet of exhibit space and outside on the Museum's 37-acre grounds, visitors can also enjoy IMAX movies projected on a seven-story high screen, motion based simulator rides including a 15 passenger full motion flight simulator or the Top Gun F-14 simulators and guided tours of the museum and flight line. The museum is open daily from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. and admission is free. Additional information about the National Museum of Naval Aviation can be found at navalaviationmuseum.org
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