The Friday File – Blue Angels In The Sky!

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In previous posts I have mentioned the phenomenal and awe-inspiring view we are so grateful to have over Lake Michigan.  Whether it be a gorgeous sunrise, a storm hovering, wayward balloons, fireworks, or something unbeknownst to me, the above photo is one of my favorites.

Apologies for the lack of clarity in the photos in this post, but this amazing precision flying team, the “Blue Angels” was traveling at God only knows what speed.  I was shocked I was able to capture them at all!

The Chicago Air & Water Show took place a few weeks ago.  Luckily we were able to see a few practice runs, as it were.  Here is another photo I took of this outstanding United States Air Force group:

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It is almost surreal to know these pilots are flying very, VERY close together! I admire these flyers in every sense of the word!

Happy blue sky Friday, everyone!

  14 comments for “The Friday File – Blue Angels In The Sky!

  1. September 4, 2015 at 9:06 am

    Fast AND at that proximity oof

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    • September 4, 2015 at 9:07 am

      *quadruple clink*, Andy!! ;-P Cher xo

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  2. September 4, 2015 at 12:37 pm

    So fun to watch! We saw the Blue Angels practicing one year near VA Beach. Thanks for sharing! 🙂

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    • September 4, 2015 at 1:23 pm

      Oh did you? It is quite amazing, isn’t it? I found myself having to close my mouth (literally) because my jaw kept dropping! *LOL* Incredible, and you know exactly what I mean! Cher xo

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  3. Amy
    September 4, 2015 at 1:34 pm

    Incredible flight skills. Great capture, Cher! xo

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    • September 4, 2015 at 1:50 pm

      Aren’t they amazing, Amy? Ah, thank you my dear! I know the photos aren’t the best quality, but I was grateful to at least get them in my line of sight! Cher xo

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  4. September 4, 2015 at 7:36 pm

    When I pause to realize what they do … It takes my breath away. Let us never take these moments for granted!

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    • September 4, 2015 at 7:44 pm

      Val, I am so glad you said that! It really is a phenomenal feat and frightfully dangerous. Thank you for stating it so perfectly! Cher xo

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  5. September 5, 2015 at 10:54 pm

    Aah-haaa! Your American Blue Angels display knuckle whitening nerves of steel! How coincidental I was watching our Canadian Snow Birds flying in full formation above my head at the local Brantford Air Show right in my own back yard, a yearly formation that signals the end of summer! (sorry no pics).

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    • September 6, 2015 at 11:50 am

      Hi dearie! Oh were you? Aren’t they incredible! The Canadian Snow Birds are equally as talented as the Blue Angels! *LOL* You knew I was going to ask about pics! 😉 Yes, the Brantford Air Show is always at the end of the summer, isn’t it? Cher xo

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  6. September 9, 2015 at 9:15 pm

    Awesome indeed!

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