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Blue Angels were in Fargo. * 1 pic added *

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Here is a preview from the last time they were in town. Fargo Airshow Saturday and Sunday. Everyting from p51's to B-17's. Lots of photo ops.

Here is a shot from 2007.

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Man, I've never in my life wished I was in Fargo before. Took the Blue Angels to make that happen. Sigh.

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I saw the Thunderbirds when I was about 12 and it was pretty much the most awesome thing ever.

Nice shot, please post some more pics after the weekend.

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Saw the Blue Angels in Duluth last summer and was one of the highlights of the summer!

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I've seen the Blue Angels in Fargo and it was an awesome show. This weekends weather forecast is for sunshine, should be ideal. One memory occurs early in the show when a solo jet streaks across the crowd at high speed. Impressive jet power.

I can't make it this year. Hope some of you will post pictures of what you see.

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We are heading on Sunday to the show, sounds like the weather on Sunday is 85 and sunny. should be a "picture" perfect day. All Puns intended

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The Blue Angels are awesome, we're fortunate to see them every year in Seattle. They put on a terrific show, well worth seeing if you get a chance even if the weather isn't perfect.

Not everyone is a fan though, some of these people are pretty tired of them and their practice runs.

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I like them though. smile

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Maybe it's wishful thinking, but I think this pilot was looking right at me as he made his pass, we were in a boat on Lake Washington so I think it's possible...

Very tight crop:

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Nice Pics,

I seen them a few years ago in Fargo it was like 95+ degrees, If I remember right.

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Well the Fargo Air show has come and gone, and I have a terrible case of sunburn on my shooting eye. I guess, looking through my 100-400 into the sunny sky can do that to a guy when snapping 8 gigs worth of RAW images. Hard to follow some of those guys they are so darn fast. I will post more when My eye heals a bit. It hurts something feirce.

1/1000s f/11.0 at 400.0mm iso400 , Handheld, Canon XTI

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Not everyone is a fan though, some of these people are pretty tired of them and their practice runs.

The sounds of jets is a missed sound up here in north Fargo. When we had the F-16's, it was a common sound. Even though these are Navy jets, it still makes a lot of north Fargoans stop and look up to hear the sound of a jet again. I didn't stick around town for the show, but I get a little bit of a sneak peak every year the show is in town since I work up at the base. The F-18 just happens to be my little sister's favorite of all the jets.

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