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A Hellcat and a Bearcat and a Hornet

16 March 2017

 

Cmdr. Frank Weisser (Blue Angles lead solo) with an F6F Hellcat and an F8F Bearcat over the Salton Sea (The Hellcat and Bearcat were the first two aircraft models used by The Blue Angels after their beginning in 1946)—U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ian Cotter

Cmdr. Frank Weisser (Blue Angles lead solo) with an F6F Hellcat and an F8F Bearcat over the Imperial Valley (The Hellcat and Bearcat were the first two aircraft models used by The Blue Angels after their beginning in 1946)—U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ian Cotter

Cmdr. Frank Weisser (Blue Angles lead solo) with an F6F Hellcat and an F8F Bearcat over the Salton Sea (The Hellcat and Bearcat were the first two aircraft models used by The Blue Angels after their beginning in 1946)—U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ian Cotter

2 Comments leave one →
  1. shortfinals permalink
    16 March 2017 23:37

    Fine formation! I bet the Hellcat driver was pedaling furiously, mind you.

    • travelforaircraft permalink
      17 March 2017 06:50

      Yes indeed 🙂

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