Heavy Metal

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I finally had a chance to go to my first airshow in years. The navy Flight Demonstration Team the Blue Angels was headlining  a day of aerial performance that include flights by Fifi, the sole flying World War II B-29 Superfortress bomber.

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Unfortunately a weak stomach on the Blue Angels leader kept the team grounded  but I tried to make the best of the rest of the show.

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Parachute demonstrations, a biplane racing a jet car and military jet demos helped make it a worthwhile trip. Highlight performance of the day went to the Canadian CF-18 Hornet demo show. Never thought I would live to say thank God for Canada…