Royal Canadian Air Force Demonstration Squadron – The Snowbirds arrived in Pensacola Naval Air Station – the home of the Blue Angels for a three-day joint exercise.
The pilots of both squadrons will fly in the back seat of the other team’s aircraft during that training flight.
The Snowbirds were returning from an airshow in Colorado Springs and the Blue Angels were returning from MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa. The teams flew in joint formation together down Pensacola Beach.
The Snowbirds and the Blue Angels are scheduled to fly again on May 16 at Pensacola Naval Air Station. The Blue Angels are scheduled to fly at 9 a.m. and the Snowbirds will fly at 2 p.m.
The Blue Angels and the Snowbirds will reunite August 11-12, 2018 at Abbotsford International Air Show in Abbotsford, Canada.