Blue Angels transition to Super Hornets ahead of 75th anniversary

Team had flown Hornets for 34 years
The Blue Angels Final "Legacy" Flight
Posted at 9:02 AM, Nov 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-10 09:03:00-05

PENSACOLA, Fla. - After 34 years, the Blue Angels have officially retired their legacy F/A-18 A/B/C/D Hornets.

The Navy's Elite Flight Demonstration Squadron conducted a final flight over Florida with the legacy Hornets last week.

The team is transitioning to the F/A-18 E/F Super Hornets for the 2021 air show season.

In addition to being the first year flying the Super Hornet, 2021 will also mark the 75th anniversary of the Blue Angels.