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 The Blue Angels take flights and perform a choreographed routine in their 2014 fleet week performance. Fleet week has been taking place in the Bay Area since the 80’s and is one of over 11 around the country.

Flying into Fleet Week

San Francisco tradition continues after a year of quiet skies
Amelia Froyd-Kamrath, Senior Reporter October 4, 2021

San Francisco Fleet Week kicks off on Oct. 3, with a parade of Navy ships, boat tours, and eight different air show performances including the Blue Angels.  Fleet week has been a Bay Area tradition...

Blue Angels jets fly over San Francisco Bay in front of Alcatraz Island during last years Fleet Week. Planes fly over the City, Marin County and the East Bay during the Crissy Field airshow, often rattling windows, setting off car alarms and causing dogs to bark during practices and the airshow.

Under the radar

Fleet Week events celebrate armed services.
Josephine Rozzelle, Sports Editor October 5, 2017

The Blue Angels’ ear-piercing shriek as the five jets fly over the Bay Area is the most audible aspect of the San Francisco Fleet Week, but it is only one of 14 events occurring in the week-long celebration,...

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