2013 Seafair Air Show
August 2 - 4, 2013 - www.Seafair.com
Blue Angels vote Seattle top spot to perform
The Blue Angels have been a highlight of nearly every Seafair since 1972. While the F-A18s can top speeds of 1,400 mph, their air show speeds usually don't go overr 700 mph. Still going half speed the Blue Angels can get from Seattle to Portland in 15 minutes. Needless to say at those speeds it is breathtaking to watch these pilots pass each other within feet and sometimes inches of each other.
Those are not the only pilots and planes by any means.On a 2 to 3 year rotation you can find flying teams of Oracle, Red Baron, Patriots, and so many others. Check out the current list at www.seafair.com
Time: 8:30 am to 6:00 pm
all three days
Location: Lake Washington southwest of I-90 floating bridge. Genesee Park
Cost: Free from the shores small cost to get into Stan Sayers Pits. Docking boat at log boom a much larger cost based on footage. Best view from the log boom.They fly right over your head.
* Bring binoculars of what is happening at the other end of the course.
* Drink plenty of water. Traditionally one of the hottest weekends in Washington.
* Don't forget sunblock.
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