Take A Look At These Videos Of Blue Angels Solo Takeoff At El Centro During Winter Training

Blue Angels #6 performs very low take off from NAF El Centro.

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels, are preparing for the 2018 airshow flight demonstration season at their winter practice airfield at Naval Air Station El Centro, California.

And here are two amazing videos showing Lieutenant Brandon Hempler, Blue Angels #6, the Opposing Solo, taking off from runway 12 at NAF El Centro on Feb. 24, 2018, during a winter training sortie.

Several photographers were there and were buzzed by the F/A-18 Hornet performing a really low take off.
Enjoy.

Top image credit: screenshot from Norman Graf Aviation Photography FB page.

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