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Taking flight: An afternoon with the Blue Angels

Aboard the Marine Corps C-130--What's it feel like to get to 1,500 feet in two seconds? Like a bowling ball pressing against your entire body, but your eyeballs still somehow managing to pop out of your face. Like all the blood rushing to your head and your ice-cold hand white-knuckling the table beside you. Like talking yourself through ...

3 comments

  1. THIS IS SO AWESOME I WANT TO DO THAT

  2. AMAAAAAAAAAZIIIIINNNGGGG.

  3. It sounds like a fantastic experience, unlike any I’ve had. That said, I don’t think it is quite honest journalism to say the flight was “experienc[ing] the Blue Angels first hand”. That ought to be said only for those who have been in the co-pilot’s seat of one of the Blue Angels.

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