U.S. Navy Blue Angel #7 Jet Plans Jan. 12 Site Visit for the 2017 Breitling Huntington Beach Airshow, Sept. 29 – Oct. 1
The second annual Breitling Huntington Beach Airshow, Sept. 29 – Oct. 1, will be headlined by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and the Canadian Forces Snowbirds. In preparation for the fall airshow, Blue Angels # 7 (Lt. Brandon Hempler – "Mr. B") and #8 (Lt. Dave Steppe "Skippy") will complete a survey flight over Huntington Beach on Thursday, Jan. 12.
Attracting more than 560,000 visitors for its inaugural show, the Breitling Huntington Beach Airshow is the West Coast's only beachfront airshow. Breitling, the independent Swiss watch company that has established itself as the privileged partner of aviation, will continue to be the show's presenting sponsor.
Where and When:
Blue Angel #7, piloted by Lt. Brandon Hempler, the show's narrator and Lt. Dave Steepe, the Blue Angel Event Coordinator, will complete a technical evaluation fly-over above Huntington Beach on Thursday, Jan. 12 between 9:30 – 10am.
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