The Navy’s Blue Angels flight team announces, in a press release, plans to fly over Super Bowl 50.
EL CENTRO, Calif. (Jan. 29, 2016) – U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, are slated to perform a flyover of the 2016 Super Bowl at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California, Feb. 7.
The Blue Angels will open the football game with their signature six-jet Delta formation, immediately following the national anthem.
The football game is set to pit the National Football League’s Denver Broncos against the Carolina Panthers. More than 70,000 spectators are expected to attend the football game, which draws more than 114 million viewers worldwide.
The Blue Angels are currently training in California for the 2016 air show season and are scheduled to fly 65 demonstrations at 33 locations throughout North America in 2016, which is the Blue Angels 70th anniversary year.
The mission of the Blue Angels is to showcase the pride and professionalism of the United States Navy and Marine Corps by inspiring a culture of excellence and service to country through flight demonstrations and community outreach.
For more information about the Blue Angels, including the 2016 and 2017 air show schedules, visit www.blueangels.navy.mil.