Blue Angels ready to commemorate 50th year at NAF El Centro

Jets of the U.S Navy Blue Angels parked at the Naval Air Facility El Centro on Thursday morning. VINCENT OSUNA PHOTO

The Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, better known as Blue Angels, is finalizing its preparations for the annual Air Show that has delighted and awed the local community for 50 years.

Gates for the show will open at 9 a.m. and the flights will take place from 11 a.m. through 5 p.m.

Staff Writer Edwin Delgado can be reached at edelgado@ivpressonline.com or 760-337-3440.

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