CAF Wings Over Houston | Ellington Airport, Houston

October 26-27, 2024

US Navy Blue Angels

USN Blue Angels & Air Show Majors in 2018!

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The United States Navy Blue Angels Return to Houston in 2018
& Grunt Style Airshow Majors Announcement!

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels will “Crank & Bank” across the skies of Houston on October 20 – 21, 2018! In other very exciting news … CAF Wings Over Houston is one of ONLY 4 North American air shows featured in the inaugural 2018 Grunt Style Air Show Majors tour. Check below for the exciting details!

USN Blue Angels to Return in 2018!

USN Blue Angels
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.

A total of 17 officers voluntarily serve with the Blue Angels. Each year the team typically selects three tactical (fighter or fighter/attack) jet pilots, two support officers and one Marine Corps C-130 pilot to relieve departing members.

The Blue Angels’ enlisted maintenance and support team is comprised of approximately 100 Sailors and Marines. Alternating crews of about 45 team members travel to each show site. All career-oriented enlisted Sailor or Marine applicants come recommended for Blue Angel duty by their current commanding officer. Applicants go through extensive screening, including interviewing with the members of each of the 15 squadron work centers. The keen selection process secures the squadron’s tradition of excellence, ensuring the Blue Angels are a direct reflection of the professionalism of today’s Sailors and Marines. After completing their Blue Angel tour, individuals return to the fleet to continue their naval careers.”

Grunt Style Airshow Majors Tour

Grunt Style Airshow Majors

“For more than 30 years, the CAF Wings Over Houston Airshow has increasingly drawn larger audiences from all across the United States and worldwide who share our passion for aviation, patriotism and gratitude to our veterans and active military,” said Airshow Director Bill Roach. “We’re proud to be a part of the inaugural Grunt Style Air Show Majors Tour and seize this opportunity to share our unique airshow and our story with a broader audience.

Grunt Style Air Show Majors is a tour uniting the most prestigious air shows in the country: Sun’N Fun International Fly-In & Expo, Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach, Cleveland National Air Show, and the CAF Wings over Houston Airshow. The mission of Grunt Style Air Show Majors is to celebrate aviation, honor the military, and advance the air show industry through increased mainstream awareness. Grunt Style Air Show Majors was created by Red Frog Events. To learn more, visit AirShowMajors.com.”

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Info Sources:

  • https://www.blueangels.navy.mil/team/
  • WOHA GSASM Release