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Flying with the Blue Angels

When Boys’ Life got an invitation to ride along with the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels, The Boss decided to send his most expendable staffer to see what it’s like to fly with the best of the best.

Watch video from Senior Writer Aaron Derr’s flight, and then check out the December 2012 issue of Boys’ Life to find out more about the Blue Angels.

Comments about “Flying with the Blue Angels”

  1. Sawyer says:

    SO COOL I want to ride on the blue angles!

  2. BLUE ANGEL says:


  3. Miles awesome says:

    Coolest thing ever. But it flipping f-14 tomcats!

  4. haeven says:

    That was the most amazing thing I have ever seen. The blue angles are cool.

  5. Fintan789 says:

    I love the blue angels I would like to fly fat Albert

  6. mav says:


  7. Nathen says:

    I’m going to the U.S. Navy to fly a Blue Angel!!!!!! :)

  8. stanislous the great says:


  9. JS says:

    Blue angles are cool (:

  10. camocowgirl says:

    I went to go see them with my ROTC squad best thing ive ever seen

  11. come @ me bro says:

    i wanna bea blueangel when im older

  12. pie says:

    i love the blue angels

  13. d man says:

    lol that is one of the most epic video iv ever seen i have enter the contest about 17 times

    sent from my ipod

  14. mike says:

    thats cool

  15. epicman1234 says:

    lol that awesome

  16. nick says:

    my dad flys a blue angel

  17. tommy041 says:

    my cousin has an f 18

  18. starwars man says:

    Have you saw a Blue Angel flying?LoL i flew a Blue Angel

  19. DonyorM says:

    Hate to be the party pooper, but I wish they had shown a little more of the blue angels actual flying. I’d like to see some tricks! All the put here was in the magazine. Except for the video of Aaron Derr “hurling”, that is.

  20. Ice man says:

    Ive seen them in a show theyre awesome, I’m going to the air force academy my dream is to fly!!!! :)

  21. sp52 says:

    AN enemy.

  22. sp52 says:

    Just think how strong the combat versions of the planes are. Gosh, I would not like to be a enemy.

  23. jo jo says:

    that was outstanding good job flying that super sonic plane keep it up

  24. Ped says:

    I’ve seen the Blue Angels…

  25. ncw says:

    I love the video and some day, I hope I can do something like that to.

  26. Hawk says:

    all of you who want to be a blue angel keep on takes YEARS of practice to make it to that stage.and I too am gonna take flight lessons.thats my current dream in pursuing

  27. FSXRD#7-Turk says:

    I really want to be a pilot some day, I would LOVE tofly with the blue anges. I am on a virtual flight team ( Mirosoft Flight Simulator X) and it would be my dream to fly with the blue angels!! :-)

  28. Nasaboy135 says:

    I am currently living in Pensacola,Fl witch is the home to the blue angels. I went to the fall homecoming show and had a blast. cheak out there home page. and the navel aviation musem.

  29. z-man says:


  30. the doctor says:

    it should have shown more of his flight.

    (yes, I am a fan of doctor who XD)

  31. Stankbait says:

    It was funny when the guy barfed in the barf bag. I can’t believe how big the F/A-18 Hornet is. The Blue Angels rock!

  32. flymaster32 says:

    Im going to join the navy someday

  33. Mathias/Boss says:

    To bad he couldn’t go the speed of sound, or fly in an f-22. Next time he should fly in the Blue Angels C-130.

  34. boog says:

    that was cool

  35. XD says:

    lol he threw up. XD

  36. sammy says:

    That’s SICK!!!!!

  37. jjaylin60 says:

    i love it

  38. zombyslayer says:

    THAT WAS AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  39. michle says:

    I think flying with the blue angels is alsome.I just read the article and it told me where to go.I have a question?can you tell me where to go to see a show for blus angel?And can i ride with you one day?

  40. Zack says:

    I think the Blue Angels are great! I obtained my Eagle Scout rank at the age of thirteen. I am currently taking flight lessons, and have over fifteen hours logged. I wish someday I could be a blue angel pilot.

  41. logtron says:

    it was so so so so cool.we did 360

  42. The bub says:

    Cool I what to do that!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  43. Sharkworld78 says:

    Woah cool. Too bad there not f-22s

  44. Billy joe says:


  45. Firemaster123 says:

    I want to be a boys life writer and do cool things like that.

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