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Fleet Week

The Blue Angels

Blue Angels Begin San Francisco Fleet Week Practice Runs

The Blue Angels, the Navy’s precision flight demonstration team, were set to conduct practice flights on Thursday and Friday ahead of the air shows scheduled for Saturday and Sunday afternoons during the annual Fleet Week celebrations.


USS Carl Vinson. (Petty Officer 2nd Class Dusty Howell/U.S. Navy via Getty Images)

Ship That Buried Bin Laden Appearing In SF Fleet Week

The annual San Francisco Fleet Week celebration will begin on October 6th. One of the ships scheduled to appear is expected to receive plenty of attention.


A frame from a YouTube video shows 747-400 flying near the Golden Gate Bridge. (YouTube)

FAA: Fleet Week Jet No Danger To Golden Gate Bridge

The Federal Aviation Administration says a United Airlines jet that appears to buzz the Golden Gate Bridge on videos circulating on the Internet posed no danger to the span.

CBS San Francisco–10/19/2010

U.S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornets pass over the Golden Gate Bridge during a practice performance ahead of the Fleet Week air show in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Fleet Week Bigger This Year

2010’s Fleet Week in San Francisco is being billed as the biggest in 20 years.

CBS San Francisco–10/07/2010

The Blue Angels. (United States Navy)

Crews Arrive In Bay Area To Prepare For Fleet Week

Flight crews arrived Monday at San Francisco International Airport in preparation for the city’s annual Fleet Week air show, which officially launches Thursday and runs through Oct. 12.

CBS San Francisco–10/04/2010

A U.S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet piloted by U.S. Marine Corps Major Nathan Miller flies past the San Francisco skyline during a practice flight ahead of the Fleet Week performance October 8, 2009 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Fleet Week Getting Revitalized

There was a time when Fleet Week was one of the Bay Area’s biggest and most popular annual events. That’s changed in recent years, and organizers are determined to restore Fleet Week to its former glory this year, with a renewed emphasis on emergency preparedness.




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