Speaking of the sneak attack…. I described our experience with it in 2012, but here’s what else you need to know: the Blue Angels are shockingly FAST. And really REALLY LOUD. They’re SO FAST that you’re not shocked by LOUD NOISE til *after* they pass you. Thus, the sneak attack is amazingly awesome, as these pilots overwhelm your senses as they fly right over your head and you don’t hear them until you see them. Even knowing it’s coming, it’s astounding. This is but a tiny taste (real time. note: you see it before you hear it!).
We stopped at our favorite breakfast joint on our way to San Diego. Knowing about the insane amount of walking and anticipating big heat (and it did end up being close to triple digit hot – oy!) I decided to lighten my load and left my big girl camera at home. All grid pics below are from my phone and single pics are from Big Dude’s GoPro.
Evidence of the heat … every single bit of shade created by any plane, tank, copter … was occupied.