Today, we heard the great news that the iconic and heroic Blue Angels are coming back to Maine in 2021. With their incredible acrobatic feats and formations, the Angels will return to the Great State of Maine Air Show on September 4 and 5. The U.S. Navy Blue Angels, who have been flying since the end of World War Two, have not been in Maine since 2017. The team flies into Maine about every other year, and the 2020 event at Brunswick Landing had to be canceled.

Check out this amazing video from the Blue Angels Brunswick show from 2017.


This year's Blue Angels show will showcase the bigger and better F-18 Super Hornet aircraft, which is 25% larger than the Hornet we saw last time in Maine. The September show will be the only Blue Angels show in New England this year. Pretty cool that they chose to come back to Maine! Tickets go on sale July 6 at This will be the only way to get tickets. The Blue Angels have been coming to Maine since the 1980s. The biggest Great State of Maine Airshow was in 2008, and the event drew over 150,000 people over two days!


This is a show not to miss. The Blue Angel Hornets go over 1,400 miles per hour. That's just under Mach 2!  Don't worry; our heroes slow things down to 700 miles per hour at the Air Show. The most incredible fact? When the Blue Angels are in their iconic "diamond formation," the jets are only 18 inches apart from each other!

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