Blue Angel jet stopping in Tukwila Jan. 5

The Blue Angels are a traditional summer spectacle here on the Puget Sound, roaring through the annual Seafair celebration. But on Jan. 5, one of the highly visible jet fighters will make an early-bird stop in Tukwila.

  • Tuesday, January 4, 2011 3:11pm
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A Blue Angel jet roars through a maneuver

The Blue Angels are a traditional summer spectacle here on the Puget Sound, roaring through the annual Seafair celebration.

But on Jan. 5, one of the highly visible jet fighters will make an early-bird stop in Tukwila.

U.S. Navy Blue Angel Jet No. 7 will be landing at Clay Lacy Aviation, on the east side of Boeing Field, for a planning meeting with Seafair and Boeing Airshow officials.

The jet, bearing Lts. David Tickle and Todd Royles, is expected to arrive between 12:30 and 1:30 p.m. at the field. The jet is scheduled to depart noon Jan. 6. The pilots will be granting interviews to the media.

This year’s performance by the Blue Angels at Seafair will commemorate a historic milestone – the Centennial of Naval Aviation. The official kick-off for the anniversary takes place Feb. 10 in San Diego. The Boeing Air Show, which is the Seafair airshow that includes the Blue Angels, will be a cornerstone event of this national celebration.

Clay Lacy Aviation is located at 8285 Perimeter Road S.

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