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Greetings from Pensacola Florida...home of the Blue Angels
« on: April 16, 2015, 09:44:05 PM »
I am currently in a hotel in Lexington Kentucky ...going to see some Horses tomorrow...

but I just had the great thrill of visiting the Naval Air Museum in Pensacola Florida.
Located at Pensacola Naval Air Station this is also the home of the Blue Angels aerobatic team.
Some fantastic aircraft on display in the Museum.

I am a huge fan of the Angels...and not only did I get to see some FA-18s up close
I also got to watch a Blue Angels display practice.

I did this trip with my Daughter, so she could get a chance to see her favorite aircraft up close too.
She is a fan of the retired F-14 Tomcat.

She brought her new camera and we took a ton of pictures (of the Museum, the Angels, and plenty of other stuff).
I'll sort through the pics once we get back (in  couple of days) and post an album.
I also took some video which I will upload to Youtube once it is edited.

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Re: Greetings from Pensacola Florida...home of the Blue Angels
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2015, 11:00:04 PM »
Outstanding.  I guess that if I did a vacation to see something that I really WANT to see, and had the time and money, I'd be hitting as many Lincoln sites as possible.

Looking forward to seeing the album
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Re: Greetings from Pensacola Florida...home of the Blue Angels
« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2015, 09:10:46 PM »
Well, I'm not up on the "Lincoln" states...
but we visited (in order):
Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, (Indiana), Tennesse, Alabama, Florida
and then back through the list in reverse order.

Stayed overnight in Indiana (just west of Louisville Kentucky), Pensacola Florida (two nights), Lexington Kentucky,
Dayton Ohio...and then home.

We visited:
- the Naval Air Museum in Pensacola...also saw a Blue Angels practice and a couple of attractions on the Naval Air Station Pensacola,
- Perdido Beach (near Pensacola Beach) in Florida
- an enormous Tack shop in Kentucky
- the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington...with the Intl. Museum of the Horse, and the American Saddlebred Museum,
- a few Liquor stores and other assorted shops
- and made a quick stop at the USAF Museum in Dayton Ohio for some souvenirs.

We suffered through torrential downpours, uncomfortable humidity and got a little sunburned.
It was all a little too much driving, but in the end a wonderful getaway with my Daughter.

I have over 1400 pictures and many video clips.
It'll take me a few days to sort through and upload some galleries
as well as edit together some video.
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Re: Greetings from Pensacola Florida...home of the Blue Angels
« Reply #3 on: April 20, 2015, 10:07:42 PM »




Please, take a look at some of the photos we took on our trip.

Naval Air Museum NAS Pensacola [Flikr Photo Album]
https://www.flickr.com/photos/65936213@N08/sets/72157652065538352/

Blue Angels Practice NAS Pensacola [Flikr Photo Album]
https://www.flickr.com/photos/65936213@N08/sets/72157651677721188/

We also made a quick stop at the USAF Museum in Dayton Ohio.
Mainly just to pick up some souvenirs, but we took a stroll through the outdoor aircraft
and a very quick run through the WW2 building.
(I just wanted some pics of the Thunderbolts and Mustangs on display)

USAF Museum 2015 [Flikr Photo Album]
https://www.flickr.com/photos/65936213@N08/sets/72157652070219701/

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Re: Greetings from Pensacola Florida...home of the Blue Angels
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2015, 06:46:40 PM »
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Re: Greetings from Pensacola Florida...home of the Blue Angels
« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2015, 12:30:15 PM »
Finally got around to uploading my Blue Angels practice footage.


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