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Published August 11, 2011, 05:49 PM

Blue Angels hold practice run over Fargo

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) - There were many loud rumbles in the sky today, and they weren’t thunder. The Blue Angels flew a practice run for the Fargo Air Show this weekend.

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

There were many loud rumbles in the sky today, and they weren’t thunder. The Blue Angels flew a practice run for the Fargo Air Show this weekend. They will show different maneuvers and flight patterns used in the military. Pilots say some maneuvers can get up to 8 G's. The average person's G tolerance is about 3.5 G's. A three month training period goes into preparing for the shows.

Lt. Ben Walborn – Blue Angel #5: "They are going to see the six planes including Blue Angel # 5 behind me, kind of demonstrate all kinds of military flying from close formation flying to maximum performing the aircraft. They will see all in a 40 to 45 minute routine."

The Blue Angels will fly both Saturday and Sunday during the air show. Gates open at 9:00 am.

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