Navy Blue Angels visit Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station on Wednesday June 16 and take Bills coach flying
Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott will take a VIP plane ride with the Navy aerial demonstration team
NIAGARA FALLS AIR RESERVE STATION, NIAGARA FALLS, N. Y. (06/15/2021) (readMedia)-- The Blue Angels, the Navy's aerial demonstration team, arrive at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station on Wednesday afternoon, June 16, 2021 to prepare for the Waterfront Air Show June 19-20.
Buffalo Bills head coach Sean McDermott will take a flight with Lt. Julius Bratton, the pilot of Blue Angels # 7 .
Members of the press are invited to cover this event.
WHO: U.S Navy Blue Angels and Bills Head Coach, Sean McDermott
WHAT: U.S. Navy Blue Angels F-18 Super Hornets arrive at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station. Sean McDermott, Buffalo Bills head coach, takes VIP flight.
- 2:00 pm - Media must be in place at air base main gate on Lockport Road
- 3:00 pm - Blue Angel #7 and Sean McDermott depart (interviews with coach available after flight lands)
- 4:30 pm - Fat Albert-the Blue Angles support aircraft-- Arrives
- 4:45 pm – Media Brief (Blue Angels public affairs representative)
- 5:30 pm - Remaining Blue Angels arrive (#1-6)
- 5:50 pm - Blue Angels officer interviews in front of jets
WHERE: Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station, Lockport Road, Niagara Falls, N.Y.
Reporters will be able to interview:
-Sean McDermott and Blue Angel #7 after they land.
-Blue Angels officer interviews in front of jets.
-Leadership representation from 914th Air Refueling Wing and 107th Attack Wing.
B-Roll to include take-off and landing of all Blue Angels aircraft during the event.
Members of the media who are interested in this event must contact Master Sgt. Brandy Fowler at 716-253-0071 and RSVP by Wednesday 11:00 am prior to the event in order to gain access to this secure military facility. Inquiries will be handled on a first come first serve basis and must include the news agency, name of reporter(s) and a contact number in case of changes.
The U.S. Navy Blue Angels jet demonstration team will be coming to Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station along with their C-130 J-model in celebration of their 75th Season as they prepare for their headlining of the Thunder on the Buffalo Waterfront Air Show in Buffalo, New York.
The Thunder on the Buffalo Waterfront Air Show will also showcase the Air Force's F-16 Viper Team, C-17 Demonstration Team, Canadian CF-18 Hornet Team, as well as other aerobatic performers and aircraft. The Waterfront Air Show replaces the Thunder of Niagara Air Show which was cancelled. There will be no air show events held at Niagara Falls Air Reserve Station.