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Blue Angels over Mountain View or just plain, grey jets?

Original post made by HeSawSheSaw, Waverly Park, on Oct 9, 2010

Two jets flew over Mountain View this afternoon and yesterday at about 5pm. I say they were part of the Blue Angels fleet. My sig-other begs to differ and said they were grey F-18s out of Moffett. Anyone care to settle this difference ?

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Posted by kyle
a resident of Cuesta Park
on Oct 9, 2010 at 6:09 pm

I saw them clearly, they were the trademark blue with yellow lettering and flying very close together.

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Posted by MV Mom
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Oct 9, 2010 at 8:23 pm

I think they are F16s. I saw 4 of them in formation over Mountain View yesterday at around 1pm. My guess is they are part of Fleet Week but not the Blue Angels.

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Posted by MV Mom
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Oct 9, 2010 at 8:34 pm

Oh, and yes, definitely grey.

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Posted by Ed D
a resident of another community
on Oct 10, 2010 at 11:29 am

They were not Blue Angles. They were here for the Stanford USC game. From a PR release: "During the pregame pomp and ceremony, Navy jets will execute a precision flyover"

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