Courtney Force and Patrick Lewis to fly with Blue Angels PDF Print E-mail
Wednesday, 06 March 2013 08:43

(Blue Angels celebrity flights)…The Navy’s flight demonstration team will conduct the flights Thursday.

This year the celebrities are National Hot Rod Association Rookie Nitro Funny Car Driver Courtney Force. She is the daughter of 15 time national Funny Car Champion John Force. Also riding with the Blue Angels Thursday is Ultimate Fighting Championship Executive Patrick Lewis. The two were chosen as part of the Blue Angels Key Influencer program to fly in a F/A-18 Hornet for a familiarization flight. The flights will be in the two-seat number 7 jet, and are intended to draw national attention to heighten public awareness in direct support of Navy and Marine Corps recruiting efforts. The Blue Angels Air Show is scheduled for March 16th at the Naval Air Facility, El Centro.