Take a ride in the cockpit of a Navy Blue Angels jet

(WVUE) - The Blue Angels flight demonstration squadron returns to the New Orleans Air Show this Saturday and Sunday, April 22 and 23.

The squadron flies six F/A-18 Hornets and a C-130 Hercules named Fat Albert.

The Hornet, a twin-engine supersonic jet, is designed as both a fighter and attack aircraft.

It reaches speeds of nearly Mach 2 and can climb to 30,000 feet in roughly one minute.

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