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Blue Angels feet wet low altitude pass @ Fleetweek San Francisco '07

Wow...anyone here actually witness this? I've had the pleasure on land, but this is unreal...

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Fish: WTF??

No, I've never had the pleasure of seeing them that low over water, just land.

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Damn, first for me as well. Must have been awesome to be out in one of those boats for that fly over.

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ive been out fishing during the festivities of fleet week here in ny harbor.... the lowest those guys ever get is still a few hundred feet !

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I watched that show from a sailboat in SF Bay once, fantastic experience and definitely the best seat in the house!

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ive been out fishing during the festivities of fleet week here in ny harbor.... the lowest those guys ever get is still a few hundred feet !
Apparently until now...the effect on the water is awesome.

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That's not low level.
This is low level...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RpsAAMmJfw...about 30ft

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I was there last month, unfortunately my seats prevented me from seeing the real low stuff like this

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That's not low level.
This is low level...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RpsAAMmJfw...about 30ft
That's kid stuff - this is low (language warning):


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Not the Angels .. but a good video for anyone who likes jets.

http://www.glumbert.com/media/flylow

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not a jet, but still pretty damn low...

The video isn't great quality but it gets bonus points because it's at the Nurburgring!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnfxttS8Scw

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Here's a still shot that gets more of the action...
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