'Blue Angel' Hornet stops by Hillsboro to promote air show

'Blue Angel' Hornet stops by Hillsboro to promote air show

HILLSBORO, Ore. – The popular U.S. Navy Blue Angels will headline the Oregon International Air Show this summer.

On Thursday morning, one of the iconic blue and gold F/A-18 Hornets touched down at Hillsboro Airport to promote the upcoming visit by the entire team.

The air show will be held July 26,27 and 28 at the Hillsboro Airport. The show will feature the F/A-18s of the Blue Angels and their C-130 support plane, nicknamed “Fat Albert.

Tickets will be available on the air show’s website.

KATU.com photographer Kai Hayashi was at the airport on Thursday morning to check out plane #7 of the Blue Angels, piloted by Lt. Ryan Chamberlain. Click through the photo gallery to check out his shots.