Pensacola, Florida: Blue Angel on a Stick

A Grumman F-9 Cougar jet -- one of the Blue Angel performance planes -- is on display banked nearly horizontal over a Florida Welcome Center.
Interstate 10 E., Pensacola, FL
At the first rest area on eastbound Interstate 10 as you cross into Florida from Alabama; milepost 4.
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Blue Angel on a Stick

The aircraft on a stick is a Grumman F-9 Cougar. The Blue Angels flew these from Winter 1954/55 to mid-season 1957 (according to Wikipedia).

[Zoz, 09/26/2016]
Blue Angel Jet

A jet is on display, soaring over the Florida Welcome Center on Interstate 10. Pensacola is home to the United States Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron known as the Blue Angels.

[Vicki Stevison, 08/29/2012]

Different than most planes-on-a-stick in that it's angled almost horizontal over the parking lot; a bold display for such an expensive prop.

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