Blue Angels Select First Female Fighter Jet Pilot

From a story on axios,com by Julia Shapero headlined “Blue Angels select first female fight jet pilot”:

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels selected the first female fighter jet pilot to join their elite flight demonstration squadron.

Driving the news: Lt. Amanda Lee will join the Blue Angels for the 2023 air show season as a F/A-18E/F Super Hornet pilot, according to a press release. She was selected alongside five other new members.

  • The Blue Angels selected another F/A-18E/F Super Hornet pilot, an events coordinator, a C-130J Super Hercules pilot, an aviation maintenance officer and a flight surgeon to join its rank, in addition to Lee.