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GGAS organizers apologize for second-day disappointments

Blue Angels fans show their disappointment during The Great Georgia Airshow at Falcon Field. Photo by Adam Hagy

  Blue Angels draw 45,000 Saturday, cancel Sunday The Great Georgia Air Show organizers have called their Saturday event at Atlanta Regional Airport in Peachtree City “a great success,” which they say was experienced by 45,000 fans; far more than most of the previous events going back to its 1998 beginning. Much of the draw… Continue reading GGAS organizers apologize for second-day disappointments

Blue Angels turn heads at Friday GGAS practice session

Vendors setting up Friday afternoon for The Great Georgia Air Show at Peachtree City’s Atlanta Regional Airport got an amazing Blue Angels preview performance, as four of the six performance aircraft took to the skies for an unforgettable hour of rolls, loops, high-speed passes and awesome tight-formation flying. The U.S. Navy’s Flight Demonstration Squadron promises… Continue reading Blue Angels turn heads at Friday GGAS practice session

Capt. Corrie Mays comes home for The Great Georgia Air Show

U.S. Marine Corps Captain Corrie Mays is "Blue Angel No. 8"

Presently, none of the U.S. Navy “Blue Angels” squadron are Georgians, but one, U.S. Marine Corps Captain Corrie Mays, was a Georgia resident for a few warmly regarded years. Mays, who will be in Peachtree City this weekend participating in The Great Georgia Air Show, is a University of Georgia graduate, and she says she… Continue reading Capt. Corrie Mays comes home for The Great Georgia Air Show