Flying in “Fat Albert” with the Blue Angels
The demonstration flight on the C-130, known as “Fat Albert,” while not on one of the F/A-18 fighter jets, it is still a thrilling flight made of both positive and negative G-forces. I was lucky enough to be invited to a demonstration flight over ...
Fat Albert: Not your average cargo plane ride
Reporter Daniel DeMay was invited to go along on a ride Friday, July 31, aboard Fat Albert, a Lockheed Martin C-130 that performs as part of the Blue Angels air show, as well as transporting crew and support staff between events throughout their season.
Fat Albert Maximum Effort Climb
FARGO, N.D. (July 25, 2015) The U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, C-130 transport aircraft, known as Fat Albert, performs a low-transition/maximum effort climb at the Fargo Airshow. The Blue Angels are scheduled to perform 68 ...
Valley Today's Lisa Budeau takes a ride in Fat Albert
I was given the opportunity to ride on the Blue Angels Fat Albert. Fat Albert carries all of the maintenance equipment for the blue angels f-18 fighter jets. It also transports crew. I was able to take a ride to see what this plane can do and it's ...
Blue Angels 'Fat Albert' C-130 cargo plane a big attraction at air show
One of the big attractions is the Navy's famous Blue Angels flight demonstration team. Part of that team is a United States Marine Corps C-130 cargo plane called "Fat Albert." Civilian media and members of the military got to experience a ride in "Fat ...
PHOTOS: G-force aplenty in "Fat Albert" flight
FARGO - Active military personnel and the media sat — and floated — shoulder-to-shoulder Friday inside the Navy Blue Angels' C-130 Hercules, aptly named "Fat Albert." Advertisement. x. previous next. SendPrint ...
“Fat Albert Airlines” Offers Thrilling Ride
When the Blue Angels show starts on Pensacola beach — it's led by not a jet fighter, but a propeller plane, a C-130. It's more commonly known as the Fat Albert. The aircraft was first used in the 1960s by military, and is still popularly used today ...
Does the Cartel Still Hate 'Fat Albert' GBM?
On May 27, 2014, ZIN published a poorly written diatribe against the former defence minister titled "GBM aka Fat Albert Arrested." This was followed by another article titled "Bane am innocent it's Kabwili: GBM denies being behind renewed calls for ...