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Flying with the Blue Angels

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Monday, July 7, 2014 - 4:46pm

Reporter Kristen Lowe recently got the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to fly with the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels.

Flying with the squadron takes a little preparation. First, Crew Chief Jared Mann explains the basics of the plane and the suit.

"Unlike anybody else, the Blue Angels do not wear anti-G suits," Mann said. "So we teach the anti-G strain method".

The method involves tightening your lower body to keep the blood from leaving your head, to prevent passing out.

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