Hitting zero gravity inside the Blue Angels’ Fat Albert

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

IDAHO FALLS — The pilots and crew of the Blue Angel’s C-130 cargo plane, dubbed “Fat Albert”, treated members of the local media and military personnel to a ride above the skies in Idaho Falls on Friday. The flight, which lasted eight minutes included a variety of turns and combat maneuvers which took passengers from Zero gravity to 2G within a matter of seconds. This GoPro video from KID NewsRadio’s Neal Larson shows the inside of the cargo plane during the first of three such maneuvers:

The Extreme Blue Thunder air show gets underway Saturday and Sunday, June 22nd and 23rd at the Idaho Falls airport. Information can be found here.