A statement was released on April 9, 2013 from Major General Mike Myatt, Chairman of the San Francisco Fleet Week Association: The United States Navy Blue Angel Demonstration Team has cancelled the rest of the 2013 air show season which includes their appearance at San Francisco Fleet Week.
California Blue Angels Air Shows 2013 Season
March 16, 2013, Blue Angels Air Show on the El Centro NAF Air Facility
Blue Angels NAF El Centro Events 2013:
Blue Angels NAF El Centro Entertainment
September 28-29, 2013 Naval Base Ventura County Air Show
October 5-6, 2013 in Miramar, CA. California's Naval Air Facility (NAF) El Centro is the wintering home of the Navy Blue Angels squadron and fleet of F/A-18 A Hornet aircraft. Blue Angels is a select Navy squadron formed in 1946 after WWII for public relations efforts to continue recruitment of the nation's finest flyers. Flight demonstration exhibits take place throughout the U.S.
October 12-13, 2013 in San Francisco Fleet Week, see: fleetweek.us
The closest the diamond will fly to each other is 18 inches during the Diamond 360 maneuver shown in photo.