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Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Acrobatic planes rehearse for Seafair air show

Steve Diethelm polishes the fuselage of one of the Patriots Jet Team aircraft. Diethelm is a volunter aircraft maintence tech with the Patriots Jet team. The Patriots are the replacement aerobatic team for the Blue Angels. The six Patriot planes are Czech L-39c Albartoss single engine jets with 3,800 pounds of thrust.

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