Bay Area native pilots gear up for high-flying San Francisco Fleet Week

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- If you live in San Francisco, you probably heard a familiar roar Thursday afternoon.

It was the Blue Angels practicing for their Fleet Week air show. Three of the six pilots grew up in the Bay Area.

Watch the video in the player above to hear about their preparation and excitement for this Bay Area tradition.

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Every year, Fleet Week comes to San Francisco. It's a celebration of naval tradition that honors the men and women serving in our armed forces.



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