US Navy Blue Angels technicians will offer a free hour-long
presentation and audience Q&A on Friday, July 31 as South Seattle
College. The roughly hour long event starts at 8:30am.
South Seattle College’s Aviation Club, the Association for Women in Aviation Maintenance (AWAM,) will host.
The presentation, will provide a glimpse into the behind-the-scenes
support that goes into Blue Angel performances, including the Seafair
shows this weekend.
South Seattle College Olympic Hall Auditorium (OLY 120) at the West Seattle campus, 6000 16th Ave. SW (campus map link).
Friday’s presentation will be made by Petty Officer of the Navy 1st
Class Zoltan Prestridge (aviation maintenance control team) and Petty
Officer of the Navy 2nd Class Cyrille Sandusky (aviation electrician
crew chief) who will discuss the background and training that led to
their position with the Blue Angels, and what it’s like to ensure the
safety of pilots’ planes as they perform aerial stunts.