Wheels in the well, smoke on, up they gooooooooo!

Ready for some high octane goosebumps?

It's estimated that day one of Rockford Airfest attracted approximately 60,000 attendees.

Check out this video from a U.S. Navy Blue Angel pilot's perspective as he takes off from the Chicago-Rockford International Airport over the skies of Rockford on Saturday morning.


Good morning Rockford!Thats right its time for the #RockfordAirFest at the Chicago Rockford International Airport (RFD). Gates open at 9:00, we go on at 3:00. Hope to see you there.Wheels in the well, smoke on, up we gooooooooo!

Posted by U.S. Navy Blue Angels on Saturday, June 6, 2015

Check out these incredible photos taken in flight over Rockford by the Blue Angels. The photos taken from the back seat of the Slot position, flown by Lt. Cmdr. Nate Barton, during yesterday's practice flight demonstration at Chicago Rockford International Airport.

The skills these pilots have is amazing! Rockford Airfest continues today. Let's hope the weather clears up!