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Fleet Week Air Show and Sailboats — What a Way to Spend the Weekend!

By Monica Grant | October 11, 2021 |

The US Navy’s Blue Angels and a variety of aircraft blazed across the sky over San Francisco Bay for the 2021 Fleet Week Air Show.

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