Blue Angels Name New Solo Pilot after Pilot Killed in Crash
PENSACOLA, Fla. — The Blue Angels have named a new solo pilot to replace the pilot who died in an airshow crash in Tennessee.
Navy Cmdr. Frank Weisser will take on the role of Blue Angel #6 opposing solo pilot for the remainder of the 2016 and 2017 seasons.
Weisser previously served with the Blue Angels from 2008 to 2010, and performed duties as the narrator, key influencer and VIP pilot, opposing solo, and lead solo.
The Pensacola News Journal reports he replaces Marine Capt. Jeff Kuss who died in a crash in Tennessee earlier this summer.
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