California Air Show Launches First Blue in Style-See Event Photos @

Posted on Oct 10, 2004

Amidst the hussle and bussle of the California Air Show, a gala program was conducted on October 1st, celebrating and honoring the life and service of the First Blue Angel, Butch Voris. Butch Voris made a symbolic arrival aboard the Blue Angels C130 transport aircraft, affectionately known as Fat Albert. As he deplaned, Butch was flanked by current and former Blue Angel Team members and accompanied by Rear Admiral Steve Turcotte. With over 500 people in attendance, Jim Vanderzwann, the master of ceremonies, introduced a range of speakers that inclued Harry Wardwell, Executive Director of the...

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