Navy Jets over Padre Island, what frequency?

sannerwise

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Over the last few days we have had fast jets over the island it’s been overcast and I can only hear the blast, my guess is they are Gosshawk trainers Out of Kingsville NAS, as Corpus NAS is mainly props and about 2 weeks ago I saw a couple off shore below the clouds heading North while at the National Seashore campground, I assume these are out of Kingsville, would they be on Corpus or Kingsville radio? Another possibility is they could be doing carrier qualifications and there is a carrier out there somewhere in the gulf, you would have to tune to a carrier ops frequency if that’s the case, although It’s more likely out of Kingsville, thoughts?
 

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United States Navy BLUE ANGLES are in town, getting ready for the air show MAY 1 and MAY 2.
That's one possibility I hadn't considere, of course the upcoming air show, most likely those Blue Angels trained at Corpus and Kingsville back in the day. Thanks for pointing that out.
 

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So they canceled today’s show due to the weather but tomorrow will go ahead as scheduled, it’s down by bay front, I was under the impression it was at the NAS, anyhow I’m considering going to watch it. anybody know what would be a good viewing spot? Thanks
 

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Looks like a good distance from the viewing area I luckily I just bought some Celestron high powered binocs, will the parachute team be viewable from there? How’s the parking there any chance there might be space for a class A motorhome? Thanks
 
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