121206-N-AA791-056PENSACOLA, Fla. (Dec. 6, 2012) Lt. Mark Tedrow, opposing solo pilot for the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, performs a section high alpha maneuver during a training flight over the Gulf Coast. The Blue Angels are currently conducting winter training where pilots must complete 120 practice flights before kicking off the 2013 air show season at Naval Air Facility El Centro, Calif., March 16. (U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Russ Tafuri/Released)