The rain is blown off the Hornet by its shockwave. The still photo doesn't do it justice. The shockwave pulses as it flies past. USN Lt. Commander Craig 'Merlin' Olson (#6 Opposing Solo). The US Navy Blue Angel F/A-18C 'Hornets' practice in the rain on Thursday afternoon for the 2007 Fargo AirSho. Photo by Bob Nelson; taken across from the NDSU Rugby field.
2007 by Robert Nelson. Editing 2019 by Craig Maas.