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How did local man handle G force of Blue Angel flight?

Port Royal resident and firefighter Ross Vezin had the opportunity of a lifetime to go on an hour long flight aboard an F/A-18 Blue Angel No. 7 on Wednesday, April 26, 2017 that left from Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort. Here Vezin, in a Thursday phone interview, describes the quick training they went through in order for Vezin to handle the gravitational force the jet and its propulsion would have on his body.

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