Published in the November/December 1990 Issue of Naval Aviation News
Photographer & Author: Art Giberson

Four A-4 Skyhawks, in the Blue's famed diamond formation, serve as the centerpiece of the Greater Pensacola Blue Angel Atrium.

The Greater Pensacola Blue Angel Atrium was dedicated on August 21 at the National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, FL. The seven-story, glass and steel atrium features four A-4F Skyhawks suspended from the ceiling is diamond formation. Three of the four Skyhawks are original Blue Angel aircraft. The atrium was funded with $1.4 million from the citizens of Pensacola, and the A-4F restoration was funded by a $500,000 donation from the McDonnell Douglas Corporation.