Vertical climb
The Japan Air Self-Defense Force Blue Impulse fly straight up during Pacific Partners Air Festival at Misawa Air Base, Japan, Sept. 10, 2017. Blue Impulse is an expert team specializing in acrobatic demonstrations at Japan Air Self-Defense Force air shows and major civilian events, aimed at publicizing the JASDF. Misawa hosted spectacular aerial demonstrations, static displays and featured Blue Impulse giving the Misawa community the opportunity to witness first-hand the capabilities of the U.S. armed forces and JASDF. (U.S. Air Force photo by Amn Xiomara M. Martinez)