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A formation of U.S. Navy Blue Angel fighter jets perform a flyover above graduating Midshipmen in May 2012 during the United States Naval Academy graduation and commissioning ceremonies in Annapolis, Md. The commander of Naval air forces announced Tuesday that the U.S. Navy has canceled the remainder of the elite Blue Angels demonstration team’s 2013 season because of federal cuts.

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Budget cuts ground Air Force, Navy aircraft

The U.S. Air Force plans to ground about a third of its active-duty force of combat planes and the U.S. Navy cancelled the rest of the popular Blue Angels’ aerobatic team’s season because of automatic federal budget cuts.

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