Nothing beats the precise art of America's Blue Angels and Thunderbirds

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The pilots of America's military demonstration teams, the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, are the some of the world's best, performing death-defying tricks in fighter jets.

While the individual skills of each pilot is admirable, what sets the pilots of the Blue Angels and Thunderbirds apart is their ability to work as a synchronized team.

Here are 25 of our favorite action shots showing this beautiful coordination:

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Photo: U.S. Air Force Sr. Airman Deandre Curtiss

The Thunderbirds Delta Formation flies over Daytona International Speedway during a practice flight for the Daytona 500.

Photo: U.S. Air Force

The Blue Angels demonstrate choreographed flight skills during the annual Joint Service Open House.

Photo: U.S. Navy

Two US Air Force Thunderbird F-16 Fighting Falcons execute a precision acrobat technique for a crowd at MacDill Air Force Base, Florida.

Photo: U.S. Air Force

The Blue Angels demonstrate choreographed flight skills during the annual Joint Service Open House.

Photo: U.S. Navy

The Thunderbirds perform the Five-Card Loop during Thunder Over Solano open house at Travis Air Force Base, California.

Photo: U.S. Air Force 

The Blue Angels fly in formation above Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base New Orleans.

Photo: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class John P. Curtis/Released

The Thunderbirds aerial demonstration team flies in formation during an open house and air show at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey.

Photo: U.S. Air Force

The Blue Angels perform the Diamond Low Break Cross maneuver at the Randolph Air Force Base Air Show during San Antonio Navy Week.

Photo: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jen Blake/Released

The Thunderbirds perform a maneuver for the audience attending the Team Andersen Air Show '09 "Air Power over the Marianas" on Andersen Air Force Base in Guam.

Photo: US Air Force

The Blue Angels, demonstrate choreographed flight skills during the annual Joint Service Open House.

Photo: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Todd Frantom/Released

Four US Air Force Thunderbird F-16 Fighting Falcons zoom by the visitors of the Lightning in the Desert Air Show March 16, 2014.

Photo: U.S. Air Force

The Blue Angels lead the diamond in the Echelon Parade during a performance at the Rhode Island National Guard Open House Air Show.

Photo: U.S. Navy

F-16 Fighting Falcons with the U.S. Air Force Aerial Demonstration Squadron Thunderbirds perform a 5-ship formation after refueling from a KC-135 Stratotanker assigned to the 92nd Air Refueling Wing over Glacier National Park, Montana.

Photo: U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Janelle Patiño/Released

The Blue Angels, perform a flyover during a graduation and commissioning ceremony for the Naval Academy Class of 2015.

Photo: U.S. Navy photo by Chief Mass Communication Specialist Anthony Koch/Released

The Thunderbirds fly the Delta formation May 28, 2014, over Falcon Stadium during the US Air Force Academy graduation ceremony.

Photo: U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Larry E. Reid Jr./Released

Cmdr. Dave Koss, flight leader of the US Navy flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels, calls for smoke before take off at the Sun ‘N Fun Air Show as part of the 2011 show season.

Photo: Flickr/U.S. Navy

The US Air Force Thunderbirds precision-flying demonstration team flies in formation April 13, 2014, during the Thunder and Lightning over Arizona event at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz.

Photo: U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey/Released

The US Air Force Thunderbirds precision-flying demonstration team flies in formation April 13, 2014, during the Thunder and Lightning over Arizona event at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base, Ariz.

Photo: U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Chris Massey/Released

F-16 Fighting Falcon aircraft with the Thunderbirds, the US Air Force aerial demonstration team, perform during the 2011 Legacy of Liberty Air Show on Oct. 8, 2011, at Holloman Air Force Base, N.M.

Photo: U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman DeAndre Curtiss

The Blue Angels perform a Diamond 360 at the Rhode Island National Guard Open House Air Show.

Photo: U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Jen Blake/Released

The Thunderbirds Delta formation flies by One World Trade Center during a photo chase mission in New York City May 22, 2015.

Photo: U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Jason Couillard/Released

Pilots assigned to the US Navy flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels, join their F/A-18 Hornet strike fighter over the Gulf of Mexico into the diamond formation while approaching Naval Air Station Pensacola.

Photo: Flickr/U.S. Navy

Maj. Jason Curtis, Thunderbird 5, and Capt. Nicholas Eberling, Thunderbird 6, fly back from Minden, Nev., Aug. 25, 2015.

Photo: US Air Force/Senior Airman Jason Couillard

The Blue Angels, perform a breakaway maneuver at the Fargo AirSho during Fargo Navy Week, one of 21 Navy weeks across America in 2011.

Photo: U.S. Navy photo by Senior Chief Mass Communication Specialist Susan Hammond/Released

The Thunderbirds perform the 'Delta Opener' during the Wings and Waves Air Show Oct. 12, 2014, at Daytona Beach, Fla.

Photo: U.S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Manuel J. Martinez/Released

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