1 FLIGHT LEAD / COMMANDING OFFICER

1   FLIGHT LEAD:  BENJAMIN DUDLEY

CALLSIGN:  RAZOR

 

Hailing from Valdosta, Georgia, and born in South Carolina, Benjamin Dudley callsign, "Razor" is the Commanding Officer/Flight Leader of the MFS Blue Angels a position he moved to in October of 2018, "Razor" previously flew as the Opposing Solo of the FSX Blue Angels from November 2014 to July 2015, and as the team's Lead Solo from July of 2015 to September of 2018.

Benjamin has an associate's degree in computer programming, is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in Computer Information Systems, and plans to join the U.S. Air Force as an officer. Along with aviation, Benjamin also enjoys golf and Frisbee golf in his free time.

In real life, Benjamin has accumulated roughly 20 hours of flight time in Cessna 172s and has soloed three times. Benjamin also has experience with Microsoft Flight Simulator dating back to Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004.

 

"Razor" joined the FSX Blue Angels in November of 2014, and held the Flight Lead/Commanding Officer position through the team's transition from FSX to MFS in 2020.