Tag: Naval Aviator

Nice Takeoff Nice Takeoff Posted by Pilots Hub on Thursday, May 31, 2018 The Grumman J2F Duck plays a pivotal roll in VENGEANCE at Midway and Guadalcanal, the second book in my Aviator Series. It is a fantastic aircraft. Its …

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For my A-6 Intruder Buds! I flew the EA-6B Prowler, it was a stretched A-6, and they are often confused for each other. This is an A-6 Intruder. A two man crew, Pilot and Bombardier-Navigator (BN). This is an EA-6B …

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US F/A-18 fighter pilot lands on aircraft carrier in conditions of no visibility The most feared radio call a Carrier Air Wing can hear while Blue Water is: “Ninety-Nine School-boys…landing lights on.” My last post featured a beautiful dusk carrier …

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Great video of an E-2C or D landing on an aircraft carrier, officially at night. This is one of the best I’ve seen for anyone who wants to know what the experience is like. The E-2 is a twin engine …

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DECLASSIFIED: Actual audio and gun camera footage of an air combat engagement in which two US Navy F-14 Tomcats shoot down two Libyan Mig-23 Floggers. This is the entire timeline, stick with it, towards the end you get gun camera …

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Seventy three years ago today the tide of World War Two reversed in the Pacific. Imperial Japan went from offensive to defensive, Strategically by sunset of 4 June 1942 the Emperor’s war was lost. All Naval Aviators have a strong …

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F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornet video. This is a great video, done for the 2014 Hornet Ball. Enjoy! leland  

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A great story; well worth a view.

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Relearned the hard way! Pilots in WWII did not wear goggles for the wind. They wore them to protect their eyes from other foreign objects that might enter the cockpit in combat: oil, shattered wind screen, shrapnel, etc. Who can …

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What is it? There are five definitions of the word hybrid. Essentially, it means mixing two separate things. Obviously, the goal of any hybrid is to take the good qualities of two or more separate entities and combine them into …

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