advanced arresting gear

Launch ‘Em: Carrier Suitability Branch project manager at NAS Pax River explains What Every Pilot Catapulting Off the Carrier Needs

Launch ‘Em: Carrier Suitability Branch project manager at NAS Pax River explains What Every Pilot Catapulting Off the Carrier Needs

The last thing a Navy pilot launching from an aircraft carrier wants is that sinking feeling as the jet descends… Read More

5 months ago

Visit Aboard USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78): all you need to know about US Navy’s newest and most advanced aircraft carrier

“This ship and crew are actively reshaping the face of our Navy’s capabilities and strengthening the future of Naval Aviation,”… Read More

8 months ago

France cleared to buy EMALS and AAG for its next aircraft carrier

The EMALS comes in 2 launcher configuration while the AAG will have 3 engine. As noted by Alert 5, France… Read More

2 years ago

EMALS, AAG complete 8,000 aircraft recoveries, launches on USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier

351 Naval aviators were qualified using EMALS and AAG throughout 2020 and 2021. Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) and Electromagnetic Aircraft… Read More

3 years ago

“USS Ford EMALS failed after 181 launches. It was required to work for 4,166 launches before failure,” Pentagon tester says

The AAG was working for an average of 48 traps before failing. According to Alert 5, the Pentagon’s Director, Operational… Read More

3 years ago

USS Gerald R. Ford completes 1000th Aircraft Arrestment, 1000th Launch, gets Flight Deck Certification

USS Gerald R. Ford will be the only carrier regularly available to provide carrier qualifications to pilots who require them… Read More

4 years ago

USS Gerald R. Ford AAG cleared to recover all “props and jets”

The latest Aircraft Recovery Bulletin by the U.S. Navy enables propeller aircraft: C-2A Greyhound, E-2C Hawkeye and E-2D Advanced Hawkeye,… Read More

5 years ago

C-2, E-2 completed Advanced Arresting Gear performance testing

The testing supports the Navy’s development of a propeller Aircraft Recovery Bulletin, which is a prerequisite for arresting propeller aircraft… Read More

5 years ago

Advanced Arresting Gear begins next round of aircraft testing with recovery of C-2 and E-2 aircraft

The testing is to ensure that the Advanced Arresting Gear can support the full USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78)… Read More

6 years ago

USS GERALD R. FORD CARRIER LAUNCHES AND RECOVERS ITS FIRST AIRCRAFT

VX-23 F/A-18F Super Hornet flown by Lt. Cmdr. Jamie Struck caught the number two arresting wire of Ford's advanced arresting… Read More

7 years ago