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“Climb Mount Niitaka:” a detailed description of the First Wave Attack on Pearl Harbor
Aviation History / Military Aviation
“Climb Mount Niitaka:” a detailed description of the First Wave Attack on Pearl Harbor
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US Naval Aviator explains why an F-22 pilot out of gas, with his ejection seat jammed and its canopy sealed shut could never do an emergency landing on an aircraft carrier
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Naval Aviator explains why an F-22 pilot out of gas, with his ejection seat jammed and its canopy sealed shut could never do an emergency landing on an aircraft carrier
The story of “Bridle Catchers,” the extensions at the front of an aircraft carrier (that have now disappeared)
Aircraft Carriers / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
The story of “Bridle Catchers,” the extensions at the front of an aircraft carrier (that have now disappeared)
Shortage of tea on board Royal Navy HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier averted thanks to Royal Canadian Navy HMCS Winnipeg frigate
Aircraft Carriers
Shortage of tea on board Royal Navy HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier averted thanks to Royal Canadian Navy HMCS Winnipeg frigate
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Aircraft Carriers / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
US Navy E-2 NFO explains why the Hawkeye is the first aircraft to be launched from aircraft carriers (Not because it’s the long-range eyes of the carrier group)
US Navy F-4 pilot tells the story of when his skipper flew straight for China after his compass precessed during a MIGCAP mission over North Vietnam
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy F-4 pilot tells the story of when his skipper flew straight for China after his compass precessed during a MIGCAP mission over North Vietnam
Here’s what an aircraft carrier fantail opening is used for
Aircraft Carriers
Here’s what an aircraft carrier fantail opening is used for
Impressive video shows three 40,000-pound underwater blasts released closer to USS Gerald R. Ford during the carrier Full Ship Shock Trials
Aircraft Carriers / U.S. Navy
Impressive video shows three 40,000-pound underwater blasts released closer to USS Gerald R. Ford during the carrier Full Ship Shock Trials
In 1975 USS Belknap Guided Missile Cruiser and USS John F. Kennedy aircraft carrier collided in the Mediterranean Sea. The nickname for the JFK became “The Can Opener.”
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / U.S. Navy
In 1975 USS Belknap Guided Missile Cruiser and USS John F. Kennedy aircraft carrier collided in the Mediterranean Sea. The nickname for the JFK became “The Can Opener.”
First USMC F-35C Lightning II squadron ready to deploy aboard US Navy Aircraft Carriers
Military Aviation
First USMC F-35C Lightning II squadron ready to deploy aboard US Navy Aircraft Carriers
From bolter to hook skip: former US Navy A-7 pilot explains why naval aviators advanced throttle to full power when they land on an aircraft carrier
Aircraft Carriers / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
From bolter to hook skip: former US Navy A-7 pilot explains why naval aviators advanced throttle to full power when they land on an aircraft carrier
Did you know that USS Franklin D. Roosevelt holds the record for the largest number of planes ever embarked on an aircraft carrier?
Aircraft Carriers / U.S. Navy
Did you know that USS Franklin D. Roosevelt holds the record for the largest number of planes ever embarked on an aircraft carrier?
Two weeks after Chinese Combat aircraft conducted a mock attack on USS Theodore Roosevelt, the flattop conducts dual carrier operations with USS Nimitz in the South China Sea
Aircraft Carriers / Military Aviation
Two weeks after Chinese Combat aircraft conducted a mock attack on USS Theodore Roosevelt, the flat-top conducts dual carrier operations with USS Nimitz in the South China Sea
Meet UMK Varan, Russia’s Latest aircraft carrier concept featuring a high degree of automation and robotic systems
Aircraft Carriers
Meet UMK Varan, Russia’s Latest aircraft carrier concept featuring a high degree of automation and robotic systems
Former US Navy Submariner explains why K-314 Captain was at fault when his submarine rammed USS Kitty Hawk
Aircraft Carriers / Losses and Aviation Safety / U.S. Navy
Former US Navy Submariner explains why K-314 Captain was at fault when his submarine rammed USS Kitty Hawk
Here’s why it Took four Weeks to Scuttle USS America, the Only Supercarrier Ever Sunk
Aircraft Carriers / Losses and Aviation Safety
Here’s why it Took four Weeks to Scuttle USS America, the Only Supercarrier Ever Sunk
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