EMALS

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

7 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

10 months ago

Aircraft Carrier USS Gerald R. Ford Departs Norfolk for first warfighting deployment

Even though the US Navy has not specified the exact operating areas of the Ford CSG during its current deployment,… Read More

1 year ago

Impressive video shows three 40,000-pound underwater blasts released closer to USS Gerald R. Ford during the carrier Full Ship Shock Trials

On Aug. 8, 2021, USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) carrier successfully conducted a third explosive event off the coast… Read More

3 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

U.S. NAVY HAS FIXED EMALS PROBLEMS WITH LAUNCHING F/A-18s LOADED WITH FUEL TANKS

71 EMALS launches were conducted to confirm F/A-18E/F Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler outfitted with wing-mounted, 480-gallon external fuel tanks… Read More

7 years ago

EMALS HAS PROBLEMS WITH LAUNCHING F/A-18s LOADED WITH FUEL TANKS

EMALS is being "fine-tuned" to overcome a vibrational issue associated with optimising the launch and recovery of different aircraft appropriate for… Read More

7 years ago