Tag: F/A-18 Super Hornet

Boeing Offers EA-18G Growler to Finland
In addition to the U.S. Navy, the EA-18G Growler is flown by the Royal Australian Air Force. Boeing and the U.S. Navy have received U.S. Department of Defense approval to offer the EA-18G Growler to Finland. Previously only Australia had been authorized to purchase the airborne electronic attack (AEA) aircraft.
First Two Australian F/A-18A “interim fighters” for RCAF arrived in Cold Lake
Canada is procuring 18 F/A-18A fighter aircraft and parts from the Government of Australia to rapidly increase availability of the CF-18 fleet On Feb. 17, 2019, the Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) received the first two Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) F/A-18 interim fighter aircraft, an important milestone and investment in sustaining...
Iceman to return in Top Gun sequel 'cause Maverick is still dangerous
The aircraft carrier crew has been ordered to not look at Tom Cruise or to talk to him As we have recently reported Tom Cruise and Paramount crew are aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) aircraft carrier in San Diego for Top Gun: Maverick Production. What we didn’t know is that members of...
The iconic F-14 Tomcat Returns aboard a U.S. Navy Aircraft Carrier for Top Gun: Maverick
The F-14 in these photos is aboard USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) Taken at San Diego on Feb. 14, 2019 the interesting photos in this post appeared on @Jeremiejca17 Twitter Account and they show an F-14 Tomcat aboard a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier during Top Gun: Maverick production.
Former Blue Angel talks about Team's Transition to Super Hornet and new Airshow Routine
One maneuver is likely to be modified or dropped: one proposal is for the diamond and solos to each drop one maneuver in order to streamline the show and improve the flow during the routine As we have already explained, the Blue Angels are slated to upgrade from the F/A-18 Legacy Hornet...
New Sequestration could cut Blue Angels' 2020 season
The cuts would go well beyond the Blue Angels, forcing the Marine Corps to make structural changes As reported by Defense News, if the U.S. Defense Department gets hit with sequestration again in 2020, the U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, won’t be hitting the air show circuit, according to a...
Tom Cruise and Jennifer Connelly recreate Top Gun's iconic Motorbike Scene for the movie sequel
Connelly hopped off the bike and gave Cruise a kiss on the cheek before finally locking lips as cameras rolled Taken on Nov. 2, 2018 in Los Angeles the pictures in this post show Tom Cruise as he got back into character as Lt. Pete 'Maverick' Mitchell (although according to a nametag on his character's jacket, he's now a Captain)...
"Tom Cruise will fly Aircraft in Top Gun: Maverick, but not F/A-18s," Paramount Says
Filming has not been halted in order for the actor to learn how to fly an F/A-18, but because the filmmakers need the extra time to get up to date with all of the current military weapons to get some realism included in the project Paramount has confirmed that Tom Cruise will fly "certain aircraft" but not F/A-18 fighter jets in...
Top Gun: Maverick Production Halted So Tom Cruise Can Learn to fly F/A-18
"He won't film all the flight sequences, it's too dangerous, but he will fly some, making him the first actor in cinema history to do so," source close to Top Gun: Maverick production According to The Sun, Tom Cruise has reportedly put the filming of Top Gun: Maverick on hold so that he can learn to fly an F/A-18 fighter...
Hans Zimmer to join Harold Faltermeyer for Top Gun: Maverick score
In order to match the movie's ambitious high-flying action and aerial sequences, Hans Zimmer will aim for something fittingly epic in scale and sound with his Top Gun: Maverick score Top Gun composer Harold Faltermeyer and Hans Zimmer are joining forces on the score for Top Gun: Maverick. According to Screen Rant, Cruise's Oblivion director Joseph Kosinski is calling the...