Tag: Fighter Attack Training Squadron 101 Sharpshooters

Finnish Air Force pilot traps F/A-18C Hornet on an aircraft carrier for the first time
"I'm excited to bring back a lot of real experience. Not theory, but real life training experience. Now this is all reality to me, and I have a better understanding of the big picture," Capt. Juha “Stallion” Jrvinen, Finnish Air Force Finland now has a fighter pilot qualified for aircraft carrier ops after Capt. Juha “Stallion” Jrvinen performed an arrested...
To become a designated Marine Corps F/A-18 aviator almost four years of training are required Fighter Attack Training Squadron (VMFAT) 101 “Sharpshooters,” is the largest F/A-18 Hornet squadron in the U.S. Marine Corps (USMC). The unit is part of 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing (3rd MAW) and is based at Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) Miramar, California. As explained by Lance Cpl. Liah...