Tag: Fleet Readiness Center Southwest

The Blue Angels announced last year that they will upgrade to Super Hornet soon Taken on Jun. 30, 2017 from inside the cockpit of a U.S. Navy F/A-18 "Legacy" Hornet, the cool main picture of this article was shot as the jet was on its way back to the service flight demonstration squadron, the Blue Angels, after center barrel rework...
Boat Captain to U.S. Naval Aviator: "Buzz Us Like Tom Cruise Did The Tower In Top Gun"
About 11,000 manhours were devoted to the repairs and servicing of the aircraft On Dec. 8, 2016 the U.S. Navy has managed to return a fire-damaged F/A-18 Super Hornet back to the fleet for the first time. The aircraft, assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron One Two Two (VFA-122), made an arrested landing in Aug. 2009 at Naval Air Weapons Systems China...