flight deck

Watching flight operations from Vulture’s Row and watching dolphins racing with the Ship: US Navy sailor on the best perks of being deployed on an Aircraft Carrier

‘Memories: my “Best Perks” of being deployed on an Aircraft Carrier are made in retrospect, after the passage of several… Read More

9 months ago

Naval Flight Officer explains why despite their robustness (and cost) aircraft carriers can’t be kept in service longer than their programmed life

‘Some components simply can’t be replaced, while others it would be cost-prohibitive and inefficient,’ Andy Burns, Naval Flight Officer. American… Read More

1 year ago

The story of the angled flight deck and the photos of this famous F-8 crash landing on USS Franklin D. Roosevelt

The photos of this famous F-8 crash landing on USS Franklin D. Roosevelt prove that the angled deck is better… Read More

4 years ago

SANTA CLAUS ASSISTS FLIGHT OPERATIONS ON BOARD USS GEORGE WASHINGTON AIRCRAFT CARRIER

Sailor dressed as Santa Claus directs aircraft movement during flight operations aboard U.S. Navy flattops Taken on Dec. 10, 2016… Read More

7 years ago