Tag: T-45C Goshawk

Lockheed Martin T-50A flies its 100th sortie
Lockheed Martin and KAI would need to ensure that the T-50 could be qualified to land on a carrier deck Orlando Carvalho, Lockheed Martin’s executive vice president of its aeronautics division, told Defense News that his company might offer the T-50A to the U.S. Navy as a replacement for the T-45 if it fails to win the U.S. Air Force’s...
Investigation board determines that "T-45C instructor pilot was flat hatting" before last October fatal crash
The instructor pilot was “flat hatting,” which the investigation board described as “flight conduced at low altitude and/or a high rate of speed for thrill purposes” As we have reported a T-45C from VT-7 out of Naval Air Station (NAS) Meridian in Mississippi  crashed on Oct. 1, 2017, in rural Tennessee. The crash killed the instructor pilot (IP) (Lt. Patrick Ruth)...
Two killed in U.S. Navy T-45C Goshawk crash
An instructor pilot and a student, whose names have not yet been released, were aboard the T-45C Goshawk As reported by Task & Purpose, on Oct. 1, 2017 a U.S. Navy T-45C Goshawk training aircraft out of Naval Air Station (NAS) Meridian in Mississippi crashed killing both military personnel on board. The news was confirmed on Twitter by the U.S. Navy...
Each year during Christmas season a sailor dressed as Santa Claus is tasked to direct aircraft movement during flight operations aboard U.S. Navy flattops Taken on Dec. 10, 2016 the pictures in this article show Santa Claus giving the signal to launch a T-45C Goshawk from Training Air Wing Two (TRAWING) 2 on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier...