Tag: VMFAT-101

USMC T-34C pilot under investigation for drawing penis in the skies over California
The T-34C flew the unusual path over Salton Sea, an isolated location southeast of Palm Springs A U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) T-34C pilot from Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 101 (VMFAT-101) is under investigation after it was revealed that his flight path resembles a penis while over the Salton Sea, California on Oct. 23, 2018. Aircraft Spots, a Twitter account that...
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...