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  • One year after they debuted on the newly commissioned USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), the Navy’s revolutionary new aircraft catapult and arresting gear have proven their viability.   Since […]

    Catch and Release

    One year after they debuted on the newly commissioned USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), the Navy’s revolutionary new aircraft catapult and arresting gear have proven their viability.   Since […]

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  •   Aircrew members from HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08), the flagship of the Royal Navy’s new class of aircraft carrier, visited Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River, Maryland, May 15, for […]

    UK’s HMS Queen Elizabeth Aircrew Meet the F-35B

      Aircrew members from HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08), the flagship of the Royal Navy’s new class of aircraft carrier, visited Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River, Maryland, May 15, for […]

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  • Prototype Well Received When it comes to warfighting, survivability has topped comfort for the past few decades, but that doesn’t mean comfort isn’t a factor, especially when comfort issues degrade […]

    MH-60 Gunner Seat

    Prototype Well Received When it comes to warfighting, survivability has topped comfort for the past few decades, but that doesn’t mean comfort isn’t a factor, especially when comfort issues degrade […]

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  • Updating the MV-22B Fleet   With the July 10 induction of a second aircraft at a new Boeing facility in Philadelphia, the effort to consolidate the myriad configurations in the […]

    Osprey Overhaul

    Updating the MV-22B Fleet   With the July 10 induction of a second aircraft at a new Boeing facility in Philadelphia, the effort to consolidate the myriad configurations in the […]

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  • New Cargo Winch Saves CH-53K Program $60 Million While trying to cut costs for the CH-53K King Stallion, the Marine Corps’ new heavy-lift helicopter platform, the H-53 program office found […]

    Winch Hunt

    New Cargo Winch Saves CH-53K Program $60 Million While trying to cut costs for the CH-53K King Stallion, the Marine Corps’ new heavy-lift helicopter platform, the H-53 program office found […]

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  • Navy Learns from Air Force and Coast Guard Commander, Naval Air Force Reserve (CNAFR) has approved the standup of a centralized repair facility (CRF) in hopes of increasing C-130T Hercules […]

    C-130 Readiness

    Navy Learns from Air Force and Coast Guard Commander, Naval Air Force Reserve (CNAFR) has approved the standup of a centralized repair facility (CRF) in hopes of increasing C-130T Hercules […]

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  •   More than 300 aviation maintenance professionals gathered May 13-15 in Virginia Beach, Virginia, to discuss ways to improve fleet readiness and keep more aircraft and components available for tasking. […]

    Aerospace Maintenance Professionals Focus on Improving Readiness

      More than 300 aviation maintenance professionals gathered May 13-15 in Virginia Beach, Virginia, to discuss ways to improve fleet readiness and keep more aircraft and components available for tasking. […]

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  • Tackling Naval Aviation’s #1 Safety Priority Editor’s Note: Rear Adm. Sara Joyner has served as the lead for the Physiological Episodes Action Team (PEAT) since its inception in August. As […]

    Physiological Episodes

    Tackling Naval Aviation’s #1 Safety Priority Editor’s Note: Rear Adm. Sara Joyner has served as the lead for the Physiological Episodes Action Team (PEAT) since its inception in August. As […]

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  • Fight Testing Precision Landing Modes & ATARI Already safer than it has ever been thanks to new technology that reduces workload on naval aviators as they approach an aircraft carrier, […]

    Smooth Landing

    Fight Testing Precision Landing Modes & ATARI Already safer than it has ever been thanks to new technology that reduces workload on naval aviators as they approach an aircraft carrier, […]

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  • How Maj. Robert Guyette Won 2018 Test Pilot of the Year There’s dark on shore; then there’s dark at sea. There’s no real comparison. So it wasn’t entirely clear how […]

    Night Vision

    How Maj. Robert Guyette Won 2018 Test Pilot of the Year There’s dark on shore; then there’s dark at sea. There’s no real comparison. So it wasn’t entirely clear how […]

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