June 18, 2019

Blue Angels Set to Move to Super Hornets

Blue Angels

The US Navy’s Blue Angels are tentatively set to start flying the F/A-18 Super Hornet in 2021. The move to the Super Hornet will mark the first time the fighter jet demonstration team has changed aircraft since it moved from the A-4F Skyhawk II to the F/A-18 Hornet in 1986.

First Testing Phase on Carrier Complete

carriers

Two F-35B Lightning II aircraft from the F-35 Integrated Test Force have left the HMS Queen Elizabeth after completing a first phase of developmental testing.