April 21, 2019

Navy Re-Establishes 2nd Fleet in Atlantic

2nd Fleet

The Navy says it will re-establishment the US Second Fleet which will be responsible for naval forces along the East Coast and in the northern Atlantic Ocean.

Naval Aviation Ground Mishaps on Rise

Class C ground mishaps in naval aviation have doubled in the past decade. VADM DeWolfe Miller, Naval Air Forces chief, has made eliminating the mistakes his current No. 2 priority — behind the continued efforts to eliminate cockpit physiological episodes.

GAO: Pilot Shortage Growing Worse

Pilot Shortage F-35

A new report from the Government Accountability Office shows just how bad the military fighter pilot shortage has become.

F-35 Flies Final SDD-Phase Test at Pax

F-35

Three F-35 Lightning IIs have completed the most comprehensive flight test program in aviation history, Lockheed Martin officials said last week.

Military Aviation Crashes See Big Spike

Aviation Crashes

US Navy aviation mishaps have increased 82 percent in the past five years, the biggest spikes in accidents among all four services. Mishaps involving the F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet have jumped 108 percent over the same time period.