April 19, 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.

A New Age of Aircraft Carriers?

aircraft carrier

China’s entry into the aircraft carrier club could change the balance of power in the Pacific.

Movement to Stop Sequestration Stalls

capitol hill

Some industry leaders start talking about new opportunities, rather than job losses.

Sea Dragon Goes Down in Oman

H-53E Sea Dragon

The MH-53E aircraft was part of Helicopter Mine Countermeasures Squadron 15.

GPS Landing System Advances

Navy unveils next generation of GPS-enabled automatic landing system.

Happy Xmas; War is Over

Military marks the end of the Iraq War with Baghdad ceremony.

Sikorsky to cut 540

Morning Coffee finds the Seahawk maker laying 540 off.