January 27, 2023

Pax Pilots Aid Efforts to Collect Ocean Sciences Data

Ocean Sciences

Morning Coffee is a robust blend of links to news around the internet concerning the Naval Air Station Patuxent River economic community. The opinions expressed here do not reflect opinions of the Leader’s owners or staff. US Navy squadron VXS-1 flies NP-3C Orion maritime patrol aircraft — a RC-12M King Air and a UV-18 Twin Otter — to help scientists collect data for airborne research, reports Seapower Magazine. The US Naval Research Laboratory’s Scientific Development Squadron One is based at NAS Pax River and logs more than 400 flight hours each year. NRL oceanographer Damien Josset, who participated in the…