TITLE

Crew Solo in the F/A-18D

AUTHOR(S)
Kanapathy, Ivan
PUB. DATE
November 2006
SOURCE
U.S. Naval Institute Proceedings;Nov2006, Vol. 132 Issue 11, p66
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article compares various features of crew solo and crew split training of new aviators in aircraft F/A-18D. In crew solo training, a student pilot and a student weapon systems officer travel in the same aircraft. Crew split involves one senior aviator controlling the sensors and communications, and instructing the aircraft with little help from the other junior crewman. F/A-18Ds are reported to have had a 2.36 mishap rate in which the mishap pilot was responsible.
ACCESSION #
23176985

 

Related Articles

  • Museum Delivery Disaster.  // Naval Aviation News;May/Jun2007, Vol. 89 Issue 4, p4 

    The article reports on the accident encountered by a Hornet squadron Commanding Officer (CO) in a mission of delivering a jet to an airfield that will be instated in a nearby museum in the U.S. It states that the naval unit was not given any standard operating procedure (SOP) to drive the...

  • A Deadly Stew.  // Naval Aviation News;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 84 Issue 2, p4 

    Details the accident of F/A-18 Hornet flight. Loss of situational awareness; Failure of the pilot to set the proper altitude warning cues; Attempt of the pilot for flight recovery.

  • GRAMPAW PETTIBONE.  // Naval Aviation News;Mar/Apr2000, Vol. 82 Issue 3, p4 

    Analyzes two fatal aircraft accidents. MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter with a hydraulic leak in the brake and which spun out of control on a parking apron; Low-altitude training using two F/A-18 Hornets that resulted in the crash of the lead aircraft as it maneuvered between canyon walls.

  • How Not to Do It! Coovert, Austin // Mech;Winter2015, Vol. 53 Issue 2, p24 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author experience of loading the F/A-18E Super Hornet aircraft with AIM-9X missiles when he forgot to check the position of the wing fold switch and held the power routing switch which can crunch another aircraft.

  • GRAMPAW PETTIBONE.  // Naval Aviation News;Spring2012, Vol. 94 Issue 2, p6 

    The article presents a reprint of articles concerning aircraft accidents involving two F/A/ 18Cs and a F-14 Tomcat which appeared in the May-June 1992 and July 1982 issues, respectively. It mentions that the accident involving the tow Hornets took place when the wingman lost control of his plane...

  • This Isn't the Type of Ordinance I Had in Mind. Barnes, Ray // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;Jun2002, Vol. 47 Issue 6, p12 

    Relates a U.S. military pilots experience during a bleed-air warning while in flight using a Hornet plane. Bleed-air warning lights; Fuel dumping; Standard operating procedure for the last-day recovery.

  • Two Military Jets Down, Pilots Safe.  // AVweb;6/6/2014, Vol. 21 Issue 23b, p1 

    The article reports that two military jets have crashed, but pilots were safe despite the incidents in June 2014. Topics covered include the damages caused when the Marine AV-8B Harrier crashed in Imperial, California, problems with the Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet and investigations of the...

  • Hornets Go Bump In The Night. Hartman, T. J. // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;May/Jun2011, Vol. 56 Issue 3, p20 

    A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of witnessing a collision incident that occurred between two Hornet jet fighter planes at night in the U.S.

  • Mishaps. Leland, Wendy // Naval Aviation News;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 84 Issue 2, p8 

    Recalls several aircraft accidents during October 2001 to November 2001. Survival of the F/A-18C Hornet pilot during an aircraft engine fire; Destruction of the UH-3H Sea King helicopter; Rescue operation for the Helicopter Antisubmarine Squadron 14 HH-60H Seahawk.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics