- Power and performance from the sea. // All Hands;Jan1996, Issue 945, p32
Features the F/A-18 E/F, the US Navy's newest fighter/attack aircraft. Design features; Capabilities; Specifications; Fuselage.
- Eating G's with the Blue Angels. Walker, Bud // Boys' Life;Dec97, Vol. 87 Issue 12, p40
Describes the US Navy's Blue Angels. Reason why the Blue Angels was formed; Features of the F/A-18 Hornets, the aircraft used by the Blue Angels during their air shows; Importance of trust to the Blue Angels. INSETS: See the show;Meet the Blue Angels.
- Dirty tanking. Powers, Will // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;Nov97, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p2
Presents an account of a US Navy pilot's problem in attempting to tank a Hornet jet fighter plane at night. Difficulties encountered with the landing gear handle; Results of rendezvous with the first and second tankers.
- Hornet tank-four transfer failure. Glerum, K.A. // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;Nov97, Vol. 42 Issue 6, p12
Describes a US Navy Hornet jet fighter plane's tank transfer failure. Inspection of the tanks; Landing of the plane; Possible consequences of the problem.
- Super Hornet update. Karppi, Wendy // Naval Aviation News;Nov/Dec97, Vol. 80 Issue 1, p5
Reports on the milestones reached by the US Navy's F/A-18E/F Super Hornet jet fighter plane during a flight test program in fall 1997, in Maryland. Flight hours achieved by a single-flight F/A-18E aircraft; Testing of the aircraft's compatibility with carrier emergency barricades.
- Super Hornet Extends Sea Legs. // Naval Aviation News;May/Jun99, Vol. 81 Issue 4, p16
Focuses on the United States Navy's sea trials of F/A-18E/F Super Hornet on board Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). Testing of the aircraft's carrier suitability; Demonstration of the aircraft's ability to operate effectively through sea trials; Aircraft's engineering, manufacturing and development...
- Night Fright. Rhodes, Frank // Approach: The Naval Safety Center's Aviation Magazine;Jan2001, Vol. 46 Issue 1, p16
Details a near accident encountered by a United States Navy aviator while landing his F-18 Hornet jet fighter. Clutter in the heads-up display of the pilot; Confusion in the air controllers' instructions; Importance of cross-checking flight systems.
- Super Hornet highlights. Karppi, Wendy // Naval Aviation News;Mar/Apr99, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p8
Reports on the highlights of the Super Hornet program of the United Stares Naval Aviation. F/A-18F Super Hornet's firing of two high-speed anti-radiation missiles aboard Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division in China, Lake California to test forward-firing ordnance; F/A-18E6's...
- For the record. Karppi, Wendy // Naval Aviation News;Mar/Apr99, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p9
Cites developments pertaining to the United States Naval Aviation division. Arrival of aircraft from two F/A-18 Hornet squadrons at their new home aboard the NAS Oceana, Virginia on December 4, 1998; Raytheon Co.'s receipt of a contract for the full-rate production of the Joint Standoff Weapon,...
- Flying eagles return to fly Super Hornets. Burgess, Rick // Naval Aviation News;Mar/Apr99, Vol. 81 Issue 3, p30
Reports on the ceremony hosted by the VFA-122 Flying Eagles of the United States Navy on January 15, 1999 to celebrate the entry of the Super Hornet for fleet service. Dignitaries in attendance; Appointment of Commander Mark I. Fox to be the first commanding officer of VFA-122; Scheduled...