An F/A-18 F Super Hornet assigned to the ‘Vampires’ of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron Nine (VX-9) descends onto the runway at Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake (NAWSCL) in 2019. US Navy Photo
The Navy and Death Valley National Park, Calif., are investigating a Monday F/A-18F Super Hornet crash. Read More
An F/A-18F Super Hornet lands on the flight deck of the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) during Keen Sword 19 on Oct. 31, 2018. US Navy Photo
Two aviators are in good condition following the crash of their F/A-18F Super Hornet in the Philippine Sea, U.S. 7th Fleet announced on Monday. Read More
Chief Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) John Jacob directs an F-35B Lightning II with Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121 on the flight deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD-1) on March 5, 2018. US Navy Photo
THE PENTAGON — All U.S. and international variants of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter operations were paused to conduct a fleet-wide inspection of a part in the aircraft’s engine, according to a Thursday morning statement. Read More
An F-35C Lightning II assigned to the “Rough Raiders” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 125 sits on the flight deck prior to flight operations aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72). US Navy Photo
An F-35C Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter flying from USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) was damaged during an aerial refueling exercise, in the first major flight mishap for the carrier version of the JSF.