Chief of Naval Air Training resumed T-45C Goshawk aircraft flight operations Monday, according to a Naval Air Systems Command release. Read More
Tag Archives: T-45C Goshawk
Navy Grounds 193 T-45C Jet Trainers Over Engine Fault
The Navy’s fleet of carrier-capable training jets have been grounded for almost a week due to an engine fault discovered earlier this month, Navy officials told USNI News on Thursday. Read More
UPDATED: Two Injured After Navy T-45C Trainer Crashes in Texas Neighborhood
Two sailors were injured after ejecting from a jet trainer that crashed in a Texas residential neighborhood on Sunday, Navy officials told USNI News. Read More
Two Navy T-45 Trainers Crash in Texas; All 4 Pilots Safe, 1 Treated for Minor Injuries
Two Navy training jets collided in mid-air today over Texas, but both sets of student pilots and flight instructors survived, the Navy announced. Read More
Navy Clear on Causes of Physiological Events in Pilots; Final Recommendations Released for PE Mitigation
The Navy now understands what has been causing physiological events in aviators – which spiked so sharply in 2017 that flight instructors refused to get into their jets to train new student pilots – with a recently completed root cause analysis pointing to a complex relationship between aircrew, their flight gear and their aircraft. Read More
T-45C Goshawk Trainers On Track To Qualify For Landing On Ford-Class Carriers
This post was updated to say the 60 Goshawk arrested landings at the Runway Arrested Landing Site (RALS) occurred in April. An earlier version included the wrong month.
The Navy and Marine Corps will soon be able to train their newest pilots aboard the newest aircraft carrier, as Naval Air Systems Command makes progress integrating the T-45C Goshawk trainer with the Ford-class carrier arresting system.
Navy Rules Out Suspected Physiological Episodes Cause While Super Hornet Rates Grow in 2019
CAPITOL HILL — The Navy has ruled out breathing air contamination as a cause of physiological episodes, but a complex set of conditions – including both cabin pressure issues and human factors – has led to the rates of pilots experiencing PEs this current fiscal year being back on the rise. Read More
Experimental Navy Test Ship Weathering Hurricane Michael Off the Coast of Panama City; Warfare Center Evacuates
UPDATE: According to ONR, Sea Fighter successfully weathered Hurricane Michael and is currently off the coast of Panama City waiting for clearance to pull into port.
An experimental Navy catamaran is fighting Hurricane Michael in the bay of Panama City, Fla., unable to take to sea to avoid the Category 4 storm that made landfall early afternoon on Wednesday. Read More
Investigation: Reckless Flying Caused Fatal T-45C Crash That Killed Two Naval Aviators
This post has been updated to include additional information from the office of the Commander of Naval Air Forces.
The Navy determined that aggressive and unsafe behaviors by the instructor pilot and the student naval aviator led to a T-45C Goshawk training aircraft crash in October. Read More
Results of Investigation into Fatal October T-45C Goshawk Crash
The following are the results of the command investigation into the Oct. 1, 2017 crash of a T-45C Goshawk Trainer from Training Squadron (VT) Seven that killed instructor pilot Lt. Patrick Lawrence Ruth and student aviator Lt. j.g. Wallace Eugene Burch. Read More