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Why U.S. Navy Uses Fleet Of Commercial Helicopters On Aircraft Carriers?

Why U.S. Navy Uses Fleet Of Commercial Helicopters On Aircraft Carriers?

In the recent photo published on the Scramble Magazine report, U.S. Navy uses a fleet of commercial helicopters fleet in support of aircraft carriers and other warships. In the below photo, we see two EC225LPs operated by Air Center Helicopters Incorporated performing vertical replenishment on USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72). ACHI owns …

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Here Are Challenges Aircraft Carrier Crew Faced During ‘Top Gun: “Maverick” Sequel Filming

Here Are Challenges Aircraft Carrier Crew Faced During ‘Top Gun: “Maverick” Sequel Filming

In February Top Gun” sequel, “Top Gun: Maverick,” filmed onboard USS Theodore Roosevelt Aircraft Carrier. Capt. Carlos Sardiello who commands Roosevelt shares the challenges he faced during top gun filming. What they would talk about, however, was the challenge of balancing the film crew’s needs with training aboard the ship, …

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U.S. Navy New MQ-25 Stingray Carrier-Based Tanker Drone Makes Maiden Flight

U.S. Navy New MQ-25 Stingray Carrier-Based Tanker Drone Makes Maiden Flight

Boeing made a surprise announcement of the successful test flight of the new MQ-25 Stingray carrier-based unmanned aerial refueler. Boeing’s MQ-25 Stingray carrier-based tanker drone test asset, known as T1, has flown for the first time at MidAmerica Airport in Mascoutah, Illinois. The company is developing the Stingray for the …

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