History of Naval Aviation

Video relating to celebrating the History of Naval Aviation.

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E-2 Hawkeye 50th Anniversary

Date Uploaded: 21-Oct-2014

For 50 years the E-2 Hawkeye has been the eyes of the fleet. The newest version, the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye, achieved its Initial Operational Capability Oct. 10, 2014.

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E-2 Hawkeye 50th anniversary (Capt. Lemmon)

Date Uploaded: 29-Jan-2014

Capt. John Lemmon, E-2/C-2 Airborne Tactical Data System Program Office (PMA-231) program manager, introduces the Year of the Hawkeye, a yearlong event that marks the 50th anniversary of the first E-2 Hawkeye airborne early warning, command and control aircraft that was delivered to Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron (VAW) 11 on Jan. 19, 1964.

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F/A-18 Hornet 35 Year Anniversary

Date Uploaded: 11-Dec-2013

Naval aviation was changed forever 35 years ago when the F/A-18 Hornet completed its first flight Nov. 18, 1978. On Dec. 9, 2013, the Navy honored the F/A-18 and EA-18G for a job well done.

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Swiss Air Force F/A-18 Hornet

Date Uploaded: 03-Apr-2013

Swiss Air Force video showcasing F/A-18 Hornet operations as a tribute to the Hornet 35th anniversary.

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F/A-18 and EA-18G: Taking today’s warfighter into tomorrow

Date Uploaded: 13-Mar-2013

Introduced in 1978 as a multi-mission aircraft, the F/A-18 Hornet was designed to be affordable in development and production, and even more importantly, affordable in lifecycle costs, where the key to success is improved reliability and maintainability. These goals have been achieved by this proven platform that will serve our nation well into the 21st century.

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An interview with Senator John Glenn

Date Uploaded: 31-May-2011

Former Sen. John Glenn was the first American to orbit the Earth. This living legend talks about his diverse career and his time as a test pilot at NAS Patuxent River.

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From the Archives - Naval Aviation Test and Evaluation

Date Uploaded: 20-May-2011

View some of the many different aircraft tested by the Navy and Marine Corps over the past 100 years in this photo slideshow. Photos have been provided from the NAWCAD Pax River Archives.


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Centennial of Naval Aviation

Date Uploaded: 22-Mar-2011

Celebrating 100 years of naval avaiation in the United States. Produced by the Centennial of Naval Aviation office.


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