First UK Royal Navy Student-Pilot Flies F-35

04/14/2013
04/14/2013: First UK Royal Navy student-pilot flies F-35  [slidepress gallery='first-uk-royal-navy-student-pilot-flies-f-35'] Credit:33rd Fighter Wing Public Affairs By: Maj. Karen Roganov 4/10/2013 - EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. The first United Kingdom Royal Navy student aviator at the 33rd Fighter Wing, training to be an F-35B Lightning II instructor pilot, completed his first sortie…

FRUKUS 2011

07/22/2011
07/22/2011: FRUKUS 2011 is an invitational exercise designed to enhance communication and interoperability between the navies of France, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States. [slidepress gallery='sailors-participate-in-frukus-2011'] Credit: USN Visual Service: 06/27/2011 In the first photo, MS Dauntless separates from a tug during its departure from Naval Station Norfolk,…

Operating the new A330 Tanker Boom

11/02/2009
The video shows the operation of the boom on the new A330 tanker. The boom allows for much more rapid refueling than legacy tankers, greater security in operating the boom in night refueling operations and gives the aircraft an augmented capability to refuel more air platforms at the same time.…