F/A-18 Carrier Break and Landing


This is as close as we will ever get to knowing what it’s like to landing an FA-18 on a carrier in complete radio silence. When Navy aircraft return to a carrier in good weather, it’s called a Case I operation. It’s normally done entirely visually and “ziplip.” No radio comms.  In this video you can see the enter sequence from the break over the ship to the final arrestment.  All in a day’s work, these pilots are amazing!


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