Adversary Course – Miramar
By lex, on January 23rd, 2006
Miramar it was, and back in the 90′s too, what with your humble scribe being an adversary pilot but recently arrived from the purgatorial southern swamps of Naval Air Station Key West, Florida, from whence liberated, like Prometheus unchained from a demanding flight schedule, bound as he […]
Even if you’re not into watching lots of wingsuit videos you’ve got to check out this one at about the the minute mark. It gives you a great perspective of what they’re really doing.
By lex, on March 24th, 2006
Successful completion of carrier qualifications, or CQ, marks a critically important milestone in the career of a student naval aviator. Landing safely and expeditiously aboard the ship is what distinguishes the Navy pilot from his more pedestrian, prosaic, even rustic, counterparts in the Air Force.
My first CQ was aboard […]