#ICYMI: U.S. Navy pilots conduct historic Osprey flight!
An MV-22 Osprey tiltrotor aircraft flies from Naval Station Norfolk to Marine Corps Air Station New River. This flight marks the first time in history an Osprey has ever been flown by an all-Navy crew.
(Photo Courtesy of U.S. Fleet Forces Command)
Photo of the Day: A CH-53K King Stallion conducts a tethered hover test near Gunnison, Colorado. To learn more about the U.S. Marine Corps heavy-lift helicopter, check out our website! http://www.navair.navy.mil/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.displayPlatform&key=1716CBDA-2950-4F8D-8001-3DD82B1DDB0F
Members of VP-30 from NAS Jacksonville and the Royal Air Force meet with Rt. Hon. Gavin Williamson CBE MP, the Secretary of State for Defence of the United Kingdom, to discuss the P-8A Poseidon during The Royal International Air Tattoo. #RIAT18
Capt. Tony Rossi, Maritime Patrol and Reconnaissance Aircraft (PMA-290) program manager at #NAVAIR, thanks Rt. Hon. Gavin Williamson CBE MP, the Secretary of State for Defence of the United Kingdom, after a tour of the P-8A Poseidon at The Royal International Air Tattoo.
Cmdr. Rioux assumes command of the U.S. Navy Test Pilot School from Cmdr. Hargreaves
Photo of the Day: An AV-8B Harrier assigned to Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 162 (Reinforced), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (26th MEU), prepares to land aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7).
#TBT: Airframe mechanics from Fleet Readiness Center Southeast install the cockpit canopy on an A-4L Skyhawk in July 1971
Practice Makes Perfect - A CH-53 Super Stallion carries a Humvee during an aerial refueling training operation.
#NAVAIR manages the procurement, development, support, fielding and disposal of the entire family of H-53 helicopters.
"The Huey" and the News
Royal Photo of the Day: Three F-35Bs fly over the Victoria Memorial statue directly in front of Buckingham Palace during the Royal Air Force 100th anniversary celebration. #RAF100
(Photo Courtesy of Royal Air Force)
F-35B's from Marine Fighter Attack Training Squadron 501, also known as the Warlords, practice dropping non-exploding bombs at Townsend Bombing Range, Ga.
USS Coronado and AIRTEVRON ONE (VX-1) completed the first comprehensive Initial Operational Test and Evaluation for the MQ-8C Fire Scout.
"America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand." - Former President Truman
Today, we celebrate America's independence!
#AroundtheFleet with USS Annapolis (SSN 760) as they launch one of two Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles during a flight test off the coast of Southern California.
School's in Session
U.S. Naval Test Pilot School accepts the newest generation of flying classrooms, the Airborne Systems Training and Research Support III aircraft.