U.S. Navy’s Revamped Strike Fighter Training Classes Set To Begin

Ensign Martin Dubois, a student naval aviator assigned to the first Project Avenger class, conducts a virtual reality trainer flight at NAS Corpus Christi, Texas, on March 8.
Credit: U.S. Navy
The first classes are set to begin in the U.S. Navy’s new approach to strike fighter training, changing how future pilots fly initial lessons as part of a broader approach to producing more pilots at a lower cost. The new, three-phase process is the first major change to Navy strike pilot training...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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