'Magic Carpet' Enables ‘Fundamental Shift’ In U.S. Naval Piloting

Credit: U.S. Navy
The days of U.S. naval fighter pilots performing stick-and-throttle landings are numbered as the Navy introduces the Lockheed Martin F-35C and the newest “Magic Carpet” landing technology for the Boeing F/A-18 Super Hornet and EA-18G Growler. Better known as Precision Landing Mode, the initial...

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