U.S. Navy Hopes To Extend F-18 Life With Magic Carpet

Credit: F/A-18 lands aboard USS George Washington: Michael Fabey
ABOARD THE USS GEORGE WASHINGTON—U.S. Navy Lt. Christopher Montague was way off the mark for a safe and solid nominal aircraft carrier landing as he approached—high and right of the seesawing carrier deck. “There’s no way he’s going to land me,” the F/A-18 pilot thought, expecting to be waved off...

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