U.S. Navy Super Hornet Launches From New Carrier

Credit: U.S. Navy
A U.S. Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet has successfully performed the first electrically driven “cats and traps” from the newly commissioned USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) aircraft carrier. The aircraft performed four arrestments and four launches using heavily scrutinized General Atomics Electromagnetic...

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.