U.S. Navy Unrolls Magic Carpet For Super Hornet Landings

Credit: U.S. Navy
NAS PATUXENT RIVER, Maryland—It just seems too easy. Line up an F/A-18 Super Hornet in the right lines relative to an aircraft carrier, toggle a red button on the stick with the right thumb, and the aircraft’s computer does the rest, hitting the arresting gear’s “three-wire” that marks a good, solid...

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