T-45 Goshawk “Eagles” Train On USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)The McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) T-45 Goshawk is a highly modified version of the British BAE Systems Hawk land-based training jet aircraft. Manufactured by McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) and British Aerospace (now BAE Systems), the T-45 is used by the United States Navy as an aircraft carrier-capable trainer.
USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) is the fifth Nimitz-class aircraft carrier in the United States Navy. She is the second Navy ship to have been named after former President Abraham Lincoln. Her home port is Norfolk, Virginia, and she is a member of the United States Atlantic Fleet. She is administratively responsible to Commander, Naval Air Forces Atlantic, and operationally served as the flagship of Carrier Strike Group Nine and host to Carrier Air Wing Two until 2012. She was returned to the fleet on 12 May 2017, marking the successful completion of her refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) carried out at Newport News Shipyard. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Abr…)
USS Abraham Lincoln conducts fixed-wing flight operations to qualify pilots from Training Squadron VT-7 Eagles.
Video by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jeff Sherman, Petty Officer 2nd Class Jacques-Laurent Jean-Gilles USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72)
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