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Navy Pilots: A group for parents, family members, & supporters with Sailors serving as Naval Pilots & Flight Crew in the United States Navy.

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Naval Pilots Videos and Links

United States Naval Aviator - A United States Naval Aviator is a qualified pilot in the United States Navy, Marine Corps or Coast Guard.

Naval Aircraft - Current Naval Aviation Inventory

Blue Angels - The Blue Angels Official Website

 

Navy Dads Blue Angels Group - This group is for family members, friends and fans of the Blue Angels.

 

Airspace Violation Protocol- According to a Marine Pilot

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E2/C2 questions.

Started by Melissa Webb. Last reply by Melissa Webb Mar 28, 2019. 10 Replies

My son just selected for the E2/C2 from Pensacola.  He'd hoped for jets and had been top of his group with recommendations but unfortunately they didn't have any open slots the week he did…Continue

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Comment by Chris B. on January 3, 2014 at 6:21am

Eight years ago today my son was sworn in at MEPS in Petersburg VA.  Happy Anniversary son!

Comment by William M. Farmer on September 20, 2013 at 3:28pm

Tom,

Congratulations on a very proud moments for a Navy family to watch their son receives his wings.  We experienced that for ourselves just over 5 years ago. 

Our son transitioned to the Prowler community after wining and just recently transitioned to the Growler and is a flight instructor at Whidbey Island.

Best wishes and good luck in the next phase of your son's naval training.

 

Comment by Roy B on September 19, 2013 at 8:30pm
Congratulations. It must have been a wonderful experence. He sounds like he has done well and worked hard. Where is he going from Meridian? We get to do Winging Oct. 4th
Comment by NavyDads Admin (Paul) on September 19, 2013 at 11:23am

Bravo Zulu Tom!!

Comment by NavyDads Admin (Paul) on July 25, 2013 at 10:00pm

I'll add it to the video section......

Comment by Roy B on July 24, 2013 at 2:25pm
Thanks for the info. Looked up the site for picture of the T 45 and found a picture identical to a picture of our son landing on the USS Ronald Reagan but quality of our picture is not as good. Ironically our son graduated college with a degree in construction management. He too gets the look!!!
He is in the same group of the pilots killed in the crash. He knew the 2 killed. The patch they developed for their qualification on the carrier had 2 jets fling over the carrier (for the 2 killed) and cockpit with a tiger in the back seat.
Comment by Roy B on July 23, 2013 at 10:29pm

Tim he has talked about the Legacy in Oceana but really I think he will take any jet that takes off and lands on a  carrier.  He just loves what he is doing. When he took off on the aircraft carrier it was a lifetime high for him and can't wait to do it again.  They all have worked so hard to get to this point I pray they all get their first choice. 

GANNavyDad I love your idea for the framed picture. How did you get the NAS patches and the painting of the T45?

Comment by Roy B on July 23, 2013 at 1:19pm

Congratulations to all the new Navy pilots. My son is in Meridian, MS and just qualified on the USS Ronald Reagan and should be Winged in October. He is leaning toward the F/A Hornets. It truly is amazing to see the changes in our son too. Not sure what to expect on the winging ceremony and the Hornets.

Comment by Chris B. on July 21, 2013 at 8:05am

Thank you Tim---my son says jets!  Officer first!

Comment by NavyDads Admin (Paul) on July 20, 2013 at 10:26am

Dream Big ! First Landing on the Moon: 20 July 1969

Neil Alden Armstrong (August 5, 1930 – August 25, 2012) was an American astronaut and the first person to walk on the Moon. He was also an aerospace engineer, naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor. Before becoming an astronaut, Armstrong was an officer in the U.S. Navy and served in the Korean War. After the war, he earned his bachelor's degree at Purdue University and served as a test pilot at the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics High-Speed Flight Station, now known as the Dryden Flight Research Center, where he logged over 900 flights. He later completed graduate studies at the University of Southern California.

 

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