Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Carrier pilots practice in Pensacola

PENSACOLA, Fla. -- F/A-18 pilots from the USS Harry S Truman are in Pensacola using an outlying field for carrier landing practice while repairs are made to their field in Oceana, Va. About 100 aviators, some using Super Hornets, are in Northwest Florida for training through most of July. They are using outlying field Choctaw near Naval Air Station Whiting Field in Milton, to the northeast of Naval Air Station Pensaola. (Source: Pensacola News Journal, 07/11/12)