Thursday, January 26, 2012

F-14 Tomcat

An F-14D Tomcat assigned to the "Tomcatters" of Fighter Squadron Three One (VF-31), is on display as part of the "Sunset Ceremony" held at Naval Air Station Oceana. The ceremony commemorated those who designed, flew and maintained the jet for 36 years. The F-14 Tomcat is being replaced by the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Jason R. Zalasky)


A Panamanian airman guides a Colombian CN-235 aircraft onto the tarmac at Tocumen International Airport as part of the Combined Forces Air Combatant Command during PANAMAX 2007. Civil and military forces from 19 countries are participating in PANAMAX, a U.S. Southern Command joint and multi-national training exercise co-sponsored with the government of Panama, in the waters off the coasts of Panama and Honduras. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lolita Lewis)

E-2C Hawkeye

Sailors assigned to the air department of the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) prepare to launch an E-2C Hawkeye. Enterprise is at sea conducting flight qualifications and seamanship training in preparation for her 22nd and final deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Gregory White/Released)

E-2C Hawkeye

An aircraft assigned to Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron 125 taxis to launch on the first all-female-crewed combat mission in an E-2C Hawkeye on the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). Carl Vinson and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 17 are deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class James R. Evans/Released)