T-45 to resume flying this month

The U.S. Navy will resume T-45 flights at bases across the United States starting from this month, Vice Adm. Mike Shoemaker, commander of Naval Air Forces disclosed.

US Navy 070507-N-7090S-001 Lt. Cmdr. Matt Foster of Jacksonville, Fla., signals to the pilot of a T-45 Goshawk, attached to Training Air Wing (TW) 1, that he is ready to launch from nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS Enterpri
By U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Jhi L. Scott [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Flight instructors will be the first to fly before they are joined by students towards the end of the month.

Shoemaker said “new mitigation measures have been put in place” that gave the service “the confidence to safely resume flight training using the system.”

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