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Carrier suitability tests for the E-2D Advanced Hawkeye
Bethpage, USA - To verify its landing and takeoff capabilities from a ship's flight deck
The first E-2D Advanced Hawkeye test aircraft has flown to Naval Air Station Patuxent River, in Maryland, to begin the next phase of testing in preparation for Initial Operational Test and Evaluation in 2011. To ensure that the aircraft operating on carriers are compatible, all naval aviation assets undergo carrier suitability testing prior to joining the fleet. During this test phase all aspects...
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