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Super Hornets on floating death platform

Pictured on the US Navy website is this cracking shot of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln transiting the Suez Canal, complete with a pair of Boeing F/A-18F Super Hornets and Sikorsky SH-60 Seahawk on deck. Credit: US Navy

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US AH-60s landing on HMS Illustrious

Lovely picture here from the UK’s Defence Images website of a pair of US Sikorsky HH-60s carrying out deck landing practice on the Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious of the coast of Scotland earlier this year. Credit: Royal Navy

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Pic of the week (2 June) F-18 prior to launch

This pic of the week is from AirSpace user Joris Van Boven who took this image on 21 Feb 2006, onboard the USS Roosevelt (CVN-71), sailing near Crete, in the Mediterranean Sea. A F/A-18 preparing for launch, at sunset. More from Joris Van Boven…

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