Originally published October 18, 2004.
Lex takes you there – aren’t these qualifications done off Florida?
I take it the LSO is God on the deck –
To have become qualified for carrier landings has to have been as memorable as one’s solo.
I could be wrong (bein’ Air Force and all that), but even God has to “call the ball” coming aboard. (Though I’m sure the Good Lord always catches the 3 wire and never, ever bolters.)
So yes, the LSO is pretty important.
Indeed, Bill – the Lexington was out of Pensacola.Used to see her all the time when I was down there in 84/85.
Sorta OT, but even civilian aircrew can really get into flight proceedure checklists:
Cute bird. And the girl is pretty too!
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