October 4, 2019

Official final active-duty flight of the last U.S. Navy F/A-18C

LT Andrew Jalali prepares for the official final active-duty flight of the last Navy F/A-18C Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 106 at Naval Air Station Oceana on Oct. 2. Aircraft number 300, assigned to VFA 106 at Cecil Field, Florida, completed it first Navy acceptance check flight Oct. 14, 1988. The aircraft has remained with the Gladiators for its’ entire 31 years of service. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nikita Custer)

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