Recently, Fishing Bay Yacht Club Members, Gil, Kay and Ashley Miles were aboard the super carrier USS George Washington as guests of her captain and Kyle Reynolds.
Boarding at 0430 on a beautiful Virginia morning, the 1200 foot carrier slipped from her birth and traveled 60 nm to sea where the guests were treated to an awesome show of American Naval firepower. The air show that followed was up close-up and personally very inspiring.
The F-18 Super Hornets were breath taking in their maneuvers. Every form of roll, turn, vertical stall, and inverted flight at super sonic speed was eye-popping. The heroic Iraqi-Veteran Naval Aviators demonstrated numerous touch-and-goes on the flight deck within tossing distance. At several points the Hornets …