Photo: Cool Cockpit’s Eye View of Final Approach on an Aircraft Carrier

Photo shows a view from the cockpit just before touchdown, known as a “trap,” on the U.S.S. George Washington. The four arresting wires can be seen on the deck. This plane is just barely above glide slope because the meatball is slightly above the datum lights. The plane might be a little high or the ship might be a little low…

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