This video was filmed on F/A-18E Super Hornets from the U.S. Navy’s Strike-Fighter Squadron 27 (VFA-27) “Royal Maces.”
We first showed you a “Royal Maces” flight video last year and it ended up being one of our most viewed posts of the year.
Now the squadron is back with another amazing video from inside the cockpit. This video is also just a teaser to a full-length video set to be released later this year.
The “Royal Maces” are based at Naval Air Facility Atsugi in Japan. The squadron is part of Carrier Air Wing 5 attached to the USS George Washington.
The USS George Washington is part of the three carrier swap taking place later this year. The carrier will come to Norfolk for refueling and overhaul. The USS Ronald Reagan will take her place in Japan. The formerly Norfolk-based USS Theodore Roosevelt will take the Reagan’s place in San Diego.