The Prowler is colored in a World War paint scheme applied during the centennial of Naval Aviation
As we celebrate the Centennial of Naval Aviation
and take time to remember our legacy, we also look forward with great excitement at a rapidly evolving air warfare environment.
Centennial of Naval Aviation
and the Special Operations community that is
12, 2011, Naval Air Station North Island, the "Birth Place of Naval Aviation," hosted the opening ceremonies for the Centennial of Naval Aviation
. While we commemorate 100 years of innovation and achievement in naval aviation this year, I thought now would be an excellent time to highlight the contributions of our Naval Aviation Supply Community afloat and ashore.
This year, our Navy is observing the Centennial of Naval Aviation
, celebrating 100 years of heritage, progress and achievement in naval aviation.
In celebration of the Centennial of Naval Aviation
(CoNA), commemorating 100 years of progress and achievement in naval aviation, we are featuring two interviews with Navy pilots: Rear Adm.
As the centennial of naval aviation
approaches, it is interesting to observe that it has been jet powered for over half of its history.
1 NAS Pensacola, Fla., received a Beechcraft T-6A Texan, the 27th and last aircraft to be repainted in a historic scheme as part of the Centennial of Naval Aviation
Heritage Paint Project.
Navy personnel within the aviation community take deep pride in this as they celebrate the Centennial of Naval Aviation
. The global sea presence that today's Navy maintains is still influenced by the dedication of one exemplary officer: Adm.
It is a fitting tribute to the Centennial of Naval Aviation
(CoNA), which honors the 100th anniversary of Naval Aviation, to recognize the men and women who pioneered diversity opportunities in aviation and furthered the field of aviation, as well as to recognize new frontiers and trailblazers.
This past year marked our centennial of Naval Aviation
, a year full of wonderfully hosted and well attended events across our great country, grand affairs that highlighted our accomplishments as a Navy and as aviators over the past 100 years.
For information about the Centennial of Naval Aviation
go to www.public.navy.mil/airfor/centennial.