At Lakehurst Naval Engineering Center.
The Elevated Fixed Platform is a 60 feet by 80 feet steel and concrete deck built on top of a 25 feet high building. A Recovery Assist, Securing, and Traversing System is installed to simulate air capable ship landing operations. A hanger face with visual landing aid lighting and deck markings present a pilot with a realistic shipboard landing environment. Aircraft with gross weight up to 90,000 pounds can be landed.
By kjfitz @ 2005-07-21 18:40:11