Video: INS Vikramaditya Shows How Fighter Pilots Learn To Land On Carrier

INS Vikramaditya
INS Vikramaditya

INS Vikramaditya: There is a difference between landing fighter jets on aircraft carriers and landing on normal runways. Naval pilots must learn landing and taking off skills due to the limited length of the flight deck on aircraft carriers.

Indian Navy shared a video of a ‘Low Overshoot’, where the pilot takes many flying sorties before it’s considered ready for a trap.

According to the Indian Navy, the pilot can be seen flying the Mig-29K jet just above the INS Vikramaditya’s flight deck. Pilots learn approach speed, the shape of the deck, and the flight path by practicing low overshoots, and once they have perfected them, they are ready for phase two.

There are more videos of Mig-29 fighter jets landing on carriers on the Twitter account of INS Vikramaditya.

In order to land on aircraft carriers, naval aviators lower their tailhook and aim for the arresting wires on the flight deck. A fighter jet’s speed can be reduced from 250 km/hr to zero by these wires.

A ‘Night Trap’, which means landing during the night on an aircraft carrier moving at 55 km/hr, is another challenge for pilots in another video shared by INS Vikramaditya.

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