Reagan Fly-By

Aircraft assigned to Carrier Air Wing 14 perform a diamond formation fly-by over the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during a Tiger Cruise air power demonstration in the Pacific Ocean Oct. 18, 2009. For the Tiger Cruise, friends and family members of U.S. Sailors assigned to the ship embarked in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, to sail to San Diego, Calif., for the ship’s homecoming ceremony. (DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Torrey W. Lee, U.S. Navy/Released)

Aircraft assigned to Carrier Air Wing 14 perform a diamond formation fly-by over the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during a Tiger Cruise air power demonstration in the Pacific Ocean Oct. 18, 2009. For the Tiger Cruise, friends and family members of U.S. Sailors assigned to the ship embarked in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, to sail to San Diego, Calif., for the ship’s homecoming ceremony. (DoD photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Torrey W. Lee, U.S. Navy/Released)

Typical carrier fly-over shot, but note the bulbous bow visible in the clear water:

USS Reagan's (CVN 76) Bulbous Bow

USS Reagan's (CVN 76) Bulbous Bow

Comments

  1. Didn’t realize it extended that far ahead of the bow.

    You can also see the shadows of the planes on the water to the right of the carrier. Looks like a nice place to vacation.

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