Navy Flies Into Havasu

A Navy T6B Texan II, from the U.S. Navy Training Wing 4 flew into Lake Havasu airport Thursday to begin a three-month flight training operation for Naval and Marine pilots.

The plane and its crew are part of a 25-plane squadron that will be based in Bullhead City, but will be using the Lake Havasu City Airport as well as those in Bullhead City and Kingman during training. The T6B is the first plane fighter pilot trainees fly at the beginning of their extensive training.

Trainee 2nd Lt. Melonas, USMC, and Naval Pilots Lt. Larnard and Lt. Commander Graham
participated in a public meet and greet, and answered questions and showed their plane to children and several veterans that showed up.

Rick Powell/RiverScene

Rick Powell/RiverScene

Rick Powell/RiverScene

Rick Powell/RiverScene

Rick Powell/RiverScene

Rick Powell/RiverScene

Rick Powell/RiverScene

Rick Powell/RiverScene

The crew answered questions Thursday afternoon during a meet and greet. Rick Powell/RiverScene

The crew answered questions Thursday afternoon during a meet and greet. Rick Powell/RiverScene

Rick Powell/RiverScene

Rick Powell/RiverScene

 Trainee Marine pilot 2nd Lt. Melonas, and Naval Pilots Lt. Larnerd and Lt. Commander Graham pose for a photo Thursday afternoon. Rick Powell/RiverScene

Trainee Marine pilot 2nd Lt. Melonas, and Naval Pilots Lt. Larnerd and Lt. Commander Graham pose for a photo Thursday afternoon. Rick Powell/RiverScene


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