The United States Navy is well known for its ability to maintain dominance in the oceans around the world as well as when running land missions. There are a number of different fighter jets which provide the assistance that many on the ground and at sea need in order to stay safe. One of the most important jets used by the US Navy is the FA-18 Super Hornet and there are more women at the stick than ever.
What You Will Do
As a female pilot of the FA-18 Super Hornet, you will do everything that the male pilots do. You will be expected to do all pre-flight inspections as well as post-flight reports. You will be expected to be able to perform in missions on ground and at sea providing air support against other aircraft and ground forces alike. You will also be expected to be a leader to those around you as an officer in the US Navy.
Get the Training
In order to fly these highly advanced aircraft, you will have to go through extensive training including ground survival training in case you are shot down. You will be expected to learn everything that you will need to know to keep your aircraft in the air and to perform under extreme pressure to protect yourself, your aircraft and those depending on your service. You will also go through officer training so that you will learn what it means to be an officer in the US Navy.