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Old 06-21-2018, 11:39 PM   #21
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I can confirm it works on the Stennis
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Old 06-22-2018, 08:11 AM   #22
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My understanding that those hooks are not just for emergency arrests. They are also used when landing on short field , and on expeditionary runways during wet , hot, high density altitude locations. Navy and Marines used to have, may still do, a shore based expeditionary catapult (steam), to assist high gross weight tactical aircraft departures.
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