New ‘Hawks’ class rises to challenge

New ‘Hawks’ class rises to challenge
code typing simulator
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1st Lt. Matthew C. Forman, a replacement pilot with VMAT-203, types in command codes during preflight checks in an AV-8B Harrier simulator March 11. Over the next few weeks, the students will work on perfecting basic skills, testing their knowledge and make their first live flight with a pilot trainer in the TAV-8B Harrier, a two-seated training aircraft.