Exhibit - F/A-18E Super Hornet
Carrier OpsIf you follow the last few waypoints of your flight plan you will be in a good position for a carrier approach and landing.
Check that a/c weight is below 42,900 lbs.
If the a/c weighs more than 42,900 lbs you risk collapsing the landing gear on touchdown.
Hint : Select CHK at PBR1
The weight is displayed next to A/C WT
If you are over 42,900 lbs, proceed to the Jettison checklist
Deactivate your countermeasures dispenser.
Press EW (Electronic Warfare)
on the UFC
Press MODE and select OFF
The green lamp above the RHS DDI indicates safe mode
Select ILS Steering display
Press D/L ILS on the UFC or press the ILS button on the MPCD
Select Sea Search radar mode
Press Menu on a DDI
Display Engine Performance
Select ENG from the second DDI
Contact Carrier Control for vectors to the approach point by pressing L