This Day in Aviation History
April 16th, 1988
First flight of the McDonnell Douglas T-45 Goshawk.

The McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) T-45 Goshawk is a highly modified version of the BAE Hawk land-based training jet aircraft. Manufactured by McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) and British Aerospace (now BAE Systems), the T-45 is used by the United States Navy as an aircraft carrier-capable trainer….

Wikipedia, McDonnell Douglas T-45 Goshawk:

YouTube, U.S. Navy and Marine Corps Aviator Training: Carrier Qualifications in the T-45 Goshawk:

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