What is a naval aviator?

Answer Naval aviators have been part of some of the most important ventures ever undertaken by the U.S. military. The naval aviator classification extends well beyond aircraft carrier fighter pilots, or j... Read More »

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Who was the first Black US Naval Aviator?

Ensign Jesse L. Brown who was killed in Korea on 4 December 1950.

Do you have to go to Navy bootcamp to become a naval aviator?

No. Naval Aviators (Pilots and Naval Flight Officers), are all officers, and therefore do not go to boot camp. Instead, you have to go through a commissioning program. Examples include the Naval Ac... Read More »

How much does a naval aviator make on compensation?

That's a tough question to answer. In a nutshell, a naval aviator makes a decent living.There are several factors to consider when figuring out exactly how much a military officer makes per month. ... Read More »

Who was the first Black Marine Corps Naval Aviator?

Lieutenant Frank E. Petersem, Jr., on 1 October 1952.