Taxies on "Delta" towards a Rwy 30 departure.
Just off the deck!
Climbs from Rwy 30.
Positive climb, Gear up! and look, just below the departing "Super Hornet" you can see a Norwegian Air Shuttle 787-8 on downwind for Rwy 24R at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX/KLAX). On a clear day in SoCal you can see forever!
United States Navy F/A-18F "Super Hornet" 166882 NH-111 of VFA-154 "Black Knights" departs Long Beach Airport (LGB/KLGB) on April 8, 2015 following an afternoon visit.
(Photos by Michael Carter)