US Navy retires its last T-2C Buckeye

The US Navy has retired it’s last North American T-2C Buckeye on September 25, 2015. The T-2 introduced generations of student naval aviators to jet flight. It was replaced by the T-45 Goshawk. The last T-2 Buckeyes in service were used as chase planes by VX-20 at NAS Patuxent River.

Image credit: Photographer’s Mate 2nd Class Daniel J. McLain/US Navy

Image credit: Photographer’s Mate 2nd Class Daniel J. McLain/US Navy

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