The US Naval Academy, Naval Aviation, and Super-D Acro with MIDN 1/C Evan Levesque

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MIDN 1/C (“Midshipman First Class”) Evan Levesque (pron. leh-VEHK) just completed his third year at the United States Naval Academy. He’s a private pilot with a tailwheel endorsement and he flies aerobatics on weekends. He’s also managed to get a couple of flights in the back seat of an F/A-18 Hornet.

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Contact information for MIDN 1/C Levesque: EvanLevesque


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  1. Hey, I really enjoyed this episode especially since you interviewed a service academy cadet/midshipmen. I am a cadet at the Air Force Academy and it was good to hear a little promotion for the Academies. Thanks.


  1. [...] Airspeed audience first met ENS Evan Levesque (pronounced “leh-VECK”) as a MDN 1/C at the US Naval Academy in 2010.  We then checked in with him during his primary flight training in the T-6B in February [...]

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