Die Schallmauer wird durchbrochen (Quelle: http://www.defenseimagery.mil/)

An F/A-18C Hornet aircraft from Strike Fighter Squadron One Four Seven breaks the sound barrier during an air power demonstration over the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) while under way in the Pacific Ocean Aug. 24, 2007. Stennis, which is returning to San Diego, Calif., from a seven-month deployment, is hosting a Tiger Cruise to allow friends and family of Sailors to get under way with the ship during its trip from Hawaii to California. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Ron Reeves) (Released)