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Aircraft carriers.

Antony Preston

Aircraft carriers.

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Published by Bison/Canongate Publishing in London/Edinburgh .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination192p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22177504M
ISBN 100861241975


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This book has plenty of information about aircraft carriers but still remains relatively simple in vocabulary and text layout.

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Aircraft Carriers: A History of Carrier Aviation and Its Influence on World Events, Volume II: Second Edition (1st Printing)l by Norman Polmar (Author) › Visit Amazon's Norman Polmar Page.

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Navy and its principal ships-of-the-line, the large-deck, nuclear-powered aircraft : Naval Institute Press. Book Description: One of the aviator's greatest challenges--and fears--is flying in foul weather from an aircraft carrier.

With only instruments to guide them, pilots are under constant pressure to keep their aircraft under control as the author of this book knows well. For the next two decades, the little Langley provided the first generation of U.S.

carrier aviators with their initial carrier training, and offered the fleet a platform to experiment with the combat use of aircraft carriers.

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Aircraft Carriers: An Illustrated Design History,” Norman Friedman noted that the Langley did not have a hangar deck in the modern sense because aircraft were not stowed ready for flight.

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