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Since its founding in 1911, U.S. naval aviation has been characterized by courage and innovation. Today’s sophisticated crews owe their careers to men like self-taught flyer Eugene Ely, who, wearing a football helmet and a bicycle inner tube as a life preserver, was the first man to take off and land on the deck of a ship. In this comprehensive account, historians, authors, and experts, as well as active duty and retired Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard officers, contribute essays on naval aviation history and...
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Since its founding in 1911, U.S. naval aviation has been characterized by courage and innovation. Today’s sophisticated crews owe their careers to men like self-taught flyer Eugene Ely, who, wearing a football helmet and a bicycle inner tube as a life preserver, was the first man to take off and land on the deck of a ship. In this comprehensive account, historians, authors, and experts, as well as active duty and retired Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard officers, contribute essays on naval aviation history and past and present aviators. Oversized and magnificently illustrated, this book will be cherished by aviators and the countless others who have been inspired by the feats of U.S. naval aviation.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780883631027
  • Publisher: Levin, Hugh Lauter Associates
  • Publication date: 9/28/2001
  • Pages: 352
  • Product dimensions: 10.82 (w) x 14.74 (h) x 1.76 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 3, 2002

    The best naval aviation book out there.

    This is the best. It does a great job of explaining everything. Whether it's the Blue Angels or the history of naval aviation, the facts and more importantly the pictures are interesting throughout the whole read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 31, 2001

    Burgess is one of the Best in the Business of Naval History

    Rick Burgess knows this subject better than most and is one of the most competent writers and historians in this field. His work with NLUS and SEA POWER is excellent and a good recomendation to anyone with an interest in Naval Aviation. Kit Bonner

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