Fleet Air Arm Carrier War
The History of British Naval AviationUnknown - 2009
This is the story of British naval flying from aircraft carriers, from its conception in World War One to the present day. It includes the types of aircraft and the men who flew them, the carriers and the evolution of their designs, the theatres of war in which they served and their notable achievements and tragedies. It traces navy flying from the early days of the biplane, through the rapid developments during World War Two to the post-war introduction of jet-powered flight. The British inventions of the angled flight deck and later vertical landing jets revolutionised sea warfare and allowe.
Publisher: Havertown : Pen and Sword, 2009.
Characteristics: 1 online resource (367 pages)
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