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The Evolution of Aircraft Carriers By Scott MacDonald
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In 1910, the great battleship with huge guns was the ultimate expression of naval power. Yet, already one rival had appeared with the emergence of submarines whose torpedoes could sink the largest of... More > battleships. Soon, an even deadlier rival appeared. At first, the new flying machines didn't seem to be much of a threat as they were in their infancy. Naval opinion varied from outright dismissal of them to ‘wait and see'. Yet there were pioneers who understood that they would be essential to naval dominance. Within 50 yrs., their efforts had made the aircraft carrier into the new Queen of the seas. The Evolution of Aircraft Carriers is a compilation of official U.S. Navy documents, essays and photographs that takes the reader on a journey from Eugene Ely’s first flight from the USS Birmingham to the building of the first carrier from the keel up and continues on for over 50 years of world naval aircraft carrier and aviation history; ending just after completion of the USS Enterprise CVN-65.< Less
Civil Cargo Carriers By peter dancey
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The book examines the growth of civil air cargo lifters after WW II, eversince this branch of air transportation has continued to grow and now has an important position in the worlds aviation traffic... More > using dedicated freight-carrying aircraft. Special mention is made of The Flying Tigers that for more than forty years was the leading exponent of air freight operations world-wide.< Less
The Evolution of Aircraft Carriers - From Pusher Biplanes of 1910 Through the World's First Nuclear Powered Carrier - USS Enterprise CVN-65 By Scott MacDonald & Monty Nebinger
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In 1910, the great battleship with her huge guns was the ultimate expression of naval power. Yet, already one rival had appeared with the emergence of submarines whose torpedoes could sink the... More > largest of battleships. Soon, an even deadlier rival appeared. At first, the new flying machines didn't seem to be much of a threat as they were in their infancy. Naval opinion varied from outright dismissal of them to ‘wait and see'. Yet there were pioneers who understood that they would be essential to naval dominance. Within 50 yrs., their efforts had made the aircraft carrier into the new Queen of the seas. The Evolution of Aircraft Carriers is a compilation of official U.S. Navy documents, essays and photographs that takes the reader on a journey from Eugene Ely’s first flight from the USS Birmingham to the building of the first carrier from the keel up and continues on for over 50 years of world naval aircraft carrier and aviation history; ending just after completion of the USS Enterprise CVN-65.< Less
Yakovlev and Cold War Soviet Naval Aviation By peter dancey
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Concluding this authors Soviet Cold War Aircraft series supplementing Soviet Aircraft Industry published by fonthill Media 2015. This volume concentrates on the Yalovlev VSTOL types embarked aboard... More > the Soviets Cold War fast aircraft carrying cruisers (small escort-class aircraft carriers)< Less
Aviation Boatswain’s Mates (Launch and Recovery Equipment) - NAVEDTRA 14310A By U.S. Navy
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As an Aviation Boatswain’s Mate Equipment (ABE), you will find that most of your duties will be performing preventive maintenance, or the supervision of maintenance, on catapults, arresting... More > gear, visual landing aids (VLAs) and their associated equipment. At times you may also be assigned to one of the support branches of V-2 division, such as maintenance control, maintenance support, or material control. Regardless of your assignment and specific duties, you will need a working knowledge of the Aircraft Launch and Recovery Equipment Maintenance Program (ALREMP). The primary objective of the ALREMP is to achieve and sustain maximum operational readiness of aircraft launch and recovery equipment in support of carrier flight operations and to achieve and maintain a zero maintenance error rate through the use of standardized procedures, a dynamic quality assurance program, and analytical review of maintenance documentation and records.< Less
American Navy Aviation Heroes, drawings by Lt. Glenn Mason (Ret) By Michael Mason
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During World War II, Lt. Glenn Mason, USN, was located in the Pacific Theater as Aide to Admiral John Dale Price. These very detailed drawings are of the actions of the sailors and pilots that were... More > awarded the Congressional Medal Honor. Included are the citations and descriptions of valor signed by the President of the United States. The residing Allied authority over Okinawa, Admiral John Dale Price, the top Navy Air Corp Aviator (first aviator to land on an aircraft carrier at night) is shown with the top Army Air Corp Pilot, Jimmy Doolittle (led the first strike on Tokyo with Bombers launched from a flattop). Some drawings describe the evacuation of local people and the securing of Okinawa for the staging of the 3000 ship invasion of the Japanese mainland.< Less
Kilo Sierra By Thomas Paul Terlizzi
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"Kilo Sierra" is a sea story, a Navy story, and a love story set against the background of American and Asian culture in 1972. "Kilo Sierra" blends Vietnam combat action, antics... More > of sailors on liberty, the hand of fate, and the power of love and friendships. "Kilo Sierra" takes the reader to the mountains of Colorado, jungles of Southeast Asia, and the city streets of the Philippines, Japan, and Hong Kong. The author served in the US Navy, 1965-1993. He retired as a Commander, in Naval Intelligence, and taught social studies in high school and college until 2005. The catalyst for the novel "Kilo Sierra" was his tour aboard USS MIDWAY, 1971-74, while attached to Fighter Squadron 161 -- one of the most famous F-4 Phantom squadrons of the Vietnam War. He later served aboard two other carriers; USS Independence, and USS America; the latter in the Persian Gulf during the 1990-1991 Gulf War, for which he was awarded the Bronze Star.< Less
KILO SIERRA By Thomas Terlizzi
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KILO SIERRA is a sea story, a Navy story, and a love story set against the background of American and Asian culture in 1972. KILO SIERRA blends Vietnam combat action, antics of sailors on liberty,... More > the hand of fate, and the power of love and friendships. KILO SIERRA takes the reader to the mountains of Colorado, jungles of Southeast Asia, and the city streets of the Philippines, Japan, and Hong Kong. The author served in the US Navy, 1965-1993. He retired as a Commander, in Naval Intelligence, and taught social studies in high school and college until 2005. The catalyst for the novel KILO SIERRA was his tour aboard USS MIDWAY, 1971-74, while attached to Fighter Squadron 161 -- one of the most famous F-4 Phantom squadrons of the Vietnam War. He later served aboard two other carriers; USS Independence, and USS America; the latter in the Persian Gulf during the 1990-1991 Gulf War, for which he was awarded the Bronze Star.< Less
Signal Charley – hook down Harry D. Hamilton By Harry Hamilton
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Signal Charley will captivate flight-fanciers, adventure readers and US Navy buffs alike. Ride along with the author through Midshipman cruises, pilot training, day and night aircraft carrier... More > qualifications, the transition from straight-deck to angled-deck carriers, operations in the Pacific, squadron operations, and in-flight emergencies. Experience first-hand accounts of Super Typhoon Karen on Guam (1962), temporary additional duties in Moscow (1967), and landing on an oceanic ice floe north of Alaska. Share the author’s experiences as a pilot and meteorologist during the evolutionary change from manual to numerical analysis and forecasting, and the initial introduction of satellite (TIROS) data to improve both methods. Savor, from start to finish, thoroughly-researched details, accompanying period photographs, meticulous accuracy, and the author’s insightful and engaging perspective.< Less
Signal Charley – flaps, wheels, hook down By Harry D. Hamilton
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Signal Charley will captivate flight-fanciers, adventure readers and US Navy buffs alike. Ride along with the author through Midshipman cruises, pilot training, day and night aircraft carrier... More > qualifications, the transition from straight-deck to angled-deck carriers, operations in the Pacific, squadron operations, and in-flight emergencies. Experience first-hand accounts of Super Typhoon Karen on Guam (1962), temporary additional duties in Moscow (1967), and landing on an oceanic ice floe north of Alaska. Share the author’s experiences as a pilot and meteorologist during the evolutionary change from manual to numerical analysis and forecasting, and the initial introduction of satellite (TIROS) data to improve both methods. Savor, from start to finish, thoroughly-researched details, accompanying period photographs, meticulous accuracy, and the author’s insightful and engaging perspective.< Less

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Referral Mastery Referral Mastery By Joe Stumpf
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