David Hobbs's A Century of Carrier Aviation: The Evolution of Ships and PDF

By David Hobbs

ISBN-10: 1848320191

ISBN-13: 9781848320192

It is now nearly precisely 100 years considering a heavier-than-air craft first took off and landed on a warship, and from the very starting flying at sea made certain calls for on males and machines. As warplanes grew greater, swifter and heavier, air operations from ships have been in simple terms attainable in any respect via consistent improvement in expertise, options and strategies.

This e-book charts the development and becoming effectiveness of naval air strength, targeting the advances and innovations - so much of them British - that allowed shipborne airplane to check their land-based opposite numbers, and searching at their contribution to twentieth century battle.

Written via a retired Fleet Air Arm pilot and and award-winning historian of naval flying, this can be a masterly assessment of the heritage of aviation within the world's navies all the way down to the current day. seriously illustrated from the author's complete choice of images, the publication should be crucial examining to a person with an curiosity in navies or air power.

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