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Naval History Magazine - February 1995 Volume 9 Number 1
content made possible by a gift from CAPT Roger Ekman, USN
Designing the Bent-Wing Bird
By Alfred I. Sibila
Few airplanes in the history of aviation have a design feature as distinctive as the legendary F4U Corsair's inverted gull wing. It has intrigued World War II aircraft buffs for more than half acentury. Form follows function, and the...
Proceedings Survey: What is your favorite Navy rating symbol?
U.S. Navy enlisted personnel—unlike those in the other services—literally wear their jobs on their sleeves. A new policy outlined in Navy in NAVADMIN 218/16 will change all that. Most past and current Sailors will likely feel...