Proceedings Magazine - May 1961 Vol. 87/5/699

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Mobile, flexible and versatile-these are the words that Navy proponents apply to the modern attack aircraft carrier. Obsolete, vulnerable and exorbitantly expensive are adjectives that are applied...

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The Attack Carrier - Mobile Might

Mobile, flexible and versatile-these are the words that Navy proponents apply to the modern attack aircraft carrier. Obsolete, vulnerable and...

Marine Corps Aviation

Fifty years ago the Marine Corps was searching, as it is today, for new weapons and techniques which would increase its combat capability as a...

The Future of the Seaplane

Among those interested in seaplanes there is a growing feeling of frustration and defeat. Seaplanes, which not so long ago were very important...

Interplanetary Navigation

With the advent of "fellow-travelers" about the sun and their portent of things to come, it is appropriate that we who have long looked...

Student Aviators and Naval Aviation

Watch a flight of Navy carrier planes sweep across the sky, and notice how heads turn to follow them. Among civilians and non-flying naval...

Project Transit - Navigation Satellite

" . .. So if we only had a ring like that, not round the equator of the world- as Saturn's ring is around Saturn- but vertical to the...

Those Wonderful Naval Aviators

In 1938, when I was being actively recruited for aviation duty by my flying shipmates in USS Nashville, I was led to believe that there...

Naval Aviation's First Year

This year the nation celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of naval aviation. No one day or event in 1911 can be claimed to mark the "birth...

The Navy Spreads Its Golden Wings

In 1912, the entire Naval Air Arm was based on the Severn River near the Engineering Experiment Station. It consisted of a few hydroplanes....

From Box Kites to Swept-Back Wings (Pictorial)
The Name Enterprise

The first Enterprise was a 70-ton sloop which originally belonged to the British and cruised on Lake Champlain to supply their posts in...

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