THE TRAINING OF NAVAL AVIATORS
By Lieutenant Ralph Davison, U. S. Navy
There is no branch of the navy more interesting than naval aviation, yet there is none so little known, not only by the citizens of our country but by the officers of the service of which it is a small but important part. No one with vision can long remain skeptical of the future of aviation, nor depreciate its ever increasing importance as an arm of the national defense. To the young and ambitious officer it offers a broad field for research and original investigation, together with the pursuit of the most fascinating profession in the world today. On the shores of Pensacola Bay, the navy has established a school for the training of naval aviators. It is the author's intention to tell something of the methods employed there in the production of pilots for the operating air squadrons ashore and afloat.