Proceedings Magazine - July 1927 Vol. 53/7/293

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The Sixty-ninth Congress recently en­acted a law providing for a five-year aircraft building program, the naval portion of which includes the construction of two naval rigid airships each of...
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  • Reflections on the Airship Situation
    By Lieutenant Commander C. E. Rosendahl, U. S. Navy
    The Sixty-ninth Congress recently en­acted a law providing for a five-year aircraft building program, the naval portion of which includes the construction of two naval rigid airships each of 6,000,000 cubic feet lifting gas capacity. An...
  • Interrelations of Sea and Air Problems
    By the Honorable Edward P. Warner, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Aeronautics

    (Editor’s Note: The following is the substance of an address delivered at the Naval Academy, May 23. 1927, preparatory to the beginning of the Summer Aviation Course.)

  • Flight Training of Student Naval Aviators
    By Lieutenant Barrett Studley, U. S. Navy

    (See pages xliii, xliv, xlv and 828-830)

  • After Jutland
    By R. H. Gibson

    The German fleet fled back to harbor and never again left the fortified bases to try conclusions with the Grand Fleet. So does the press and public pronounce judgment on that historic conflict. Is it true? If ever proverb about half...

  • Hydrographic Surveying with Aircraft
    By Lieutenant Logan C. Ramsey, U. S. Navy

    (See pages xxxiii, xxxiv, xxxv)

    FROM a very unpretentious beginning, the utilization of aircraft in hydro­graphic surveying has developed until is the policy of the Hydrographic Office of the United States...

  • Airplane Racing and Record Chasing
    By Lieutenant F. W. Wead, U. S. Navy

    To many individuals, airplane races and record breaking flights are merely a spectacular form of sporting competition. Aviation, because of its novelty and hazards, naturally attracts much publicity. Normally, the greatest credit for a startling...

  • Air Operations in Palestine
    By Lieutenant Forrest Sherman, U. S. Navy

    During the late summer and the fall of 1918 the attention of the United States was more or less concentrated on the progress of events on the western front. Yet during the month of September when the Allied forces in France were com­mencing...

  • Air Mapping in Haiti
    By First Lieutenant Hayne D. Boyden, U. S. Marine Corps

    The inception of aerial photography as an aid to mapping in Haiti arose from the desire of the Travaux Publics to secure as quickly as possible an accurate map of the Arlibonite Valley. It is the largest single valley in Haiti, the most fertile,...

  • Discussion

    Adventures of "Old Glory”

     

    (See page 318, March, 1927, Proceedings)

     

    Captain Edwin T. Pollock, U. S. Navy (Retired).—The...

  • Professional Notes
    Prepared By Lieutenant Commander W. G. Greenman, U. S. Navy
  • Notes on International Affairs
    Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy

    FROM 30 APRIL TO 1 JUNE

    UNITED STATES

     

    Nicaraguan Settlement.—Following conferences early in May with both Conservative and...

  • Book Reviews

    LIBELLE OF ENGLYSHE POLYCYE

     

    Edited by Sir George Warner.

     

    Oxford University Press. American Branch, New York.

     ...

  • Photographs

 
 

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