Proceedings Magazine - December 1930 Vol. 56/12/334

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OBJECT of flight: To prove the practical application of scientific navigation to aircraft for transoceanic flying.



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  • A Practical Application of Navigation to Aircraft
    By Lieutenant (J.G.) H. P. McLean Connor, U. S. Naval Reserve

    OBJECT of flight: To prove the practical application of scientific navigation to aircraft for transoceanic flying.

  • Permissible Building Programs Under The London Naval Treaty
    By Lieutenant Commander Homer N. Wallin (C.C.), U. S. Navy

    TO MANY AMERICAN citizens, the ratification of the London Naval Treaty constitutes gratifying evidence of substantial progress in the effort to prevent war. To many others, the ratification of the treaty represents a sacrifice of our naval...

  • Graphical Piloting Methods
    By Frederick L. Mosher, Electrical Engineering Department, the Edison Electric Illuminating Company of Boston

    The methods outlined in this article were designed as an aid in the solution of the large number of piloting problems that the professional navigator or yachtsman meets in his work.

    The value of the charts described in this article were...

  • Newspapers and the Navy
    By Lieutenant (J.G.) Hanson W. Baldwin, U. S. Naval Reserve

    The United States government has been described as the greatest pub­licity agent in the world. The Navy Department, as an integral part of the gov­ernment, usually manages, insofar as Wash­ington is concerned, to hold up...

  • Freak Warships—Their Influence on Naval History
    By Fletcher Pratt

    These admirals of mine,” said Na­poleon in a moment of not unjustifiable irritation over the rat-chased-by-a-cat strategy of Linois and Missiessy, “These admirals of mine have discovered something new. They have found out that war...

  • The Protection of American Nationals in China
    By Commander Roy C. Smith, Jr., U. S. Navy

    Red riot and insurrection, civil war and communism again rage almost un­checked in China. News dispatches tell of the looting and burning of Changsha, the hurried evacuation of foreigners from Ruling and Kiukiang, of preparations for defense...

  • Uniform and the Enlisted Man
    By Captain C. S. Freeman, U. S. Navy

    If any pilgrim monk .... from distant parts .... find fault with anything, or expose it, reasonably, and with the humility of charity, the Abbot shall discuss it prudently.—St. Benedict

    You should be proud of your uniform,...

  • Staff Organization Afloat
    By Lieutenant Commander Robert B. Carney, U. S. Navy

    As the procurement of men and ma­terial, the maintaining of communications, and the retention of cohesive control present a more rapidly changing as­pect in land warfare than in the prosecution of a campaign afloat, staff functions seem...

  • Pattern Sizes in Formation Bombing
    By Commander Garret L. Schuyler, U. S. Navy

    In studying the theory of formation bombing, one soon faces questions of the best number of planes to use in the bombing group, how far apart it is best to fly them, and whether or not it is best to en­deavor to have them spaced equidistantly...

  • Discussions

    The New Competition

    (See page 792, September, 1930, Proceedings)

    Lieutenant Carl J. Lamb, U. S. Naval Reserve.—Lieutenant Casey has written well on the above subject and shows by...

  • Professional Notes
    Compiled By Lieutenant Commander D. B. Beary, U. S. Navy Lieutenant Commander D. C. Ramsey, U. S. Navy And Professor Henry Bluestone, U. S. Naval Academy
  • Notes on International Affairs
    Prepared By Professor Allan Westcott, U. S. Naval Academy

    From October 3 to November 3


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