Download e-book for kindle: A Century of Carrier Aviation: The Evolution of Ships and by David Hobbs

By David Hobbs

It is now virtually precisely 100 years due to the fact that a heavier-than-air craft first took off and landed on a warship, and from the very starting flying at sea made targeted calls for on males and machines. As warplanes grew better, quicker and heavier, air operations from ships have been in simple terms attainable in any respect via consistent improvement in expertise, options and strategies.

This ebook charts the growth and starting to be effectiveness of naval air strength, targeting the advances and innovations - such a lot of them British - that allowed shipborne plane to compare their land-based opposite numbers, and looking out at their contribution to twentieth century battle.

Written via a retired Fleet Air Arm pilot and and award-winning historian of naval flying, this can be a masterly assessment of the heritage of aviation within the world's navies all the way down to the current day. seriously illustrated from the author's finished selection of pictures, the e-book may be crucial interpreting to an individual with an curiosity in navies or air power.

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