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The sinking of HMS Hermes, the First Ship Designed as an Aircraft Carrier
Aircraft Carriers / Military Aviation
The sinking of HMS Hermes, the First Ship Designed as an Aircraft Carrier
US Navy Could Extend the service lives of USS Nimitz and USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Oldest Nimitz-class Carriers
Aircraft Carriers / Military Aviation
US Navy Could Extend the service lives of USS Nimitz and USS Dwight D. Eisenhower, the Oldest Nimitz-class Carriers
The Imperial Japanese Navy's Ryujo: The Forgotten, Unique, one off hybrid of a Cruiser Hull with an Aircraft Carrier Superstructure Grafted on to it
Aircraft Carriers / Aviation History / Military Aviation
The Imperial Japanese Navy’s Ryujo: The Forgotten, Unique, one-off Hybrid of a Cruiser Hull with an Aircraft Carrier Superstructure Grafted on to it
Bullseye: the day a Kamikaze aircraft scored a direct hit on USS Cabot light Aircraft Carrier
Aviation History / Military Aviation
Bullseye: the day a Kamikaze aircraft scored a direct hit on USS Cabot light Aircraft Carrier
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As USS Kitty Hawk starts her final voyage to the Scrapyard, US Navy sailors fear there will never be another Aircraft Carrier turned into Museum
Aircraft Carriers / Aviation History / U.S. Navy
As USS Kitty Hawk starts her final voyage to the Scrapyard, US Navy sailors fear there will never be another Aircraft Carrier turned into Museum
US Navy Aircraft Carriers are so fast they can outrun virtually every surface ship and submarine in most sea states
Aircraft Carriers / U.S. Navy
US Navy Aircraft Carriers are so fast they can outrun virtually every surface ship and submarine in most sea states
“Climb Mount Niitaka:” a detailed description of the First Wave Attack on Pearl Harbor
Aviation History / Military Aviation
“Climb Mount Niitaka:” a detailed description of the First Wave Attack on Pearl Harbor
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US Naval Aviator explains why an F-22 pilot out of gas, with his ejection seat jammed and its canopy sealed shut could never do an emergency landing on an aircraft carrier
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Naval Aviator explains why an F-22 pilot out of gas, with his ejection seat jammed and its canopy sealed shut could never do an emergency landing on an aircraft carrier
The story of “Bridle Catchers,” the extensions at the front of an aircraft carrier (that have now disappeared)
Aircraft Carriers / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
The story of “Bridle Catchers,” the extensions at the front of an aircraft carrier (that have now disappeared)
Shortage of tea on board Royal Navy HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier averted thanks to Royal Canadian Navy HMCS Winnipeg frigate
Aircraft Carriers
Shortage of tea on board Royal Navy HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier averted thanks to Royal Canadian Navy HMCS Winnipeg frigate
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Aircraft Carriers / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
US Navy E-2 NFO explains why the Hawkeye is the first aircraft to be launched from aircraft carriers (Not because it’s the long-range eyes of the carrier group)
US Navy F-4 pilot tells the story of when his skipper flew straight for China after his compass precessed during a MIGCAP mission over North Vietnam
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation
US Navy F-4 pilot tells the story of when his skipper flew straight for China after his compass precessed during a MIGCAP mission over North Vietnam
Here’s what an aircraft carrier fantail opening is used for
Aircraft Carriers
Here’s what an aircraft carrier fantail opening is used for
Impressive video shows three 40,000-pound underwater blasts released closer to USS Gerald R. Ford during the carrier Full Ship Shock Trials
Aircraft Carriers / U.S. Navy
Impressive video shows three 40,000-pound underwater blasts released closer to USS Gerald R. Ford during the carrier Full Ship Shock Trials
In 1975 USS Belknap Guided Missile Cruiser and USS John F. Kennedy aircraft carrier collided in the Mediterranean Sea. The nickname for the JFK became “The Can Opener.”
Cold War Era / Losses and Aviation Safety / U.S. Navy
In 1975 USS Belknap Guided Missile Cruiser and USS John F. Kennedy aircraft carrier collided in the Mediterranean Sea. The nickname for the JFK became “The Can Opener.”
First USMC F-35C Lightning II squadron ready to deploy aboard US Navy Aircraft Carriers
Military Aviation
First USMC F-35C Lightning II squadron ready to deploy aboard US Navy Aircraft Carriers
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