Book ID: CBB001212156

A Century of Carrier Aviation: The Evolution of Ships and Shipborne Aircraft (2009)


Hobbs, David (Author)

Naval Institute Press

Publication Date: 2009
Physical Details: 304 pp.; ill.
Language: English

Amazon: Written by a retired Fleet Air Arm pilot in the Royal Navy and an award-winning historian of naval flying, this book provides a masterly overview of the history of aviation in the world s navies down to the present day. Heavily illustrated from the author's comprehensive collection of photographs, the book is essential reading for anyone with an interest in navies or air power. The author traces the progress and growing effectiveness of naval air power, concentrating on the advances and inventions that allowed shipborne aircraft to match their land-based counterparts and looking at their contributions to twentieth-century warfare.

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Review Crosby, David F. (2012) Review of "A Century of Carrier Aviation: The Evolution of Ships and Shipborne Aircraft". Air Power History (pp. 48-48). unapi

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Authors & Contributors
Brady, Tim
Andreas Rupprecht
Crehan, James E.
Lehrer, Henry R.
Kaçar, Mustafa
Schmaltz, Florian
Air Power History
Osmanli Bilimi Arastirmalari: Studies in Ottoman Science
International Journal for the History of Engineering and Technology
Harpia Publishing
Ashgate e-Book
Arizona State University
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
Ediciones de Pasado y Presente
Aircraft; airplanes
Aeronautics; aviation
Military technology
Aircraft industry
World War II
Lindbergh, Charles Augustus
Time Periods
20th century
20th century, early
21st century
20th century, late
18th century
United States
Ottoman Empire
California (U.S.)
United States Air Force (USAF)
Great Britain. Royal Navy
Hispano-Suiza (firm)

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