Wings of the Navy
||Brown, Eric 'Winkle'|
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Hikoki Publications|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $56.95|
| Book Description: |
Carrier aircraft, since their beginning, have been a very special kind of machine and demand something equally special of the men who flew them. Landing on a pitching, bucking deck of a carrier, or catapulting over a plunging bow, shipboard aircraft and their pilots had to be exceptional.
Often, the real characteristics of these assorted aircraft lie forgotten in the annals of time but Eric 'Winkle' Brown, the first naval officer to head the elite Aerodynamics Flight at Farnborough,...