FARNBOROUGH AND THE FLEET AIR ARM.
This comprehensive account covers the activities of the Naval Aircraft Department, previously the Catapult Section of the RAE, together with an overview of subsequent developments in the art and practice of 'Flying Navy'. This work introduced the provision of flightdeck machinery and equipment by the RAE for operating aircraft from ships at sea. It covers the invention and development of ship-borne catapults, accelerators, arrester gears, safety barriers, the angled deck, visual landing aids and much more.
Diagrams. 339 b/w photos.