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    A Century of Carrier Aviation: The Evolution of Ships and Shipborne Aircarft (Hardback) By (author) MR David Hobbs

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    DescriptionIn this book for naval and aviation enthusiasts and historians, Hobbs, 33- year veteran of the Royal Navy and formal curator of the Fleet Air Arm Museum in Yeovilton (UK), offers a history of carrier ships and shipborne aircraft, beginning with the first take-off from a ship in Virginia in 1914. The text, supplemented by b&w photographs, chronicles the genesis of today's aircraft carriers with particular attention to the specifics of taking off from and landing on a ship. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)


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    Title
    A Century of Carrier Aviation
    Subtitle
    The Evolution of Ships and Shipborne Aircarft
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) MR David Hobbs
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 304
    Width: 249 mm
    Height: 292 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 1,610 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781591140238
    ISBN 10: 1591140234
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC subject category V2: JWF, JWG, HBW
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15590
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027140
    Libri: I-HM
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027150
    DC21: 359.32550941
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Illustrations note
    illustrations
    Publisher
    US Naval Institute Press
    Imprint name
    US Naval Institute Press
    Publication date
    01 May 2009