Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Late 1950s naval aviation action

If you're a fan of naval aviation back in the days when SCB-27 flattops roamed the seas and early jets in high-visibility schemes abounded, this video is a must-see; flight operations from the USS Essex (CVA-9) - launches and traps of F4D Skyrays doing their bat out of hell imitation, North American Furies, A4Ds, and S2Fs:
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