Synopsis by Sally Barber
The Age of Flight, a 12-volume series, presents a comprehensive history of aviation, from man's earliest attempts to conquer the wild blue yonder to the development of sophisticated experimental crafts and advanced technology. Archival photography and aerial footage illustrate the fascinating stories of the men, women, and events that defined the evolution of flight. Volume eight, The Age of Flight: The Story of Naval Air Power, chronicles the U.S. Navy's innovations in aircraft design, radar detection systems, and aircraft landing gear. Learn how this branch of the military has excelled in developing flying machines capable of effectively increasing the nation's air power.
airplane, flight, flying, Navy