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Naval Aviation News - May 1946

Naval Aviation News - May 1946

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Published by CAP History Library
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Published by: CAP History Library on Nov 02, 2011
Copyright:Public Domain

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YOUCANFIGURETHISONEOUTINYOURHEAD!
S
AVE
THA'rcomputerforthenavigationquizonpage
l6;
thisproblem15
easy.
Onereportsubmitted
by
NAAS
CECILFIELD
outlininganinvertedflightprocedureforbreakinglandinggearjamsonSBD's,pluseditorialchecking
in
BuAroJ;laddeduptoonestoryIn
NAVALAVlA'I'JO);ol'NEWS.
Told
in
30,000copies,thestorywasread
by
anestimated30Q,000people(10toamagazine)in
an
branchesoftheaeronauticalservice.Among,thereaderswerepilotsofascoutingsquadronbasedinthePaci:S.c.
In
anemergencyafewdayslateronofthemrelayedtheCecilFieldproceduretoanotherpilot
enablinghim
to
unlock
thejammedlandingge:u
onhisSBDandlandsafely.That'sthe:answer,andthat'sbowonegood.ideasubmittedtoand
circulated
by
NAVAL
AV1A:nON
NlOWS
savedaplaneandperhapsalife,
Therealproblem
i.
t<cning
ndeflu;-.t.cmaterial
far
star
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and
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have
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NAVALAVIATIONNEWS
MAY
19U-~o.258
JoboftheNewOHiceofResearchandInventionsIsto
Keepthe
UnitedStatesNavyOut
inFro"'
by
StimulatingIdeasforNationalSecurityintheFuture
O
NTHE
banksofthePotomac
inthe
nation'scapital,
isalargehut
inconspicuous
groupofbuildings.Theylooklike
any
groupofindustrialbuildingsonany
riVel'
shore.Theirstacksstreamleisurelyplumesofsmoke.Theymightbe
turning
out
uylon
boseorbreakfastfood.Butthey're
not.
Closer
observation
revealsstrangestructuresatopthebuild-
IIEARAOMIRAI.BOWEN
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could
b
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ceived,TI1isgroupofbuiJmngs
is.
indeed,
thespawn-inggroundfQr
tools
with
which
man
willconquertheelementsintomorrow'sworld.Mor
pI
perly,
it
isthematernityward
andnursery
forbirthanddevelopmnt
ofideas
thatwillkeeptheNavy
v
hat
it
is
today-the
world'sbest.Thisis
the
NavalResearch
Laboratory.
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