Archive for April 2nd, 2010

Apr 2

Flightdeck Friday: The F6F-3/-5 Hellcat – Scourge of the Pacific

Friday, April 2, 2010 12:06 AM

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Flightdeck Friday? Over at my site, some number of years back I began a series of weekly (sort of) posts that focused on the unheralded, the obscure and sometimes, just the downright ‘what the heck were they thinking of’ aircraft that have found their way into naval aviation. Over time that morphed into a wider look at all aspects of naval aviation and including some of the joint attributes and contributions thereof. I’m bringing that over to the Naval History blog as a semi-regular end of the week series, but beginning with a familiar subject — at least I hope… Read the rest of this entry »

 
Apr 2

International Navy History Photo of the Week: HMCS Bonaventure (CVL-22)

Friday, April 2, 2010 12:01 AM

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Any Bonaventure sailors care to tell any sea stories?