Royal Navy Wartime Experience and Analysis – Carrier Warfare

On 3 December 1945, Captain.Winkle Brown became the first pilot to land on and (pictured) take-off from an aircraft carrier (HMS Ocean) in a jet aircraft. The aircraft he flew — the de Havilland Sea Vampire LZ551/G — is now preserved at the Fleet Air Arm Museum in Yeovilton, Somerset. Extract from Documentary: Britain’s Greatest […]

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