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Carrier pilot.

Norman Hanson

Carrier pilot.

by Norman Hanson

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Published by Macdonald Futura in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published: London : Stephens, 1979.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15121600M
ISBN 100708819516

In Norman Hanson learned to fly the Royal Navy's newest fighter: the U.S.-built Chance Vought Corsair. Fast, rugged, and demanding to fly, it was an intimidating machine. But in the hands of its young Fleet Air Arm pilots it also proved to be a lethal weapon. Posted to the South Pacific aboard HMS Illustrious, Hanson and his squadron took the fight to the Japanese. Facing a Author: Norman Hanson. Our Technology, Your Trucks Become part of the nation’s best carrier network. Find and book the freight you need to keep your trucks rolling using Carrier Save up to 12 ₵ per gallon on fuel, plus get discounts on tires, maintenance services, and FREE SiriusXM!

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