Richard Knott wrote this article on the history of Naval Aviation for Aviation Week&Space Technology. Knott served in the U.S. Navy as an aviation machinist's mate, prior to attending college. He flew in a Martin P-5M Sqdn. after receiving his Navy wings. He later flew Lockheed P-3 Orions during a tour in Vietnam. He was editor of Naval Aviation News magazine and retired as a captain in 1986. His most recent book, A Heritage of Wings, was published by Naval Institute Press. R.G. ...


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