Reader Roger Horrell wonders why Ford-class aircraft carriers are not fitted with stabilizers (AW&ST May 9, p. 8). Stabilizers control roll, not pitch. To my knowledge the only oceangoing vessels controllable in pitch are submarines. Crawford, Colo.
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