Table of Contents Chapter I The Beginning of Aviation Chapter II History of Pre-War Naval Aviation Chapter III World War Organization and Personnel Chapter IV United States Naval Aircraft Factory Chapter V United States Naval Aviation in France Chapter VI United States Naval Aviation in the British Isles Chapter VII United States Naval Aviation in Italy Chapter VIII The Northern Bombing Group Chapter IX Marine Corps Aviation Chapter X The Trans-Atlantic Flight Chapter XI Development of Heavier-than-air Craft Chapter XII Development of Lighter-than-air Craft
NOTE: This monograph, The History of U.S. Naval Aviation, has been out of print for many years and paper copies are no longer available through the Naval Aviation History Branch or the Government Printing Office. This electronic version has been placed on the Naval Historical Center's homepage because it is an excellent reference source for information about a early Naval Aviation in general. The document is also available on CD-ROM. See the Origins, General Information and Publications page for the Naval Aviation History Branch on how to order the CD-ROM.
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