August 1992 Naval Aviation News Magazine
Flagship Publication of Naval Aviation
Oldest U.S. Navy Periodical, Volume 74, No. 5, July-August 1992
The Year . . . 10
in Review 1991
Farewell, "Midway Magic" 9
Enlisted Aviation Series:
Aviation Machinist's Mate 26
A Milestone in Our Naval
History — A History of
USS Midway (CVB/CVA/CV-41) • • . . 28
Naval Aviation in WW II:
Patrol Aviation in the Pacific, Part 1 . . 32
Miss Piggy Retires at 30 38
Flight Line: Changing the Watch 1
Grampaw Pettibone 2
Professional Reading 43
ANA Bimonthly Photo Competition 43
Flight Bag 44
COVERS — Front: Two VFA-136 FA-18C Hornets escort a VAW-121 E-2C Hawkeye off the coast of Oman (Photo by Cdr. John Leenhouts). Back: A rescue swimmer/door gunner of HS-9 poses with his M-60 machine gun at the door of an SH-3H Sea King aboard Theodore Roosevelt (CVN-71) during Opertion Desert Storm (Photo by Lt. Gerald Parsons).
Rear Admiral R. D. Mixon
Acting Assistant Chief of Naval Operations (Air Warfare)
Published by the Naval Historical Center
under the auspices of the Chief of Naval Operations
Dr. Dean C. Allard
Director of Naval History
Cdr. Stephen R. Silverio
Director, Naval Aviation History aPubllcatlonion Division
LCdr. Richard R. Burgess Editor
Sandy Russell Managing Editor
Charles C. Cooney Art Director
Joan A. Fresher Associate Editor
JOCS B. A. Cornfeld Associate Editor
J02(SW) Eric S. Seslt Assistant Editor
Cdr. Peter Mersky, USNR
Book Review Editor
Capt. R. Rausa, USNR (Ret.)
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