June 1996 Naval Aviation News Magazine
The U.S. Navy's Oldest Periodical, Volume 78, No. 4, May-June 1996
85 Years of
Naval Aviation 10
HCS-4 and HCS-5: "Give Us 72 Hours" 16
Training for Reality:
HS-6 Rescue Swimmer "A True Hero" 20
NPS Fuses Night Vision Technologies 21
The Wings of Naval Aviation series:
Naval Flight Officer/Naval Astronaut 23
Who's Afraid of the Dark?
Red Rippers Conquer the Night 26
TOPSCENE: Taking a Byte
out of Tactical Homework 28
NAS Patuxent River: Treasure of the Chesapeake 30
The Burning of Richmond 36
HS-11 Lands on Russian Carrier 40
Flight Line 1
Grampaw Pettibone 8
Professional Reading 48
Flight Bag IBC
14111VALAVIATIONr” COVERS—Front: NANews Assistant Editor J02 Jerry Knaak shot this HCS-4 HH-60H Seahawk hoisting a rescue swimmer out of the water during a SAR training exercise off NS Roosevelt Roads, P.R. Back: the Beardmore Glacier in Antarctica flashes below the cockpit of an LC-130 Hercules on a low-level flight to the South Pole, where Navy pilots face some of the fiercest flying weather in the world (PH2 John K. Sokolowski).
Dr. William S. Dudley
Director, Naval Historical Center
LCdr. Diana T. Cangelosi Editor
Sandy Russell Managing Editor
Wendy Karppi Associate Editor
J02 Jerry Knaak Assistant Editor
J02 E. Blake Towler Assistant Editor
Harold Andrews Technical Advisor
Cdr. Peter Mersky, USNR (Ret.) Book Review Editor
Capt. R. Rausa, USNR (Ret.) Contributing Editor
LCdr. Richard R. Burgess, USN (Ret.) Contributing Editor
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