National Geographic : 1943 Nov
© National Geographic Society "OK, Take Her Up" Are Thrilling Words to the Fledgling After about 10 hours of dual instruction in Primary School, the instructor tells this cadet to fly off on his own, his first solo in a naval trainer. Instructors constantly practice, so they will be ready when needed for combat. Kodachromes, U.S.Navy, Official Some "Intermediate" Pilots Learn toFly Float Planes Just after a landing, the pilot enters on the"yellow sheet" his report ofthe plane's performance. Only cadets who areneeded toflyplanes from cruisers or battleships are given traininginfloat types.