Originally Posted by DustyDisks
The highlighted is the only thing I disagree with. The navy has its own air wings on each carrier. The USAF does not fly off of navy carriers. Navy aircraft carriers are in general manned by all navy personnel, air crews and support personal.
Now other navies in the world may do things a bit differently.
Navy and Marine squadrons on board (Both of their planes are equipped with 'Tail Hooks'). I watched the Marines fly (really just riding behind the controls at that moment
) some of the first ACLS (Automatic Carrier Landing System) test flights. Talk about a Brutal hand
on the stick
It did a great landing, just not kind
to human passangers