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date of first take off from a ship

14 November 1910

name of pilot from first take off from a ship

Eugene Ely, civilian pilot

type of aircraft from first take off from a ship

50-hp Curtiss plane

ship from first take off from a ship

USS Birmingham

location of first take off from a ship

Hampton Roads, VA, landed in Willoughby Spit

naval aviation birthday

8 May 1911

Navy's first aircraft

A-1 Triad

first fatality of naval aviation date

20 June 1913

first fatality of naval aviation

Ensign William D. Billingsley

first fatality of naval aviation location

Annapolis, MD

first fatality of naval aviation aircraft

B-2

special courses to train men as inspectors were added to the Ground School program at MIT date

22 October 1917

number of men enrolled in special courses at MIT

fourteen

inspectors from special courses at MIT today called

quality assurance representatives

Navy's first carrier date

20 March 1922

Navy's first carrier name

USS Langley

Navy's first carrier prior name and type

the Jupiter, coal-carrier

first landing on carrier date

10 March 1948

first landing on carrier aircraft name

FJ-1 Fury

first landing on carrier ship type

USS Boxer CV 21

first carrier VS carrier battle date

7-8 May 1942

first carrier VS carrier battle name

Coral Sea

name of carrier sunk during first carrier VS carrier battle

USS Lexington

name of carrier damaged during first carrier VS carrier battle

USS Yorktown

turning point of the Pacific War date

3-5 June 1942

turning point of the Pacific War title

Midway

cause of policy that family cannot be at same command

five Sullivan brothers died on Juneau

date and location of cause for policy that family cannot be stationed at same command

13-15 November 1942, Guadalcanal