PACIFIC OCEAN (May 29, 2014) Sailors transport an MH-60R Seahawk from the "Saberhawks" of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 77 across the flight deck of the U.S. Navy's forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Chris Cavagnaro/RELEASED)
Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) Class Katrina Vong, from Seattle, signals a pilot of an Super Hornet from the "Dambusters" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 195 during taxi on the flight deck of the USS George Washington (CVN
Chance Vought F4U Corsair, one of the best aircraft used by the US Navy and US Marines during WW2 and Korea, they were far superior to the Japanese aircraft of the same time, with pilots better trained than their Imperial counterparts. The wings were bent to make sure the massive 13 foot propeller had clearance of e flight deck.
File:US Navy Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Equipment) Class Marc Rohloff waits for the signal from an Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) to apply tension before an aircraft launch aboard the aircraft carrier US.
File:US Navy Sailors on the flight deck aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN signal everything is okay for launch of an Prowler from Electronic Attack Squadron One Four O.
A Sea Stallion helicopter assigned to Marine Medium Helicopter Squadron 262 takes off from the flight deck of the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD That's my son in the side window!