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To: sukhoi-30mki

Why does the British carrier design have two islands?


7 posted on 04/17/2012 6:05:15 AM PDT by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Timber Rattler

It supposedly offers greater survivability by separating functions and also offers reduced turbulence for approaching aircraft.

http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/cvf/
http://navy-matters.beedall.com/cvf3-2.htm


8 posted on 04/17/2012 6:15:09 AM PDT by sukhoi-30mki
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To: Timber Rattler

It supposedly offers greater survivability by separating functions and also offers reduced turbulence for approaching aircraft.

http://www.naval-technology.com/projects/cvf/
http://navy-matters.beedall.com/cvf3-2.htm


9 posted on 04/17/2012 6:15:15 AM PDT by sukhoi-30mki
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To: Timber Rattler

It saves space


12 posted on 04/17/2012 7:39:13 AM PDT by Oztrich Boy (This world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel - Horace Walpole)
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