Rough Day at the Office

Long tine readers of Neptunus Lex probably remember a commenter, Spazsinbad, who apparently was a former Royal Australian Navy A-4G pilot. He always had interesting bits to add to the conversation.  Let’s take a look at one of his compatriots having a rough day.

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qcgjvln1SB0]

The A-4, in US Navy usage, operated handily from the supercarriers. And it was even quite at home on the modernized Essex class. But the Royal Australian Navy’s only carrier, HMAS Melbourne, was tiny! And there was simply no margin for error.

A tip of the hat to: