Landing Signal Officers direct aircraft onto the landing area of the flight deck. Because pilots approaching the short, narrow deck have a poor view of the landing area, specially-trained pilots are assigned to stand portside aft, facing the incoming plane, and radio corrections to the landing aircraft. (image by Milosz Reterski)
Landing Signal Officers direct aircraft onto the landing area of the flight deck. Because pilots approaching the short, narrow deck have a poor view of the landing area, specially-trained pilots are assigned to stand portside aft, facing the incoming plane, and radio corrections to the landing aircraft.
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