Cessna Landing on the USS Midway

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    For a first ever carrier landing, he did quite well.
     
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    Just wonderful.
     
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    WOW! That took some nerve!
     
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    From my post on the O-1E thread.

    Fantastic story. It can be unnerving seeing a carrier in the distance on the water, doesn't look possible you could land Anything on it. I've only been on one carrier landing, in an H-34J on the Yorktown. He was waffeling a bit, near stall speed I would guess, but then the deck is moving in the same direction and gives a false sense of speed. Good one!!!!
     
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