WHY DID THE NAVY MAKE A TAXI SIGNALMAN OUT OF YOU? WHY weren’t you neatly attired in mop and pail, and sent out with the others to massage the deck of that battleship? THE ANSWER IS simple and illuminating. No matter how fine a pilot a Naval Aviator may be, he needs a little help getting in and out of the parking lot. An airplane snorting around on the ground is about as self-sufficient as a blindfolded whale trying to walk down Fifth Avenue. Airplanes are not designed to be driven around on the ground like overgrown jeeps they’re built to fly!