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Re: Limits of Captains authority

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Originally Posted by chucklesR View Post
(it happened all the time, especially SEAL and Mine warfare types. Some junior officers didn't get it and had to be shown the regulations and orders).
ChucklesR, Navy/Marine Corps aircraft have an exception where a flag officer can take over tactical command of an aircraft. Never had one do it, and I offered twice when we were having a "discussion" about the flights.

Do you know if Navy ships have the same rule?

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