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Vought's F-8 Crusader - Navy Fighter Squadrons

Vought's F-8 Crusader - Navy Fighter Squadrons

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NAVYF-8CRUSADERFIGHTI
INTRODUCTION
Thisbookprovidesbriefsquadronhistoriesandextensive
color
andmarkingsforNavyF-8fightersquadrons.Thisbookdiffersfrompreviousbooksinthattheaircraft'sdevelopment
and
testingwascoveredinPart
One
ofthisfour-partF-8series.NavalFightersNumberSixteenis114pages
and
coverstheF-8'sdevelopmentandtesting,foreignusersandtheF8U-3.AuthoredbyStevePace
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retailsfor$15.95.NavalFightersNumberSeventeen
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66pagesandcoverstheNavyandMarineRF-8photoCrusadersquadrons.
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retailsfor$10.95.NavalFightersNumberEighteenis66pagesandcoverstheMarineF-8fightersquadrons.
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0.95.DEDICATION:
TO
LCDRGREGCRAIGMILESAnyonehavingphotosorotherinformation
on
thisoranyothernavalormarineaircraft,maysubmitthemforpossibleinclusioninfutureissues.
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CONTRIBUTORS
ALBAZER,ROGERBESECKER,JIMBURRIDGE,WILLIAMBRABANT,
BEN
BURGER,BILLCRIMMINS,
RONDOWNEY,JOHN
ELLIOn
(NAVALAVI
A ~ I O N H I S T O R Y ) ,
HARRYGANN,
TED
GOLDSTONE,
JOEL
GRIGGS,MIKEHATFIELD,
DOM
HAYES,
BOB
HOGAN,GENEHOLMBERG,CLAYJANSSON,WILLIAM
T.
LARKINS,ROBERTLAWSON,
T.
MATSUZAKI,DAVEMENARD,BARRYMILLER,JOHN(CRASH)MIOTTEL,STEPHANENICOLAOU,STEVEPACE,
RON
PICCIANI,
DON
PRIEST,
LI
ONELPAUL,DAVEOSTROWSKI,
FRED
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USNAND
VOUGHT.
TABLEOFCONTENTS
PAGETOPIC
3.
EmploymentoftheF-8E,1968.
8.
F-8VIETNAMDATA.SQUADRONS:
9.
VU-1,UniqueAntiquer's.10.VC-1,BlueAliis.11.VU-2,BlueTails.12.VC-2,BlueTails.14.VF(AW)-3,BlueNemesis.15.VX-3.19.VX-4,Evaluators.23.VU-4,DragonFlyers.24.VC-4,DragonFlyers.26.
V U ~ 5 ,
WorkhorseOfTheFleet.27.VC-5,Checkertails.29.VU-7,UtronSeven.31.VC-7,TALLYHOers.33.VU-8/VC-8,
Red
Tails.35.VU-10,ProudPelicans.36.
VC-1
0,
Challengers.39.VF-11,
Red
Rippers.43.VC-13,Figthn'Saints.44.VF-13,NightCappers.48.VF-24,Checkertails.56.VF-26,Sundowners.57.VF-32,Swordsmen.63.VF-33,Tarsiers.64.VF-43.65.VF-51,ScreamingEagles.74.VF-53,IronAngels.82.VF-62,Boomerangs.87.VFP-63,Eyes
Of
TheFleet.90.VSF-76,FightingSaints.91.VF-84,Vagabonds/Jolly
ROgers.
94.VT-86,SabreHawks.
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95.VSF-86,Gators.95.
VF-91
,RedLightnings.97.VF-103,Sluggers.100.VF-111,Sundowners.109.VF-124,CrusaderCollege.118.VF-132,
Peg
LegPetes.119.VF-141,IronAngels.121.VF-142,FightingFalcons.124.VF-154,GrandSlammers/BlackKnights.131.Confessionsof
an
earlySaderRaiderbyJohnMiottel,VF-154.139.VF-162,Hunters.145.VF-174,HellRazors.150.VF-191,Satan'sKittens.157.VF-194,
Red
Lightnings.169.VF-201,Hunters.171.VF-202,Superheats.172.vF-211(firstVF-211),Checkertails.175.VF-211(secondVF-211),FightingCheckmates/MiGKillers.184.VF-214,Checkmates.185.VF-301,Devil'sDisciples.186.VF-302,Stallions.187.VF-661,Firefighters.190.VF-662(VF-11A1).191.VF-672
(VF-31
B2).191.VF-673(VF-31B3).192.VF-701(VF-124D1),Hunters.193.VF-703(VF-53D2),Superheats.195.VF-931(VF-34W1).197.VF-932(VF-33W2,VF-34W2).198.NavalAirTestCenterNATC.204.NavalTestPilotSchool,TPS.205.FlyingBrothers.206.NavalWeaponsCenter,ChinaLake.209.PacificMissileRange/NavalMissileCenter/PacificMissileTestCenter.214.NavalAirTestFacility(SI),NASLakehurst.215.NavalAirDevelopmentCenter,NADC,NASJohnsville.215.ThunderbirdAviationF-8K.216.FleetAirGunneryUnit,FAGU.217.
F-8
ProductionList.
FRONT
COVER,
1958
silkpaintingof
LTJG
W.
J.
MioHel's
F8U-1
overmount
Fuji.INSIDEFRONTCOVER:VF-53F-8J149195aboardthe
Bon
HommeRichard
in10-70.
(Barry
Miller);
VF-84
F8U-2
aboard
the
Independenceon
9-24-59.(USN);VF-103F-8CaboardtheForrest-
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alin5-64.
(USN);
VF-162149710F-8H
aboard
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