Crusader Fighter Report

First Flight
Muroc Test
Record-Setting Flights
Project Bullet
Mideast Crisis
18 Years in the Fleet
Cuban Crisis
French Crusader
Top Guns
Flight to Atsugi

Southeast Asia Action
Crusader Mig Masters
Supercritical Wing
Today's Muster

 

 

TODAY'S MUSTER

The U.S. Navy accepted its first operational F8U-1 Crusader in December 1956. Navy pilots still flying the Crusader today are assigned to:

 
STATION   ACTIVITY   SKIPPER
NAS Dallas, Tex. VF-201 CDR P.J. Smith
NAS Dallas, Tex. VF-202 CDR J.T. Tapley
NAS Dallas, Tex. VMF-112 Lt Col J.M. Kretsinger
NAS Dallas, Tex. SRU-1011 CDR J.E. Summerville
NAS Dallas, Tex. SRU-1111 CDR A.M. Gore
NAS Guantanamo Bay, Cuba VC-10 CDR W.W. Miller
NAS Miramar, Calif. VFP-63 CDR C.H. Haines
NAS Miramar, Calif. VF-24 CDR J.B. Nichols, III
NAS Miramar, Calif. VF-211 CDR J.A. Kuechmann
NAS Miramar, Calif. VF-191 CDR R.E. Lester
NAS Miramar, Calif. VF-194 CDR L.R. Ermis
NAS Atlanta, Ga. VMF-351 Lt Col F.D. Hadden
Andrews AFB, Md. VFP-206 CDR R. Maughflin

WHEN YOU ARE OUT OF F-8'S,
YOU'RE OUT OF FIGHTERS

This special F-8 CRUSADER FIGHTER REPORT was compiled by the Public Relations and Advertising Department of LTV Aerospace Corporation for those who built, flew and maintained the Crusader in the past and for those who are still involved in F-8 activities today. It is the last CRUSADER FIGHTER REPORT which will be published. Requests for additional copies should be addressed to LTV Aerospace Corporation, Dept. 1-32000, P.O. Box 5907, Dallas, Tex. 75222. Tel: Area Code 214, 266-4765

All information on this page is from special F-8 CRUSADER FIGHTER REPORT compiled by the Public Relations Department of LTV Aerospace Corporation in 1974.

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