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Updated: 10/4/19



F-8H (fighter) Crusader and steam from catapult


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[Webmaster's Note: The photos for this section were chosen for their uniqueness, i.e., color photo, dramatic effect,
or their ability to demonstrate the beauty of the RF-8 Photo Crusader]



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VFP-62 RF-8A bolter (missed landing cables). Note tail hook down.



F8 Fighter after a successful barricade emergency landing
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Action Photo of Emergency barricade landing




Rare photo of Crusader on approach for landing on a carrier
Contributed: Michael Houser



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Lt Cdr Norman Youngblood ready for launch. The "Tiger's Fangs" making reference to "Youngblood's Tigers" was designed by me and stencil made by metalsmiths. USS Shangri La circa 1961. Ken Jack PH2

Nose cone raised reveals the viewfinder, a marvel of optics to see ground beneath the RF-8A. Also the in-flight fuel probe is extended. The last two rectangular areas are oblique camera windows.



VFP-62 RF-8A & F8-C fighters from VF-103. USS Forrestal CVA-59 Aug. 1962





RF-8s tightly packed into hangar to shelter from a hurricane
photo: Vinni Zabicki





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RF-8A and A4s from VA-66 USS Intrepid 1961
Submitted: Don Van Horn PHC



VFP-63 RF-8A Refueling from A3 "Whale"




Dramatic photo of RF-8A on catapult
Good view of the foreward camera bay
Photo- Ray Wittenauer


VFP-62 RF-8G 1967-68 - USS Shangri La Detachment
The Last VFP-62 Detachment before squadron disestablishment in January 1968
Photo: Lt. Gary Adams


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