Vought F8U/F-8 Crusader | BuNo.146871 | 910/GA

Operator
VFP-62
Aircraft model
RF-8A (F8U-1P)

Cdr William Ecker flew this RF-8A (GA-910/BuNo.146871) while CO of VFP-62 'Fightin' Photo' in October of 1962. This Squadron deployed from NAS Cecil Field to NAS Key West, Florida during Operation BLUE MOON, the low-level reconnaissance missions flown over Cuba during the Cuban Missile Crisis.


Aircraft model

F8U/F-8 Crusader

Operator

Icon_32_flag_of_the_united_states.svg United States of America | Military

Registration number

910/GA

Serial number

BuNo.146871

Aviator

Ecker William

Aircraft carrier

CVA-60 USS Saratoga;CVB-60

Vought F8U/F-8 Crusader | BuNo.146871 | 910/GA


Code: <B>926/AC</b>; unit: <b>VFP-62</b>; CVA-60 USS Saratoga, circa 1962.


Aircraft model

F8U/F-8 Crusader

Operator

Icon_32_flag_of_the_united_states.svg United States of America | Military

Vought F8U/F-8 Crusader | BuNo.146871 | 910/GA