Vought F8U/F-8 Crusader | BuNo.147048 | 00/AJ

Operator
VF-111
Aircraft model
F-8H (F-8D, F8U-2N)

This F-8H (AJ-00/BuNo.147048) was the Commander Air Group (CAG) aircraft of VF-111 'Sundowners' in 1970. The Squadron made its last cruise aboard CVS-38 USS Shangri-La that year. VF-111 Crusaders had shark mouths painted on the engine inlets. This CAG aircraft's rudder is painted in the squadron colors of Carrier Air Wing Eight (CVW-8). US Navy CVGs were renamed CVWs on 20th December 1963.


Aircraft model

F8U/F-8 Crusader

Operator

Icon_32_flag_of_the_united_states.svg United States of America | Military

Registration number

00/AJ

Serial number

BuNo.147048

Aircraft carrier

CVS-38 USS Shangri-La

Vought F8U/F-8 Crusader | BuNo.147048 | 00/AJ



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.147048 | 00/AJ