20th Century US Navy PIX!!

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    USN air wings are about 20 aircraft lighter than in 1976..

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    That's a lot of aircraft.. a whole bunch..lets count 'em!


    24 Phantoms
    24 Corsairs II
    15 Intruders
    3 Vigilantes
    4 Prowlers
    4 Hawkeyes
    6 Sea Kings
    2 C-1 Traders CODs
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    82 aircraft....

    WOW!!! ..but on the next deployment 10 S-3A Vikings of VS-24 were addedso that makes for 92 aircraft...
     
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    How about some Old school Videos? Please pardon the critical past water mark. How they get away with that I don't know..





    Looks like USS Shangri-La (CVA 38) was in port in Naples Italy ..I checked this was filmed in 1965.

     
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    Couple more videos..



     
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    My tribute to the Doolittle raid in 1/350 scale> Please take a look and share if you are so inclined:

     
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