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Vought F-8 Crusader
Length2.38 min
Views85478
Rating5 / 5

Vought F-8 Crusader

The F-8 Crusader (originally F8U) was a single-engine aircraft carrier-based fighter aircraft built by Vought. It replaced the Vought F-7 Cutlass. The first F-8 prototype was ready for flight in February 1955, and was the last American fighter with guns…

Dogfights: The Last Gun Fighter Part 1
Length10.02 min
Views69482
Rating4.78 / 5

Dogfights: The Last Gun Fighter Part 1

The F-8 Crusader was the last U.S. fighter designed with guns as its primary weapon. U. S. fighter aircraft are once again being fitted with guns, largely due to the Vietnam airwar experience. Missile-only aircraft were at a distinct disadvantage…

The Last Crusader
Length2.27 min
Views54131
Rating4.68 / 5

The Last Crusader

This was the only flying F8 Crusader at the time. (In the USA) Taken at Edwards AFB airshow 1998 on a very windy day.

Dogfights: The Last Gun Fighter Part 2
Length10.02 min
Views45640
Rating5 / 5

Dogfights: The Last Gun Fighter Part 2

The F-8 Crusader was the last U.S. fighter designed with guns as its primary weapon. U. S. fighter aircraft are once again being fitted with guns, largely due to the Vietnam airwar experience. Missile-only aircraft were at a distinct disadvantage…

USS Oriskany - 1970 at the flight deck - part 1/3
Length10.00 min
Views40840
Rating4.9 / 5

USS Oriskany - 1970 at the flight deck - part 1/3

Footage aboard the USS Oriskany in the Gulf of Tonkin. Just a normal day, so you can see routine catapult launches and traps of various Navy aircraft among others ED-2 Hawkeyes, A-7D Corsairs, F-8 Crusaders. Take off is seen of…

Dogfights: The Last Gun Fighter Part 3
Length10.08 min
Views39158
Rating4.93 / 5

Dogfights: The Last Gun Fighter Part 3

The F-8 Crusader was the last U.S. fighter designed with guns as its primary weapon. U. S. fighter aircraft are once again being fitted with guns, largely due to the Vietnam airwar experience. Missile-only aircraft were at a distinct disadvantage…

F-8 Crusader OPS CV-38
Length1.15 min
Views30907
Rating5 / 5

F-8 Crusader OPS CV-38

USS Shangri La 1969 VF-13, and VF-62

Bon Homme Richard CVA-31 ATTACK carrier 1970 Vietnam
Length1.90 min
Views31122
Rating4.56 / 5

Bon Homme Richard CVA-31 ATTACK carrier 1970 Vietnam

An assemblage of motion stills of carrier operations on that ship during the Vietnam War in 1970. Combat still of A-4 Skyhawk, F-8 Crusaders, A-3 Sky Warrior and the men the flew them and keep them running. Smooth sail'n shipmates.

Dogfights: The Last Gun Fighter Part 5
Length4.97 min
Views30119
Rating4.84 / 5

Dogfights: The Last Gun Fighter Part 5

The F-8 Crusader was the last U.S. fighter designed with guns as its primary weapon. U. S. fighter aircraft are once again being fitted with guns, largely due to the Vietnam airwar experience. Missile-only aircraft were at a distinct disadvantage…

Chase plane view of F-8 DFBW pilot-induced oscillations
Length0.65 min
Views28367
Rating4.67 / 5

Chase plane view of F-8 DFBW pilot-induced oscillations

This 38 second movie clip shows pilot-induced oscillations of the F-8 DFBW aircraft taken from a chase plane. From 1972 to 1985 the NASA Dryden Flight Research Center conducted flight research with an F-8C employing the first digital fly-by-wire flight…

Dogfights: The Last Gun Fighter Part 4
Length10.07 min
Views28485
Rating4.85 / 5

Dogfights: The Last Gun Fighter Part 4

The F-8 Crusader was the last U.S. fighter designed with guns as its primary weapon. U. S. fighter aircraft are once again being fitted with guns, largely due to the Vietnam airwar experience. Missile-only aircraft were at a distinct disadvantage…

Discovery Channel   Wings F 8 Crusader & Grumman Avenger
Length88.13 min
Views52385
Rating4.83 / 5

F-8FN Crusader in action, French Navy
Length1.85 min
Views36569
Rating4.77 / 5

F-8FN Crusader in action, French Navy

F-8FN Crusader from the French Navy ( Aeronaval) on a excersise at Klein Brogel

USS Oriskany - 1970 at the flight deck - part  3/3
Length9.45 min
Views19633
Rating5 / 5

USS Oriskany - 1970 at the flight deck - part 3/3

Footage aboard the USS Oriskany showing SH-3 helo flyby. F-8 Crusader landing and being hooked to slow down by the trap wire. Touch down A-7D Corsairs. Nice formation flights of the same (4). A-3 Skywarrior coming in and launches of…

Vought RF-8 Crusader
Length1.33 min
Views16535
Rating4.84 / 5

Vought RF-8 Crusader

The RF-8 Crusader was a photo-reconnaissance development and operated longer in U.S. service than any of the fighter versions. RF-8s played a crucial role in the Cuban Missile Crisis, providing essential low-level photographs impossible to acquire by other means. US…

F8 Crusader take off from carrier
Length0.27 min
Views13005
Rating5 / 5

F8 Crusader take off from carrier

F8 Crusader take off from carrier

Vought  F-8 Crusader
Length1.58 min
Views5005
Rating4.43 / 5

Vought F-8 Crusader

The Vought F-8 Crusader (originally F8U) was a single-engine carrier-based air superiority jet aircraft[2] built by Vought for the United States Navy and the U.S. Marine Corps, replacing the Vought F7U Cutlass. The first F-8 prototype was ready for flight…

USS Oriskany - 1970 at the flight deck - part  2/3
Length7.33 min
Views12597
Rating5 / 5

USS Oriskany - 1970 at the flight deck - part 2/3

WMG snapped my soundtrack away.... so here is a new upload of the same video Showing mounting "turtle" of the catapult system of the Oriskany on a F-8 Crusader,launches of F-8 Crusaders and the A-7D Corsair II. You can see…

F-8 Crusador Cockpit Tour
Length2.88 min
Views1082
Rating5 / 5

F-8 Crusador Cockpit Tour

Tour inside the F-8 Crusador cockpit.

F-8 Supercritical Wing (SCW) in flight
Length0.52 min
Views9548
Rating3.4 / 5

F-8 Supercritical Wing (SCW) in flight

The F-8 Supercritical Wing was a flight research project designed to test a new wing concept designed by Dr. Richard Whitcomb, chief of the Transonic Aerodynamics Branch, Langley Research Center, Hampton, Virginia. Compared to a conventional wing, the supercritical wing…

Vought F-8 Crusader
Length0.57 min
Views1195
Rating5 / 5

Vought F-8 Crusader

Vought F-8 Crusader while still a new U.S. Navy aircraft. F-8 Crusader taxi and takeoff at Naval Air Test Center.

LING TECMO VOUGHT PRESENTS FIFTY YEARS OF AVIATION 3335
Length22.62 min
Views334
Rating5 / 5

LING TECMO VOUGHT PRESENTS FIFTY YEARS OF AVIATION 3335

Made in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the Wright Brothers' first flight by Ling Temco Vought, this short film celebrates the company's achievements in aviation. It includes rare footage of the SB2U Vindicator, F4U Corsair, V-173 "Flying Pancake", the…

Share Your Story: John Miotell
Length3.58 min
Views699
Rating5 / 5

Share Your Story: John Miotell

John Miottel was one of the first Navy pilots to fly the F-8 Crusader. Flying at supersonic speeds, this new breed of pilot had to train himself to deal with such new and precarious technology, the experience of which has…


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