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Vought F-8 Crusader
Length2.38 min
Views89928
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…

The Last Crusader
Length2.27 min
Views54710
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.

USS Oriskany - 1970 at the flight deck - part 1/3
Length10.00 min
Views43702
Rating4.87 / 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…

F-8 Crusader OPS CV-38
Length1.15 min
Views31222
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
Views31561
Rating4.57 / 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.

Chase plane view of F-8 DFBW pilot-induced oscillations
Length0.65 min
Views29056
Rating4.69 / 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…

Discovery Channel   Wings F 8 Crusader & Grumman Avenger
Length88.13 min
Views68975
Rating4.74 / 5

F-8FN Crusader in action, French Navy
Length1.85 min
Views46013
Rating4.81 / 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
Views21753
Rating4.91 / 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
Views17093
Rating4.85 / 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
Views13271
Rating5 / 5

F8 Crusader take off from carrier

F8 Crusader take off from carrier

Vought  F-8 Crusader
Length1.58 min
Views5515
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
Views13601
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
Views1370
Rating5 / 5

F-8 Crusador Cockpit Tour

Tour inside the F-8 Crusador cockpit.

F-8 Supercritical Wing (SCW) in flight
Length0.52 min
Views9579
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
Views1374
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.

Share Your Story: John Miotell
Length3.58 min
Views724
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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