The U.S. Navy A-7 Corsair II
My planned visit to shoot my favorite Navy jet at NAS Cecil Field was put on hold due to the outbreak of 'Desert Storm'. I was told my planned visit would not be until after hostilities had ceased, and aircraft returned home. My visit did take place as promised, but sadly, all Corsair's had been retired, and moved off to 'AMARC', to be replaced in service with FA-18 Hornets. Many of the A-7's depicted here would have been the ones seen at Cecil, had I gone. Thanks to my good friend Michel van Klaveren, whom I am convinced has every A-7 in his collection, has allowed me to add a few of his prized images of the 'SLUF' to my site; Thank you Michel.

It has never been my intention to have other photographers work on my site, especially a gallery, but with the A-7 being such a favorite of mine, I hope you do not mind the change of rules for this page being on my site.

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157586  AC:300  A-7E  of  VA-15  The Valions

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160867  AA:304  A-7E  of  VA-83  The Rampagers

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158673  AC:402  A-7E  of  VA-105  The Gunslingers

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160552  AC:400  A-7E  of  VA-72  The Blue Hawks

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160721  NL:316  A-7E  of  VA-22  The Fighting Redcocks

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153220  NM:311  A-7A  of  VA-153  The Blue Tailed Flies

 

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159996  AE:305  A-7E  of  VA-37  The Bulls

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157492  AJ:405  A-7E  of  VA-86  The Sidewinders

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153242  AF:310  A-7A  of  VA-203  The Blue Dolphins

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156745  AJ:312  A-7C  of  VA-82  The Marauders

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156816  NK:407  A-7E  of  VA-27  The Royal Maces

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153190  ND:321  A-7A  of  VA-303  The Golden Hawks

 

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160714  AA:403  A-7E  of  VA-81  The Sunliners

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159659  AE:403  A-7E  of  VA-87  The Golden Warriors

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154481  AB:305  A-7B  of  VA-46  The Clansman

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154552  AF:401  A-7B  of  VA-204  The River Rattlers

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153248  NF:404  A-7A  of  VA-56  The Champions

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154354  ND:507  A-7A  of  VA-305  The Lobos