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VA 46 "Clansmen" And VA 75 "Bluehawks" Questions.  
User currently offlineCX747 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 4466 posts, RR: 5
Posted (13 years 3 months 3 weeks 5 days 10 hours ago) and read 3776 times:

I know that the "Clansmen" and "Bluehawks" were the last A-7 Corsair squadrons and that they flew in Desert Storm. I was wondering if they transitioned to the Hornet and are still in existence?


"History does not long entrust the care of freedom to the weak or timid." D. Eisenhower
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User currently offlineSuperBoy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 3 months 3 weeks 5 days 9 hours ago) and read 3759 times:

Both of these squadrons were "pre-transitioning" to the F/A-18 when desert shield began. They put thos plans on hold obviously for the war. And on May 1991, VA46 and VA72 sent their SLUFs to the boneyard and retired their squadron names as well. This is info I gathered from the International Air Power Review, premier issue.

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