Aviation Photo #2645894 Vought RF-8G Crusader - USA - Navy

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Of the 1,261 Crusaders built, 73 were modified to RF-8G reconnaissance models. This F-8 was delivered as an F8U-1P and spent it's first seven years with the Marines flying 400 combat hours in SE Asia. It was the last operational USN F-8 and the total of 7,475.2 flight hours is the most of any USN F-8. Now on display at the Udvar-Hazy Center.
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    Alastair T. Gardiner
    USA - Navy
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    AF-701
    Washington - Dulles International
    Virginia
    USA
    April 7, 2015
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