A selection of images when ZE360 was serving with the United States Navy, BuNo 155574


VF-31

1968 

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VF-33

Circa 1972-74 as `205`

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5574 below at the front, parked on the `Fly One Spot`  August 1974

(Courtesy of David Peterson)

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(Following Photo courtesy of Terry Dailey)

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James Schneider of VF-33 standing in front 5574 sometime circa 1973-74

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VF-41

Second Aircraft from Front below, circa 1969-72

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Same photo shoot, 5574 second from bottom.

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Two photos, one enlarged, showing a cramped flight deck of the USS Roosevelt with 5574, (arrowed), hiding at the back, circa 1970/71

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 VF41B

(Photo credited to the RC Bean collection)


VF-103

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(The following four photo`s are reproduced here courtesy of Schultz Tonkli)

Aboard the USS Saratoga 1976

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The only shot so far of 5574 trapping aboard ship

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Getting ready for a cat shot

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5574 (206) sneaking into shot from the right. Coincidentally 5574`s first USN squadron was the VF-31 Tomcatters

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Sunset shot with 5574 in the foreground (1976 Med cruise)

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5574 Cat Shot (1976 Med Cruise)

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1976 – as `206`, (Nearest Camera)

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1976 – Launching from the USS Saratoga 

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5574 (206) parked on the deck.

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1976 – Lead aircraft in formation, tail hook down

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`5574` in a later VF-103 scheme circa 1979

(Courtesy of BruceTrombecky)

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Some in-flight photo`s, copyright to photographer

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Circa 1980 and introduction of low vis markings

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Photos collected from the internet with the kind assistance of

US Navy Archives

Richard Davies

Bruce Trombecky

(Credits go to the original photographer/s)