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CREW VAH 6 62'-63' MED CRUISE USS FORRESTAL

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Comment by Philip Tucker on July 14, 2018 at 7:12am

David those are the "infamous A3 aircraft.

Originally designated as BOMBERS...

However with the advancement of aircraft used by the Navy we had:

A4 Ds

F8Us

F14

Fortunately the A3 was converted to TANKERS and used for other things …

It was the only A/C "WITHOUT EJECTION SEATS"

Comment by David De Rooy on July 13, 2018 at 7:01pm

I believe your right. A3 skywarriors. we didn't have these at NAS Cecil field in 1969. we had A4 skyhawks A7's  and F4's but no A3's

Comment by Emmet Molloy on July 13, 2018 at 5:46pm

I believe they are Douglas Skywarriors 

Comment by David De Rooy on July 13, 2018 at 5:32pm

what type jet are these? it was before my time and I don't recognize

Comment by Philip Tucker on July 13, 2018 at 5:05pm
Comment by Philip Tucker on July 13, 2018 at 5:01pm

Bottom pic Me center row 2nd from right

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