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VC-5 Checkertails F-8 Crusader Model

$279.00

1 in stock (can be backordered)

Description

VC-5 Checkertails F-8 Crusader Model

Fly with the VC-5 Checkertails again with this F-8 Crusader model. Each model is carefully carved from wood and expertly painted to provide a unique and treasured piece.

Specifications:

Length:  18 inches

Wingspan: 11 inches

Vought F8U-2 (F-8C) Crusader/Bu. 146974
Assigned to VMF-333, 1963.
Transferred to VC-5 as UE-14, 1967.
Upgraded to F-8K.
Transferred to VC-4, 1969.
Crashed near NAS Oceana, VA, July 18, 1969.