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VF-31 Tomcatters F-14 Tomcat Tail


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VF-31 Tomcatters F-14 Tomcat Tail

VF-31 Tomcatters Tail– One of the most iconic squadrons in Naval Aviation and a perfect collector’s piece. 20 inch (total width) solid wood tail that has been hand carved and painted.

The use of naval aviation insignia is a modern form of heraldry that dates back to the early period of naval aviation in the 1920’s and captures many proud moments of its history. The practice fosters a sense of pride, unit cohesion and contributes to high morale, esprit de corps and professionalism within the community. It also serves as an effective means of preserving a command’s tradition, continuity of purpose and recognition, as traced through its lineage. The following rules are provided to ensure that all command insignia and slogans are in keeping with the highest traditions of the proud naval aviation heritage.

Strike Fighter Squadron THREE ONE is the second oldest active US Navy squadron and boasts a proud, distinguished history.  Its beginnings can be traced to the commissioning of the VF-1B Shooting Stars in July 1935, flying the Boeing F4B-4.In 1948, VF-3 was re-designated VF-31, and adopted the current title of Tomcatters. During its distinguished history, the Tomcatters have flown a multitude of venerable aircraft including the F4B-4, F3F-2, F4F-4, F6F, F8F-1, F9F-2, F2H, F3H, F-3B, F-4B, F-4J, F-14A, F-14D and F/A-18E.




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