VF-62 F-8 Crusader Model
Fly with the VF-62 again with this F-8 Crusader model. Each model is carefully carved from wood and expertly painted to provide a unique and treasured piece.
Length: 18 inches
Wingspan: 11 inches
- 1960: VF-62 as AK-203.
- 9/22/1960: Crashed into the North Atlantic Ocean after a bad cat shot off USS Shangri La.
Fighter Squadron 62 or VF-62 was an aviation unit of the United States Navy. Originally established on 1 July 1955 it was disestablished on 1 October 1969.
VF-62 would deploy with Air Task Group 202 (ATG-202) aboard the USS Bennington to the Mediterranean from 4 July 1956 to 19 February 1957.
VF-62 was assigned to Attack Carrier Air Wing 10 (CVW-10) aboard the USS Shangri-La for a Mediterranean deployment from 15 February to 20 September 1965.
VF-62 was assigned to Carrier Air Wing 8 (CVW-8) aboard the USS Shangri-La for a Mediterranean deployment from 15 November 1967 to 4 August 1968.
VF-62 and CVW-8 was embarked aboard the USS Shangri-La for a Caribbean deployment from October to December 1968.
Home port assignments
NAS Cecil Field