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Fall 1991 The Hook : Journal of Carrier Aviation - Tailhook Association

Fall 1991 The Hook : Journal of Carrier Aviation - Tailhook Association

VOLUME 19, NUMBER 3, FALL 1991
©1991 all rights reserved
ISSN: 0736-9220

ON THE COVER:

A flight of VMFA-134 F/A-18A Hornets during recent Active Duty for Training on the TACTS range near MCAS Yuma.
Photo by Robert L. Lawson

TABLE OF CONTENTS : AIR PLAN

  • BRIEF
    • War at Sea During Desert Storm
      RADM R.J. Zlatoper, USN, ComCarGruSeven
    • From the President
      CAPT F.G. "Wigs" Ludwig, USN
  • FROM THE CATWALK
    • Terror in the Eye of the Bull's-Eye
      MAJ Dennis A. Cavagnaro, USMC(Ret)
    • The Further Adventures of Youthly Puresome
      CDR Jack D. WOOdul, USNR(Ret)
  • LAUNCH
    • Fighting Two-The Flying Chiefs/Part Two, Pearl Harbor to Coral Sea
      CAPT William E. ScarborOugh, USN(Ret)
    • Flying the Brewster F2A-3 with Fighting Two
      CDR HOward S. "Pack" Packard, USN(Ret)
    • No Slack in Light Attack/The A-7 Corsair II in Fleet Service, Part Two
      LT Mark L. Morgan, USNR
    • A Close Call Off Formosa
      Dick Jordan
    • Tribute to a Naval Aviator
      Thomas Thomson
  • AT MARSHAL
    • Command Changes
    • Heroes of the Gulf
      Photo essay by AZ2 Alan Warner, USN
    • Tomcatting NAVCADS/Who Said You Need a Degree to Fly the F-14?
      LCDR BOb Frantz, USNR
    • Night Attack Harriers to VMA-211
      Photo Essay by BOb Lawson
  • MANNING THE SPARE
    • West Coast Reserves Deploy to Fallon
      Photo Essay by Jan Jacobs and Bob Lawson
    • Smokin' in the Desert
      Photo Essay by Bob Lawson
  • RESPOT
  • RECOVERY
  • IN REVIEW
  • WAVEOFFS & BOLTERS
  • INSIGNIA PAGE
    • Naval Air Reserve 75th Anniversary, Reserve Carrier Air Wing 30

About the Publication

The Hook is published quarterly by The Tailhook Association, a non-profit corporation dedicated to foster, encourage, develop, study and support the aircraft carrier, sea-based aircraft, both fixed and rotary wing, and aircrew of the United States of America and to educate the public in the aircraft carrier's appropriate role in the Nation's defense system.

Views expressed in The Hook are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the policies of The Tailhook Association or the United States Navy. Printed in U.S.A. Bulk-rate postage paid at Bonita, California. Copyright ©1991 by The Tailhook Association. All rights reserved.

Subscription for The Hook is included in the $25.00 annual membership in The Tailhook Association. Regular Membership is open to anyone who has made a carrier landing as a pilot or aircrewman. Associate Membership is open to anyone having the background and interest to support the goals of The Tailhook Association, as stated above. Ordinary subscriptions are also available to organizations or individuals.

Editorial Offices

  • EDITOR : CAPT Steve Millikin, USN(Ret)
  • MANAGING EDITOR : Jan C. Jacobs
  • ASSOCIATE EDITORS
    • CAPT Wynn F. Foster, USN(Ret)
    • Barrett Tillman
    • CWO4 Carl Snow, USN(Ret)
  • CARRIER EDITOR : Robert J. Cressman
  • EDITORIAL COMMITTEE
    • RADM James D. Ramage, USN(Ret)
    • Barrett Tillman
  • CONTRIBUTING EDITORS
    • CDR Doug Siegfried, USN(Ret)
    • CDR Pete Clayton, USN
    • Hal Andrews
  • CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS
    • Douglas D. Olson
    • Michael L. Grove
    • Bruce R. Trombecky
    • Keith Snyder

Articles and news items are welcomed.

Submit material for The Hook to:

Editorial Offices, The HOOk
BOx 45308
NAS Miramar
San Diego, CA 92145
(619) 689-9227
FAX (619) 578-8839

Membership/subscriptions information, back issues, change of address and Tailhook Symposium requests:

Tailhook Association
Box 40
BOnita, CA 91908-0040
(619) 689-9223

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