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Fall 2000 The Hook : Journal of Carrier Aviation - Tailhook Association

Fall 2000 The Hook : Journal of Carrier Aviation - Tailhook Association

VOLUME 28 NUMBER 3 FALL 2000

©2000, all rights reserved

ISSN: 0736-9220

On The Cover

Section of VFA-122 Flying Eagle Super Hornets cruise over central California on a training mission. In the lead is an F/A-18E with an F/A-18F on the wing. Photo by Neville Dawson.

Table of Contents : Air Plan

  • BRIEF
    • In Harm's Way: Naval Aviation at the Dawn of the 21st Century
      VADM John NathmCOmmander,
      Commander, NaFOrcesr Forces Pacific Fleet
    • Where are the Carriers?
    • From the Chairman: The View From Here
      RADM Thomas F. Brown III, USN(Ret)
    • Naval Aviation in Color: The F6F Hellcat
      photo essay by Robert L. Lawson
  • FROM THE CATWALK
    • From the Catwalk
      conducted by CAPT Hook
    • The Further Adventures of Youthly Puresome: A Near Thing
      CDR Jack D. Woodul, USNR(Ret), artwork by Carl Snow
    • Where Are They Now? Whitey Feightner
      LCDR Rick Morgan, USN(Ret)
    • Check Flight in "01' Shaky"
      LCDR Rick Morgan, USN(Ret)
  • LAUNCH
    • A 50-Year Tribute: Naval Aviation In Korea
      Barrett Tillman
    • Up To Speed With the Super Hornet FRS
      Jeff Hall, photos by Neville Dawson
  • AT MARSHAL
    • Command Changes
    • Air Wing and Squadron Reports
    • CVW-5 Shows Off at Wings 2000
      photo essay by PH3 Michael A. Damron, USN
    • Carrier Air Wing Composition as of 1 October 2000
  • MANNING THE SPARE
  • RESPOT
    • They Came Back: A Report on Tailhook 2000
      Barrett Tillman and LCDR Rick Morgan, USN(Ret)
  • IN REVIEW
  • WAVEOFFS & BOLTERS
    • What is It?
      Steve Millikin and Hal Andrews
    • Patch Page: World War II VC Squadrons

Managing Staff Members

  • EDITOR : CAPT Steve Millikin, USN(Ret)
  • MANAGING EDITOR : CDR Jan C. Jacobs, USNR(Ret)
  • ASSOCIATE EDITORS
    • CAPT Wynn F. Foster, USN(Ret)
    • Barrett Tillman
    • Carmelle Carter
  • CONTRIBUTING EDITORS
    • Steven P. Albright
    • Hal Andrews
    • Margaret Bone
    • CDR Doug Siegfried, USN(Ret)
    • Mike Weeks
    • CDR Jack D. Woodul, USNR(Ret)
  • CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS
    • Ted Carlson
    • Rick Llinares
    • Jose M. Ramos
    • CDR Chris Buhlmann, USNR

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