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Spring 2001 The Hook : Journal of Carrier Aviation - Tailhook Association

Spring 2001 The Hook : Journal of Carrier Aviation - Tailhook Association

VOLUME 29 NUMBER 1 SPRING 2001

©2001, all rights reserved

ISSN: 0736-9220

On The Cover

LT Trevor "Bulls" Estes of VAQ-I30 waves a VS-22-S-3B aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) during operations in the Persian Gulf on 4 Jan 2001. LSO platform is LTs Mark "Iris" Fryman of VF-32 (center) and Micah "Shaggy" Manningham of VFA-105.

Photo by PHAN Rodger D. Schilling, USN via CHINFO0Table of Contents : Air Plan

Table of Contents : Air Plan

  • BRIEF
    • From the Chairman: An Open Letter to the President
      RADM Frederick L. Lewis, USN(Ret)
    • Here's My Opinion: It's the M Word
      Margaret Bone
    • BuPers Report: Detailing At The Crossroads
      CDR Steve "Moose" Laukaitis, USN
      Aviation Junior Officer/LCDR Assignments (Pers 432)
    • From the Executive Director: Gearing Up for Reno
      CAPT J.R. Davis, USN(Ret)
    • Naval Aviation in World War II: The Grumman F7F Tigercat
      photo essay by Robert L. Lawson
  • TAILHOOK EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION
  • FROM THE CATWALK
    • From the Catwalk
      conducted by CAPT Hook
    • The Further Adventures of Youthly Puresome: Preflightus Maximus
      CDR Jack D. Woodul, USNR(Ret), artwork by Carl Snow
    • Where Are They Now? Monroe Smith
      Barrett Tillman
  • LAUNCH
    • Workhorses of the Fleet: Naval Aviation's Utility Squadrons
      Sean Paul Milligan
    • Where Are the Carriers?
  • AT MARSHAL
    • Air Wing and Squadron Reports
    • The Way it Was: Saufley Field
      CDR Doug Siegfried, USN(Ret)
  • RECOVERY
    • Commentary: Potomac Currents
      Michael Dennis
    • Lockheed Martin's Navy JSF Completes Test Flight Program
  • IN REVIEW
  • RESPOT
    • Midway Museum Project Wins Approval
    • Remembering Zeke
      Barrett Tillman
    • Bay Area Ready Room On Successful Track
      Cheryl Bly Chester
    • Ex-POW Brings Closure to Fellow POW
      Henry Sakaida
    • Aviation Cadet Museum to Open
  • WAVEOFFS & BOLTERS
    • What is It?
      Steve Millikin and Hal Andrews
  • IBC PATCH PAGE
    • Reserve Carrier Anti-Submarine Air Group 80 (CVSGR-80)

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
    • Hal Andrews
    • Margaret Bone
    • CDR Doug Siegfried, USN(Ret)
    • Mike Weeks
    • CDR Jack D. Woodul, USNR(Ret)
  • CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS
    • LCDR Ian Anderson, USN
    • Ted Carlson
    • Rick Llinares
    • José M. Ramos
    • CDR Chris Buhlmann, USNR

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