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[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 587
Jan 29, 1986 - An F/A-18A Hornet aircraft takes off from the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43).
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 588
Jan 29, 1986 - Flight deck crewmen stand by near an F/A-18A duirng flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43).
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 589
Jan 29, 1986 - The jet blast deflector is raised behind an F/A-18A Hornet aircraft prior to launch from flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43).
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 598
Jan 29, 1986 - An F/A-18A Hornet aircraft from Marine Fighter-Attack Squadron 323 shortly after landing on flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43). The aircraft is armed with AIM-9 Sidewinder and AIM-7 Sparrow missiles.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 603
Jan 29, 1986 - An F/A-18A Hornet aircraft taxis to a catapult during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43). The aircraft is armed with AIM-9 Sidewinder and AIM-7 Sparrow missiles.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 631
Jan 29, 1986 - An F/A-18A Hornet aircraft from Strike-Fighter Squadron 131 and an F/A-18A from Marine Fighter-Attack Squadron 323 are parked on the edge of the flight deck during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV-43). The aircraft are armed with ATM-9 Sidewinder air-to-air missiles on the wing tips.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 903
Jan 29, 1986 - A port view of the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43) underway with an SH-3 Sea King helicopter in flight near the bow.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 906
Jan 29, 1986 - The aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43) is refueled while underway by the fleet oiler USS WACCAMAW (T-AO 109).
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 928
Jan 29, 1986 - An F/A-18A Hornet aircraft takes off during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43). An A-6E Intruder aircraft is in the foreground.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 940
Jan 29, 1986 - Aviation ordnancemen aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV-43) check an F/A-18A Hornet of VFA-132 prior to an air strike on targets in Libya.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 944
Jan 29, 1986 - An F/A-18A Hornet aircraft approaches for a landing on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43).
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 946
Jan 29, 1986 - An SH-3H Sea King helicopter from Helicopter Anti-Submarine Squadron 17 in flight over the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43).
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NMNA - Robert L. Lawson]
# 947
Jan 29, 1986 - An F/A-18A Hornet aircraft lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43).
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 948
Jan 29, 1986 - Flight deck crewmen aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43) assist each other with aircraft tie-down chains.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 926
Mar 12, 1986 - AN F/A-18A Hornet traps aboard USS Coral Sea CV-43.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 173
Mar 16, 1986 - Central Mediterranean Sea. Members of the flight deck crew aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43) stand by to recover aircraft during operations near Libya.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 210
Mar 16, 1986 - An F/A-18A Hornet aircraft from Strike Fighter Squadron 131 (VFA-131) takes off from the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43) during flight operations off the coast of Libya.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 386
Mar 16, 1986 - An F/A-18A Hornet aircraft assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 132 (VFA-132) taxis towards catapult three while an F/A-18A assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 323 (VMFA-323) is launched from catapult two aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43).
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 409
Mar 16, 1986 - An F/A-18A Hornet aircraft assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 132 (VFA-132) prepares to launch from catapult two while an F/A-18A assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron 131 (VFA-131) flies past from its launch off catapult three aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43).
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 410
Mar 16, 1986 - An F/A-18A Hornet aircraft from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 314 (VMFA-14) lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43) during flight operations off the coast of Libya. The aircraft is armed with AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles on the wing tips.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 553
Mar 16, 1986 - Central Mediterranean Sea. Members of the air transfer office and mail crew aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43) load a Fleet Logistics Support Squadron 24 (VR-24) C-2A Greyhound aircraft with mail as the aircrew waits to board during operations near Libya.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 554
Mar 16, 1986 - Central Mediterranean Sea. A fuel crew refuels a Strike Fighter Squadron 131 (VFA-131) F/A-18A Hornet aircraft aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43) prior to the next scheduled launch during operations near Libya.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 555
Mar 16, 1986 - Central Mediterranean Sea. An Airborne Early Warning Squadron 127 (VAW-127) plane captain aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43) directs the pilot of a E-2C Hawkeye aircraft to start the right engine during operations near Libya.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 556
Mar 16, 1986 - An F/A-18A Hornet aircraft from Strike Fighter Squadron 132 (VFA-132) passes low over the flight deck during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43). In the foreground an F/A-18A Hornet aircraft from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 323 (VFA-323) is being positioned on a catapult. The ship is operating off the coast of Libya.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 594
Mar 16, 1986 - Members of a Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 135 (VAQ-135) EA-6B Prowler flight crew wait for flight deck crewmen to complete a preflight check aboard the USS CORAL SEA (CV-43) during operations near Libya.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 912
Mar 16, 1986 - Central Mediterranean Sea. An Airborne Early Warning Squadron 127 (VAW-127) plane captain aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43) directs the pilot of a E-2C Hawkeye aircraft to start the right engine during operations near Libya.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 925
Mar 16, 1986 - Flight deck crewmen perform a preflight check on an Attack Squadron 55 (VA-55) A-6E Intruder aircraft aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA during operations near Libya.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 185
Mar 18, 1986 - A C-2A Greyhound aircraft lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43) during flight operations off the coast of Libya.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 186
Mar 18, 1986 - Flight deck crewmen rig a barricade aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43) during flight operations off the coast of Libya. An EA-3B Skywarrior aircraft is in the background.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 187
Mar 18, 1986 - A EA-3B Skywarrior aircraft lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43) during flight operations off the coast of Libya.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 211
Mar 18, 1986 - An E-2C Hawkeye aircraft approaches the deck of the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43) for a landing during flight operations off the coast of Libya.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 212
Mar 18, 1986 - Flight deck crewmen rush to rig a barricade aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43) during flight operations off the coast of Libya.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 384
Mar 18, 1986 - A catapult and arresting gear officer gives the launch signal to an F/A-18A Hornet aircraft from Strike Fighter Squadron 131 (VFA-131) during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43). The ship is operating off the coast of Libya.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 385
Mar 18, 1986 - An MD-3A tow tractor is used to park an A-6E Intruder aircraft on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43) during flight operations off the coast of Libya
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 597
Mar 18, 1986 - An F/A-18A Hornet aircraft from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 314 (VMFA-314) lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV-43) during flight operations off the coast of Libya. The aircraft is armed with AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles on the wing tips.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 604
Mar 18, 1986 - An F/A-18A Hornet aircraft from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 323 (VMFA-323) lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV-43) during flight operations off the coast of Libya. The aircraft is armed with AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles on the wing tips.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 915
Mar 18, 1986 - A catapult and arresting gear officer gives the launch signal to an F/A-18A Hornet aircraft from Marine Fighter Attack Squadron 314 (VMFA-314) during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV-43). The ship is operating off the coast of Libya.

This picture was used as the splash screen for the game Jane's F/A-18 Simulator.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 213
Mar 19, 1986 - Aviation ordnancemen stage CBU-59 cluster bombs on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43) prior to an air strike on targets in Libya.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 214
Mar 19, 1986 - Ordnancemen aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43) prepare to load bombs on an F/A-18A Hornet aircraft.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - NNAM - US Navy]
# 383
Mar 19, 1986 - An SH-3H Sea King helicopter from Helicopter Anti-submarine Squadron 17 (HS-17) hovers above the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43) during flight operations southeast of Sardinia.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 124
Mar 21, 1986 - Central Mediterranean Sea. A CH-53E Super Stallion helicopter lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43).
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 120
Mar 22, 1986 - An A-6E Intruder aircraft approaches for a landing aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43).
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 121
Mar 22, 1986 - A C-2A Greyhound aircraft approaches for a landing aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43)
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 144
Mar 22, 1986 - An air to air left side view of a Strike-Fighter Squadron 132 (VFA-132) F/A-18A Hornet aircraft assigned to the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43).
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 145
Mar 22, 1986 - A catapult officer on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43) signals launching instructions to an F/A-18A Hornet pilot.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 165
Mar 22, 1986 - A catapult officer on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43) signals launching instructions to an F/A-18A Hornet pilot.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 166
Mar 22, 1986 - A catapult officer on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43) signals launching instructions to an F/A-18A Hornet pilot.
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 167
Mar 22, 1986 - An air to air underside view of a Strike-Fighter Squadron 132 (VFA-132) F/A-18A Hornet aircraft assigned to the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43).
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 169
Mar 22, 1986 - Central Mediterranean Sea. A Marine Strike Fighter Squadron 323 (VMFA-323) F/A-18A Hornet aircraft is launched during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43).
[USS CORAL SEA TRIBUTE SITE]
[Image Source - US Navy]
# 172
Mar 22, 1986 - A Strike-Fighter Squadron 131 (VFA-131) F/A-18A Hornet aircraft armed with an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile is prepared for launch from the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43).


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