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Topic: catapult

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[Start of the first flight of 1905, Orville Wright at controls of the machine, near the hangar at Huffman Prairie. The two figures in the center are probably Wilbur Wright and Charles E. Taylor. The catapult launching device appears for the first time in a photograph]

[Start of the first flight of 1905, Orville Wright at controls of the ...

Title based on: Wilbur & Orville Wright, pictorial materials: a documentary guide / Arthur G. Renstrom. Washington: Library of Congress, 1982, p. 59. Attributed to Wilbur and/or Orville Wright. Reference copy i... more

[på liten papperslapp klistrad på det registerkort på vilken kopian monterats:] "5."; [från Fotobeskrivning:] "Flygplanskryssaren GOTLAND 1940. Flygplan strax före avflygningen. Foto 1935." [---] "Ossi Janssons sterbhus 1971"

[på liten papperslapp klistrad på det registerkort på vilken kopian mo...

[på liten papperslapp klistrad på det registerkort på vilken kopian monterats:] "5."; [från Fotobeskrivning:] "Flygplanskryssaren GOTLAND 1940. Flygplan strax före avflygningen. Foto 1935." [---] "Ossi Janssons... more

Sannolikt taget vid prov med fartygets katapulter omkr. 1935.

Sannolikt taget vid prov med fartygets katapulter omkr. 1935.

Sannolikt taget vid prov med fartygets katapulter omkr. 1935.

Sannolikt taget vid prov med fartygets katapulter omkr. 1935.

Sannolikt taget vid prov med fartygets katapulter omkr. 1935.

Sannolikt taget vid prov med fartygets katapulter omkr. 1935.

Flight deck crewmen attach an A-3D Skywarrior aircraft to a catapult during flight operations aboard the attack aircraft carrier USS AMERICA (CVA 66)

Flight deck crewmen attach an A-3D Skywarrior aircraft to a catapult d...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS America (CV 66) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 J.H. Kirchoff Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An Attack Squadron 82 (VA-82) A-7E Corsair II aircraft is hooked to a catapult and prepared for launch from the aircraft carrier USS AMERICA (CV 66)

An Attack Squadron 82 (VA-82) A-7E Corsair II aircraft is hooked to a ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A flight deck crewman positions an A-6 Intruder aircraft onto a catapult for launching from the aircraft carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63)

A flight deck crewman positions an A-6 Intruder aircraft onto a catapu...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Country: Indian Ocean (IOC) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Ken George Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Ser... more

Search and rescue (SAR) crewmen attempt to revive the pilot of an A-6 Intruder aircraft that crashed after a catapult failed to launch it properly from the aircraft carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV 63)

Search and rescue (SAR) crewmen attempt to revive the pilot of an A-6 ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63) Country: Indian Ocean (IOC) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Ken George Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Ser... more

An aerial starboard view of the amidships section of the Kitty Hawk class aircraft carrier USS CONSTELLATION (CV 64), as an A-6E Intruder aircraft makes a catapult assisted takeoff from the flight deck

An aerial starboard view of the amidships section of the Kitty Hawk cl...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Dave Maclean Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An aerial starboard view of the forward section of the Kitty Hawk class aircraft carrier USS CONSTELLATION (CV 64), as an A-6E Intruder aircraft begins to bank to the left after a catapult assisted takeoff from the flight deck

An aerial starboard view of the forward section of the Kitty Hawk clas...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Dave Maclean Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An F-14 Tomcat aircraft from Fighter Squadron 142 (VF-142) is attached to a catapult during flight operations aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN-69)

An F-14 Tomcat aircraft from Fighter Squadron 142 (VF-142) is attached...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Dwight D Eisenhower (CVN 69) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Dave Maclean Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Phot... more

Steam rises from a catapult No. 3 as an A-7E Corsair II aircraft is launched from catapult No. 4 aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69)

Steam rises from a catapult No. 3 as an A-7E Corsair II aircraft is la...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Dwight D Eisenhower (CVN 69) Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 C. Youmans Release Status: Released to Public Combin... more

An E-2C Hawkeye aircraft, with wings folded and engines running, is attached to a catapult aboard the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (CV 41)

An E-2C Hawkeye aircraft, with wings folded and engines running, is at...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Sea Of Japan Scene Camera Operator: PH1 David C. Maclean Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A plane director aboard the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (CV 41) guides an A-6E Intruder aircraft onto a catapult

A plane director aboard the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (CV 41) guides...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Sea Of Japan Scene Camera Operator: PH1 David C. Maclean Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A plane director aboard the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (CV 41) guides an A-6E Intruder aircraft onto a catapult

A plane director aboard the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (CV 41) guides...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Sea Of Japan Scene Camera Operator: PH1 David C. Maclean Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An A-6E Intruder aircraft is positioned on a catapult on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (CV 41)

An A-6E Intruder aircraft is positioned on a catapult on the flight de...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Sea Of Japan Scene Camera Operator: PH1 David C. Maclean Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An A-6E Intruder aircraft is positioned on a catapult during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (CV 41)

An A-6E Intruder aircraft is positioned on a catapult during flight op...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Midway (CV 41) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 David C. Maclean Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An E-2C Hawkeye aircraft is positioned on a catapult during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (CV 41)

An E-2C Hawkeye aircraft is positioned on a catapult during flight ope...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Midway (CV 41) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 David C. Maclean Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An E-2C Hawkeye aircraft, with wings folded and engines running, is attached to a catapult aboard the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (CV 41)

An E-2C Hawkeye aircraft, with wings folded and engines running, is at...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Sea Of Japan Scene Camera Operator: PH1 David C. Maclean Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 Anthony J. Kmiecik Pacific Ocean....A plane director signals to an F-14A Tomcat aircraft at the catapult on the deck of the USS Independence (CV-62) during carrier qualifications of Reserve Carrier Air Wing 30 (CVWR-30) off the coast of southern California. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 Anthony J. Kmiecik Pacific Ocean....A plane director signals to an...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 Anthony J. Kmiecik Pacific Ocean....A catapult and arresting gear crewman kneels at the nose wheel of an F-14A Tomcat aircraft on the deck of the USS Independence (CV-62) during carrier qualifications of Reserve Carrier Air Wing 30 (CVWR-30) off the coast of southern California. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 Anthony J. Kmiecik Pacific Ocean....A catapult and arresting gear ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

PH1 Anthony J. Kmiecik Pacific Ocean....A catapult and arresting gear crewman checks the front landing gear of an A-6 Intruder aircraft on the deck of the USS Independence (CV-62) during carrier qualifications of Reserve Carrier Air Wing 30 (CVWR-30) off the coast of southern California. OFFICIAL U.S. NAVY PHOTO (RELEASED)

PH1 Anthony J. Kmiecik Pacific Ocean....A catapult and arresting gear ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A flight deck crewman positions himself against the blast from an A-6 Intruder as the aircraft is catapulted from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN 68). The glass enclosure is the catapult launch station

A flight deck crewman positions himself against the blast from an A-6 ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Chuck Mussi Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military ... more

A flight deck crewman positions himself against the blast from an F-14 Tomcat as the aircraft is catapulted from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN-68). The glass enclosure is the catapult launch station

A flight deck crewman positions himself against the blast from an F-14...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Mussi Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An MD-3A tow tractor is used to tow an F-14A Tomcat aircraft to the catapult track on the flight deck of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69)

An MD-3A tow tractor is used to tow an F-14A Tomcat aircraft to the ca...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Dwight D Eisenhower (CVN 69) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An A-7 Corsair II aircraft prepares to land aboard the aircraft carrier USS KITTY HAWK (CV-63). A catapult officer and two crewmen are seen in the foregorund

An A-7 Corsair II aircraft prepares to land aboard the aircraft carrie...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH3 T. Olsen Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An MD-3A tow tractor is used to tow an F-14A Tomcat aircraft to the catapult track on the flight deck of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69)

An MD-3A tow tractor is used to tow an F-14A Tomcat aircraft to the ca...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Dwight D Eisenhower (CVN 69) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Steam rises from a catapult aboard the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (CV 41) during operations for the CINCPAC Exercise FLEETEX '83. The US Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and the Canadian navy are participating in the exercise near the Aleutian Islands of Alaska

Steam rises from a catapult aboard the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (CV...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: FLEETEX '83 Base: USS Midway (CV 41) Country: Northern Pacific Ocean Scene Camera Operator: PH2 David B. Loveall Release Sta... more

Members of a catapult crew aboard the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (CV 41) attach a launching bridle to the undercarriage of an aircraft during CINCPAC Exercise FLEETEX '83. The US Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard and the Canadian navy are participating in the exercise near the Aleutian Islands of Alaska

Members of a catapult crew aboard the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (CV ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: FLEETEX '83 Base: USS Midway (CV 41) Country: Northern Pacific Ocean Scene Camera Operator: PH2 David B. Loveall Release Sta... more

A catapult crewman reaches for the launch bar on the nose gear of an Attack Squadron 65 (VA-65) A-6E Intruder aircraft aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69)

A catapult crewman reaches for the launch bar on the nose gear of an A...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Dwight D Eisenhower (CVN 69) Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

A catapult crewman and plane director stand by as an EA-6B Prowler aircraft is positioned on a catapult aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69)

A catapult crewman and plane director stand by as an EA-6B Prowler air...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Dwight D Eisenhower (CVN 69) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A Fighter Squadron 24 (VF-24) F-14A Tomcat aircraft is launched from the catapult of the aircraft carrier USS RANGER (CV-61). Exact Date Shot Unknown

A Fighter Squadron 24 (VF-24) F-14A Tomcat aircraft is launched from t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Ldr David Baranak Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Left side view of an F/A-18 Hornet aircraft on the catapult preparing for takeoff from the aircraft carrier USS CONSTELLATION (CV 64) during an operational evaluation (OPEVAL)

Left side view of an F/A-18 Hornet aircraft on the catapult preparing ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: Mcdonnell Douglas Corp. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photogr... more

A catapult officer signals to launch an A-6 Intruder aircraft from the training aircraft carrier USS LEXINGTON (AVT-16)

A catapult officer signals to launch an A-6 Intruder aircraft from the...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Steam from a catapult partially obscures an A-7 Corsair II aircraft preparing for takeoff on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (CV41)

Steam from a catapult partially obscures an A-7 Corsair II aircraft pr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Midway (CV 41) Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 (Nac) A.E. Rochells Release Status: Released to Public Combined Milita... more

Two flight deck crewmen attach a bridle to an S-2E Tracker aircraft to prepare it for a catapult takeoff from the Brazilian aircraft carrier MINAS GERAIS (A 11) during Operation UNITAS XXV

Two flight deck crewmen attach a bridle to an S-2E Tracker aircraft to...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: UNITAS XXV Base: Minas Gerais (A 11) Scene Camera Operator: JOCS Kirby Harrison Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

Crew members man a catapult station on the Brazilian aircraft carrier MINAS GERAIS (A 11) during the hemispheric naval exercise UNITAS XXV. The silver anniversary hemispheric naval exercise involving Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, the United States, Uruguay and Venezuela

Crew members man a catapult station on the Brazilian aircraft carrier ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: UNITAS XXV Base: Minas Gerais (A 11) Scene Camera Operator: JOCS Kirby Harrison Release Status: Released to Public Combined M... more

A catapult crewman displays the weight of the aircraft awaiting launch aboard the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (CV 41). The proper steam setting, made according to the weight of the aircraft, ensures a successful launch

A catapult crewman displays the weight of the aircraft awaiting launch...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: JO1 Glenn Jochum Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Launching officers aboard the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (CV 41) prepare to give the go signal to an A-7E Corsair II aircraft positioned on the catapult

Launching officers aboard the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (CV 41) prep...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Paul Soutar Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An F-14A Tomcat aircraft from Fighter Squadron 154, armed with an AIM-7 Sparrow air-to-air missile, is prepared for lunch from the aircraft carrier USS CONSTELLATION (CV 64) during Fleet Exercise 85. Catapult crewmen secure an A-6E Intruder to a catapult in the background

An F-14A Tomcat aircraft from Fighter Squadron 154, armed with an AIM-...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: JO2 Millie Tamberg Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An F/A-18A Hornet aircraft from Strike Fighter Squadron 25 taxis to a catapult on the aircraft carrier USS CONSTELLATION (CV 64) during Fleet Exercise 85. Among the aircraft parked on the flight deck are S-3A Vikings, F/A-18A's and A-6E Intruders

An F/A-18A Hornet aircraft from Strike Fighter Squadron 25 taxis to a ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Constellation (CV 64) Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: JO2 Millie Tamberg Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

An F-14A Tomcat aircraft takes off from the aircraft carrier USS CONSTELLATION (CV 64) during Fleet Exercise 85. An F/A-18A Hornet is on a catapult in front of a Mark-7 jet blast deflector. Behind the deflector is an S-3A Viking aircraft with wings folded. Among the aircraft parked on the flight deck are S-3A`s, F/A-18A Hornets and A-6E Intruders

An F-14A Tomcat aircraft takes off from the aircraft carrier USS CONST...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: JO2 Millie Tamberg Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Flight deck crewmen stand by near a catapult after an aircraft has been launched from the aircraft carrier USS CONSTELLATION (CV 64) during Fleet Exercise 85

Flight deck crewmen stand by near a catapult after an aircraft has bee...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Constellation (CV 64) Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: JO2 Millie Tamberg Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

A catapult crewman checks the catapult connections on an F/A-18A Hornet aircraft aboard the aircraft carrier USS CONSTELLATION (CV 64). The Strike Fighter Squadron 25 aircraft is about to be launched during Fleet Exercise 85

A catapult crewman checks the catapult connections on an F/A-18A Horne...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Constellation (CV 64) Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: JO2 Millie Tamberg Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mili... more

A catapult crewman checks the catapult connections on an F/A-18A Hornet from Strike Fighter Squadron 25 prior to launch from the aircraft carrier USS CONSTELLATION (CV 64). The carrier is participating in Fleet Exercise 85

A catapult crewman checks the catapult connections on an F/A-18A Horne...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: JO2 Millie Tamberg Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A catapult and arresting gear crewman gives the all-clear signal prior to the launch of an F-14A Tomcat aircraft during flight operations aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69)

A catapult and arresting gear crewman gives the all-clear signal prior...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Dwight D Eisenhower (CVN 69) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A plane director guides an A-7E Corsair II aircraft into launching position on a catapult during flight operations aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69)

A plane director guides an A-7E Corsair II aircraft into launching pos...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Dwight D Eisenhower (CVN 69) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A plane director guides an A-7E Corsair II aircraft into launching position on a catapult during flight operations aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69)

A plane director guides an A-7E Corsair II aircraft into launching pos...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Dwight D Eisenhower (CVN 69) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A catapult and arresting gear crewman checks the catapult connections on an A-6E Intruder aircraft during flight operations aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS DWIGHT D. EISENHOWER (CVN 69)

A catapult and arresting gear crewman checks the catapult connections ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Dwight D Eisenhower (CVN 69) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

The flight deck director signals to the pilot of an F-4 Phantom II aircraft, assigned to Fighter Squadron 151 (VF-151), positioned on the catapult aboard the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (CV 41). The aircraft is armed with an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile

The flight deck director signals to the pilot of an F-4 Phantom II air...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Midway (CV 41) Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digi... more

The flight deck director stands by as an F-4 Phantom II aircraft from Fighter Squadron 151 (VF-151) is attached to the catapult bridge aboard the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (CV 41). The aircraft is armed with an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile

The flight deck director stands by as an F-4 Phantom II aircraft from ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Midway (CV 41) Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digi... more

The flight deck director, foreground, watches as a F-4 Phantom II aircraft is prepared for launch from a catapult aboard the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (CV 41). The aircraft is armed with an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile

The flight deck director, foreground, watches as a F-4 Phantom II airc...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Midway (CV 41) Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digi... more

An F-4 Phantom II aircraft from Fighter Squadron 161 (VF-161) is prepared for launch from a catapult aboard the aircraft carrier USS MIDWAY (CV-41). The aircraft is armed with an AIM-9 Sidewinder missile

An F-4 Phantom II aircraft from Fighter Squadron 161 (VF-161) is prepa...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Atlantic Ocean (AOC) Scene Camera Operator: Unknown Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Crewmembers aboard the aircraft carrier USS CONSTELLATION (CV-64) prepare an F/A-18 Hornet aircraft for a catapult assisted takeoff

Crewmembers aboard the aircraft carrier USS CONSTELLATION (CV-64) prep...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Bonham Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Smoke drifts up from a catapult as an F/A-18 Hornet aircraft from Strike-Fighter Squadron 113 (VFA-113) prepares to launch aboard the aircraft carrier USS CONSTELLATION (CV-64). the aircraft carrier USS CONSTELLATION (CV-64)

Smoke drifts up from a catapult as an F/A-18 Hornet aircraft from Stri...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Bonham Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A catapult and arresting gear crewman gives hand signals as an A-7E Corsair II aircraft is launched from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN-68)

A catapult and arresting gear crewman gives hand signals as an A-7E Co...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: JOC Fred J. Klinkenberger Jr. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A catapult and arresting gear crewman aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN 68) signals that an F-14 Tomcat aircraft is ready to be launched

A catapult and arresting gear crewman aboard the nuclear-powered aircr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Scene Camera Operator: JOC Fred J. Klinkenberger Jr. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Phot... more

A plane director guides an A-7E Corsair II aircraft into position on a catapult during flight operations aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN 68)

A plane director guides an A-7E Corsair II aircraft into position on a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Scene Camera Operator: JOC Fred J. Klinkenberger Jr. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Phot... more

An EA-3B Skywarrior on a catapult during flight operations aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS CARL VINSON (CVN 70)

An EA-3B Skywarrior on a catapult during flight operations aboard the ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: Dan O'Sullivan Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An SH-3 Sea King helicopter takes off from the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS NIMITZ (CVN-68) during the multinational joint service Exercise Bright Star '85. An S-3A Viking aircraft is on the catapult in the background

An SH-3 Sea King helicopter takes off from the nuclear-powered aircraf...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Subject Operation/Series: BRIGHT STAR '85 Base: USS Nimitz (CVN 68) Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Fox Release Status: Re... more

A catapult officer signals for the launch of an F/A-18 Hornet fighter from the Kitty Hawk class aircraft carrier USS CONSTELLATION (CV-64)

A catapult officer signals for the launch of an F/A-18 Hornet fighter ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: Mcdonnell Douglas Corp. Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photogr... more

A safety observer and a catapult crewman signal as a C-2A Greyhound aircraft is prepared for launch from the flight deck of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS CARL VINSON (CVN 70)

A safety observer and a catapult crewman signal as a C-2A Greyhound ai...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Charles R. Solseth Release Status: Released to Public Combined ... more

A starboard beam view of the British Leander class frigate HMS APOLLO (F 70) underway as seen from the bridge of the aircraft carrier USS AMERICA (CV 66) during Fleet Exercise 1-86. An F-14A Tomcat aircraft from Fighter Squadron 102 is about to be launched from a catapult in the foreground. The aircraft is armed with an AIM-54 Phoenix missile

A starboard beam view of the British Leander class frigate HMS APOLLO ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PH3 Dave Adams, USN Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A squadron plane inspector watches as an F/A-18A Hornet aircraft of Strike Fighter Squadron 125 moves up to the catapult aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS CARL VINSON (CVN-70)

A squadron plane inspector watches as an F/A-18A Hornet aircraft of St...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Charles R. Solseth Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photogr... more

A plane director signals to an A-6E Intruder aircraft on a catapult during flight operations aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS CARL VINSON (CVN-70)

A plane director signals to an A-6E Intruder aircraft on a catapult du...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Charles R. Solseth Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... more

A plane director signals to a C-2A Greyhound aircraft on a catapult during flight operations aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS CARL VINSON (CVN 70)

A plane director signals to a C-2A Greyhound aircraft on a catapult du...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Charles R. Solseth Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A catapult and arresting gear crewman stands by with launching equipment during flight operations aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS CARL VINSON (CVN-70)

A catapult and arresting gear crewman stands by with launching equipme...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Charles R. Solseth Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... more

A squadron plane inspector watches as an F/A-18A Hornet aircraft of Strike Fighter Squadron 125 is positioned on a catapult during flight operations aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS CARL VINSON (CVN-70). Behind the aircraft is a raised jet blast deflector and in the foreground is the control room for the integrated catapult control system

A squadron plane inspector watches as an F/A-18A Hornet aircraft of St...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Pacific Ocean (POC) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Charles R. Solseth Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photogr... more

A flight deck crewman checks the catapult attachments of an F/A-18A Hornet aircraft of Fighter Attack Squadron 125 (VFA-125) during flight operations aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS CARL VINSON (CVN-70)

A flight deck crewman checks the catapult attachments of an F/A-18A Ho...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Unknown Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Charles R. Solseth Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Catapult crewmen position an EA-6B Prowler aircraft on a catapult during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS SARATOGA (CV 60)

Catapult crewmen position an EA-6B Prowler aircraft on a catapult duri...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Saratoga (CV 60) Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 William A. Shayka Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... more

A catapult officer aboard the aircraft carrier USS SARATOGA (CV 60) signals with two fingers that everything is ready and an F-14A Tomcat aircraft is ready to be launched. The aircraft is armed with AIM-7 Sparrow missiles on the fuselage and AIM-9 Sidewinder on the wing pylons

A catapult officer aboard the aircraft carrier USS SARATOGA (CV 60) si...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Saratoga (CV 60) Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 William A. Shayka Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... more

A catapult officer aboard the aircraft carrier USS SARATOGA (CV 60) signals with two fingers that an EA-6B Prowler aircraft is ready to be launched

A catapult officer aboard the aircraft carrier USS SARATOGA (CV 60) si...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Saratoga (CV 60) Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 William A. Shayka Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... more

An F-14A Tomcat aircraft is directed to a catapult during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS SARATOGA (CV 60)

An F-14A Tomcat aircraft is directed to a catapult during flight opera...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Saratoga (CV 60) Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 William A. Shayka Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... more

A catapult officer aboard the aircraft carrier USS SARATOGA (CV 60) signals with two fingers that an S-3A Viking aircraft is ready to be launched. The aircraft is armed with two Mark 20 Rockeye II cluster bombs on the left wing pylon

A catapult officer aboard the aircraft carrier USS SARATOGA (CV 60) si...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Saratoga (CV 60) Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 William A. Shayka Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... more

A catapult officer aboard the aircraft carrier USS SARATOGA (CV 60) signals with two fingers that an F-14A Tomcat aircraft is ready to be launched. The aircraft is armed with AIM-54A Phoenix missile on the fuselage station

A catapult officer aboard the aircraft carrier USS SARATOGA (CV 60) si...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Saratoga (CV 60) Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 William A. Shayka Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... more

An F-14A Tomcat aircraft is inspected while on a catapult prior to launch from the aircraft carrier USS SARATOGA (CV 60). The aircraft is armed with AIM-54 Phoenix missile on the fuselage station and an AIM-7 Sparrow and AIM-9 Sidewinder on the left wing

An F-14A Tomcat aircraft is inspected while on a catapult prior to lau...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Saratoga (CV 60) Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 William A. Shayka Release Status: Released to Public Combined Mi... more

A catapult crewman checks the catapult connections on an F/A-18A Hornet aircraft prior to launching during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43)

A catapult crewman checks the catapult connections on an F/A-18A Horne...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Coral Sea (CV 43) Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Rory Knepp Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military... more

A plane director guides an F/A-18A Hornet aircraft from Marine Fighter-Attack Squadron 314 onto a catapult during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43)

A plane director guides an F/A-18A Hornet aircraft from Marine Fighter...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Coral Sea (CV 43) Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Rory Knepp Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military... more

A catapult crewman inspects the catapult connections on an F/A-18A Hornet aircraft from Strike-Fighter Squadron 132 before launch from the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43)

A catapult crewman inspects the catapult connections on an F/A-18A Hor...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Coral Sea (CV 43) Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Rory Knepp Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military... more

A catapult crewman checks the catapult connections on an F/A-18A Hornet aircraft prior to launching during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43)

A catapult crewman checks the catapult connections on an F/A-18A Horne...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Coral Sea (CV 43) Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Rory Knepp Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military... more

A plane director guides an F/A-18A Hornet aircraft into position on a catapult during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43)

A plane director guides an F/A-18A Hornet aircraft into position on a ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Coral Sea (CV 43) Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Rory Knepp Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military... more

A plane director guides an F/A-18A Hornet aircraft from Strike-Fighter Squadron132 onto a catapult aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43)

A plane director guides an F/A-18A Hornet aircraft from Strike-Fighter...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Coral Sea (CV 43) Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Rory Knepp Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military... more

A catapult crewman checks the catapult connections on an F/A-18A Hornet aircraft from Marine Fighter-Attack Squadron 323 prior to launch from the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43)

A catapult crewman checks the catapult connections on an F/A-18A Horne...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Coral Sea (CV 43) Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Rory Knepp Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military... more

A catapult and arresting gear officer crouches on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43) as an F/A-18A Hornet aircraft is launched

A catapult and arresting gear officer crouches on the flight deck of t...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Coral Sea (CV 43) Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Rory Knepp Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military... more

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

An F/A-18A Hornet aircraft taxis to a catapult during flight operation...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Salman Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An F/A-18A Hornet aircraft is positioned on a catapult during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43)

An F/A-18A Hornet aircraft is positioned on a catapult during flight o...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Salman Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A plane director guides an A-6E Intruder aircraft into position on a catapult during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS CORAL SEA (CV 43)

A plane director guides an A-6E Intruder aircraft into position on a c...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Coral Sea (CV 43) Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Rory Knepp Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military... more

A plane director guides an A-6E Intruder aircraft into position on a catapult during flight operations aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65)

A plane director guides an A-6E Intruder aircraft into position on a c...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Enterprise (CVN 65) Country: Indian Ocean (IOC) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Chet King Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Ser... more

A catapult officer stands by as an EA-6B Prowler aircraft is launched from the aircraft carrier USS SARATOGA (CV-60)

A catapult officer stands by as an EA-6B Prowler aircraft is launched ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 William Shayka Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A flight deck crewman directs an A-7E Corsair II aircraft to a catapult aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65)

A flight deck crewman directs an A-7E Corsair II aircraft to a catapul...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Enterprise (CVN 65) Country: Indian Ocean (IOC) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Chet King Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Ser... more

Catapult crewmen attach an A-6E Intruder aircraft to a catapult during flight operations aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS ENTERPRISE (CVN 65)

Catapult crewmen attach an A-6E Intruder aircraft to a catapult during...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Enterprise (CVN 65) Country: Indian Ocean (IOC) Scene Camera Operator: PHC Chet King Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Ser... more

An F-14A Tomcat aircraft is launched from the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) as an S-3A Viking aircraft is attached to the catapult on the right. Six A-6E Intruder aircraft and an EA-6B Prowler aircraft are parked on the deck edge

An F-14A Tomcat aircraft is launched from the aircraft carrier USS JOH...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Phil Wiggins Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An F-14A Tomcat aircraft is launched from the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) as an S-3A Viking aircraft is attached to the catapult on the right. Six A-6E Intruder aircraft and an EA-6B Prowler aircraft are parked on the deck edge

An F-14A Tomcat aircraft is launched from the aircraft carrier USS JOH...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Phil Wiggins Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

An F-14A Tomcat aircraft is launched from the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67) as an S-3A Viking aircraft is attached to the catapult on the right. Six A-6E Intruder aircraft and an EA-6B Prowler aircraft are parked on the deck edge

An F-14A Tomcat aircraft is launched from the aircraft carrier USS JOH...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Phil Wiggins Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A catapult and arresting gear crewman signals to an E-2C Hawkeye aircraft preparing to be launched from the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67)

A catapult and arresting gear crewman signals to an E-2C Hawkeye aircr...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) Scene Camera Operator: PH1 Phil Wiggins Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

A flight deck crewman kneels in a cloud of steam to work on a catapult track during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS JOHN F. KENNEDY (CV 67)

A flight deck crewman kneels in a cloud of steam to work on a catapult...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS John F. Kennedy (CV 67) Scene Camera Operator: PHC B.J. Wallace Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

Flight deck crewman prepare an F-14A Tomcat aircraft for launch from a catapult during flight operations aboard the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier USS CARL VINSON (CVN-70)

Flight deck crewman prepare an F-14A Tomcat aircraft for launch from a...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) Scene Camera Operator: PHAN Charles R. Solseth Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photo... more

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

A catapult and arresting gear officer gives the launch signal to an F/...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 Knepp Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military Service Digital Photographic Files

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

An F/A-18A Hornet aircraft from Strike Fighter Squadron 132 (VFA-132) ...

The original finding aid described this photograph as: Base: USS Coral Sea (CV 43) Country: Mediterranean Sea (MED) Scene Camera Operator: PH2 R.R. Knepp Release Status: Released to Public Combined Military... more