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Item Number
1474VI1993
Record Number
274583
Title
VA-52 Cruise Movie
Language
English
# of Media
1
Creation Date
1972
Collection
Kevin Sailsbury Collection
Media Type
Moving Image (VHS)
Length
29:00 min/sec
Physical Location
D141.1C
Description
Cruise movie taken by various aviators from the Attack Squadron Fifty-two (VA-52) assigned to Carrier Air Wing Eleven (CVW-11) aboard the USS Kitty Hawk (CVA-63) in 1972. VA-52 flew the A6-A and A-6B Intruder attack jets and the KA6-D tanker jet. The various voice transmissions and cockpit audio the SAM hit to one of Kitty Hawk's A-7 Corsairs followed by the pilot's ejection from the plane (the pilot was picked up by helicopter and was onboard Kitty Hawk before the rest of the strike group returned). The feature starts with the music recorded by a USAF pilot singing the Battle Hymn of the Red River Rats Association. Video starts with various views of the 'Hawk' and then proceeds with various activities involving VA-52. Photographed and edited by Fred House, Buz Sawyer.
Citation
VA-52 Cruise Movie,  1972, Kevin Sailsbury Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University. Accessed 19 Dec. 2014. <http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/virtualarchive/items.php?item=1474VI1993>.
Pub. Credit Line
1474VI1993, Kevin Sailsbury Collection, The Vietnam Center and Archive, Texas Tech University
 
Added: 21 Jul 2005[Updated: 2 Oct 2014]

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