Reconnaissance Attack Squadron 1

"Smoking Tigers"

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History 

1. November 1955 VAH-1 Established at NAS Sandford FL
1. September 1964 VAH-1 was redesignated RVAH-1
29. January 1979 RVAH-1 Disestablished at NAS Key West FL

Tailcodes 

1955 - 1956 TB
1956 - 1979 GH
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Planes:
1955 - 1957
F8F-6
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1956 - 1958
A3D-
1
 
1958 - 1962
A3D-2
 
1962 - 1964
A3J-1 (A-5A)
 
1964 - 1979
RA-5C
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VAH-1, RVAH-1  Deployments 
7. November 1956 - 12. December 1956 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVG-1 A3D-1 TB 00
15. January 1957 - 22. July 1957 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVG-1 A3D-1 TB 00
16. August 1957 - 21. October 1957 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVG-1 A3D-1 AB 00
13. February 1959 - 1. September 1959 CVA-42 USS Franklin D. Roosevelt CVG-1 A3D-1 AB 00
22. April 1959 - 30. June 1959 CVA-62 USS Independence CVG-7 A3D-2 AG 600
4. August 1960 - 3. March 1961 CVA-62 USS Independence CVG-7 A3D-2 AG 600
4. August 1961 - 19. December 1961 CVA-62 USS Independence CVG-7 A3D-2 AG 600
19. April 1962 - 27. August 1962 CVA-62 USS Independence CVG-7 A3D-2 AG 600
11. October 1962 - 26. November 1962 CVA-62 USS Independence CVG-7 A3D-2 AG 600
6. August 1963 - 4. March 1964 CVA-62 USS Independence CVG-7 A-5A AG 700
RVAH-1
8. September 1964 - 5. November 1964 CVA-62 USS Independence CVW-7 RA-5C AG 600
10. May 1965 - 13. December 1965 CVA-62 USS Independence CVW-7 RA-5C AG 600
13. June 1966 - 1. Februar 1967 CVA-62 USS Independence CVW-7 RA-5C AG 600
3. January 1968 - 18. July 1968 CVN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-9 RA-5C NG 100
9. July 1969 - 22. January 1970 CVA-60 USS Saratoga CVW-3 RA-5C AC 600
27. October 1970 - 17. June 1971 CVA-61 USS Ranger CVW-2 RA-5C NE 600
11. April 1972 - 13. February 1973 CV-60 USS Saratoga CVW-3 RA-5C AC 600
3. January 1974 - 3. August 1974 CVA-66 USS America CVW-8 RA-5C AJ 600
6. September 1974 - 12. October 1974 CVA-66 USS America CVW-8 RA-5C AJ 600
30. July 1976 - 28. March 1977 CVN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-14 RA-5C NK 610
4. April 1978 - 30. October 1978 CVN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-14 RA-5C NK 610
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VAH-1, RVAH-1 Commanding Officers 
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last update 22. February 2013

written 24. April 2005

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