Fighter Squadron 171

 "Aces"

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History 

1. April 1944 VF-82 Established at NAS
15. November 1946 VF-82 was redesignated VF-17A
1. September 1948 VF-17A was redesignated VF-171
15. March 1958 VF-171 Disestablished at NAS
8. August 1977 VF-171 Reestablished at NAS Oceana VA
1. June 1984 VF-171 Disestablished at NAS Oceana VA
Planes:
1944 - 1945
F6F-5
1945 - 1946
F
4U-4
VF-82-01.png (72188 Byte)
1946 - 1947
F8F-1
VF-171-01.png (69925 Byte)
1947 - 1949
F
H-1
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1949 - 1950
F2
H-1
1950 - 1955
F
2H-2
 
1955 - 1958
F
2H-3
 
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1977 - 1984
F-4J
 
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VF-82, VF-17A, VF-171 Deployments 
VF-82
September 1944 - September 1944 CV-20 USS Bennington CVG-82 F6F-5, -5N, -5P -
16. October 1944 - 17. November 1944 CV-20 USS Bennington CVG-82 F6F-5, -5N, -5P -
15. December 1944 - 7. January 1945 CV-20 USS Bennington CVG-82 F6F-5, -5N, -5P -
29. January 1945 - 17. June 1945 CV-20 USS Bennington CVG-82 F6F-5, -5N, -5P -
22. October 1946 - 21. December 1946 CV-15 USS Randolph CVG-82 F4U-4, F6F-5N, -5P 82-F-0
VF-17A
2. February 1947 - 19. March 1947 CV-15 USS Randolph CVAG-17 F8F-1 R 100
20. May 1947 - 11. August 1947 CV-15 USS Randolph CVAG-17 F8F-1 R 100
7. June 1948 - 6. August 1948 CVB-43 USS Coral Sea CVAG-17 F8F-1 R 100
VF-171
4. January 1949 - 5. March 1949 CVB-41 USS Midway CVG-17 FH-1 R 100
27. October 1949 - 23. November 1949 CVB-42 USS F. D. Roosevelt CVG-6 F2H-1 R 100
9.  September 1950 - 1. February 1951 CVB-43 USS Coral Sea CVG-17 F2H-2 R 100
3.  September 1951 - 4. February 1952 CVB-42 USS Franklin D. Roosevelt CVG-17 F2H-2 R 100
23. June 1952 - 4. August 1952 CVB-42 USS Franklin D. Roosevelt CVG-17 F2H-2 R 100
26. August 1952 - 19. December 1952 CVB-42 USS Franklin D. Roosevelt CVG-17 F2H-2 R 100
16. September 1953 - 1. May 1954 CVA-18 USS Wasp CVG-17 F2H-2 R 100
5. April 1955 - 29. September 1955 CVB-43 USS Coral Sea CVG-17 F2H-2 R 100
9. August 1956 - 25. October 1956 CVA-42 USS Franklin D. Roosevelt CVG-17 F2H-3 R 100
7. November 1956 - 12. December 1956 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVG-1 F2H-3 R 100
12. July 1957 - 5. March 1958 CVA-42 USS Franklin D. Roosevelt CVG-17 F2H-3 AL 100
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VF-82, VF-17A, VF-171 Commanding Officers 
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last update 22. February 2013

written 24. April 2005

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