Fighter Squadron 194 

"Red Lightnings"

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History 

26. March 1952 VF-91 Established 
1. August 1963 VF-91 was redesignated VF-194
1. March 1978 VF-194 Disestablished at NAS North Island CA
1. December 1986 VF-194 Reestablished at NAS Miramar CA
29. April 1988 VF-194 Disestablished at NAS Miramar CA

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Planes:
 

 

1952 - 1954
F9F-2
VF-91-02.png (63273 Byte)  
 

 

1954 - 1956
F9F-6
USN F9F-6 91 01.png (68939 Byte) USN F9F-8 91 02.png (65684 Byte)
 

 

1956 - 1958
FJ-3
VF-91-1.png (109076 Byte)  
 

 

1958 - 1959
F8U-1
   
 

 

1959 - 1964
F8U-2
VF-091-01.png (68455 Byte) VF-091-03.png (73068 Byte)
 

 

1964 - 1968
F-8E
   
 

 

1968 - 1976
F-8J

   
 

 

1976 - 1978
F-4J

 
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1986 - 1988
F-14A
 
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VF-91, VF-194 Deployments 
VF-91
15. December 1952 - 14. August 1953 CV-47 USS Philippine Sea CVG-9 F9F-2 N 100
11. May 1954 - 12. December 1954 CVA-12 USS Hornet CVG-9 F9F-6 N 100
29. October 1955 - 17. May 1956 CVA-33 USS Kearsage CVG-5 F9F-6 N 100
11. February 1956 - 13. June 1956 CVA-34 USS Oriskany CVG-9 F9F-6 N 100
16. September 1957 - 25. April 1958 CVA-14 USS Ticonderoga CVG-9 FJ-3 NG 100
6. February  1960 - 30. August 1960 CVA-61 USS Ranger CVG-9 F8U-2 NG 100
11. August 1961 - 8. March 1962 CVA-61 USS Ranger CVG-9 F8U-2 NG 100
9. November 1962 - 14. June 1963 CVA-61 USS Ranger CVG-9 F-8C NG 100
VF-194
28. January 1964 - 21. November 1964 CVA-31 USS B. H. Richard CVW-19 F-8C NM 400
21. April 1965 - 13. Januar 1966 CVA-31 USS B. H. Richard CVW-19 F-8E NM 400
15. October 1966 - 29. Mai 1967 CVA-14 USS Ticonderoga CVW-19 F-8E NM 400
28. December 1967 -17. August 1968 CVA-14 USS Ticonderoga CVW-19 F-8E NM 400
14. April 1969 - 17. November 1969 CVA-34 USS Oriskany CVW-19 F-8J NM 200
14. May 1970 - 10. December 1970 CVA-34 USS Oriskany CVW-19 F-8J NM 200
14. May 1971 - 18. December 1971 CVA-34 USS Oriskany CVW-19 F-8J NM 200
5. June 1972 - 30. March 1973 CVA-34 USS Oriskany CVW-19 F-8J NM 200
18. October 1973 - 5. June 1974 CVA-34 USS Oriskany CVW-19 F-8J NM 200
16. September 1975 - 3. March 1976 CVA-34 USS Oriskany CVW-19 F-8J NM 200
15. February 1977 - 5. October 1977 CVA-43 USS Coral Sea CVW-15 F-4J NL 200
24. July 1987 - 5. August 1987 CVN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-10 F-14A NM 200
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Pictures
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VF-91, VF-194 Commanding Officers 
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last update 22. February 2013

written 24. April 2005

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