Strike Fighting Squadron 11

 "Red Rippers"

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History 

1. October 1948 VF-43 Established at NAS
8. June 1950 VF-43 Disestablished at NAS
1. September 1950 VF-43 Reestablished at NAS
16. February 1959 VF-43 was redesignated VF-11
2005 VF-11 was redesignated VFA-11
 
Planes:
1948 - 1950
F4U-4

1950 - 1951
F4U-5
 
1951 - 1953
F4U-4
 
1953 - 1955
F9F-5
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1955 - 1957
F9F-
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1957 - 1958
F9F-
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1958 - 1962
F8U-1
1962 - 1966
F-8E
1966 - 1974
F-4B
1974 - 1981
F-4J
1981 - 1992
F-14A
1992 - 1997
F-14D
 
1997 - 2005
F-14B
 
2005 - today
F/A-18E
 
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VF-43, VF-11, VFA-11 Deployments 
VF-43
6. January 1950 - 23. May 1950 CVB-41 USS Midway CVG-4 F4U-4 F 300
15. May 1951 - 4. October 1951 CV-34 USS Oriskany CVG-4 F4U-4 F 300
19. April 1952 - 12. October 1952 CVB-43 USS Coral Sea CVG-4 F4U-4 F 300
12. November 1953 - 19. August 1954 CVA-40 USS Tarawa CVG-3 F9F-5 F 300
18. August 1956 - 15. October 1956 CVA-60 USS Saratoga CVG-4 F9F-8 F 200
7. November 1956 - 9. December 1956 CVA-42 USS Franklin D. Roosevelt CVG-17 F9F-8 F 300
1. July 1957 - 24. February 1958 CVA-15 USS Randolph CVG-4 F9F-8 AD 200
VF-11
22. April 1959 - 30. June 1959 CVA-62 USS Independence  CVG-7 F8U-1 AB 200
28. January 1960 - 24. August 1960 CVA-42 USS Franklin D. Roosevelt CVG-1 F8U-1 AB 200
15. February 1961 - 28. August 1961 CVA-42 USS Franklin D. Roosevelt CVG-1 F8U-1 AB 200
19. November 1961 - 30. November 1961 CVA-42 USS Franklin D. Roosevelt CVG-1 F8U-1 AB 200
14. September 1962 - 22. April 1963 CVA-42 USS Franklin D. Roosevelt CVG-1 F-8E AB 200
28. April 1964 - 22. December 1964 CVA-42 USS Franklin D. Roosevelt CVW-1 F-8E AB 200
28. June 1965 - 17. December 1965 CVA-42 USS Franklin D. Roosevelt CVW-1 F-8E AB 200
6. June 1967 - 15. September 1967 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVW-17 F-4B AA 100
22. July 1968 - 29. April 1969 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVW-17 F-4B AA 100
2. December 1969 - 8. July 1970 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVW-17 F-4B AA 100
5. January 1971 - 2. July 1971 CVA-59 USS Forrestal CVW-17 F-4B AA 100
22. September 1972 - 6. July 1973 CV-59 USS Forrestal CVW-17 F-4B AA 100
11. March 1974 - 11. September 1974 CV-59 USS Forrestal CVW-17 F-4J AA 100
5. March 1975 - 22. September 1975 CV-59 USS Forrestal CVW-17 F-4J AA 100
4. April 1978 - 26. October 1978 CV-59 USS Forrestal CVW-17 F-4J AA 200
27. November 1979 - 7. May 1980 CV-59 USS Forrestal CVW-17 F-4J AA 200
29. October 1981 - 11. December 1981 CV-67 USS John F. Kennedy CVW-3 F-14A AC 100
4. January 1982 - 14. July 1982 CV-67 USS John F. Kennedy CVW-3 F-14A AC 100
25. May 1983 - 1. July 1983 CV-67 USS John F. Kennedy CVW-3 F-14A AC 100
27. September 1983 - 2. May 1984 CV-67 USS John F. Kennedy CVW-3 F-14A AC 100
2. June 1986 - 10. November 1988 CV-59 USS Forrestal CVW-6 F-14A AE 100
28. August 1987 - 9. October 1987 CV-59 USS Forrestal CVW-6 F-14A AE 100
25. April 1988 - 7. October 1988 CV-59 USS Forrestal CVW-6 F-14A AE 100
4. November 1989 - 12. April 1990 CV-59 USS Forrestal CVW-6 F-14A AE 100
31. May 1991 - 22. December 1991 CV-59 USS Forrestal CVW-6 F-14A AE 100
18. February 1994 - 17. August 1994 CVN-70 USS Carl Vinson CVW-14 F-14D NK 100
14. May 1996 - 14. November 1996 CVN-70 USS Carl Vinson CVW-14 F-14D NK 100
26. February 1998 - 26. August 1998 CVN-74 USS John. C. Stennis CVW-7 F-14B AG 200
18. February 2000 - 18. August 2000 CVN-69 USS D, D. Eisenhower CVW-7 F-14B AG 200
7. Feruary 2002 - 17. August 2002 CV-67 USS John F. Kennedy CVW-7 F-14B AG 200
20. January 2004 - 26. July 2004 CVN-73 USS George Washington CVW-7 F-14B AG 200
VFA-11
4. April 2006 - 24. May 2006 CVN-73 USS George Washington CVW-17 F/A-18E AA 100
5. November 2007 - 4. June 2008 CVN-75 USS Harry S. Truman CVW-3 F/A-18F AC 100
18. May 2009 - 30. May 2009 CVN-77 USS George H.W. Bush CVW-1 F/A-18F AB 100
13. January 2011 - 15. July 2011 CVN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-1 F/A-18F AB 100
11. March 2012 - 4. November 2012 CVN-65 USS Enterprise CVW-1 F/A-18F AB 100
         
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Pictures:
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On 21. October 1961 LT JG John T. Kryway from VF-11 crash landes his F8U-1 BuAer 145357 on the pitching deck of CVA-42 USS Franklin D. Roosevelt. The pictures where taken by PH3 Louis J. Cera. .
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VF-43, VF-11, VFA-11 Commanding Officers 
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last update 22. February 2013

written 24. April 2005

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