VC-8
NAME: Redtails
TAIL CODES: GF
Established (as VU-8): January 1959
Disestablished:  August 23, 2003
First published: 17. May 1999
Last updated: ;arch 12, 2012
Changed format: March 4, 2002
Photo of 128344 added 11. December 1999.

Photo of 148338 added March 10, 2000.
Photos of 128351, 128393, 148338, 148343 and 148351 added March 4, 2002.
Photo of 148354 added March 10, 2002.
Photo of 128344 added September 17, 2003.
Photo of 148338 added November 15, 2005.
Photo of 150283 added November 17, 2005.
Updated photo of 128351 and new photo of  128385 added March 13, 2006
Photos of 128344, 128395, 128401 and 128415  added January 22, 2007.
Photos of  128395, 148338, 148351 and 150283  added January 23, 2007.
1000 pixel photo of 128395 added February 1, 2011.
Photos of 148343 added March 12, 2012.


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Known Neptunes of VC-8 as of December 4, 2001.

A short history of VU-8/VC-8

DP-2E, 128341,
128342-ue30-256.jpg (8470 bytes)
Photographed at Andrews AFB in 1964 by John Wible.
DP-2E, 128344,
128344-gf9-256.jpg
Photographed at Davis Monthan AFB in early 1971 by Terry Waddington.
DP-2E, 128344,
128344_GF4_256.jpg
USN Photo. Date, pre 1970. Location and photographer unknown.
Courtesy Joe G Killough
New September 17, 2003
DP-2E, 128344,
128344_GF4_a_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Photo courtesy Lonnie Simmons and the VC-8 Redtails website
New January 22, 2007
P-2E, 128351,
128351_P-2E_GF5_1967-02-25_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Photographed at Roosevelt Roads on 25 February 1967 by Richard Sullivan,
Courtesy Steve Miller
Updated March 15, 2006
P-2E, 128351,
128351b-gf5-256.jpg
Photographed in early 1971 by Terry Waddington. Probably at Mavis Monthan.
P-2E, 128351,  
128351_GF5_256.jpg
Photographed at Davis Monthan. Date & photographer unknown. Courtesy MAP.
DP-2E, 128385,
128385_DP-2EGF4_1976-08-00_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Photographed at Roosevelt Roads in August 1976 by Denis Hughes.
Courtesy Steve Miller
New March 15, 2006
128393-ua31-256.jpg (7963 bytes)
Photographed at Roosevelt Roads in 1969, Courtesy Jim Sullivan via Wayne Mutza.
 
DP-2E, 128385,
128385-gf4-256.jpg (8392 bytes)
Photograph by Norman E. Taylor. Date and location unknown
DP-2E, 128385,
128385a-gf4-256.jpg (8655 bytes)
Photographed in May 1971. Courtesy Picciani Aircraft Slides.
DP-2E, 128393,
128393_GF3_256.jpg
USN Photograph, courtesy Mahlon K. Miller.
DP-2E, 128395,
128395-gf1-256.jpg (9207 bytes)
1000 pixels
USN Photograph taken on 25 July 1961,
 Courtesy Mike Walsh
128395_GF1_Drop_LonnieSimmons_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Photo courtesy Lonnie Simmons and  the VC-8 Redtails website
New January 22, 2007
128395_GF1_b_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Photo courtesy Lonnie Simmons and  the VC-8 Redtails website
New January 22, 2007
DP-2E, 128395,
128395_GF1_1966-08-27b_256.jpg
1000 pixels
128395_DP-2_GF1_1966-08-27a_256.jpg
1000 pixels128395_GF1_1966-08-27c_256.jpg
1000 pixels
All three photographed by Stephen H. Miller at Roosevelt Roads on August 27, 1966.
New January 23, 2007
DP-2E, 128395,
128352-ue31-256.jpg (8287 bytes)
Photographed by Bruce Stewart in June 1977
128395_GF1_256.jpg (8287 bytes)
1000 pixels
Photographed at Roosevelt Roads. Courtesy Lionel Paul.
New January 23, 2007
DP-2E, 128401,
128401_GF2_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Photo courtesy Lonnie Simmons and  the VC-8 Redtails website
New January 22, 2007
DP-2E, 128415,
128415_GF3_JoeKillough_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Photo courtesy Joe Killough and  the VC-8 Redtails website
New January 22, 2007
DP-2H, 147969,
128393-ua31-256.jpg (7963 bytes)
Photographed by Denis Hughes. Date unknown. Courtesy Steve Miller via Wane Mutza
DP-2H, 147969,
128352-ue31-256.jpg (8287 bytes)
Photographed at Roosevelt Roads in Jan/Feb 1971 by Turbo Darling,  Courtesy John Lameer via Wane Mutza
DP-2H, 148338,
148338-gf-256.JPG
Photographed by Norman E. Taylor. Date and location unknown.
148338_GF8_b_256.JPG
Probably photographed at Roosevelt Roads. Date, location and photographer unknown.
New January 23, 2007
DP-2H, 148338,
148338_GF_256.jpg
Photographed
at Davis Monthan. Date & photographer unknown. Courtesy MAP
DP-2H, 148338,
148338_GF8_a_256.JPG
US Navy photo by Harry Gann. Taken April 20, 1980.
(New November 15, 2005)
DP-2H, 148343,
148343_GF_256.jpg
Photographed at Davis Monthan. Date & photographer unknown. Courtesy MAP
DP-2H, 148343,
148343_GF_b_256.jpg
1000 pixels
Probably photographed at Davis Monthan. Date & photographer unknown.
New March 12, 2012
DP-2H, 148351,
148351_GF_256.jpg
Photographed
at Davis Monthan. Date & photographer unknown. Courtesy MAP
DP-2H, 148351
148351_GF_b_256.JPG
1000 pixels
Probably photographed at Roosevelt Roads. Date, location and photographer unknown.
New January 23, 2007
EP-2H, 148354,
128393-ua31-256.jpg (7963 bytes)
Photographed by Norman E. Taylor. Date and location unknown.
EP-2H, 148354,
148354_GF_256.jpg
Photograph
courtesy Gil Bliss
DP-2H, 150283,
128393-ua31-256.jpg (7963 bytes)
Photographed at Davis Monthan AFB in November 1978 by Bruce Stewart.
DP-2H, 150283,
150283a-gf-256.jpg (8154 bytes)
Photographed at Davis Monthan AFB in January 1978 by Ben Knowles.
150283_GF9_256.jpg (8154 bytes)
1000 pixels
Photographer, date and location unknown.
DP-2H, 150283,
150283_GF9_c_256.JPG
1000 pixels
Probably photographed at Roosevelt Roads. Date, location and photographer unknown.
New January 23, 2007
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Known Neptunes of VC-8 as of December 4, 2001.