USS Midway

 

USS Midway in the 1950's

1950's Flight Operations

 

USS Midway

 

 

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(USN Photos unless noted otherwise.)

USS Midway

1950 Med. Cruise

AM-1 Mauler

VA-44 Hornets

USS Midway

June 26, 1950

Airship testing

Courtesy of

Scott McGaugh

USS Midway

July 23, 1951

F7U-1 Cutlass

Carrier Quals

USS Midway

July 23, 1951

F7U-1 Cutlass

Carrier Quals

USS Midway

July 23, 1951

F7U-1 Cutlass

Carrier Quals

USS Midway

 

July 23, 1951

F7U-1 Cutlass

Carrier Quals

Courtesy of Bob Dorais

USS Midway

 

July 23, 1951

F7U-1 Cutlass

Carrier Quals

USS Midway ~ Naval Aviation News

July 23, 1951

Skyknight & Cutlass

Carrier Quals

USS Midway

Sept. 18, 1951

F4U-4 Corsair

Barrier Trap

USS Midway ~ Naval Aviation News

Sept. 18, 1951

F4U-4 Corsair

Barrier Trap

USS Midway

1952

Courtesy of

Chet Morris

USS Midway

1952

Courtesy of

Chet Morris

USS Midway

1952

Courtesy of

Chet Morris

USS Midway

August 1952

F7U-3 Cutlass

Carrier Quals

USS Midway ~ Naval Aviation News

August 1952

F2H-3 Banshee

& F7U-3 Cutlass

Carrier Quals

 

USS Midway

 

August 1952

F7U-3 Cutlass

Carrier Quals

 

USS Midway

 

August 1952

FJ-2 Fury

Carrier Quals

From my collection

USS Midway

1953

USS Midway

1953 Med Cruise

VC-33 AD Skyraider

Paul McGrann Photo

Courtesy of

AbleDogs.com

USS Midway

1954 ~ VC-33

AD-5 Skyraiders

Ernie Gibson Photo

Courtesy of

AbleDogs.com

USS Midway

February 1954

F9F-63 Cougars

USS Midway

1954 or 1955

VF-101 Banshee

about to crash

USS Midway

1955

From my collection

USS Midway

1957

VX-4 F3H-2 Demon

 

USS Midway

 

1957

VX-4 F3H-2 Demon

& Sparrow III Testing

USS Midway ~ Naval Aviation News

Date Unknown

Lost F4U Corsair

USS Midway

 

Date Unknown

VF-21 F9F-2 Panther

USS Midway

Date Unknown

AJ-1 Savage

USS Midway

 

Date Unknown

AJ-1 Savage

USS Midway

Date Unknown

AJ-1 Savage

USS Midway

Date Unknown

AJ-1 Savage

USS Midway

 

Date Unknown

AJ-1 Savage

USS Midway

Date Unknown

AJ-1 Savage

USS Midway

Date Unknown

AJ-1 Savage

USS Midway

Date Unknown

AJ-1 Savage

USS Midway

Date Unknown

AJ-1 Savage

USS Midway

Date Unknown

AJ-1 Savage

USS Midway

Date Unknown

AJ-1 Savage

USS Midway

Date Unknown

AJ-1 Savage

Courtesy of

Scott McGaugh

USS Midway

Date Unknown

AJ-1 Savage

Courtesy of

Scott McGaugh

USS Midway

Date Unknown

A3D Skywarrior

USS Midway

Date Unknown

HU-2's HO3S-1

Courtesy of

Scott McGaugh

USS Midway

Date Unknown

Wally Schirra's

F9F-2 Panther

Courtesy of

Scott McGaugh

USS Midway

Date Unknown

LSO Platform

USS Midway ~ Naval Aviation News

Date Unknown

LSO's Clowning

USS Midway ~ Naval Aviation News

Date Unknown

Gunnery Drone

 

 

 

 

August 1951

North American Aviation, Inc. ~ Skyline Magazine

Savages at Sea (AJ-1 Pilots of Composite 6 Qualify for Carrier Duty)

From my collection

August 1951 Skyline

August 1951 Skyline

August 1951 Skyline

August 1951 Skyline

August 1951 Skyline

August 1951 Skyline

August 1951 Skyline

August 1951 Skyline

 

 

 

November 1952

North American Aviation, Inc. ~ Skyline Magazine

Stand By to Start the Jets!

From my collection

November 1952 Skyline

November 1952 Skyline

November 1952 Skyline

November 1952 Skyline

November 1952 Skyline

November 1952 Skyline

 

 

 

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