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Vought F-8P Crusader

12 Flotille, Aeronautique Navale (French Navy)

This was probably the last opportunity to see F-8s in the skies above England, as the French Navy is due to retire its F-8s imminently. The boom as the afterburners light is a sound to remember!

Type Vought F-8P Crusader
Operator 12 Flotille, Aeronautique Navale (French Navy)
Identity 34
Location Royal International Air Tattoo 1999, RAF Fairford, RAF Fairford, United Kingdom
Date 26 July 1999

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