Check out this image of CVW-17 Sailors aboard USS Nimitz recreating a 1943 photo featuring Grumman Avenger aboard USS Card

Check out this image of CVW-17 Sailors aboard USS Nimitz recreating a 1943 photo featuring Grumman Avenger aboard USS Card

By Gabriele Barison
Mar 10 2020
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The original 1943 photo (which is shown below) was aimed to demonstrate that about 90 people were necessary, to get one Grumman TBF-1 Avenger in the air.

The cool image in this post is a photo recreation from CVW-17 aboard USS Nimitz, showcasing an F/A-18C Hornet from VMFA-323. The original photo (bottom) was taken aboard USS Card aircraft carrier in 1943 and features CVE-11 showcasing a Grumman TBF-1 Avenger.

The original 1943 photo (which is shown below) was aimed to demonstrate that about 90 people were necessary, to get one Grumman TBF-1 Avenger in the air.

Can you tell how many people are necessary to get one F/A-18C Hornet in the air?

Check out this image of CVW-17 Sailors aboard USS Nimitz recreating a 1943 photo featuring Grumman Avenger aboard USS Card

Photo credit: U.S. Navy via U.S. Naval Air Forces Facebook Page


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Gabriele Barison

Gabriele Barison

Gabriele Barison is an aviation, defense and military writer. He is the Co-Founder and Editor of “The Aviation Geek Club” one of the world’s most read military aviation blogs. He has flown Super Puma and Cougar helicopters with the Swiss Air Force.

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