Remarks: "Party 401" The VFA-87 'Golden Warriors' CO bird Hornet thunders down cat number 1 onboard CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt for another mission over the Beach during the last daylight mission of the day
Remarks: "Felix 100" The VF-31 'Tomcatters' CAG bird F-14D Tomcat manoeuvres onto Cat 2 for launch during the types last combat cruise onboard CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt, for a mission over the beach in support of OIF
Remarks: "Outlaw 502" A VAQ-141 'Shadowhawks' EA-6B Prowler being directed onto a very steamy cat #2 for departure during the very busy first event of the day onboard CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt, the unit has since converted to the EA-18G Growler. This is my 1000th upload to JP
Remarks: Busy Flightdeck as the first event of the day gets underway, A pair pf VF-213 "Black Lions" Tomcats ready to fire from Cat #2 whilst a trio of VFA-15 and VFA-87 Hornets make their way to Cats 3 and 4 for launch onboard CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt for missions over the beach in support of OIF, shot from Vultures Row.
Remarks: "Party 411" A VFA-87 'Golden Warriors' legacy Hornet gets fired from cat #4 from CVN-71 USS Theodore Roosevelt during the busy first launch of the day for a mission over the beach in support of OIF, shot from Vultures Row.
Remarks: A VF-213 'Black Lions' F-14D Tomcat makes its way to cat number 2 for departure from USS Theodore Roosevelt during the busy first mission of the day, this was the last ever combat cruise for the mighty Tomcat, a true icon of military aviation, so long baby
Remarks: A "VS-24 Scouts" Hoover makes its way to the cat for departure during the busy first mission of the day onboard USS Theodore Roosevelt during what was to also be the Scouts last ever combat cruise