Naval Aviation News - October 1993 - Fighting Lady Lives

October 1993 Naval Aviation News Magazine

COVERS — Front: Rick Mullen, Malibu, Calif., received honorable mention in the bimonthly ANA Photo Contest with this refueling shot of HMH-769 RH-53Ds and an HC-130 of the California Air National Guard's 129th ARS over Arizona.

October 1993 Naval Aviation News Magazine

Back: LCdr. T. R. Prochilo captured a Carrier Air Wing 3 fly-by of John F Kennedy (CV 67).

Naval Aviation News, Flagship Publication of Naval Aviation
Oldest U.S. Navy Periodical, Volume 75, No. 6, September-October 1993


  • Top Gun of the Pacific Fleet
  • Iwo Jima Decommissioned
  • 7th Ranger Decommissioned
  • 1993 Sailors of the Year
  • After OP-05 ... What Changed?
  • Enlisted Aviation Series: Aviation Antisubmarine Warfare Operator
  • Hank Caruso's Aerocatures Sketchbook: High Ener-G, High a - The Spirit of the U.S. Naval Test Pilot School
  • The Fighting Lady Lives - The National Memorial to Carrier Aviation
  • Naval Aviation in WW II: Fleet Carrier Combat Operations, 1943 to 1944 (A Photo Essay)
  • MCAS El Toro Command Museum: Preserving the History of Marine Corps Aviation


  • Flight Line: ANA '93 Symposium
  • Grampaw Pettibone
  • Airscoop
  • Naval Aircraft: The Amphibian Scouts, Part 1
  • People - Planes - Places
  • Professional Reading
  • ANA Bimonthly Photo Competition
  • Flight Bag

Publication Staff

RAdm. Riley D. Mixson
Director, Air Warfare

Published by the Naval Historical Center under the auspices of the Chief of Naval Operations

Dr. Dean C. Allard
Director of Naval History

Cdr. Mike Lipari
Director, Naval Aviation History and Publication Division


  • Cdr. Russ Jowers, Editor
  • Sandy Russell, Managing Editor
  • Charles C. Cooney, Art Director
  • Joan A. Frasher, Associate Editor
  • JOCS(AW) Theresa L. Dunn, Associate Editor
  • J01(SW) Eric S. Sesit, Assistant Editor


  • Harold Andrews
    Technical Advisor
  • Cdr. Peter Mersky, USNR
    Book Review Editor
  • Capt. R. Rausa, USNR (Ret.)
    Contributing Editor
  • LCdr. Richard R. Burgess
    Contributing Editor

Publication Policy:

Naval Aviation News considers for publication unsolicited manuscripts, photo essays, artwork, and general news about aircraft, organizations, history, and/or human endeavors which are the core of Naval Aviation. All military contributors should forward articles about their commands only after internal security review and with the permission of the commanding officer. Manuscripts will be returned upon request. Articles accepted for publication may be submitted on a diskette in Word Perfect 5.1.

Subscription Information:

Naval Aviation News (USPS 323-310; ISSN 0028-1417) is published bimonthly for the Chief of Naval Operations by the Naval Historical Center. Editorial offices are located in Building 157-1,addressgton Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., 20374-5059. Second-class postage is paid at Washington, D.0 , and additional mailing offices. Naval Aviation News Is for sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402, phone (202) 783-3238. Annual subscription: $10.00.

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