Centennial of Naval Aviation (CoNA)

 

US Navy special paint schemes to celebrate the Centennial of Naval Aviation (CoNA)

Last Update: 19 May 2013  

Centennial of Naval Aviation

RegNameTypePhotos / Notes

166899

Circa late 1944, Air Group 85 USS Shangri-La (CV 34)

EA-18G

(no photos found) VAQ-129, NAS Whidbey Island

160609

Circa 1942
  Early WWII tactical Battle of the Coral Sea

EA-6B

(no photos found) VAQ-129, NAS Whidbey Islandi

162866

Circa 1950. Navy Reserve Aircraft

F-18A

VFA-204, NAS New Orleans (see more photos of 162866)

163733

1944 Fleet aircraft

F-18C

(no photos found) VFA-122, NAS Lemoore

163745

VFA-106

F-18C

(no photos found) Nightfighter scheme

164673

Randolph Air Group

F-18C

(no photos found) VFC-12, NAS Oceana

165210

1960s Weapons development aircraft

F-18C

VX-31, NAS China Lake

165677

Navy Working Uniform

F-18F

(no photos found) VFA-122, NAS Lemoore

163787

Light Attack Helicopter Squadron 3 (HAL-3), Vietnam War

H-60

(no photos found) HSC-84, NAS Norfolk

166524

Circa late 1944, Night Air Group 90 USS Enterprise (CV 6)

MH-60R

(no photos found) HSM-41 NAS North Island

166294

Circa 1950. Lt. J.G. John Thornton, recipient of Navy Cross (HU-2)

MH-60S

(no photos found) HSC-2 NAS Norfolk

166323

Circa 1950. Helicopters

MH-60S

(no photos found) HSC-3 NAS North Island

158206

RoCAF `Black Bat` Squadron
  Da Nang, Vietnam 1969

P-3C

(no photos found) PATWING 10, NAS Whidbey Island

160770

Circa 1962
 P-3 delivery

P-3C

(no photos found) PATWING 2, MCAS Kaneohe

161591

VP-44 PBY that spotted Japanese fleet at Midway, June 1942.

P-3C

(no photos found) PATWING 11, NAS Jacksonville

160581

Early WWII tactical, Battle of Midway, June 1942

S-3B

VX-30, NAS Pt. Mugu

161841

Circa 1938
 Ranger Air Group (CV 4)

T-34

(no photos found) TW 4, NAS Corpus Christi

164169

Circa 1936. Coast Guard

T-34

TW 5, NAS Whiting

164172

Circa 1938. Marine Corps

T-34

TW 5, NAS Whiting

165523

Enterprise Air Group (CV 6)

T-39N

(no photos found) TW 6, NAS Pensacola

160984

NC-4 (first aircraft to cross Atlantic Ocean)

T-44A

TW4, NAS Corpus Christi

163656

Circa 1939. Wasp Air Group (CV 7)

T-45C

(no photos found) TW2, NAS Kingsville

165598

Circa 1939. Enterprise Air Group (CV 6)

T-45C

TW1, NAS Meridian

167099

(unknown)

T-45C

(no photos found) TW2, NAS Kingsville

165966

Corsair Marine Attack Squadron 312 `The Checkerboards` 1943

T-6A

CTW-6, NAS Pensacola

166064

Primary trainers 1930-1950 - Yellow Peril

T-6B

(no photos found) TW5, NAS Whiting

161197

Early WWII tactical, circa the Battle of the Coral Sea, May 1942

TC-12B

(no photos found) TW4, NAS Corpus Christi

162064

Anchor - Earliest standard naval insignia 1914

TH-57C

(no photos found) TW 5, NAS Whiting Field

158270

Maj. Pless MoH aircraft

UH-1N

(no photos found) HMLAT-303, Camp Pendleton
 

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