Hampton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
A-7E Corsair II
BuNo.157606 • Navy • Attack
—Air Power Park Tour —
The Corsair II was based on an earlier supersonic fighter, the F-8U Crusader and was built by LTV (Ling-Temco-Voought) Aerospace in Dallas, Texas. A total of 535 A-7E’s were built. The A7-E was a standard light attack aircraft and served the U.S. Navy during Operation Desert Storm. The Navy phased-out the last of their A-7E’s in 1992. The marking shown are those of squadron VA-174.
Erected by Air Power Park. (Marker Number 004.)
Location. 37° 2.608′ N, 76° 21.998′ W. Marker is in Hampton, Virginia. Marker can be reached from West Mercury Boulevard (U.S. 258) west of LaSalle Avenue (Virginia Route 167), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 413 W Mercury Blvd, Hampton VA 23666, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Langley Field (a few steps from this marker); NACA (a few steps from NASA Space History (a few steps from this marker); Mercury Test Capsule (a few steps from this marker); T-33A T-Bird (within shouting distance of this marker); M-2 Corporal (within shouting distance of this marker); A-2 Polaris (within shouting distance of this marker); Nike-Ajax (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hampton.
Categories. • Air & Space • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, Cold •
Credits. This page was last revised on May 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 31, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 31, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.