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Carmelo Turdo, Mark Nankivil and Fred Harl - The Aero Experience Team

Sunday, November 6, 2011

Sightings: VFC-12 F/A-18C Hornet Makes Stopover at TAC Air St. Louis

By Carmelo Turdo
An F/A-18C Hornet from VFC-12 (Fighter Squadron Composite 12), The Fighting Omars, based at NAS Oceana, Virginia made a stop at TAC Air St. Louis.  The unit is one of two providing adversary training for Navy and Marine units.  This legacy Hornet was marked as the CAG bird, and decked out in two-tone blue and gray camouflage similar to that found on MiG-29s.  Here are a few shots from the ramp:

For additional coverage, and an interview with the pilot, Zach Zuroweste, please visit the Quick New Haven News post by Kyle Quick:

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