~ Aviation Gallery ~


USS Ticonderoga planes flying in the famous
- Flying the "T" -
USS Ticonderoga planes flying in the famous "T" formation, taken from USS Ticonderoga war log book
 
Picture of plane nosedown near tower aboard USS Ticonderoga
- Not Recommended -
Picture of plane nosedown near tower aboard USS Ticonderoga, taken from USS Ticonderoga war log book
 
Insignia of Carrier Air Group (CVG) 87
- "CVG-87 Insignia" -
Insignia of Carrier Air Group (CVG) 87, which flew from the deck of the aircraft carrier Ticonderoga (CV 14) during the final months of World War II
 
'LSO at work' A Landing Signal Officer LSO) guides returning aircraft
- "LSO at work" -
A Landing Signal Officer LSO) guides returning aircraft
 
'Takeoff' Grumman F6F 'Hellcat' fighters on USS Ticonderoga prepare to take off
- "Takeoff" -
Grumman F6F "Hellcat" fighters on USS Ticonderoga prepare to take off for strikes against targets in Manila Bay Nov. 5-6 1944
 

- "Bombers in Flight" -
USS Ticonderoga sb2c bombers in flight
 
<b>'Big Tailed Beast'</b> an SB2C-4E from VB-87 off the USS Ticonderoga, piloted by Lt. H. Paul Brehm pulls out over its target.
- "Big Tailed Beast" -
Stan Stokes painting entitled Big Tailed Beasts, an SB2C-4E from VB-87 off the USS Ticonderoga, piloted by Lt. H. Paul Brehm pulls out over its target. Anti-aircraft fire is fierce, and the Hyuga is partially obscured by the incredible amount of smoke being generated by its AA guns
 

- "Hellcats Ready: -
Grumman F6F "Hellcat" fighters on USS Ticonderoga getting ready to take off. June 1944
 
'Hellcat burns'
- "Hellcat burns" -
This incident happened on board the USS Ticonderoga. As the plane touched down, the auxiliary fuel tank broke loose, struck the propeller, and exploded
 
'10,000th Hellcat'flown by members of the USS Ticonderoga 1945
- "10,000th Hellcat" -
Photo of an f6f-5n hellcat flown by members of air group 87 from the USS Ticonderoga 1945
 
'Round Trip' Battle-Damaged TBM Avenger Back On Board USS Ticonderoga (CV 14)piloted by Ensign C.V. Higman
- "Round Trip" -
Battle-Damaged TBM Avenger Back On Board USS Ticonderoga (CV 14)piloted by Ensign C.V. Higman
 
'Under Attack' The torpedo about to hit Yashojima's stern was dropped by Ensign D.V. Parker, of Torpedo Squadron 80 (VT-80), based on USS Ticonderoga (CV-14).
- "Under Attack" -
Under attack by Task Force 38 torpedo planes, off Luzon on 25 November 1944. Tracks of two Mark 13 aerial torpedos are visible. The torpedo about to hit Yashojima's stern was dropped by Ensign D.V. Parker, of Torpedo Squadron 80 (VT-80), based on USS Ticonderoga (CV-14). The original photograph was included in the TG38.3 Action Report of 24 December 1944.
 


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