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The majority of squadrons and aircraft were stationed in NAS (Naval Air Station) Sanford FL.

When NAS Sanford FL closed, the squadrons and aircraft transferred to NAS Albany GA.

A few years later, the squadrons and aircraft transferred again and moved to NAS Key West FL.

Our Squadrons

VAH-1

VAH-1 Tigers

  • Established: 1 Nov 1955
  • Primary Aircraft: A3D-1/2, A3J-1
  • Tail codes: TB, GH
  • Nucleus of personnel from VP-3
  • Redesignated: RVAH-1, 1 Sep 1964
  • Aircraft: RA5C
  • Tail code: GH
  • Disestablished: 29 Jan 1979
VAH-2

VAH-2 Rampants

  • Established: 1 Nov 1955
  • Primary Aircraft: A3D-1/2
  • Tail codes: BF, ZA
  • Nucleus of personnel from VP-34
  • Redesignated: VAQ-132, 1 Nov 1968
  • Aircraft: EKA-3B, EA-6B
  • Tail code: ZA
  • Disestablished:
VAH-3

VAH-3 Sea Dragons

  • Established: 15 Jun 1956
  • Primary Aircraft: A3D-1/2, A3J-1
  • Tail codes: EW, GJ
  • Nucleus of personnel from VP-34
  • Redesignated: RVAH-3, 1 Jul 1964
  • Aircraft: RA5C
  • Tail code: GJ
  • Replacement Air Group (RAG) squadron for Heavy Attack
  • Provided training for flight crews
  • Disestablished: 17 Aug 1979
VAH-4

VAH-4 Four-Runners

  • Established: 2 Sep 1950
  • USNR squadron VP-931
  • Recalled to active duty
  • Redesignated: VP-57, 4 Feb 1953
  • Primary Aircraft: P2V-2/3
  • Tail code: BI
  • Redesignated: VAH-4, 3 Jul 1956
  • Primary Aircraft: A3D-1/2
  • Tailcodes: BI, ZB
  • Redesignated: VAQ-131, 1 Nov 1968
  • Primary Aircraft: EKA-3B, EA-6B
  • Tailcode: ZB
  • Disestablished:
VAH-5

VAH-5 Savage Sons

  • Established: 9 Sep 1948, as VC-5
  • Primary Aircraft: AJ-1/2
  • Tail codes: NB
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  • Redesignated: 1 Nov 1955, as VAH-5
  • Aircraft: AJ-2, A3D-1/2
  • Tail code: GK
  • Redesignated: 1 Mar 1964 as RVAH-5
  • Primary Aircraft: RA5C
  • Tailcode: GK
  • Disestablished:
VAH-6

VAH-6 Fleurs

  • Established: 6 Jan 1950, as VC-6
  • Primary Aircraft: AJ-1/2
  • Tail codes: NF
  • Redesignated: 1 Jul 1956, as VAH-6
  • Aircraft: AJ-2, AeD-1/2
  • Tail code: ZC, GS
  • Redesignated: 23 Sep 1965, as RVAH-6
  • Primary Aircraft: RA5C
  • Tailcode: GS
  • Disestablished:
VAH-7

VAH-7 Peace Makers

  • Established: 10 Aug 1950, as VC-7
  • Primary Aircraft: AJ-1/2
  • Tail codes: NH
  • Redesignated: 1 Nov 1955, as VAH-7
  • Aircraft: Aj-2, A3D-1/2, A3J-1
  • Tail code: GL
  • Redesignated: 1 Dec 1964, as RVAH-7
  • Primary Aircraft: RA5C
  • Tailcode: GL
  • Disestablished: 28 Sep 1979
VAH-8

VAH-8 Fireballs

  • Established: 1 May 1957
  • Primary Aircraft: A3D-1/2
  • Tail codes: NL
  • Disestablished: 17 Jan 1968
VAH-9

VAH-9 Hoot Owls

  • Established: 15 Jan 1953, as VC-9
  • Primary Aircraft: AJ-1/2
  • Tail codes: FG
  • Redesignated: 1 Nov 1955, as VAH-9
  • Aircraft: AJ-2, A3D-1/2
  • Tail code: GM
  • Redesignated: 3 Jun 1964, as RVAH-9
  • Primary Aircraft: RA5C
  • Tailcode: GM
  • Disestablished: 30 Sep 1977
VAH-10

VAH-10 Vikings

  • Established: 1 May 1961
  • Primary Aircraft: A3D-2
  • Redesignated: 15 Aug 1970, as VAQ-129
  • Primary Aircraft: EA-6B
  • Tail code: NJ
  • Disestablished:
VAH-11

VAH-11 Checkertails

  • Established: 3 Dec 1951, as VC-8
  • Primary Aircraft: AJ-1/2
  • Tail codes: NC
  • Redesignated: 1 nov 1955, as VAH-11
  • Primary Aircraft: AJ-2, A3D-1/2
  • Tail code: GN
  • Redesignated: 1 Jul 1966, as RVAH-11
  • Tailcode: GN
  • Disestablished: 1 Jun 1975
VAH-11 det 8

VAH-11 Det 8 Checkertails

  • Established:
  • Primary Aircraft: A3D
  • Tail codes:
  • Functioned as a separate squadron
  • Assigned to CVW-8 and the USS Forrestall
  • Tail code:
  • Disestablished:
VAH-12

RVAH-12 Speartips

  • Established: 1 Jul 1965
  • Primary Aircraft: RA5C
  • Tail codes: GP
  • Disestablished: 2 Jul 1979
VAH-13

VAH-13 Bats

  • Established: 3 Jan 1961
  • Primary Aircraft: A3D-2
  • Tail codes: GR
  • Redesignated: 1 Nov 1964, as RVAH-13
  • Aircraft: RA5C
  • Tail code: GR
  • Disestablished: 30 Jun 1976
VAH-14

RVAH-14 Eagles

  • Established: 1 Feb 1968
  • Primary Aircraft: RA5C
  • Tail codes: GP
  • Disestablished: 1 May 1974
VAH-123

VAH-123 Pros

  • Established: 29 Jun 1959
  • From HATUPac (est 15 Jun 1957) as West Coast RAG
  • Primary Aircraft: A3D-2
  • Tail codes: NJ
  • Disestablished: 1 Feb 1971
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