F-4B aircraft being launched from deck of USS Enterprise (CVAN-65) during Vietnam War
Gulf of Tonkin Date:1966 Duration:1 min 50 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. Navy F-4B aircraft of Carrier Air Wing 9 (CVW-9) being launched from deck of USS Enterprise (CVAN-65) in 1966. F-4B on catapult. F-4B launched. Steam rolls down catapult track. Blast fence lowered. Another F-4B taxis onto catapult. Personnel in background. F-4B being launched with after burners. Signal man in dungarees sending message on signal light. F-4B making recovery. F-4B on deck after recovery. Signal man sending message on signal light from rim of signal bridge. Red shirts wheeling bombs under aircraft. Activity on flight deck. Group of red shirted men. Island seen in far background. A-4C aircraft of Heavy Attack Squadron Four (VAH-4), Carrier Wing Five (CVW-5), taxiing over deck. Tow bars stacked. A-4C on deck. Tractor moves by. Aircraft being launched. Men leaving deck. Switch to the personnel on catapult. Steam rolling down the track. Green shirted men and red shirted men watch aircraft recover. Aircraft zips into the scene. F-4B's being lowered on deck edge elevator. Personnel and aircraft on flight deck.
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