F8U-1 Crusaders, an F3H Demon and A-3D Skywarriors fly as USS Roosevelt is underway in the Mediterranean Sea.
Mediterranean Sea Date:1959, May 8 Duration:3 min 42 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Midway-class aircraft carrier USS Franklin D. Roosevelt USS Roosevelt in the Mediterranean Sea. Two U.S. Navy F8U-1Crusaders fly low over water while dropping flares. The flares burst above the water making a stream behind the aircraft. Small clouds of smoke. U.S. Navy F3H Demon in flight refueling. Four Douglas A-3D Skywarriors in flight making a ripple drop. Splashes in the water due to the drop. Air burst in the clouds. An A-3D aircraft makes a rocket run on a towed sled behind USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (FDR). Rockets stream toward the water and create a splash. The aircraft make a low run over the tow target dropping a Napalm bomb. Smoke rising from the water at the stern of USS FDR. Two jets (A4Ds) being refueled from tankers. Four A-3D aircraft flanked by four fighter aircraft on each side in a fly-by.
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