These photos were
taken by Danny
This is a F-14B Upgrade from
VF-102 "Diamondbacks" this photo was taken
on August 31st 2001 , at the Change of command ceremony for CMDR. Mark E.
Wralstad (WALDO) Who was succeded by CMDR Michael A. Vizcarra who is now
VF-102's XO (VFA-102) and the Squadron CO is CMDR. Roy J. Kelly. This
particular Aircraft IS equipped with the DFCS , the rear office has the 8X8
PTID and lantirn control stick, it also has the GPS antennae on the spine.
I have sent these pictures to steve due to the recent release of CAM decals
sheet's 48-098A and 32-115A. I have a few of these sheet's and have looked and
checked for size etc, they are almost perfect in scale and the color is O.K.
(could be darker) and accuracy is pretty good except for a few of the
- A- there need's to be
the word UPGRADE after F-14B (above the BUNO's)
- B- the names should
have a red outline.
- C-CVW-1 should be in
black with a golden wrench .
Now these corrections are if you
want to make a COC bird all the way up to the day they left, I am not perfect
and I was not on the boat with the squadron.
The 102' bird above WAS painted in
the 3-gray Tactical Paint Scheme during the Change of command and during OP
If you have any question please
feel free to ask.
Thank-you to Fighting '102 for
their help. Enjoy
Danny K. Deters.
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below were taken
The 32 photos directly below were
taken by Danny
If you feel there
is a need for descriptions for this walk around, then feel free to type them up
and quote the photo numbers above and forward the descriptions to Steve
Bamford, so they can be put up into this walkaround. We could really
use our viewers help with this. An expert on this aircraft could write
much better descriptions than we could.