Four air arms have used the F-8 Crusader: the US Navy,
the US Marine Corps, the French Aéronavale
and the Philippine Air Force (Hukbong Himpapawid
ng Pilipinas). A few other services and organizations
have also operated the Crusader, such as NASA. Here is a list of these
units. Please note that the list may be incomplete and will only progressively
be completed. Additional information concerning from visitors would
be very welcome.
US Marine Corps
- VMCJ-1 "Golden
- VMCJ-2 "Playboys"
- VMCJ-3 "Eyes and Ears of the Corps"
- H&MS-13 "Outlaws"
- VMF-111 "Devil Dogs"
- VMF-112 "Cowboys"
- VMF-113 "Whistling Devils"
- VMF-122 "Crusaders"
- VMF-212 "Lancers"
- VMF-215 "Fighting Corsairs"
- VMF-232 "Red Devils"
- VMF-235 "Death Angels"
- VMF-251 "Thunderbolts"
- VMF-312 "Checkerboards"
- VMF-321 "Black Barons"
- VMF-323 "Death Rattlers"
- VMF-334 "Falcons"
- VMF-451 "Warlords"
French Fleet Air Arm (Aéronavale)
- Flottille 12.F
- Flottille 14.F
Philippine Air Force (Hukbong Himpapawid ng Pilipinas)
- 7th Tactical Fighter Squadron