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Fighter Squadron 41
Active 1 June 1945 – June 1950
Country United States
Branch United States Navy
Role Fighter aircraft
Part of Inactive
Nickname(s) Gay Blades
Engagements World War II
Aircraft flown
Fighter F4U-4 Corsair

Fighter Squadron 41 or VF-41 was an aviation unit of the United States Navy. Originally established as VF-75A on 1 June 1945, redesignated as VF-75 on 1 August 1945, redesignated as VF-3B on 15 November 1946, redesignated as VF-41 on 1 September 1948, it was disestablished in June 1950. It was the third US Navy squadron to be designated VF-41.[1]

Operational history[edit]

VF-75 F4U-4 s and VT-75 SB2C-4Es fly over USS Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1946

VF-75 was assigned to Carrier Air Group 75 (CVBG-75) aboard the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt for a Western Atlantic cruise from 19 April to 25 May 1946.

Home port assignments[edit]

Aircraft Assignment[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Fighter Squadron Lineage". Naval History and Heritage Command. Retrieved 6 October 2016. 

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