Attack Squadron 127 (ATKRON 127)

VA-127 ‘Batmen / Royal Blues / Cylons’


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established as VA-127 on June 15, 1962

VA-127 redesignated VFA-127 on March 1, 1987


Nickname: Batmen (1962-75) / Royal Blues (1975-80) / Cylons (1980-87)


(year received the aircraft type)

Grumman TF-9J Cougar (1961)

Douglas TA-4F Skyhawk (1966)

Douglas A-4F Skyhawk (1969)

Douglas A-4E Skyhawk (1970)

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk (1976)




no combat deployments because VA-127 was a Training Squadron




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TA-4J Skyhawk (VA-127) - 1980’s (National Naval Aviation Museum)


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A-4F Skyhawk (VA-127) - 1975


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A-4F Skyhawk (VA-127) - 1970’s


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Two Republic of Singapore Air Force Douglas A-4S Skyhawk and two TA-4J (VA-127) - note the ‚Batmen’ insignia on 711 - 1974 (NNAM)




unit history wanted ...


Homeport:NAS Lemoore, California (1962-87)




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