F-100 Crew Chief Visits NEAM

Today, the New England Air Museum was honored by a visit from Ret. Sgt. Anthony J. Arrigo, who served as Crew Chief of F-100 Super Sabres during his service in Vietnam.



Sgt. Arrigo showed us a photo of a plaque detailing the record of the F-100, which according to officials' records, flew 360,283 combat sorties, more than all other fighters combined. The F-100 was propelled by a 16,950-lb thrust Pratt & Whitney  J57-P-21/21A turbojet, the Air Force’s standard engine of the era. Ret. Sgt. Arrigo also served as Crew Chief in Vietnam for the F-4, as seen in this news clipping.


Thank you for your service, and for sharing your incredible photos with us today!