The SBD Dauntless was designed by Douglas' famed chief engineer Ed Heinemann. Know as "Slow But Deadly" by her crews, the SBD Dauntless proved to be up to the task during the war in the Pacific. Perhaps her greatest claim to fame was the sinking of no less than four Japanese aircraft carriers during the Battle of Midway. This battle proved to be the turning point of the war in the Pacific
PACIFIC OCEAN (March 19, 2002) An F-14 “Tomcat” Fighter assigned to the “Black Knights” from Fighter Squadron One Five Four (VF-154) comes in for an arrested recovery during flight operations aboard aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63).