The material presented here is basically an archived copy of the Hatwing I website of Chuck Huber that was until on or about 15 Octobr 2013 hosted by webtv at Only the slightest changes have been made. These include the necessary alterations of the links and occasional minor changes in font size.

Because it is an archived copy, Chuck cannot access the files to make updates.

He now has a different email address from the one that appears throughout the files at various places, but he can be reached at the gmail address ( that appears at the bottom of this page.



This is a website to gather and publish information about the US Navy's first aircraft carrier based nuclear bomb carrying aircraft, and the personnel who flew, maintained and supported them. The period is from 1948 to 1956 - the dawning of the nuclear age and the Cold War, when atomic bombs and the threat of a nuclear war terrified citizens around the globe. One aspect of the "balance of power" was the US Navy's ability to launch atom bombers from aircraft carriers close to the enemy's shores.


The following pages are the first segment and includes history, book and article references, and names, addresses, and photographs of personnel.
The second segment with information about Hatwing, Hatu, Fasrons, and detailed aircraft data and photos is at ../../cerebralhush/USNavyHeavyAttack/index.html

The third segment with crew stories is at ../../vivianvalentine49/HeavyAttackSquadron/index.html

Kenneth "Bennie" Wooster's HATWING website is at

One of his current projects is a compilation of the life of each AJ Savage built.

Please check out his efforts, and review your memories and logbooks for any additions, comments, or corrections and send them to Bennie aka Bertie via his website email address.


For an alternative to scrolling page-by-page through this website go to the Site Index on the next page. and click a topic page, then use your BACK button after viewing each selected page.


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